A few years back, Allen Toussaint sat for a wide-ranging, 38-minute-long interview with Larry Appelbaum (a music specialist at the Library of Congress) about "his hit records, life in the recording studios, the New Orleans piano tradition, Professor Longhair, the challenges of songwriting and producing and the impact
Soul Sister, Little Gem Saloon, Lura Belle Productions, and WWOZ present "Gem Sessions" featuring vibraphonist Warren Wolf and Wolfpack of Baltimore, MD, for two shows on Thursday, September 12 at the Little Gem Saloon, 445 S. Rampart St., upstairs in the Ramp Room.
Today, we meet up with some of the culinary craftsmen who are responsible for why New Orleans is known for good food and what makes this possible. We hear a cooking lesson by Tee Eva along with inspirations and tales from Bayona, Mahoney's and more. Live music, of course, accompanies our program.
The 19th Annual White Buffalo Day gathering of tribes for unity, peace, and healing takes place on Tuesday, August 27. The celebration will honor Big Chief David Montana (pictured at left) for his White Buffalo suit that he unveiled this year. The event begins at 5:30 PM in front of the Backstreet Cultural Museum.
From the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: The deadline for submitting press kits to perform at the 2014 Jazz & Heritage Festival is October 1, 2013. As always, the mission of the Festival is to preserve, perpetuate, and promote the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.
The annual Culture Collison event brings together more than 60 of New Orleans’ nonprofit visual and performing arts organizations for a one-night-only event designed to encourage participation in the New Orleans art scene. This year's Collision happens at Generations Hall (pictured at left).