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Nonprofits leverage Jazz Fest to earn money to sustain missions

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer It may not seem wise to try setting up an event during Jazz Fest season, whether it’s a competing

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Best of the Beat – Honoring Our Own

By Geraldine Wykcoff Contributing Writer The Best of the Beat Awards presented by OffBeat magazine celebrants its 22nd anniversary on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Held

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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas
This ‘Tank’ never runs on empty!
[caption id="attachment_22252" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas[/caption] By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tank and the Bangas have been all over the New Orleans music scene of late. Energetically ...
Ernie Elly – Give the Drummer(s) Some
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The history of payday loans in tinley park il New Orleans music is as much about its present and future as it is about the past. It's ...
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 ...

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