LARRY BANNOCK February 16, 1948 – April 30, 2014

Big Chief Larry Bannock of the Golden Star Hunters dies

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “Until you peep through the eye of the needle, you don’t know what I’m talking about,” Big Chief Larry Bannock

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From the Jazz Fest to Boogaloo-ing

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Despite all the hoopla about big name acts and the justified anticipation of having the opportunity to hear national artists,

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Jewel of Treme ready to take center stage in community
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Before New Orleans native Phyllis Montana- LeBlanc was featured in the (HBO’s) “When the Levees Broke” or the series “Tremé,” many of her first movie memories took ...
Jazz Fest 2014, The first weekend in review
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer There is something ritualistic about how many people do Jazz Fest. It could begin on first awakening and the preparations one makes before heading out to the ...
FAMU becomes partner in creation of Black TV news channel
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) - Florida A&M University, one of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities, has signed on to a partnership ...
Dr. Isaac Greggs, legendary SU band director, dies
Legendary Southern University band director Dr. Isaac Greggs, the man who led the famed HBCU marching band for nearly four decades and gave the “Human Jukebox” its signature look, sound ...
Jazz Fest, Week Two – Here we go again!
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer After a few days rest, Jazz Fest picks up again (May 1-May 4) or, for some who have been holding out until the big final weekend, it ...
Jazz Fest – ’Tween the Weekends
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In a casual sense, Jazz Fest isn’t necessarily thought of as strictly the seven days of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (April 26 through April ...
Glen David Andrews – Redemption
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “None but ourselves can free our minds...” Bob Marley New Orleans hugely talented trombonist and vocalist Glen David Andrews offers a heads-up on what’s in store on his ...
French Quarter Fest is mega-sized
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Now boasting some 22 stages, the French Quarter Festival, Thursday, April 10, through Sunday, April 13, has come a long way since its days when the ...

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