By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Renowned video, performance, and collage artist Rashaad Newsome returned to his native New Orleans for the opening of Rashaad Newsome:
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer If an instrument could speak, undoubtedly it could tell many tales. The newly acquired Sohmer baby grand piano, a beauty
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Having July 4th fall on a Thursday this year is a boon to many attendees of the Essence Music Festival (July 4-7) and for that matter to ... New Orleans Ballet Association concludes master dance summer series
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer The New Orleans Ballet Association wrapped up a series of master level dance training last week. It’s all about the locals
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Hot 8 Brass Band Tombstone (TruThoughts) The Hot 8 Bras Band has been through a lot and it’s not afraid to say so. On Tombstone, the group pays sorrowful yet ... Uptown parades drowning out neighborhoods
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer With the news that the Krewe of Choctaw will join Alla in permanently decamping from its Gretna-centric route for St. Charles Ave next year, media attention ... Musical tributes to genuises of ‘note’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer George Benson Inspiration – A Tribute to Nat King Cole (Concord Records) Fans of vocalist/guitarist George Benson, Nat King Cole and orchestrated music have a lot to like on ... GoNOLA – NOTMC teams up with Essence
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The popular saying-‘There’s an app for that’ now holds true for 2013 Essence Festival goers, thanks to the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC). Gettin’ ‘Beyond Carnival Time’…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Al ‘Carnival Time’ Johnson Beyond Carnival Time (Rabadash Records) When people greet Al Johnson, they usually don’t just say hi, they ask, “What time is it?” His response, always given ... Can culture and progress co-exist?
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On Thursday, June 6, Tulane University’s Hillel Foundation hosted a panel discussion on the impact of progress on culture as a part of its “The Big Issue” ...
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