New Orleans trumpeters reign supreme

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Terence Blanchard’s hometown of New Orleans will get a sneak peek at the music to be featured on the multi-Grammy

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Baby Doll Ladies strutting in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The Beloved (New Orleans Society of Dance) NOSD’s Baby Doll Ladies have graced the streets of the Big Easy, performing

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The Doctor is in the house
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “To be honest, Dr. Lonnie could walk on that stage by himself – it would be enough,” says drummer Joe Dyson who will perform with Hammond ...
Nicholas Payton – Playin’ the Numbers
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “If you want to continue to love me, you have to learn to love all of me not just a piece of me,” says Nicholas Payton to ...
A look ‘Beyond the Lights’
By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic Quick Rihanna, check to see if someone stole your diary. This ode to young Black chanteuses fighting personal demons feels like the story of her ...
Enjoying New Orleans’ musical talent
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet The 21st Century Trad Band (Basin Street Records) Jason Marsalis was first recognized as a drummer when, as a child, he began working with his father, ...
Black & White Ball for Schoolchild Art
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Friday, November 7th marks the New Orleans Museum of Art’s Odyssey Night at the Museum, a glittering Ball of Black Ties, formal gowns, and new collections amongst ...
Homegrown talent captures spotlight
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Rookie of the Year is the rather deceptive title of Kyle Roussel’s debut album as a leader. After all, the keyboardist spent two-and-a-half years on the ...
Halloween voodoos out in this city of spirits
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer With New Orleans citizens' penchant for costuming, this city goes for Halloween in a big way. Balconies and front porches have long been decorated in celebration of ...
Big shows at the big clubs in the Big Easy
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Ziggy Marley arrives at the House of Blues on Tuesday, October 21 and the following night, Wednesday, October 22, Macy Gray lights up Tipitina’s. Those are some ...

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