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CHRISTIAN SCOTT aTUNDE ADJUAH

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah – Triple-header

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s a triple-header for Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah who performs at the Contemporary Arts Center on three consecutive nights, Wednesday,

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‘Mardi Gras Mambo’ to ‘You Are the Sunshine of My Life’ – Songs Change with the Holiday

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer On Carnival Day, many people in New Orleans who enjoy the celebration rise early to the sounds of the Hawketts’

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PHIL FRAZIER
Zulu members who stand tall as brass band leaders liven up Lundi Gras… and Mardi Gras
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Phil Frazier, the much loved tuba player and co-leader of the Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band has been a member of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club ...
Dillard University inducts athletes into new Sports Hall of Fame
By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer Ariel Mitchell arrived on the Dillard campus as a freshman in fall 2008, three years after Hurricane Katrina decimated the campus and virtually wiped out the ...
HUGH MASEKELA
Musician and Anti-Apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Hugh Masekela was an important and influential man. Born in South Africa on April 4, 1939, the trumpeter, flugelhornist, singer and composer pioneered jazz in his homeland ...
BOUKMAN EKSPERYANS
Krewe du Kanaval – Celebrating the New Orleans and Haiti connection
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “What we want to express through this event is the important connection between New Orleans and Haiti,” explains Preservation Hall’s Ben Jaffe of the Krewe du Kanaval’s ...
Photo courtesy of Urban Bush Women
CAC welcomes New York-based dance company
[caption id="attachment_27616" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of Urban Bush Women[/caption] By Jade Myers Contributing Writer New York-based dance company Urban Bush Women have returned to New Orleans, celebrating nearly 30 years of collaboration ...
Joseph Pierre Boudreaux, Big Chief Monk of the Golden Eagles
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Musicians who made 2017 memorable
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Joseph Pierre Boudreaux, Big Chief Monk of the Golden Eagles, will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at OffBeat magazine’s Best of the Beat ceremony, Thursday, ...
THE METERS at the 2011 Voodoo Fest
The Meters Strut Award and Lizz Wright celebrates healing
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The Meters, New Orleans funk and groove masters, are among the honorees being recognized by The Recording Academy — the folks who present the Grammys — with ...
Black Hollywood legend pens new memoir
By Lauren Poteat Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — Jenifer Lewis, affectionately nicknamed “Auntie” in Black Hollywood, recently shared the trials, tribulations and triumphs of her journey to superstardom, while sending a strong ...

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