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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

By David T. Baker Associate Editor Editor’s note: This article contains the complete interview with Cori Lewis, and is, thus, longer than the version that

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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

By David T. Baker Contributing Writer Last month, hundreds of filmmakers set their stages in New Orleans for the 26th Annual New Orleans Film Festival

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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 ...
Ashé CAC hosts community concert honor MLK
Ashé Cultural Arts Center presents its annual Lift Every Voice and Sing Concert, a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The concert will take place on January 18 ...
New Orleans Museum of Art and IBERIABANK announce arts education programs
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) and IBERIABANK recently announced a new city-wide initiative called "Arts Makes Me" aimed at starting a conversation about the long-term benefits of arts ...
The onset of Fall has the music blowing in the wind…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “You Can Get It if You Really Want” – The Legendary Jimmy Cliff Arrives at the House of Blues “When I get there, they will ...
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Celebrated Civil Rights murals on display at NOMA
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The works of one of America’s most celebrated artists showcasing some of the most pivotal moments in African-American history are now on display in New Orleans.
Ernie Elly – Give the Drummer(s) Some
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The history of payday loans in tinley park il New Orleans music is as much about its present and future as it is about the past. It's ...

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