Vocalist and actress, Lady B.J. Crosby dies

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “She went from a little New Orleans girl to a Broadway star,” says Vernel Bagneris of Lady B.J. Crosby, his

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French Quarter Festival – Pick your groove and move

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer When compared to its older, more illustrious sibling, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the French Quarter Festival, Thursday,

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Victor Harris – 50 years of dedicated excellence
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “My first year it was like Indian fever – all you could think of was sew, sew, sew, Indian, Mardi Gras, Indian, Indian,” exclaims Victor Harris. Harris, ...
Behrman Charter and McDonogh 32 Literacy Charter School students participating in the COOL Cooperative
New non profit empowers local youth through film
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 were spending part of the early afternoon ...
SUNO’s Lady Knights get first-ever NAIA tourney win
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 Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship ...
The Wonder of music comes to New Orleans
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 cash loans to your door no credit check Writer “I had a good life in second lines, I wouldn’t trade it for the world,” Alfred “Bucket” Carter once ...
MARCEL RICHARDSON Sunrise: August 15, 1939 Sunset: February 24, 2015
The rhythm stops for Richardson, but plays on in Congo Square
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer payday loan companies near me Marcel Richardson was a man of many musical flavors. The pianist played and/or recorded with vocalists Lee Dorsey and Barbara George and ...
Above, an iconic photo of the late Big Chief Bo Dollis, left, being greeted by Big Chief Monk Boudreaux during at the onset of the Indian Super Sunday parade. This year’s event is March 15
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 ...

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