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The Beat Goes On: Jazz Fest – Second weekend picks

The second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7) is, as always, loaded with talent. That

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Nonprofits leverage Jazz Fest to earn money to sustain missions

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STEVIE WONDER
Jazz Fest – Stevie Wonder returns and the rhythms go Cuban
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s, well, just a wonder that the incredible music master Stevie Wonder found it in his heart to return to the 2017 edition of the New ...
ELLIS MARSALIS
The sounds of music permeates everywhere
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer French Quarter Festival — Perfect Weather Brings Out the Crowds Before ears and eyes focus on the upcoming New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival there’s a little bit ...
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Complexions Contemporary takes stage with New Orleans Ballet Assoc.
[caption id="attachment_25192" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Complexions Contemporary Ballet | Image courtesy of Complexions Contemporary Ballet[/caption] By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) presents the return of Complexions Contemporary Ballet ...
VICTOR GOINES
Native son comes home to perform
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans native, saxophonist/clarinetist Victor Goines performs at two different venues – the Little Gem Saloon and Snug Harbor – with two different bands playing different repertoires ...
AARON NEVILLE
French Quarter Festival – Aaron Neville at last and so many more
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The big news of the 2017 French Quarter Festival, Thursday, April 6 – Sunday, April 9, 2017 is the arrival of the much-loved, vocalist supreme Aaron Neville. ...
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Jazz in the Park – A four-day celebration of music and crustaceans
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Jazz in the Park pulls out all the stops to celebrate its 11th season. First of all, it jumps on the food-related festival bandwagon to kick off ...
CHUCK BERRY
The legendary Chuck Berry, father of Rock n Roll, dies at 90
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Chuck Berry, who died Saturday, March 18, was held in such high esteem as the father of rock n roll that rock royalty often ...
JONI SLEDGE
We Are Family singer Joni Sledge died of natural causes
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (The Washington Informer) – Joni Sledge, the second-eldest sister in the hit pop group Sister Sledge, died of a preexisting medical condition, according to TMZ. ...

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