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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

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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

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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. ...
The Beat Goes On: Jazz Fest – Second weekend picks
The second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7) is, as always, loaded with talent. That fact presents several challenges. The ...
Nonprofits leverage Jazz Fest to earn money to sustain missions
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer It may not seem wise to try setting up an event during Jazz Fest season, whether it’s a competing concert, crawfish boil or simple garage sale. ...
Complexions Contemporary Ballet | Image courtesy of Complexions Contemporary Ballet
Complexions Contemporary takes stage with New Orleans Ballet Assoc.
[caption id="attachment_25192" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Complexions Contemporary Ballet | Image courtesy of Complexions Contemporary Ballet[/caption] By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) presents the return of Complexions Contemporary Ballet ...
Best of the Beat – Honoring Our Own
By Geraldine Wykcoff Contributing Writer The Best of the Beat Awards presented by OffBeat magazine celebrants its 22nd anniversary on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Held at Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, ...

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