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"Memory as Medicine," Radcliffe Bailey. Photo: Courtesy of the High Museum of Art

CAC launches guild to honor legacy of John T. Scott

New Orleans, LA – The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) has launched a new donor support committee named in honor of late New Orleans artist John

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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

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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 New Orleans music is as much about its present and future as it is about the past. It's a continuum that can be heard ...
Photo by David T. Baker
Jewel of Treme ready to take center stage in community
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Before New Orleans native Phyllis Montana- LeBlanc was featured in the (HBO’s) “When the Levees Broke” or the series “Tremé,” many of her first movie memories took ...
Photo by Charlie Varley
Artists rally to combat gun violence
By David T. Baker New Orleans, LA — A contingent of visual and literary artists is working to get guns off the streets and onto canvases as part of an exhibit ...
NOMA displays retrospective on conceptual artist Mel Chin
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The New Orleans Museum of Art is showcasing “Mel Chin: Rematch,” a presentation of 40 years of the conceptual artist’s work. The exhibit opened at NOMA on February ...
This week’s local events offer a sensory overload
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer An African Diaspora of Sound Armstrong Park is a beautiful locale though it is much more than that. Within its boundaries is Congo Square where, uniquely in the ...

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