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Franklin Avenue Baptist Church host Fatherhood & Family Summit

NEW ORLEANS, LA – New York Knicks Assistant General Manager and former two-time NBA All-Star Allan Houston, along with award winning journalist & CEO of

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Its Carnival Time: Krewe du Vieux where brass bands reign

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Most Mardi Gras parade goers have experienced being in the limbo of music. It sometimes seems as if a band

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Jack DeJohnette makes a rare appearance in the Big Easy
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s difficult to imagine that the legendary Jack DeJohnette has hardly ever played in New Orleans. Over his long career, the extraordinary Chicago drummer, who performs as ...
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Kermit’s Tremé Mother-in-Law Lounge – open at last; Speakeasy likely to close
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Wearing a dashiki shirt and his usual big smile, Kermit Ruffins celebrated the grand opening of the Kermit’s Tremé Mother-In-Law Lounge on Martin Luther King Day, January ...
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More sweet soul sounds of the ‘Neville magic’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Cyril Neville Magic Honey (Ruf Records) Cyril Neville nails the soul blues hard on this his finest, most comprehensive album as a solo artist. From the first measure on the ...
Kenny Garrett – Returns to New Orleans at last
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The last time Kenny Garrett performed in New Orleans was in1986 at the Saenger Theater when he was in trumpet legend Miles Davis’ band. The brilliant Grammy-winning ...
Local photographer showcases dream
New Orleans, LA - "Dreams Do Come True," a solo photography exhibition by L. Kasimu Harris, is showing New Orleans how to dream. "The exhibit is an observation of Harris’ ...
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New Orleans Jazz CDs of 2013
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In year-end reviews on whatever topic, some trend often makes itself apparent. However, 2013’s crop of album releases by New Orleans jazz musicians show few such tendencies. ...
Documentary on murder’s effects on local children to air on PBS
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer “Shell Shocked,” a film depicting the devastating effects of violence against New Orleans children, will screen this month on local PBS affiliate WYES starting on Martin ...
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A look back at (some of the) great local live music in 2013
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer For awhile in the Fall of 2013 it seemed as there was a festival or a free music event every week. And autumn in New Orleans isn’t ...

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