UNCF Walk for Education rescheduled for Nov. 2

The New Orleans office of UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, on Monday an­nounced the new

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Attending St. Augustine High School’s Reunion Week, were members of the 1963 football team and coaching staff that were the first to capture a State Championship title for the school. From left to right, first row: Assistant Coach Otis Washington, McArthur McLaughlin, Ernest Irving, John Roussell, John Walker, Alvin Lee, Coach Eddie Flint, second row, Noel Fouche, Glenn Alexander, Alfred Jenkins, Charles Richard, Ellsworth McKendall, Jayson Blunt; third row, Sam Castle, Trainer Eric Fobbs, Charles Manego, Irvin Hawthorne, Danny Bakewell, Sidney Logan, Anthony Lowery and Walter Goodwin.

Purple Knights celebrate Golden Moment in History

By Ro Brown Contributing Writer 50 years ago. Half a century. The latter sounds longer ago than the former. For one fall weekend, it seemed

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NEW BREED BRASS BAND Photo by Jafar M. Pierre
Taking the music to the streets, New Orleans-style
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Horns Lock at the Red Bull Street Kings Competition Last year, Walter “Whoadie” Ramsey led the Stooges Brass Band to victory at the Red Bull Street Kings Brass ...
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12 Years A Slave debuts in N.O. Civic Theatre
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The largest crowd in the 24-year history of the New Orleans Film Festival helped kick off eight days of high-quality new movies, starting at the Civic ...
New Orleans – A City of Plenty
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer When it comes to festivals and music, New Orleans always jumps. Considering that fact, the amount of activities going on this weekend still boggles the mind. As ...
Jazzin’ the dream of St. Katharine Drexel — a fundraiser
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer What started out as planning for the Xavier Prep class of 1968 reunion has turned into a celebration with even more meaning and purpose. As the school ...
WYNTON MARSALIS Photo by Frank Stewart
Wynton Marsalis brings the ‘Abyssinian Mass’ tour to the Saenger
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer When Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra plus a 70-piece choir fill the stage of the newly renovated Saenger Theatre on Sunday, October 13, ...
SMA band to march in NYC’s Veteran’s Day parade
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Start spreadin’ the news: The St. Mary’s Academy band and marching unit are heading to the Big Apple. The all-girls group has the rare opportunity to take ...
‘Built by the community’ is theme of 6th Annual Gentilly Fest
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer It’s always festival season and the Big Easy, and one of our most renowned areas will once again commemorate music, culture, and progress.
The season of Fall is environed by music
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Ponderosa Stomp Roots Out the Swamp Dogg The Ponderosa Stomp, taking place Thursday, October 3, through Saturday, October 5, at the Rock 'n Bowl, is all about celebrating, ...

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