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The celebration of Southwest La.’s and Jamaican roots

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Two very different styles of music will be celebrated across town from each other this coming weekend, Saturday June 18

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Open Road nabs Thurgood Marshall film

(Special from EURWeb) – Open Road Films has acquired U.S. rights to Marshall, the Thurgood Marshall film that will star Chadwick Boseman as the pioneering

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Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas
This ‘Tank’ never runs on empty!
[caption id="attachment_22252" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas[/caption] By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tank and the Bangas have been all over the New Orleans music scene of late. Energetically ...
DJ Chicken
Making the music spin in New Orleans
[caption id="attachment_22146" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DJ Chicken[/caption] By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Part one of The Louisiana Weekly’s series on famous, Black New Orleans DJs looked at the careers and accomplishments of deceased ...
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Soundtrack ‘63 provides a refresher course on history
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Soundtrack 63 is coming to New Orleans. Co-presented by Junebug Productions and the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) the New York-based multimedia event is slated for the CAC, ...
Cori Lewis (foreground) and classmates practice for their performance with the Dance Theatre of Harlem | Photo by Jeff Strout, courtesy of New Orleans Ballet Association
NOBA ballet prodigy dances her way to Harlem
[caption id="attachment_20358" align="alignright" width="650"] Cori Lewis (foreground) and classmates practice for their performance with the Dance Theatre of Harlem | Photo by Jeff Strout, courtesy of New Orleans Ballet Association[/caption] By ...
The Emerging Voices group includes from left: Allendra Freeman, Jason Foster, Eritria Pitts, Opeyemi Olukemi, Chloe Walters-Wallace, program director; Stephanie Allain, Yvonne Welbon, Kenna J. Moore, Ahmed Siddiqui, and Zandashe Brown.
New Orleans Film Fest focuses lens on filmmakers of color
[caption id="attachment_20232" align="alignright" width="660"] The Emerging Voices group includes from left: Allendra Freeman, Jason Foster, Eritria Pitts, Opeyemi Olukemi, Chloe Walters-Wallace, program director; Stephanie Allain, Yvonne Welbon, Kenna J. Moore, ...
Jacob Lawrence collection gifted to Stanford University
By Rosemary Eng Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Our country’s history is not truly American unless the story of African Americans is interwoven in it, believed Jacob Lawrence, one of ...
Something special is cooking over at Dillard, thanks to Ray Charles
‘Black involvement in the New Orleans Creole cuisine is as old as gumbo and just as important. It is unfortunate that local attitudes toward racial matters have not allowed the ...
"Memory as Medicine," Radcliffe Bailey. Photo: Courtesy of the High Museum of Art
CAC launches guild to honor legacy of John T. Scott
[caption id="attachment_16360" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Memory as Medicine," Radcliffe Bailey. Photo: Courtesy of the High Museum of Art[/caption] New Orleans, LA - The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) has launched a new donor ...

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