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5 things to know for 11/11-11/17

Fri, 11/11/16
1) The free Treme Creole Gumbo Fest is happening Saturday and Sunday at Armstrong Park. This annual festival features some of the finest brass bands in the city along with some of the most delicious gumbo. 2) Sudan Second Line Parade is rolling this Sunday starting at noon!... Read more

10a Friday: Jack Brass Band Live Video

Thu, 11/10/16

Hear 'Weekend New Orleans' on Saturday mornings, 8-10a

Wed, 11/09/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
We are happy to announce a new show Saturday mornings, Weekend New Orleans, with host Rockin' Ron Phillips. Listeners will hear a mixture of New Orleans-centric music from various genres including Trad Jazz, R&B, soul, funk, brass bands, and more each Saturday from 8-10a. R... Read more

New music spotlight: The Musical Mojo of Dr. John

Tue, 11/08/16
What a lineup paying respect to the great Dr. John! The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac and His Music, a compilation released on October 21, features an all-star lineup with Dr. John himself, Allen Toussaint, Anders Osborne, Bill Kreutzmann, Brian Stoltz, Bruce Sp... Read more

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers live today ~2p

Mon, 11/07/16

The Louisiana Anthology online

Mon, 11/07/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Calling all bibliophiles! Check out the Louisiana Anthology online; a digital collection of texts about Louisiana launched in 2012. The site's is to include the widest possible collection of works — fiction, poetry, drama, myths, folk-tales, exploration narratives, travelog... Read more

We Are One Second Line Parade on Sunday

Sat, 11/05/16

Rhythm Room Playlist 11/05/16

Sat, 11/05/16
1     Outrage     Booker T. & The MGs     02:37     Soul Dressing     2016/11/4 22:04:06 2     Hole In My Pocket     Ruthie Foster     04:42     Runaway Soul     2016/11/4 22:06:50 3     Tomorrow May Be So Late     Howard 'Slim' Hunt & The Supreme Angels     02:42     The B... Read more

5 things to know for 11/4-11/10

Fri, 11/04/16
1) Fun local festivals this weekend as the 13th annual Bayou Bacchanal Caribbean Festival returns to Congo Square on Saturday, November 5. It kicks off with a parade that begins at 11a outside Harrah's (Poydras side). The 10th annual Central City Fest is also happening Satu... Read more

Preserving Second Line Culture: A New Exhibit

Thu, 11/03/16
The Jazz & Heritage Gallery is presenting a rare group photography exhibition showcasing modern second line culture with images that document how contemporary culture bearers are advancing a tradition that is emblematic of New Orleans. The exhibit is curated by Charles M. L... Read more

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