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By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The Essence Festival, the “party with a purpose,” celebrates its 22nd edition this year from Friday, July 1, to Sunday,
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Famed photojournalist and Natchez, Miss. native Roy Lewis will be presenting his African-American, historical photo exhibit “EVERYWHERE with Roy Lewis,” at the Natchez Museum of
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By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer In the fourth installment of Louisiana Weekly’s series on famous New Orleans radio DJs, two local women discuss their particular career paths and the challenges that ... 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 and Sunday, June 19. The 10th annual ... 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 lawyer and Supreme Court ... 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 ... 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 ... 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, ... 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 ... 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, ...
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