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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

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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.

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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 ...
Local photographer showcases dream
New Orleans, LA - "Dreams Do Come True," a solo photography exhibition by L. Kasimu Harris, is showing New Orleans how to dream. "The exhibit is an observation of Harris’ ...
Blues Fest and Guitar extravaganza
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans isn’t usually regarded as being a big blues or a guitar town though it has plenty of both. The city is much better known for ...
Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight
12 Years A Slave debuts in N.O. Civic Theatre
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The largest crowd in the 24-year history of the New Orleans Film Festival helped kick off eight days of high-quality new movies, starting at the Civic ...
Stooges Brass Band | Photo courtesy of Vanguard Film & Video Productions and PUFAP
Jazz in the Park is back!
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Emanuel Lain, Jr. describes himself as the president, founder and “janitor” of the People United for Armstrong Park organization that kicks off its fourth season of its ...

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