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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

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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

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This week’s local events offer a sensory overload
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer An African Diaspora of Sound cash advance clifton co Armstrong Park is a beautiful locale though it is much more than that. Within its boundaries is Congo Square ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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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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11-year-old local talent selected to go to National Youth Theater Festival
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer It takes most people a while to figure out what we want to do in life; but for some, the calling comes at a young age. In ...
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Satchmo SummerFest turns it up a notch
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The flame has really been turned up on the schedule for the 13th edition of the Satchmo SummerFest. Held in and around the Old U.S. Mint from ...
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Lloyd Harris Jr. still sharing his music
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer This coming weekend, we celebrate one of the world’s must beloved musicians—our very own Louis Armstrong, by way of Satchmo Fest. Armstrong influenced many locals not only ...

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