By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I got tired of watching it on TV from New York,” says Winston Turner of what first motivated him to
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The New Orleans Kwanzaa Coalition announced last week that it is preparing to launch the 2012 observance of the annual Black holiday that celebrates seven African-centered principles. A musical look back at 2012
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It seemed that week after week in 2012 there was a festival of one sort or another happening around the city. Not that anyone’s complaining. Impressively, except ... Spike Lee’s ‘Malcolm X’ turns 20
By Adam Howard Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the SC Black News) — Twenty years ago, Spike Lee made movie history. His epic biopic of the controversial and complex Malcolm ... Have yourself a very merry musical holiday!
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Hanging around musicians and music lovers as the holidays grow closer, the topic of what presents would ring the bell is apt to come up. Of course, ... Local youth get a chance to shine at Mahalia Jackson Theater
More than 500 students from seven local public schools in Orleans and Jefferson parishes have been selected to perform at the fifth annual Young Audiences Winter Spotlight to be held ... Bringing home their music for the holidays…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Kirk Joseph’s Sousaphone Groove A plus of the holiday season in New Orleans is that many local musicians who’ve spent much of the year on the road return ... Holiday music comes to the Big Easy
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Trio Arturo O’Farrill is probably best known as a big band leader directing his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (ALJO). Performing at ... SU music students elected to top posts with La. music association
Southern University student Sonya Brown has been elected president of the Louisiana Music Teachers Association, and two other SU students were also elected to offices. Sophomore Neshia ...
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