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Dickish Behavior The following letters are in response to Elsa Hahne’s feature “Here’s looking at you, Dick,” in the October issue. I ache for my girlfriends and the awful things […]

Letters to the Editor

Houston Floods Thanks for your [Jan Ramsey’s] kind words today—it’s been a devastating week with 30 inches of rain. We rode in a boat, dump truck and military transport to […]

Letters to the Editor

Jazz Fest with the LA Times The following letter is in response to Sam D’Arcangelo’s news post, “You Probably Shouldn’t Spend $3,995 To Go To Jazz Fest With An LA […]

Letters to the Editor

Jazz Fest Interviews You guys over the years have been a wonderful source of information; I thought I’d try you again to see if you could help me out. Do […]

Letters to the Editor

NOLA Lawlessness? We were in NOLA this weekend and went by Kermit’s Mother-in-Law Lounge and spent a little time under the bridge listening to the music and getting a bite […]

Letters to the Editor

Jazz Fest 2017 Amidst a rocking performance at Tipitina’s on Jazz Fest Eve, Anders Osborne serenaded the audience with a prolonged rendition of “Summertime in New Orleans,” accenting the “We […]

Letters to the Editor

No Cuba As a holder of a Lifetime subscription I’ve never been disappointed by an issue of OffBeat, but I guess there’s a first time for everything. At this year’s […]

JFB 2017 Letters to OffBeat Magazine

Charlie Sims He was a “minister” in the purest sense of the word. He and Donna served out the secrets of life: love, happiness, music, kind words, and physical sustenance… […]

Letters to the Editor

Best of the Beat I wanted to take a moment to thank you [Jan Ramsey, OffBeat] for all the hard work you do for the music community year after year. […]

October 2016 Letters to OffBeat

Too Many Festivals? The following letters are in response to Jan Ramsey’s blog post, “Spread Too Thin?” questioning if we have enough population capacity to make every single festival successful. […]