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2 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

An ugly week

Like many municipalities, the City of New Orleans hands out ceremonial proclamations and letters of welcome to citizens and visitors.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Abortion, Non-Profit

7 hrs ago | All About Jazz

Elio Villafranca And The Jass Syncopaters -- The Caribbean Tinge: Live from Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Ever since the jazz was created in the clubs and dancehalls of New Orleans, there was always a significant influence from the Caribbean region, specifically from Cuba.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Dizzy, House, Jazz, Rico, CO

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Model D

The glorious potential of cities; or, How eight square blocks can change the world

The Wire and Treme -- delivered an incendiary talk about the alarming rise of American inequality at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Jazz, Detroit, MI

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Tues., July 29: Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs

Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs perform during Essence Festival 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans Friday, July 5, 2013.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Best of New Orleans

Scuttlebits

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu picked up a musical endorsement last week in her bid to retain her Senate seat - that of New Orleans jazz legend Ellis Marsalis .

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Related Topix: Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Ellis Marsalis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy

Best of New Orleans

Preview: Satchmo SummerFest

John Boutte performs on the Red Beans and Ricely Yours stage at 3:45 p.m. Friday at the Old U.S. Mint.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Ambient, Armstrong, Boutte, LA, New Orleans, LA

NOLA.com

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs in benefit for Tipitina's Foundation

New Orleans native Wynton Marsalis was joined by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, of which he is the artistic and managing director, for a special concert to benefit Tipitina's Foundation on Sunday .

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Wynton Marsalis, Theater, Arts

Hanover Herald-Progress

Dixie Power Trio kicks off summer concert series in Ashland

The Bluemont Concert Series returns to the Town of Ashland for its 10th season of outdoor evening concerts featuring a variety of family-focused evening performances.

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Related Topix: Bluemont, VA, Ashland, VA, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Recreational Vehicle, Award

WWOZ

New Orleans Calling: In Search of Satchmo

Welcome to the WWOZ's new nationally syndicated program, NEW ORLEANS CALLING! We have lots in store for you! The presence and spirit of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong can be found in books, in movies, and on recordings spanning many decades -- but in New Orleans, he's very much alive in another way: in the spirit of the musicians of the city.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, New Orleans, LA, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NOLA.com

Steely Dan's 'Jamalot Ever After' in New Orleans at the UNO Lakefront Arena

Stacie Russell, 29 and Tasha McGhie, 30, from Fort Worth, Texas talk about why they love Steely Dan before the concert at New Orleans' UNO Lakefront Arena on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Steely Dan, Pop/Rock, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Classical, Becker, Music, Entertainment

The Hartford Courant

The Loves of His Life Were Jazz, Dance, And His Church

Edward D. Turner Jr. had a joie de vivre that was irrepressible: He loved dancing, jazz, and a good party.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, Jazz, Hartford, CT, West Hartford, CT, Windsor, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Mon., July 28, 2014: Glen David Andrews returns

Glen David Andrews returns to his Monday night gig at d.b.a. on Frenchmen Street on July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Stereophile

Hot Bach

It seems like the Red Hot discs have been around forever, dutifully, as their longtime motto proclaims, "Fighting AIDS Through Popular Culture."

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Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Cole Porter, Jazz, J.S. Bach

WIGM-AM Medford

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint to Tour This Fall

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will be touring the United States with their longtime friend and fellow New Orleans icon Allen Toussaint.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73

Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.

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Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

NOLA.com

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and more things to do in New Orleans on Sunday

The second day of New Orleans Daiquiri Festival features music by Yugen, Micah McKee and Little Maker, the Honorable South, Cardinal Sons, and Tank and the Bangas.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Wynton Marsalis, Music, Entertainment

Sunday Herald

Review: Edinburgh Jazz Festival

IN celebrating Jelly Roll Morton's legacy, drummer Ken Mathieson journeyed back through the history of jazz itself.

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Related Topix: Jelly Roll Morton, Jazz, Evan Christopher

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Sat., July 26, 2014: Steely Dan at the Lakefront Arena

On Saturday, July 26, the options for live music in New Orleans include an ultra-smooth classic rock band, a renowned acoustic blues picker, and the return of an infamous New Orleans rock character.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Steely Dan, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Lucky accident brings photo treasures to Pete Fountain

Karen and Johnny Jones from Kentwood walked into the Amtrak station with a box of treasures for famed New Orleans musician Pete Fountain.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Pete Fountain, Lucky, LA, Kentwood, LA, New Orleans, LA

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Montgomery museum celebrates Zelda Fitzgerald's 114th birthday

A Megabus traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans encountered a mechanical issue and had to stop near Tuskegee Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, Jazz, Tuskegee, AL, Robert Bentley, US Governors

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