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DAVELL CRAWFORD

Davell Crawford’s latest release, Piano in the Vaults, Vol. I

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Davell Crawford, the Piano Prince of New Orleans, has said that he’s “never stopped” documenting himself. His fans – and

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For 100th birthday, French Quarter theatre stages local Black comedy

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The new Le Petit play, “The High Priestess of Dark Alley,” is utter laughs and joy from beginning to end.

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STEVE MARLEY
Stephen Marley returns to N.O.
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Eight-time Grammy winner, vocalist, guitarist, composer and producer, Stephen “Raga” Marley, the second son of the legendary and inspirational Bob Marley, thankfully makes a stop on Sunday, ...
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An Essence Fest 2016 roundup…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It seems unlikely to compare the closing set by Puff Daddy & Family on the final night of the 2016 Essence Music Festival to the many finales ...
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The essence of Allen Toussaint is captured in American Tunes
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Allen Toussaint was a man of elegance. This quality shone in his genteel manner, his soft speaking voice, his attire (yes, even while wearing his ever-constant sandals) ...
Essence 2016
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, July 3, at its nighttime extravaganza at ...
Making the music spin with a feminine flair in New Orleans
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 ...
Tootie Heath at the Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer When students attend their first day of the Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp on June 27, 2016, they’ll be greeted by some of New Orleans’ finest ...
Making the music spin with a feminine flair in New Orleans
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: In the third installment of Louisiana Weekly's series on famous New Orleans radio DJs, the focus turns to local woman who discuss their particular ...
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 ...

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