New Orleans – New Orleans singer/songwriter - and 21st Century one-woman band - Theresa Andersson -celebrates the release of a new DVD Saturday night, April 24th at Le Petit Theater - and plays Jazz Fest Sunday, April 25th.
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This recording was made March 18, 2010. Pam Mathews and her friend, Jo Lincks, were nurses at Memorial Medical Center when Hurricane Katrina hit. Pam's husband, Roy, an accountant, decided to ride out the storm at the hospital. They worked in the neonatal intensive care unit, and made sure the babies under their care got out safe - about an hour before all generator power failed. Jo starts off the conversation about what happened next.
New Orleans – La Divina Gelateria debuts as a food vendor at this year's Jazz Fest - with a booth near the Gentilly Stage serving 8 flavors daily - and a freezer on a tricycle dispensing 2 flavors near the Jazz Tent.
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For more information about the 41st Annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Presented by Shell - please click here .
New Orleans – Singer Sasha Masakowski - a recent UNO Jazz Studies graduate - and Big Easy Award winner - joins her father Steve - and brother Martin - for a Jazz Fest performance with their band Nova NOLA - Sunday, May 2nd.
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New Orleans – UNO History professor Al Kennedy's new biography "Big Chief Harrison and the Mardi Gras Indians" details the remarkable life of New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian and literacy advocate Donald Harrison, Sr.
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New Orleans, LA – Bounce rap may not be the first genre to come up in most discussions of New Orleans musical heritage. But local music journalist and researcher Alison Fensterstock says this infectious, eminently danceable musical style is intimately tied to the Crescent City's cultural experience.