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Beats and Brushstrokes Sets up Shop on O.C. Haley

Beats and Brushstrokes will host their third installment outside of Charlie Boy LLC at 2043 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. on Saturday, October 25th, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Beats and Brushstrokes combines the forces of local visual artists, musicians, makeup designers, and fashion designers for a celebration of the next generation of New Orleans [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Tank and the Bangas at Tipitina’s October 25

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Tank and the Bangas at Tipitina’s on October 25. DJ RQ Away will open the show, which starts at 10 p.m. Tickets are $12 at the door, or you can enter to win a free pair of tickets right here.

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Ticket Giveaway: Zoso at Tipitina’s on October 24

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Zoso at Tipitina’s on October 24. Zoso formed in 1995 to pay tribute to legendary rock band Led Zeppelin, and they haven’t slowed down yet. Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory will open for Zoso. Doors open at 9 p.m., the show starts at 10 p.m., and [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Of Montreal
at the Howlin’ Wolf 10/24

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Of Montreal at the Howlin’ Wolf on October 24. Doors open at 9 p.m., and the show starts at 10 p.m. with openers Pillar Point. Tickets are $15, or you can fill out the form below for your chance to win!

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Photos: Macy Gray at Tipitina’s, October 22, 2014

Macy Gray put on a tremendous show at Tipitina’s on Wednesday, October 22, accompanied by openers The Honorable South and Cary Nokey. Check out these pictures from the always emotive Macy Gray’s show. All photos by Elsa Hahne and Golden G. Richard, III. Click here to view the gallery on Flickr.

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Photos: Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, October 17-19, 2014

Some of the best blues musicians in the world descended on New Orleans for the 2014 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest from October 17-19. Check out this photo gallery from the event. All photos by Elsa Hahne and Golden G. Richard, III. Click here to view the gallery on Flickr.

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New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra to Play Lionel Ferbos Memorial Concert

A free concert in honor of late trumpeter Lionel Ferbos will take place on Sunday, November 9, from 5-6 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church. The concert will be presented by the New Orleans Jazz Celebration and the Holt-Burnett Memorial Fund (a part of the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and Assistance Foundation Gig Fund), organizations committed [...]

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CAC to Host R. Buckminster Fuller Documentary

On Friday, November 7, the Contemporary Arts Center will feature a one-night only performance of The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, a live documentary created and narrated by Academy Award-nominated Sam Green and accompanied live by acclaimed indie rock band Yo La Tengo. The documentary will showcase the life of R. Buckminster Fuller, a [...]

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ReFresh Project Celebrates Winning Green Garden Contest

On Saturday, October 25, the ReFresh Project will host a Preview Party and Community Farm Ribbon Cutting, an event in celebration of the project’s first place win in the first-ever national Garnier Green Garden Contest. A second line parade will kick off the event at noon, followed by the ribbon cutting of the farm and [...]

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Photos: 11th Annual Voice of the Wetlands Festival

The 11th annual Voice of the Wetlands Festival brought some of the biggest and best Louisiana musicians to Houma to help shine a light on Louisiana’s vanishing wetlands from October 10-12, 2014. Spearheaded by Tab Benoit, the festival included performances by Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Johnny Sansone, Lil Buck Sinegal, Guitar Slim, Jr., and many [...]

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