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1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

Carver Theater plans to reopen in grand fashion with music, film and more April 30-May 1

The much-anticipated and often-delayed re-opening of the Carver Theater in New Orleans is set to arrive with high-wattage star-power events on a busy weekend, with a series of events from April 30 to May 1. The proceedings begin on Wednesday with a series of three different events, starting with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m., followed by ... (more)

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1 hr ago | The Gaston Gazette

Concerts close to home: 10 outdoor festivals for area music lovers

In February, The Gazette profiled some of the biggest upcoming outdoor music festivals across the country, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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2 hrs ago | JamBase

Bob Weir To Guest With Preservation Hall Jazz Band

On Friday night New Orleans institution Preservation Hall Jazz Band is set to perform at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA.

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4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Chilliwack secondary Dixieland band hitting all the notes

A group of Chilliwack senior secondary students are taking their musical stylings beyond the schools walls, outside of Chilliwack, all the way to California and New York City.

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5 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Artist produces his first full-color etching of musician Trombone Shorty

Artist Phillip Sage believes he has what he calls "a winner" in his new etching of Trombone Shorty.

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9 hrs ago | Freshnews

Groupon Offers Epic Deal to Make It Right Gala with Brad Pitt, Bruno Mars and Kings of Leon

Groupon today announced a campaign with Make It Right, the organization founded by Brad Pitt to build environmentally- friendly homes for people in need.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Tulane launches expansive new educational website dedicated to Gulf South music, culture

Tulane's new Music Rising website offers resources for scholars of all ages interested in Gulf South music, history and culture.

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Scoop

Benjamin Bookera s Debut Single a Violent Shivera Out Now

Stream the track on Spotify here: http://www.smarturl.it/zp9m8q And get a taste for what he and drummer Max Norton are like live here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zm-rb8k1HkU Booker's debut album, produced by Andrija Tokic , will be released this Spring via Rough Trade Booker has been hand-picked to open for Jack White on a series of US July ... (more)

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WGNO-TV New Orleans

Pelicans 2013-14 schedule & results

Sat Oct 5 vs Rockets in Houston Mon Oct 7 vs Mavericks in Dallas Wed Oct 9 vs Magin in Jacksonville Sun Oct 13 vs Hawks in Biloxi Thur Oct 17 at 7PM vs Thunder in Tulsa Sat Oct 19 at 6PM vs Wizards in Lexington Wed Oct 23 at 7PM vs Heat in New Orleans Fri Oct 25 at 6PM vs Magic in Orlando Fri Nov 1 at 6PM vs Magic in Orlando Sat Nov 2 at 7PM vs ... (more)

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NOLA.com

Sync Up Cinema 2014: Free Jazz Fest sidebar to shine light on TV, film

'Vanishing Pearls' is the directoral debut of New Orleans filmmaker Nailah Jefferson and tells the story of the oyster harvesters of Pointe a la Hache as they struggle even now, four years after the BP oil spill disaster.

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The Times

Bruce Springsteen is playing Jazz Fest next month in New Orleans. File photo

When the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival schedule was released in March, fans of Bruce Springsteen noticed his relatively modest May 3 concert time of 1 hour and 50 minutes.

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NOLA.com

Miley Cyrus filmed a fan fight, Justin Bieber turned up at Coachella, and more pop news from the weekend

Miley Cyrus likes her cell phone as much as any 21-year-old in 2014, which is a lot.

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NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Tues., April 15, 2014: Margie Perez at Maison

Perhaps it's appropriate that, 48 hours after the close of a record-setting French Quarter Festival - and l0 days before the start of the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest -- the city will be relatively quiet.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Newswise

Wynton Marsalis to Address Tulane University Graduates

New Orleans native and Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters and deliver the keynote address to graduates at Tulane University's Commencement 2014 , which will be held at 9 a.m., May 17 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Catherine Russell, Bria Skonberg's Brass Kicker and More Set for ...

THE 2nd ANNUAL NEW YORK HOT JAZZ FESTIVAL is set for The Players Club - 16 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan on Sunday, May 18 - 1:00pm to 1:00am.

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NOLA.com

Midnight Preserves, Preservation Hall's Jazz Fest night concert series, is a secret

Over the past few years, late-night concerts at Preservation Hall have become quite the post-festival destination.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Paul Cebar is taking Milwaukee global

Paul Cebar has lived in Milwaukee most of his life, but his music has traveled the world: New Orleans, Jamaica, Cuba, Africa.

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EatingOxford.com

Double Decker Food Lineup

For those participating in the Double Decker Spring Run on April 26 at 7:30 a.m., there will be a supply of water provided by EatingOxford.com at the finish line for you.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

NOLA.com

Tambourine Green pounds her instrument, and the stage, as the Treme Brass Band funks up...

There was a time, not too long ago, when you watched the Treme Brass Band for its iconic bass drummer, the dapper "Uncle" Lionel Batiste .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Bands in the 2014 Rose Parade: Part 4, from Alaska to Panama

The six remaining bands in this series of four articles on the 2014 Rose Parade bands were placed so closely together in the last quarter of the parade that it was difficult to set up shots, but that doesn't take away from the amazing artistry and musicianship these youngsters exhibited.

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