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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

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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

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ROBERT CRAY
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 ...
MICHAEL WARD
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 ...
GLEN HALL III
Treme Fall Festival – A Celebration of faith, neighborhood, music and culture
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Trumpeter Glen Hall III, better known as Lil Glen, is glad to be returning to the Treme Fall Festival (Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1, 2017). ...
BIG SAM
It must be Fall as the season is just around the corner
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Sometimes there’s a real need to just have a change of scenery – to get out of the city proper. The Wednesdays at the Point music series ...
ISSA RAE
Issa Rae kicks off Dillard’s Brainfood Series
By Kendall Lawson Contributor Writer Dillard University welcomed actress Issa Rae as their first guest for their 2017-2018 Brain Food public lecture series. A packed crowd of students and fans of Rae’s ...
RODERICK PAULIN
Roderick Paulin – Completely who he is
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Saxophonist Roderick Paulin just released his labor and love intensive album, Slow But Steady. Because the two-disc CD, which incredibly includes some 30 musicians, took him over ...
STEPHANIE MILLS
Jazz and burgers by the River
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In March 2017, Jazz in the Park, renowned for its Thursday evening concert series in Armstrong Park, kicked it up a notch by presenting a nighttime show ...

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