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Trailblazer Willie Birch anchors new ‘Changing Course’ exhibit
4 months ago

Trailblazer Willie Birch anchors new ‘Changing Course’ exhibit

By  •  Art

The artist Willie Birch grew up in New Orleans before the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, well before the Black Power Movement, and in the throes of the …
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Tricentennial Art Exhibition Speaks Truth to Power for Black New Orleans
7 months ago

Tricentennial Art Exhibition Speaks Truth to Power for Black New Orleans

The remarkably resilient city of New Orleans is celebrating its Tricentennial with grand celebrations of cultural and historical significance all year long. As always, tourists will pour in and out …
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Big Freedia Hosts VIP Premier Party at Swanky Ace Hotel
1 year ago

Big Freedia Hosts VIP Premier Party at Swanky Ace Hotel

Big Freedia comes bouncing back with season 6 of her reality show, appropriately re-titled – “Big Freedia Bounces Back.” The docu-series has gone from 30 minutes to a full hour, …
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Bandhead Wednesday is a Hit for Shamarr Allen
3 years ago

Bandhead Wednesday is a Hit for Shamarr Allen

By  •  Music

Shamarr Allen calls himself the best that’s ever done it!  That’s mighty lofty considering other New Orleans horn greats like, Satchmo and Wynton Marsalis; not to mention his contemporaries, Christian …
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