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Nigel Hall – A Man of Funk ‘n Soul

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer One listen to Nigel Hall’s debut release, Ladies & Gentlemen…Nigel Hall, and it becomes obvious that the keyboardist and vocalist

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Which nine rappers made more than $20 million in 2015?

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Iconic musician and songwriter, Allen Toussaint dies at 77
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “Any setting in New Orleans, as far as I’m concerned, is pretty close to perfect,” Allen Toussaint once proclaimed. The renowned composer, producer, pianist and ...
Cori Lewis (foreground) and classmates practice for their performance with the Dance Theatre of Harlem | Photo by Jeff Strout, courtesy of New Orleans Ballet Association
NOBA ballet prodigy dances her way to Harlem
[caption id="attachment_20358" align="alignright" width="650"] Cori Lewis (foreground) and classmates practice for their performance with the Dance Theatre of Harlem | Photo by Jeff Strout, courtesy of New Orleans Ballet Association[/caption] By ...
Little Freddie King – From a freight car to fame
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Little Freddie King has come a long way from playing back-of-town juke joints to offering up his blues at the French Quarter’s lovely Historic New Orleans Collection ...
LEON “KID CHOCOLATE” BROWN
Celebrating a neighborhood, the food and the Brass Band traditions
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The Treme Creole Gumbo Festival celebrates New Orleans 6th Ward neighborhood, a Louisiana signature dish, brass bands and, by chance, the 20th anniversary of the Hot ...
JEFF 'TAIN' WATTS
Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts ‘infiltrates’ New Orleans
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Jeff “Tain” Watts has both played and recorded with all of the musical Marsalis brothers – trumpeter Wynton, saxophonist Branford, trombonist Delfeayo and drummer/vibraphonist Jason – as ...
COURTNEY ROSS
Elegance, empowerment, dance to take center stage at ‘tutu’ much brunch
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer “Ballet, in my opinion, is the epitome of elegance and grace,” says Lisa T. Ross, the St. Mary’s Academy Development/Student Affairs Director, who has spearheaded many events ...
Adjusting, after getting hurt, is a tough hurdle
By Allana Barefield Contributing Writer The stadium was crowded. Fans were screaming at the top of their lungs rooting for the players on the field. Then, suddenly silence. A deafening silence.
The Emerging Voices group includes from left: Allendra Freeman, Jason Foster, Eritria Pitts, Opeyemi Olukemi, Chloe Walters-Wallace, program director; Stephanie Allain, Yvonne Welbon, Kenna J. Moore, Ahmed Siddiqui, and Zandashe Brown.
New Orleans Film Fest focuses lens on filmmakers of color
[caption id="attachment_20232" align="alignright" width="660"] The Emerging Voices group includes from left: Allendra Freeman, Jason Foster, Eritria Pitts, Opeyemi Olukemi, Chloe Walters-Wallace, program director; Stephanie Allain, Yvonne Welbon, Kenna J. Moore, ...

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