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Revival Time with Marty Stuart

On White Linen Night, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art opens “The Art of Country Music,” a collection of personal effects, folk art and iconic objects collected by musician Marty […]

YouTube du Jour: Louis Armstrong

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhVdLd43bDI[/youtube] Today, Satchmo SummerFest starts with seminars at the Palm Court and the Satchmo Club Strut on Frenchmen Street. Here’s Armstrong from 1933 performing “Dinah” in Copenhagen.

Dax Riggs Says Goodnight

Dax Riggs’ first demo tape was Dry Pussy. When I read that on his discography, I jumped to conclusions. I pictured a crazed man with knotty, unwashed hair and torn […]

Whitney White Linen Night on Saturday

Saturday, August 7, Whitney Bank will conquer the 300-800 blocks of Julia Street to host their annual summer pre-art season celebration, White Linen Night. From 6-9 p.m., more than twenty […]

YouTube du Jour: Louis Armstrong

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GuDExkBmnU[/youtube] In honor of the upcoming Satchmo SummerFest, here’s Louis Armstrong from 1959 performing “Basin Street Blues” in Stuttgart, Germany. Tonight’s the kickoff party at the Palm Court. Friday, seminars […]

YouTube du Jour: Louis Armstrong & Johnny Cash

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqc209-rwNI[/youtube] The Satchmo SummerFest starts Thursday at 7 p.m. with the kickoff party at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe. Here’s Armstrong when he guested on The Johnny Cash Show in […]

13th Annual French Film Festival: What the French?

For anyone who’s wondered what a French movie version of the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale might look like, the 13th annual French Film Festival can show you. Presented […]

Spike Lee’s HBO Follow-up Documentary Scheduled

Four years after Spike Lee’s Peabody-winning documentary, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, Lee continues his efforts to document life after Hurricane Katrina. His new documentary, If […]

YouTube du Jour: John Mooney

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu136rUAC6E&feature=related[/youtube] John Mooney returns to Chickie Wah Wah tonight for an evening of solo blues. Here he is in 2007 at a Swedish blues festival playing “I’m a Country Boy.”

Story Time with Rasputina

Melora Creager’s inspiration for Sister Kinderhook’s “Snow-Hen of Austerlitz”? Feral children. “I was obsessed with this feral children Web site, and the song just came out really easily,” Creager, the […]