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Members of the cast of Mudbound walked the red carpet during the film's premiere during New Orleans Film Festival on Saturday, October 14. From left: Carey Mulligan, Jason Mitchell, Joshua J. Williams, Piper Blair and Kennedy Derision. Photo by Tyra Johnson.

Mudbound premieres at New Orleans Film Festival

By Deja Dennis Contributing Writer Lights, Camera, Action! Movie goers of New Orleans put on their best red carpet wear and enjoyed the rich storytelling

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Photo courtesy of Market Umbrella/Crescent City Farmers Market

Local food affair raises funds to support local farmers

By Kaelin Maloid Contributing Writer In a city where cuisine is king and supporting local communities and businesses is a way of life, there may

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"Us, We...Together." A print work by Delita Martin | Image courtesy of Stella Jones Gallery
Whitney’s White Linen Night: A showcasing of artists of color
[caption id="attachment_26086" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Us, We...Together." A print work by Delita Martin | Image courtesy of Stella Jones Gallery[/caption] By David T. Baker The Louisiana Weekly New Orleans, LA – It’s hot. It’s ...
Ashé co-founder Carol Bebelle and Luther Gray discuss the 17 annual Maafa with NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow Tiana Hunt. (Photo by Darrell Larome Williams, NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow)
Ahead of tricentennial, Maafa celebration honors ancestors
[caption id="attachment_25818" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ashé co-founder Carol Bebelle and Luther Gray discuss the 17 annual Maafa with NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow Tiana Hunt. (Photo: Darrell Larome Williams, NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow)[/caption] By Tiana ...
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Essence Fest – Beyond the Dome’s main stage
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s only natural that the spotlight shines the brightest on the big name stars like Diana Ross, John Legend and Mary J. Blige, who arrive at Essence ...
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Essence Music Festival offers free ticket to LA residents
The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports New Orleans, LA – Essence Fest fans who are looking to stretch their concert dollars this year may be in luck. Essence Fest announced that it is ...
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Deacon John: 60 years of music
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans legendary guitarist and vocalist Deacon John celebrates his 60th year in the music business at Tipitina’s, Saturday, June 17, 2017. The club, now boasting 40 ...
Life without music
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor It’s Black Music Month, y’all, and I couldn’t be happier. It’s like Christmas without the shameless materialism, ...
Ruben Studdard digs deep for soulful Sam Cooke classic
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – If anyone’s been asking whatever happened to Ruben Studdard, they probably haven’t been paying too much attention. ...
Leon Waters of Hidden History Tours talks about the post-Katrina recovery efforts in the Lower Ninth Ward during the Steeped in History Tour on April 6.
Getting steeped in N.O. Black history
[caption id="attachment_25575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Leon Waters of Hidden History Tours talks about the post-Katrina recovery efforts in the Lower Ninth Ward during the Steeped in History Tour on April 6. ...

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