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MAXI PRIEST

Maxi Priest, reggae superstar, hits his groove

By Dwight Brown NNPA Entertainment Critic Reggae superstar Maxi Priest had three reasons to put on a lively, well-received show at B.B. King’s Blues Club

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The Revolt 002

Celebrated Civil Rights murals on display at NOMA

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The works of one of America’s most celebrated artists showcasing some of the most pivotal moments in African-American history are

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GAYNIELLE NEVILLE
Women on Record – Purpose & Attitude
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Gaynielle Neville Woman Power(Independent) Gaynielle Neville is certainly most recognized as a backup vocalist in support of her husband’s, Cyril Neville, various band projects including the Uptown Allstars. Her ...
Cajun-Zydeco Festival two-steps on over to Armstrong Park
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Celebrating its 8th year, the Cajun-Zydeco Festival (June 14th and 15th) finds a new home in Armstrong Park. The event was formerly held at the U.S. Mint ...
JESSE MCBRIDE
Focus on the Prime
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I always wanted to play at the Prime Example – I like the room, I like the space, I like the ambiance. It’s like an actual club ...
Ernie Elly – Give the Drummer(s) Some
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The history of New Orleans music is as much about its present and future as it is about the past. It's a continuum that can be heard ...
ORANGE KELLIN, VERNEL BAGNERIS AND BENJI BOHAMMON...
A typical ‘Evening in Ole New Orleans’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Vernel Bagneris, the renowned New Orleans song and dance man with a true flair and deep understanding of what makes classic jazz jive, debuts his and clarinetist ...
CHAMBERS
N.O.-born tenor to sing ‘La Traviata’ in New York City
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer New Orleans native and tenor Tyrone Chambers is poised to make a splash in the New York City opera community with his performance as Gastone in Giuseppe ...
LARRY BANNOCK February 16, 1948 – April 30, 2014
Big Chief Larry Bannock of the Golden Star Hunters dies
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “Until you peep through the eye of the needle, you don’t know what I’m talking about,” Big Chief Larry Bannock of the Golden Star Hunters Mardi Gras ...
MARK BRAUD
From the Jazz Fest to Boogaloo-ing
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Despite all the hoopla about big name acts and the justified anticipation of having the opportunity to hear national artists, New Orleans musicians put on many of ...

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