St. Katharine Drexel Prep’s inaugural ‘Remember When’ Fest is April 5

By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The school’s name has changed, but the legacy of sisterhood continues. Remember When—A Festival on Magazine Street, held annually for

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Musical tribute in honor of S. Carver Davenport, March 29

By April Siese Contributing Writer It’s been said you never forget good teachers; the ones that effortlessly waltz between the roles of loving mentor and

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Tons of music in and around New Orleans this week
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Nicholas Payton Blowin’ at the Prime Example It’s always news worthy when Nicholas Payton plays locally particularly when it’s in an intimate setting. The Grammy-winning trumpeter and now ...
NOMA displays retrospective on conceptual artist Mel Chin
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The New Orleans Museum of Art is showcasing “Mel Chin: Rematch,” a presentation of 40 years of the conceptual artist’s work. The exhibit opened at NOMA on February ...
Scholarship to honor memory of legendary N.O. coach and mentor
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Legendary ...
This week’s local events offer a sensory overload
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer An African Diaspora of Sound Armstrong Park is a beautiful locale though it is much more than that. Within its boundaries is Congo Square where, uniquely in the ...
INDIAN ROYALTY - BIG CHIEF BO DOLLIS and MONK BOUDREAUX from last year’s Mardi Gras Indian Super Sunday
Time-honored traditions of New Orleans
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Indians – Here Dey Come The wet, cold and dreary weather on Carnival Day was hard on revelers but even more so on the Mardi Gras Indians – ...
Oh yes, it’s Carnival time…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Edwin Harrison – Masking Again after 50 Years The last time Edwin Harrison masked Indian was 50 years ago. It was 1964 and he was a member of ...
EugEnE ‘Big ChiEf Junior’ Thomas
Big Chief Junior of the White Eagles dies
By Geraldine Wykcoff Contributing Writer Eugene Thomas, Big Chief Junior of the White Eagles Mardi Gras Indian gang, masked Indian every year for more than 60 years. The chief, who at ...
Strumming along with Carnival music
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Almost everyone has a favorite Mardi Gras song, the one they play first thing Carnival morning, the one they want to hear as they rub the previous ...

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