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3 hrs ago | The Advocate

Photos: Preservationists work to restore Bolden childhood home

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- United Kingdom resident Anne Thorpe, center, poses for a picture on the stoop of Charles 'Buddy' Bolden's house on First Street in Central City during a jazz history tour with Diplomat Travel Southern Sounds Music Tour, while Peter and Ann Brown ready their camera to take pictures on the stoop in New ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | Southern Living

Why Jazz Fest is the Best Music Festival in the South

This is a guest post by New Orleans native and writer L. Kasimu Harris . Follow him @visionsandverbs on Twitter and Instagram.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Florence, AL

12 hrs ago | New Yorker

Taylor Ho Bynum's "Navigation"

Though the essence of jazz is improvisation, the art form is inseparable from composition.

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16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Spirit Airlines adds direct flights from New Orleans to Houston, Ft. Lauderdale

Spirit Airlines will offer daily flights from Louis Armstrong International Airport to Ft.

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20 hrs ago | OUPblog

An intriguing, utterly incomplete history of Louis Armstrong

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, honoring an original American art form. Across the United States and the world, jazz lovers are introducing people to the history and heritage of jazz as well as extraordinary contemporary acts.

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Yesterday | Eugene Weekly

American Musical Tapestries

American "classical" music often finds a more welcome reception in choral concerts than in orchestra halls.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Drawn-Out Death

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Japan Times

'Jazz mecca' Osaka to host star-studded global concert

What comes to mind when you think of Osaka? Maybe takoyaki , the Hanshin Tigers, Universal Studios Japan, wacky comedy and down-to-earth, unpretentious people.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Tues., April 22, 2014: New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play classic hot jazz at Maison on Frenchmen Street starting at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Examiner.com

Earth Day Celebration in New Orleans

Saturday was Earth Day and many came together at Louis Armstrong Park to celebrate the occasion.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Broadway Sings their Favorites with Eden Espinosa & Jenn Colella,...

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for April 28 - May 4, featuring the Steve Kuhn Trio, Broadway Sings Their Favorites - Celebrating the Tenth Season of Broadway Artists Alliance, David O stwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Jim Caruso 's Cast Party, and more! April 28 at 7PM Broadway at Birdland "Broadway Sings their Favorites" ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Long Wharf's 'Satchmo' earns raves in off-Broadway engagement

One of the great benefits of going to theater in Connecticut or western Massachusetts is the opportunity to catch new plays during their gestational periods, before they go on to greater renown in New York or across the country.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Theater, Arts, New Haven, CT

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Signing off: radio broadcaster retires from career that spanned 70 years

Gordon Theedom, 86, holds a microphone that Louis Armstrong once used while in Nanaimo in 1942.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Jazz in the Park Spring Concert Series starts Thursday

The 2014 Jazz in the Park Spring Concert Series starts Thursday. It is happening in Treme at Louis Armstrong Park.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Drawn-Out Death

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

Louis Armstrong House Museum and Moving Image to Host Special Screening of HELLO, DOLLY!, 5/10

On Saturday, May 10th, 2014 the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Museum of the Moving Image will host a dessert reception and special screening of the beloved film musical Hello , Dolly! in honor of Ambassador Satch knocking the Fab Four off Billboards' #1 spot at the height of Beatlemania.

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Free Times

Disneya s Rockina Ever After

If you're ancient, when you think of the song "All of Me," you think of the 1931 jazz standard - you know, the one you've heard Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra sing.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NewMexiKen

April 15th Ought to Be a National Holiday

Bessie Smith earned the title of "Empress of the Blues" by virtue of her forceful vocal delivery and command of the genre.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Catherine Russell, Bria Skonberg's Brass Kicker and More Set for ...

THE 2nd ANNUAL NEW YORK HOT JAZZ FESTIVAL is set for The Players Club - 16 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan on Sunday, May 18 - 1:00pm to 1:00am.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Drawn-Out Death

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Northern Arizona University, Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

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