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4 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Always the Zoo: Family Things to Do

Audubon Zoo will be transformed into a magical playland during Zoo-To-Do for Kids, New Orleans premier benefit event for family things to do on Friday, April 25, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Cirque du Soleil keyboardist Charlie Dennard returns to New Orleans via Brazil

Jazz keyboardist Charlie Dennard left New Orleans in 2002 and spent the next 12 years touring the world with Cirque du Soleil.

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12 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

Diaspora soul man: Trumpeter Steven Bernstein returns to Minneapolis August 6

Steven Bernstein: What's not to love about a band with a tuba, trombone, trumpet and drummer? Steven Bernstein , an accomplished trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader, was set to head off to Europe last week, for shows with the sensational New Orleans pianist Henry Butler and their group, the Hot 9. They were booked for the Nice Jazz ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Metro Times

Record review: Dr. John - Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch

Dr. John Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch Concord You only have to look at the title of this record and the name of the artist on the cover to know that there's no way it isn't going to be great.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Musicians bringing New Orleans flavor to the Dakota July 24

Are you ready to party New Orleans style? Then there's nothing like the real thing, baby.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Rebirth Brass Band, Davell Crawford

Fairfield Citizen-News

NRBQ, Soul Rebels to rock Fairfield's

Two bands take the stage at the Fairfield Theatre Co. this week -- NRBQ performs Thursday and the Soul Rebels are in concert Friday.

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WWOZ

Memories of Lionel Ferbos

Lionel Ferbos was a living link to New Orleans history. Born in 1911, he lived through the last century of development and change that most of us read about in books.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Creole, LA, Theater, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Jazz Artist Monty Banks Performs at the Sorrento this Weekend

Seattle pianist and crooner extraordinaire Monty Banks is back in town this summer for a number of exclusive engagements, which this Saturday includes a special set in the historic Fireside Room at the Sorrento Hotel.

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Patch.com

Attention Santa Monica: Your Jazz on the Lawn Lineup 2014

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs presents the 9th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Tues., July 22, 2014: Guitarist Jimmy Robinson goes solo at Snug Harbor

Guitarist Jimmy Robinson returns to Snug Harbor for a solo show on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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New Haven Independent

Iguanas Invade New Haven's Natural Habitat

Blue and yellow stage light raked over Joe Cabral's face as he stepped up to the microphone, his saxophone hanging from his neck like a great, symbolic pendant.

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NOLA.com

Faux Jazz funeral held for 1964 murder victim Mary Sherman

Jazz Funeral music filled the air at 3101 St. Charles Avenue, where Mary Sherman, MD was found murdered in a grizzly scene.

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JamBase

Interview | Newport Folk Festival Producer Jay Sweet

This weekend the granddaddy of all music festivals - the Newport Folk Festival - will get under way with three days of roots, folk, funk, soul and rock or what can basically be defined as quintessential American music.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Bob Dylan, Pop/Rock, Jazz

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Big Easy beat enhances Shakespeare & Co's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

"Les bon temps" do indeed "roullez" aplenty in Tony Simotes clever restaging of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Lenox's Shakespeare & Company , where the play is set in of all places the New Orleans of the 1920's and 30's, where the magic forest drips with cypress and the streets are filled with the sounds of Cajun-infused ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Arts

The Advocate

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Lionel Ferbos, a trumpeter and icon of New Orleans' traditional jazz scene who was hailed as the city's oldest musician and gained international attention for performing well past the century mark, died Saturday, just two days after turning 103.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Island Packet

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Sun., July 20, 2014: Peter Frampton at Champions Square

On Sunday, July 20, the options for live music in New Orleans include two big shows side-by-side downtown, as well as a far more subtle jazz show on Frenchmen Street.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Pop/Rock, Peter Frampton, The Doobie Brothers, Faith Hill, Country, Music, Entertainment

WCAX-TV Burlington

Shooting deaths of 4 horses in Utah prompt outrage

Residents strolled through the smoldering rubble of their neighborhoods, some wearing surgical masks to protect their lungs from the smoke and ash lingering in the air of the riverside community they call... Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Jazz, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans' oldest jazz musician, ...

Ferbos stayed active long after reaching his century and last performed in public in March, CBS affiliate WWL-TV reported.

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Sunherald.com

Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies

Ferbos performed all over New Orleans and its suburbs for decades. His ability to read music made him an in-demand musician for gigs that took him to parks, schools, churches, dance halls and even prisons.

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