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Local photographer showcases dream

New Orleans, LA – “Dreams Do Come True,” a solo photography exhibition by L. Kasimu Harris, is showing New Orleans how to dream. “The exhibit

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New Orleans Jazz CDs of 2013

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In year-end reviews on whatever topic, some trend often makes itself apparent. However, 2013’s crop of album releases by New

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Documentary on murder’s effects on local children to air on PBS
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer “Shell Shocked,” a film depicting the devastating effects of violence against New Orleans children, will screen this month on local PBS affiliate WYES starting on Martin ...
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A look back at (some of the) great local live music in 2013
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer For awhile in the Fall of 2013 it seemed as there was a festival or a free music event every week. And autumn in New Orleans isn’t ...
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Christian Scott – Not just home for the holidays
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer There exists a road well traveled by many of New Orleans’ most successful contemporary jazz musicians. Trumpeter Christian Scott, also known as aTunde Adjuah, is rapidly moving ...
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New Orleanians’ favorite places captured in coffee table book
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer For locals, Super Sunday has a bit of different meaning than for those in other parts of the country. Many tourists can share a story or two ...
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A season of nominations and change…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Louisiana racked up a host of Grammy nominations and checking the list a few elements seemed to stand out. It is certainly rare, if not the first ...
Breaking the Line tackles the Black athlete phenoms in college football
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer It’s a book that should be required reading for all prospective and current Black college football players. Samuel G. Freedman is the author of a book titled Breaking ...
Celebrating and honoring the true spirit of New Orleans
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Not Just Another Thursday Night – Kermit Ruffins and Vaughan’s Lounge By Jay Mazza (Threadhead Press) Author Jay Mazza has the title right – there was nothing ordinary about the ...
GSU to pay Jackson State for lost revenue
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner) – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced Nov. 13 that it plans to assist Jackson State University with an undisclosed amount ...

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