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Treme: The Instant Reviews

In the Twitter era, who composes full reviews? Here are some of the highlights from a quick survey of Tweets on HBO’s Treme, which debuted last night. @midtownNY: #HBO #Treme […]

YouTube du Jour: French Quarter Festival

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsVzWH7v-pc[/youtube] The 2010 French Quarter Festival kicks off this afternoon. For full stage schedules and quick links to our French Quarter Fest Focus articles in this month’s issue of OffBeat, […]

Po-Boy Fest to Change Location

At a meeting Wednesday, organizers decided to move the 2010 Po-Boy Festival from Oak Street to Palmer Park (the corner of Carrollton and Claiborne). The growth of the crowds for […]

Second Line Against the SRLC Friday

The Southern Republican Leadership Conference is in town this weekend, and activists have taken the occasion to organize a second line to protest Governor Bobby Jindal and the party’s philosophy […]

YouTube du Jour: Matt Perrine

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llDjAHOLKZQ[/youtube]Tonight at the early hour of 6 p.m., Matt Perrine will throw a CD-release party at Chickie Wah Wah for his new album, Bayou Road Suite. Those who attend will […]

“Treme” in the News

Momentum hasn’t faltered for the highly anticipated HBO series, Treme. With the premier only days away, Reuters claims that the show will “put New Orleans back on map”. CBC News […]

Got Art?

Last year, we published readers’ photos of Jazz Fest from the 1970s in the Jazz Fest Bible. We’re not repeating that in the pages of the issue, but we love […]

YouTube du Jour: Big Sam’s Funky Nation

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4xulPxONKw[/youtube]Big Sam’s Funky Nation has a new album, King of the Party, and they’ll play Wednesday in the Square at Lafayette Square tonight with Honey Island Swamp Band opening. Here […]

YouTube du Jour: Jay Electronica

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS9wRDudkf4[/youtube]Last week, Mos Def joined New Orleans native Jay Electronica at the Howlin Wolf for a performance of “Exhibit A.” Here they are, complete with a stageful of fans.

Video du Jour: Theresa Andersson

In February, Theresa Andersson recorded her one-woman show at Le Petit Theatre in the French Quarter. The resulting DVD, Theresa Andersson: Live at Le Petit, is on sale now from […]