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NewsBeat April 1990

It’s upon us again…it’s on everyone’s mind…Jazz Fest. Bigger and better than ever, as the schedule on page 21 will demonstrate. But that’s not all that’s going on during April. […]

People Watch: Music Entrepeneur Michael Murphy

Some people call Michael Murphy the best thing to hook up music and business in New Orleans. He’s probably the lowest-key mover and shaker in the music scene in the […]

Cajun Cruisin’: OffBeat’s Second Annual Insider’s Guide to Acadiana, Part One

Music, cultural experiences and good times are incessant affairs on the bayou. But the serious tourist who wants the real authentic stuff or the best Acadiana offers won’t discover it […]

Revisionary Images

Visitors attending the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival enjoy a varied mix of local and regional as well as national performers. Throw in the kind of cuisine that abounds […]

Quint Davis: Quint Essential, Part One

Read Part Two of this interview with Quint Davis New Orleans music is hot—we all know it and the Grammy Awards proved it. And the Jazz Fest is the major […]

Spring Festivals: In-Fest-Ation

Ah, springtime in Louisiana! Every mother’s son and every son’s church puts on their own version of a fair or festival in April throughout Louisiana. Just so we can lead […]

NewsBeat March 1990

Well, as we’ve been saying for a long, long time, the New Orleans music scene is heating up again, to a fervor (we hope) that may match that of the […]

Rodin, Nudes and Beasts at NOMA

Three special exhibitions at the New Orleans Museum of Art in City Park provide an exciting array of art-viewing opportunities this month. Works ranging from monumentally romantic 19th Century Rodin […]

Festival Season: Rites of Spring

Spring is the season for festivals in Louisiana, and March and April kick off with several festivals worth catching: the Louisiana Black Heritage Festival (March 10-11); the Amite Oyster Day […]

Ear to the Ground: New and Up-and-Coming

Since the Grammy people gave a truckload o’ awards to New Orleans artists, the national music folks may decide to come down south and see what we have to offer. […]