By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Unlike many kids on a warm sunny Saturday, young 7th graders from Behrman Charter and McDonogh 32 Literacy Charter Schools
Milestone win part of record-breaking season for New Orleans HBCU The seventh-seeded SUNO Lady Knights on March 18 won its first-ever game at the NAIA
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Stevie Wonder, a truly remarkable and influential musician and man, returns to New Orleans to perform at the Smoothie King Center on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The ... Alfred ‘Bucket’ Carter dies at 80
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I had a good life in second lines, I wouldn’t trade it for the world,” Alfred “Bucket” Carter once enthusiastically declared. Remarkably, Carter was a member of ... The rhythm stops for Richardson, but plays on in Congo Square
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Marcel Richardson was a man of many musical flavors. The pianist played and/or recorded with vocalists Lee Dorsey and Barbara George and was a member of saxophonist/vocalist ... Daytime and nighttime with the Black Indians
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer For the last five years, Big Chief Bo Dollis greeted the crowd at the uptown Indian Super Sunday parade with his typical big smile while perched on ... Signs of Spring in New Orleans
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Though recent cold temperatures may not reveal that Spring is around the corner, in New Orleans, the return of several music series is a sign of the ... Ladd inducted into Black College HOF
One of Grambling State University’s most distinguished athletes, Ernie “Big Cat” Ladd, was posthumously inducted into the Black College Football Hall of Fame on Feb. 28. Louisiana Music Factory – More than a record store
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Sometimes a store is more than just a place to shop. The corner grocery, for instance, becomes a spot to catch up on news, complain about or ... Merriment on Mardi Gras!
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer There are as many ways to do Mardi Gras as there are people. Any thought of keeping the shutters closed and pretending that it’s just another ...
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