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3 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Jon Batiste and Stay Human appear on the Colbert Report

Jonathan Batiste and the Stay Human Band perform at the Manship Theatre just hours after playing music at the East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Detention facility Feb. 28, 2014.

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

7 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Grammy nominee drops in for town gig

New Orleans singer and songwriter and 2014 Grammy nominee Andrew Duhon will be playing The 76 Club at Burton Rugby Club.

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Related Topix: Jazz

11 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Entergy Foundation Targets Education, Environmental Programs and Poverty Solutions

NEW ORLEANS, July 29 -- Entergy issued the following news release: More than 100 nonprofit organizations are benefiting from $1.76 million in grant awards from the Entergy Charitable Foundation.

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Related Topix: Energy, Entergy, Nuclear Fuel Services, Entergy Arkansas, Environmental, Entergy New Orleans, Entergy Mississippi, Jazz

16 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

Hot City heats up Winters gazebo

Hot City will present a free outdoor performance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Rotary Park Gazebo on Main Street at Railroad Avenue in front of the Community Center in Winters.

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Related Topix: Winters, CA, Sacramento, CA, Jazz

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Review Roundup: Young Vic's a Streetcar Named Desire

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE just opened at the Young Vic and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Theater, A Streetcar Named Desire, 360, Jazz

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hornsby says new live CD will be 'unlike any record you've ever heard'

Asked about his upcoming album, Bruce Hornsby immediately says: "It's different.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Entertainment

WWOZ

John Boutte, "Why"

John Boutte sings Annie Lennox's "Why" with the New Orleans Social Club on an October 2006 episode of Austin City Limits.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Rutgers University, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Home of the Groove

Summertime Syncopations, Part 2

The randomness continues with three more unrelated tracks, plus, two that might have someone in common.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Baton Rouge, LA, Crowley, LA

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

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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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

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