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Dining Out: Dunbar’s

At Dunbar’s new location inside Loyola’s Broadway Activity Center, you’re not likely to see a meeting of officers from Zulu. And at the original location on Freret, I don’t remember […]

Cook Me Something, Mister

On Twelfth Night, members of the Garden District Citizens Command Post gathered to plot their strategy for Carnival. Laminated signs had been printed. A port-a-potty had been rented. Last year, […]

Best of the Beat Lifetime Achievement Award in Music Education: Harold Battiste

The words “The Future of Our Past” printed on the upper right cover of Harold Battiste’s sheet music/workbook, The Silverbook, speak volumes about the musician and the man. Generally, when […]

Dining Out: Jazz Tacos

I was prowling the French Quarter one afternoon last August, when a food writer friend called with a tip to check out Jazz Tacos. On the way over, I stopped […]

Gabrielle’s Fate

In September,Chef Greg Sonnier returned from a frustrating trip to City Hall, hung a “For Sale” on the banquet facility he had purchased Uptown on Henry Clay Avenue and Laurel […]

Raw and Order

Elvis wields a knife in Fat City. It’s true; I’ve seen it. And in the process he is slicing, paring and filleting his way to a reputation as one of […]

A Fetish For Father

June 15 is Father’s Day and if your dad is as hip as mine was (escorting me to the Playboy Club on my 18th birthday), a couple of local events […]

You NEED This

If you’re reading this right NOW, I hope you may have picked it up at the Second Annual Satchmo SummerFest. It’s a great idea for a festival, and it’s slated […]

Swiss Orleans

Everybody loves this kind of music,” says Karl-Heinz Ern. Of course he is speaking of jazz played in the traditional New Orleans manner. Ern is the producer of New Orleans […]

Africa Comes Calling

Do not miss what is likely to be one of the shows of the year, Africa Fete ’99, when it rolls into town for an engagement at the House of […]