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MARK BROOKS

Musically in tune… places to jam around town

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Mark Brooks – A Man of Many Genres “There’s not much that I haven’t done,” bassist and vocalist Mark Brooks

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GREG STAFFORD

Tuning up with great musicians at free, family-friendly gigs

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleanians have so many opportunities to go out and hear live music – sans cover charge – and bring

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JOHN CLEARY
Bringing home the Grammy
By Geraldine Wykcoff Contributing Writer Representing New Orleans – Jon Cleary Wins a Grammy “I never thought Cleary and Grammy would be in the same sentence,” Jon Cleary says with a laugh on ...
Backstreet Cultural Museum
Capturing the essence of all things ‘New Orleans’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The 1100 block of Henriette Delille Street (formerly St. Claude Street) is an always lively spot. It's reminiscent of the Treme neighborhood of old when, in ...
Here It Comes – Zulu’s Warm-Up to Mardi Gras
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Until 1993, the Monday before Mardi Gras was a day to relax after a weekend of parades and maybe pick up those last minute costume accessories. Fishnet ...
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Academy explains why Straight Outta Compton cast not invited to Oscars
By EURWeb When news broke that the cast of “Straight Outta Compton” were not invited to this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, it only fueled further uproar over the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. Ice ...
BENNY JONES
Treme Brass Band back in the Candle Light
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer North Robertson Street in the Treme neighborhood once, not so long ago, boasted numerous spots that presented live music. There was Joe’s Cozy Corner (formerly Ruth’s Cozy ...
BET founder Bob Johnson weighs in on Oscars diversity situation
By EURweb Bob Johnson may have moved on to other things beyond BET, but as he sees it, his status as the network’s founder makes him suitable to comment on the ...
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Yes, it’s Carnival time and Big Freedia reigns over Krewe de Vieux
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer On Saturday, January 23, 2016, the Krewe du Vieux parade will celebrate its 30th roll as it winds through the Faubourg Marigny, French Quarter and CBD. This ...
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‘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 tour of “Motown: the Musical,” he felt ...

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