‘Motown: The Musical’ brings jukebox favorites to Saenger Theater

By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer When actor, dancer and singer Chester Gregory found out he’d be playing the role of Berry Gordy in the current

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Soundtrack ‘63 provides a refresher course on history

By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Soundtrack 63 is coming to New Orleans. Co-presented by Junebug Productions and the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) the New York-based

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Danny Barker
Celebrating the great Danny Barker
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Danny Barker made an indelible change in the way we live and celebrate life and death in New Orleans. On his return to his hometown in 1965 ...
A peek into the pages of ‘Way Down in Louisiana …’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Way Down in Louisiana – Clifton Chenier, Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop Music isn't a book designed to be read cover to cover. A natural instinct would ...
2016 Carnival Season’s inaugural krewe selects its first queen
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Because Mardi Gras comes early in 2016, Metro New Orleans will quickly transition from the Yuletide Season into the Carnival season, which will debut an all-new female ...
Multi-talented New Orleanian Tony Bazley dies
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tony “Oulabula” Bazley was a great drummer, a talented folk artist and a gregarious man whose career and nature took him zigzagging around the world. Bazley, a ...
2015’s ‘Best live shows’ in N. O.
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer One of the most remarkable aspects of this year's best live performances in New Orleans is that so many of the shows were absolutely free. (There was ...
You can’t go wrong with music, it’s a gift that keeps on giving
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Last week, kudos were given to the local musicians who earned Grammy nominations for albums released in 2015. Naturally, all of those are worth considering when looking ...
A local look at the 2015 Grammy nominations
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Terence Blanchard's new endeavor with his electronically enhanced E-Collective band could have been deemed a shoo-in for a nomination in the Grammy Awards’ Best Jazz Instrumental Album. ...
Reports on Tom Joyner’s retirement ‘inaccurate’
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) — A story that recently appeared in the London-based Daily Mail Online reported that radio legend Tom Joyner was ...

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