Halloween and Funkoween – Scary Good Times in New Orleans

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer There are some gigs that just sound like a ton of fun and more the better that they fall during

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Music in and around the neighborhood…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer One of the strengths of the New Orleans music scene is the variety of styles offered be it at one venue, in one neighborhood, on a weekend ...
Saxophonist James Carter debuts with the Louisiana Philharmonic
Saxophonist James Carter will make his Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra debut on Friday, October 21, performing Roberto Sierra’s Concerto for Saxophones. The concert, led by guest conductor Thomas Wilkins, also features ...
Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival smokes in more ways than one
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer So much incredible music has been created from the blues’ simple I, IV, V chord progression that makes up the music’s backbone. Most classically, it all ...
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz alum returns to Crescent City
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I would not be who I am were it not for having lived in New Orleans,” says vocalist Johnaye Kendrick, who arrived in the city in 2007 ...
Second Annual Treme Fall Festival and Inaugural Bear Creek Bayou Festival
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contrubiting writer The 175-year old St. Augustine Catholic Church, a historic place of worship in the Sixth Ward that has long been vital to the spirit of community, no ...
Black Arts Movement celebrates legacy of protest through art
By Mizani Ball Contributing Writer Silence swept over the crowd as the Creole Osceola’s Mardi Gras Indians paraded down the aisle. With the vibrant feathers and exquisite beading of their suits, they ...
Another fest on the burner: Fried Chicken Festival, hot licks and hot wings
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I’m gonna wing it!” declares a laughing John Boutte about the material he’ll be performing on Sunday, September 25 at the Fried Chicken Festival at Lafayette Square. ...
Jazzin’ in the Park with old favs
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer People are often looking for what’s new, what’s different which is a positive outlook yet not if it’s a detriment to keeping up with old favs. Good ...

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