The Big Easy International Film Festival is happening this weekend (Dec.
13-14) at Indywood, a small, one-screen theater just one block away from the
hopping nightlife of Frenchmen Street.
Saturday features a documentary shorts program,
The late Pete Seeger, who passed last January, and the Rivertown Kids do
"Forever Young," from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50
Years of Amnesty International, a monumental 4-disc set of Dylan covers
released in 2012.
One of the most popular features on the national NPR network over the last
few years has been the Tiny Desk Concerts, a series created by "All Songs
Considered" host Bob Boilen. Each concert consists of video and audio
performed at Boilen's desk at NPR's Washington DC studi...
The day after his Essence Fest set at the Superdome last July, R&B singer
Jesse Boykins III wandered into Mardi Gras World and, amongst the disembodied
heads and other pieces of floats, delivered an a cappella version of "4 U 2 B
Free" from his most recent album Love Appara...
It's back! I'm inviting all fun people in New Orleans to join us again for
year #2 of the fun new marching krewe, rolling again as part of the
KreweDelusion parade on Saturday, January 31, 2015, following Krewe du Vieux.
The mission of my Krewe of King James: the Super Bad ...
Led by clarinetist Ben Schenck, the Panorama Jazz Band have been on the New
Orleans music scene since 1995. Their repetoire includes traditional jazz as
well as numbers inflected by folk traditions for around the world. This video
for "Dansez La Mazouk" was published just l...
New Orleans may not have white Christmases, but we're not lacking in the
holiday (or any type of) spirit. One beautiful and classic (and free)
December tradition marries some of the best local musicians with one of our
most famous landmarks-- the St. Louis Cathedral at Jack...
Tab Benoit, accompanied by Waylon Thibodeaux and Johnny Sansone, does "When A
Cajun Man Gets The Blues" from his 2002 album Wetlands, recorded live during
the "Night Train to Nashville" tour.
The deadline for crafts vendors at the 2015 Jazz Fest is rapidly approaching!
You have until midnight this Tuesday, December 2, 2014 to submit your
application for one of the three crafts areas at this year's festival:
The Congo Square African Marketplace features unique, ha...