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Another of New Orleans’ music notes goes silent

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Wendell Eugene’s long career found him blowing trombone with Louis Armstrong and decades later with Kermit Ruffins as well as

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Meeting of Music Masters

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Music is a universal language that has the ability to be understood and enjoyed by people from different cultures, nationalities,

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New Orleans’ legendary ambassador, Fats Domino, dies at age 89
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer When Fats Domino sat at the piano to perform, his vocal microphone was always at the side closest to the audience. Each time he began to sing, ...
ADONIS ROSE
Jazz Market jumps with the return of NOJO and Jazz Night in America
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The spotlight shines on the New Orleans Jazz Market this week with the return on Thursday, October 26 of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) led by ...
Members of the cast of Mudbound walked the red carpet during the film's premiere during New Orleans Film Festival on Saturday, October 14. From left: Lucy Faust, Frankie Smith, Joshua J. Williams, Piper Blair and Kennedy Derision. Photo by Tyra Johnson.
Mudbound premieres at New Orleans Film Festival
[caption id="attachment_26758" align="alignright" width="600"] Members of the cast of Mudbound walked the red carpet during the film's premiere during New Orleans Film Festival on Saturday, October 14. From left: Lucy ...
GERALD FRENCH
Frenchmen Street celebrates Jazz, both the old and the new
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “It’s one of the few venues that we play where people are really there to dance,” says drummer Gerald French who brings his historic Original Tuxedo Jazz ...
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Native son Tyler Perry returns home to premiere latest film
By Emeka Dibia Contributing Writer Native New Orleanian Tyler Perry returned home last week to premiere his new scary movie, and while it might not make you flinch with terror, you ...
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Blues, Jazz and Reggae mix it up in the Crescent City
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer A signature of the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, Friday, October 13 – Sunday, October 15, 2017, is that the music never stops. With stages ...
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Violinist Michael Ward electrifies Jazz in the Park and the Gentilly Festival
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer To see that electric violinist Michael Ward will be performing twice in one week in New Orleans is definitely eye-catching. Though the San Antonio native has long ...
Photo courtesy of Market Umbrella/Crescent City Farmers Market
Local food affair raises funds to support local farmers
[caption id="attachment_26586" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of Market Umbrella/Crescent City Farmers Market[/caption] By Kaelin Maloid Contributing Writer In a city where cuisine is king and supporting local communities and businesses is a way ...

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