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3 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
A celebration of the life of Mickey Easterling, a New Orleans philanthropist and party giver who died April 14, was held at the Saenger Theatre Tuesday evening April 22, 2014.
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7 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Sadiq Khan, 70, wants people to know that he is a father of four and grandfather of seven; that he immigrated to the United States from Southeast Asia in 1973 and later became a naturalized citizen.
11 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans
A recently enrolled Tulane University student who is regarded as one of the top newcomers to the Green Wave football team has been charged with rape, the WDSU I-Team has learned.
11 hrs ago | NOLA.com
The 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest stretches over two weekends -- Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 27; and Thursday, May 1, through Sunday, May 4. The full schedule for all seven days of the New Orleans Jazz Fest of music may be too much of a good thing: How do you decide which acts to see? Here is a recap of Best Bets for the first weekend of the ... (more)
11 hrs ago | NOLA.com
When the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest opens at the Fair Grounds on Friday, April 25th, it will look and feel much like last year's festival, and the one before that.
14 hrs ago | NOLA.com
A map created by the Regional Planning Commission shows areas of concern for bikers in Jefferson Parish, based on traffic speed and density; previous crash locations; and difficult crossings on bridges and underpasses.
19 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Richard Sexton knows what he likes about New Orleans. Two decades ago, the acclaimed photographer and architectural thinker put a Bywater bathroom on the cover of his first book about the city, "New Orleans Elegance and Decadence."
20 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
The unsolved killing of a dismembered New Orleans woman is being turned over to police in Kenner, La., and the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office.
20 hrs ago | Alabama Live
Presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the seventh annual Sync Up conference hosts panel discussions and keynote interviews with music industry pros.
The latest proposed revisions to New Orleans' loud-noise laws , a subject of negotiations that has bedeviled city officials, musicians and French Quarter residents for years, finally heads to the City Council this week.
Dozens of New Orleans city employees, many of them first responders, descended on City Hall on Monday , united in opposition to his proposed civil service overhaul.
Davell Crawford The piano-playing Prince of New Orleans released the critically acclaimed My Gift to You in 2013, his first in more than a decade.
Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes performed at the Banana Boat Gazebo, near what is now the Samsung Galaxy Stage, at his first Jazz Fest and has performed at 25 straight festivals since then.
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will be "swinging in the oaks" on Earth Day.
Eric Clapton at the New Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 23, 2013, during one of his better local performances.
Defining "New Orleans music" keeps getting harder as new composers move to the city, penning new music for new venues and new audiences .