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TV reports that artist Bruce Brice, known for his meticulously detailed, brightly colored paintings and prints of New Orleans parade and neighborhood scenes died on Sunday, .jpg TED JACKSON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Bruce Brice designed the first Jazz Fest poster and has shown his art at every Jazz Fest for 40 years. Brice shows off his posters at his Bywater home in New Orleans, Tuesday, April 14, 2009.
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Air dates: Thursday, September 11, 2014, 1:00 PM, and Friday, September 12, 2014, 9:00 PM, on KRVS 88.7 FM Lafayette/Lake Charles, and online at krvs.org. You can hear a podcast of this show and previous shows on the website under "Programs" anytime.
Dear Smiley: Here in the South, we are fortunate to have the useful phrase, "Bless her heart," which excuses anything impolite, evil or malicious that comes just before or after it. If that is followed by "LOL," even if nothing is funny, the sender seems to think it lessens the rudeness, while I still find it offensive.
Some of the music I write about in this space each Friday pushes well beyond what the average person might consider jazz, and there are times when I wouldn't even try to make the argument myself. But jazz and its influence-via the practice of improvisation-has radiated widely, so that all kinds of sounds could theoretically boast some type of connection.
PRLog - Sep. 12, 2014 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 the Beat Hotel, located in Cambridge's Harvard Square, will be transformed into the Big Easy during its first ever "New Orleans Burlesque: Fleur de Tease" from 8:30PM to 12:00AM featuring drink and dinner specials from Chef Ignacio Lopez, live music from The Brian Thomas New Orleans Band and a spicy burlesque show.
SURE, YOU'VE BEEN to New Orleans-for Mardi Gras or Jazz Fest, maybe a bachelor weekend. There was a late-night stumble along Bourbon Street, a Sunday stroll past Garden District mansions.
In the aftermath of the Society of Environmental Journalists ' Sept. 3-7 conference in New Orleans, journalists from the United States, Canada and elsewhere around the world are writing about the environmental issues they explored here.
Photo by Ted Rozumalski -- Paul McCartney, George Harrison and John Lennon on stage during the September 16, 1964 concert in New Orleans. The Beatles played their only New Orleans concert on Sept.
Jazzy, brassy, celebratory New Orleans, known for its spicy cuisine and infectious beat of Cajun music notoriously treats life like one big party. Even the funerals are upbeat with lively jazz bands accompanying the funeral procession, putting the FUN in funeral - as beliefs would have it - to loosen the soul out of the body of the dead.
Following the release of his Louis Armstrong tribute album, "Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch," Dr. John's Sept. 20 concert at the Joy Theater will feature many special guests.
Sal Perricone always had something to prove. Growing up poor and Italian in a city dominated by Creoles and Anglos, Perricone found respect on the streets after high school by becoming a cop.
Drummer Johnny Vidacovich will perform early on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, followed by a late show at the Maple Leaf.
Jazz in the Park kicks off its fall 2014 season with performances by To Be Continued Brass Band, Shannon Powell Band and the Landry Walker Marching Band on Thursday .
It wouldn't be an overstatement to suggest that New Orleans singer-songwriter Benjamin Booker had a pretty good summer.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:46 pm
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