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57 min ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Faith Lutheran Church Offers New Orleans Jazz Liturgies

On Sunday morning, September 7, Faith Lutheran Church will be offering two New Orleans Jazz Liturgies, at 8:30 and 11 am.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Benny Goodman

5 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014: LIttle Freddie King

Little Freddie King during the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation Sweet 16 Prom at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe in New Orleans on April 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Blues, Little Freddie King, Music, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

Lovers of jazz see Detroit as the New Orleans of the north

The 35th annual Detroit Jazz Festival is this Labor Day weekend. It is the largest free jazz festival in the world, and it will be held in downtown Detroit at Campus Martius and Hart Plaza.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Jazz, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins

12 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

'Coffee and Bananas' is theme of Downriver Fest, brown bag lunch in New Orleans

Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. New Orleans is a port city where locals wake to the smell of coffee wafting over banana trees laden with yellow fruit, their tropical leaves waving over courtyard walls as breezes blow off the Mississippi River.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Life, Fruits, Food, US National Parks, New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Wed., Aug. 27, 2014: Royal Southern Brotherhood

Royal Southern Brotherhood, fronted by Cyril Neville, center, performs at the Freret Street PubliQ House on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times of Oman

All that jazz...global treat at Royal Opera House Muscat

Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans will return to the ROHM on April 28, 2015.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Rohm and Haas, Chemicals, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Paquito d'rivera, Oman, World News, Middle East

The Times-Picayune

Newsweek looks at Voodoo, and related tourism, rebounding in New Orleans

Newsweek magazine this week looked at what it described as a post-Hurricane Katrina rebound of voodoo in New Orleans , saying the religion dropped from as many as 3,000 practitioners in the city before the hurricane to less than 300 but has since climbed closer to 400.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

NOLA.com

7 killings ruled justifiable in New Orleans in 2014: Timeline

Seven killings, including two by police, have been ruled justifiable homicides this year.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, New Orleans, LA, Jazz

OnMilwaukee

Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings New Orleans flavor to Milwaukee

For about half of the year, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band calls its New Orleans namesake home, playing bright brassy jazz to the residents of the Big Easy.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Music, Entertainment

Patch.com

New Orleans Guitarist Performing Sept. 12 in Sandy Springs

Jimmy Robinson, a talented, lightening-fast guitarist from New Orleans, is heading to the Atlanta area for a performance Sept.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Mon Aug 25, 2014

North Texas e-News

Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum to host 9th Annual Heritage Dinner Aug. 30

Join the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum for the 9th Annual Heritage Dinner on August 30 at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center featuring the Bois d'Arc Dixieland Band who will be entertaining us with their traditional New Orleans Dixieland Jazz style! The Band was formed in 1996 after Russell Armstrong returned from a trip to Disney World with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jazz, Commerce, TX

The New Zealand Herald

Louisiana: On the Big Easy beat

It was a spur of the moment decision. I needed to go to Florida to take care of some family matters, but decided that I would spend a few days in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Jelly Roll Morton, Travel

All About Jazz

Duke Ellington -- Jazz on the Screen: A Jazz and Blues Filmography

'A Streetcar Named Desire' , It has become a well-deserved landmark in the history of film music and paved the way for numerous movie jazz scores.

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Related Topix: Theater, Duke Ellington, Jazz & Blues, Jazz, A Streetcar Named Desire, Mississippi

NOLA.com

James Taylor bound for New Orleans' Lakefront Arena in November 2014

Singer-songwriter James Taylor is bound for the Lakefront Arena on the University of New Orleans campus.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Beaver, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, James Taylor, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Nippertown!

8/25/14; Today's Tips: Monday

READING : Poets Speak Loud @ McGeary's Pub , Albany. Open mic with featured poet Paul Pines , the author of the award-winning collection, "New Orleans Variations & Paris Ouroboros," and the upcoming "Fishing On the Pole Star."

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Jazz, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, Funk

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

New Artist to Watch: Audra Mariel

New York native, Audra Mariel was raised on the American songbook. Growing up she was heavily influenced by vocalists: Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Mon., Aug. 25, 2014: King James & the Special Men

King James and the Special Men: tenor saxophonist Bruce Brackman, drummer Eric Heigle, pianist Casey McAllister, lead vocalist Jimmy "King James" Horn, bassist Robert Snow, baritone saxophonist Dominick Grillo and guitarist John "Porkchop" Rodli.

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

The Jersey Journal

Rally Day, Sept. 7, at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence

Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence will celebrate Rally Day with two Eucharistic services, featuring New Orleans jazz on Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Wycliffe Gordon, Benny Goodman, Stan Getz

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Sun., Aug. 24, 2014: Memphis rocker John Paul Keith

Memphis roots rocker John Paul Ketih, who makes classic-sounding power pop, performs at d.b.a. on Frenchmen Street on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Indie, Memphis, Orleans, Jazz, Pop/Rock, New Orleans, LA, Tom Petty, Music, Entertainment

The Times-Picayune

Dumpstaphunk drummer Nikki Glaspie to move on after gig tonight in North Carolina

Drummer Nikki Glaspie, center, will play her final show with Dumpstaphunk on Friday, Aug, 22, 2014, in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Friday, Pop/Rock, Orleans, Jazz, The Rebirth Brass Band, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

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