Violinist Michael Ward electrifies Jazz in the Park and the Gentilly Festival

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer To see that electric violinist Michael Ward will be performing twice in one week in New Orleans is definitely eye-catching.

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Local food affair raises funds to support local farmers

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Treme Fall Festival – A Celebration of faith, neighborhood, music and culture
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Trumpeter Glen Hall III, better known as Lil Glen, is glad to be returning to the Treme Fall Festival (Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1, 2017). ...
It must be Fall as the season is just around the corner
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Sometimes there’s a real need to just have a change of scenery – to get out of the city proper. The Wednesdays at the Point music series ...
Issa Rae kicks off Dillard’s Brainfood Series
By Kendall Lawson Contributor Writer Dillard University welcomed actress Issa Rae as their first guest for their 2017-2018 Brain Food public lecture series. A packed crowd of students and fans of Rae’s ...
Roderick Paulin – Completely who he is
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Saxophonist Roderick Paulin just released his labor and love intensive album, Slow But Steady. Because the two-disc CD, which incredibly includes some 30 musicians, took him over ...
Jazz and burgers by the River
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In March 2017, Jazz in the Park, renowned for its Thursday evening concert series in Armstrong Park, kicked it up a notch by presenting a nighttime show ...
In support of love and culture, the N.O. community comes together
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Love In – Rock Against Racism “We’re putting hate on notice,” declares keyboardist Claude Bryant of those involved in Monday night’s (August 28) Love In – Rock Against ...
Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame – Acknowledgment and Remembrance
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I like being the queen and I like being out there on the streets because I like to have fun,” declares Kim Boutte, the Big Queen of ...
JOE LASTIE JR. – Preserving N.O. Music and All That Jazz
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer As the 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, Joe Frank Lastie Jr. is ramping up his mission to preserve New Orleans’ traditional music, a.k.a, Jazz. Lastie, a ...

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