festivals

Arts & Culture
9:13 am
Fri March 23, 2012

Congo Square New World Rythms Festival

From the Congo to Cuba, from Brazil to Basin Street and New Orleans "bounce," the universal drum will beat in Armstrong Park on March 24 and 25, when the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the fifth annual Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival. WWNO's Paul Maassen spoke with Scott Aiges of the NOJ&HF about the festival.

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Satchmo Summerfest
9:56 pm
Thu July 30, 2009

Legendary Jazz Producer George Avakian Remembers Louis Armstrong

A guaranteed highlight of the annual Satchmo Summerfest is any seminar session that features legendary jazz producer George Avakian. In a career that extends over eight decades, Avakian has produced outstanding recordings for such leading artists as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington – and earned most every honor the music world has to offer. WWNO'S Fred Kasten has more.

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Jazz Fest
4:53 am
Tue December 16, 2008

2009 Jazzfest lineup announced

The lineup for the 40th anniversary New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has been announced. Correspondent Eileen Fleming has more.

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Arts & Culture
5:03 am
Fri October 3, 2008

Art For Art's Sake Turns 30!

One of New Orleans' biggest visual events celebrates its 30th anniversary Saturday, October 4th, with another party in the Arts District.

Dance
3:26 am
Fri June 27, 2008

New Orleans Dance Festival Celebrates African and Caribbean Traditions

Put your dancing shoes on and shake a tail feather! The 12th Annual New Orleans Dance Festival kicks off next week as international dance instructors will be in town celebrating African and Caribbean dance traditions found in New Orleans culture.

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Festivals
2:25 am
Fri June 13, 2008

Three Festivals, One Weekend!

The French Quarter hosts the "New Orleans Vieux To Do" this weekend.

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