New Orleans Newswire

New Orleans Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for New Orleans.

Results 1 - 20 of 2,446 in New Orleans

  1. Jannus Live welcomes Big Sam's Funky NationRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... and jazz into the same pot, gluing everything together with the brassy influence - and heavy grooves - of New Orleans. Admission is free. For information, call 565-0550 or visit . From national performances at Bonnaroo and Austin City ...


  2. BUKU brings EDM, hip-hop and indie rock stars to New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... Founded in 2010 by Dante DiPasquale and Reeves Price, the two-day festival is scheduled March 11-12 in New Orleans' warehouse district along the Mississippi River front. It will showcase four stages of musicians in a lineup that includes ...


  3. Watch: Jazz Performances Wrestle with Race, PolicingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... Klux Police Department," which he says stems from a time he was harassed by police officers in his hometown of New Orleans. The full story, and the song that emerged from it, can be heard around 15:40 in this video: Many black jazz musicians have ...


  4. BUKU bringing stars of electronic dance music, hip-hop and indie rock to New Orleans in MarchRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    Heading into its fifth year, the Buku Music + Art Project remains on the cutting edge of entertainment as it fuses electronic dance music, hip-hop and indie rock in a city famous for its music celebrations. Founded in 2010 by Dante DiPasquale and Reeves Price, the two-day festival is scheduled March 11-12 in New Orleans' warehouse district along the Mississippi River front.


  5. All That JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Nation

    ALL THAT JAZZ Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Centre is playing host to the Bangkok Street of Jazz concert until Saturday in celebration of His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 88th birthday on December 5. From 5pm onwards, the bands will be taking turns to entertain music lovers. Expect all kinds of jazz, varying from New Orleans tunes to fusion beats.


  6. What's on Taunton NOTE - five paid for listings:Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Somerset County Gazette

    Jazz Night with 15 Piece Band ?Sat 5th Dec 7.30pm. 15 piece band play a funky mix of New Orleans marching band music, South African jazz and English folk sprinkled with covers of Led Zeppelin and modern pop, film and European brass.


  7. Music review: The Wiyos at Traverse Theatre, EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... but they're no museum act. Their music lives and breathes in the moment, with Weber blowing improvised New Orleans and Chicago-school cornet lines on a couple of numbers to make a credible horn section with Farkas on kazoo as well as, elsewhere, ...


  8. Verrier: Injuries have hampered once-promising PelicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ESPN

    ... said champions' much-ballyhooed coaching staff added momentum, yet all expectations of the dawn of a new era in New Orleans can be traced back to the supremely skilled big man with a summit still shrouded by the clouds. Now a month of games has ...


  9. NOBA to hold open houses, registration for free dance classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The New Orleans Ballet Association will host free annual holiday open houses at each community site where year-round classes are provided to mark the culmination of 13 weeks of instruction in ballet, tap, hip hop, jazz and modern dance. Students ages 6 to18 will perform dances learned throughout the semester, as well as excerpts from "The Nutcracker Suite," danced by pre-professional students of the nationally award-winning NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance.


  10. the Dumbing of AmericaRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... most wanted to have a beer with, the World Trade Center might still be standing, we might not have invaded Iraq, New Orleans would still be the vibrant city it once was, there wouldn't be foreclosure signs stretching from sea to shining sea, gas ...


  11. NBA History: Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz -- Consistency vs highs and lowsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | SLC Dunk

    ... that of the SF Warriors best seasons, but the Jazz have been consistently good over the years since moving from New Orleans. When you look at the last four decades of play, and see their regular season winning percentages side by side you see that ...


  12. Amy Schumer's Bradley Cooper FantasyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PMFM 92.9FM

    ... like "They didn't even see it coming." Not that but something cool. Barack Obama and I are at a restaurant in New Orleans. I am eating alone when the waiter says, "Barack sent you this." And it's a glass of Lagavulin 16 year. My favorite scotch. I ...


  13. Onstage & Backstage: How to Stop a Broadway Star in the StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Playbill

    ... tickets now? Get thee to Ticketmaster and use the code BFR2! Back to my out of town forays: I'll be at NOCCA in New Orleans on Dec. 14 with Michael Cerveris and at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale on Jan. 2 with Audra McDonald and Will Swenson ...


  14. Jazz Fest 2016: Jack DeJohnette, Ravi Coltrane first confirmed performersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times-Picayune

    Jack DeJohnette is among the first known performers for New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell 2016. His presence at the fest was marked by an update to his record label's website.


  15. Emerald City Theatre to Present Magic Tree House: a Night in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are pleased to announce that MAGIC TREE HOUSE: A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS based on the best-selling book series by Mary Pope Osborne will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place March 19 through April 10, 2016. MAGIC TREE HOUSE is directed by Samuel Roberson with book and lyrics by Will Osborne and Murray Horwitz and music and additional lyrics by Allen Toussaint .


  16. Niles West Band Will Play at Sugar BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Thirty five marching band members will help make up a jazz-themed halftime show on New Year's Day at the Superdome in New Orleans. The Wolves' musicians will perform classics like Prima's "Jump, Jive, an' Wail" and "Sing, Sing, Sing" during a jazz-themed halftime show for one of college football's four major bowl games, according to the Skokie Review.


  17. Review: The MutilatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    ... upbeat. Trinket is supported by a gushing Texas oil well, but she chooses to live in a cheap hotel in New Orleans. She knows Celeste wants her to pay for dinner at Commander's Palace or Galatoire's, but she rhapsodizes about going to a Chinese ...


  18. Top 10 moments from Kobe Bryant's careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    ... eight-game stretch, scoring 65 points against the Trail Blazers, 50 against Minnesota, 60 at Memphis and 50 at New Orleans. Bryant's streak ended the next game, when he scored 43 points against Golden State. Bryant said he wanted it so badly, he ...


  19. Christmas in New Orleans: Your guide to celebrating the holidays in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    New Orleans may not have the promise of a blanket of crisp, white snow on Christmas morning or even the need to build an open fire where we could roast all those chestnuts. But we do have Spud McConnell's Ebenezer Scrooge, funky holiday brass and a whole heckuva lot of excuses to wear costumes.


  20. San Diego Jazz Fest has it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... and Country Resort and Convention Center for the five-day festival, all of them set to play some variation of New Orleans jazz. About 6,500 people attended, slightly more than last year, organizers estimate. Sometimes called Dixieland, the style was ...