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Preview: Aloud at Cafe Prytania Tonight

Boston’s Aloud is appropriately enigmatic for a male/female-fronted rock band with a white, red, and black color scheme. Co-lead vocalists/guitarists Jen de la Osa and Henry Beguiristain have played together […]

New Orleans in the News

Writer Dave Eggers recently spoke at NOCCA Riverfront.  We will be hearing more from him soon, says the New York Times, which reports that Jonathan Demme has acquired the rights to Zeitoun, Eggers’ […]

YouTube du Jour: Impulss

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=891bIsh8WsE[/youtube] A recent video for Impulss, who’ll perform Saturday as part of “Hip-Hop for Hope” at Tipitina’s. Watch for cameos from Ballzack and the Saints Transformer Guy.

Best of OffBeat Group Pool Photos – November 2009, Round 1

Here are the 5 best photos added by OffBeat readers to our group pool on Flickr this week. Every Tuesday we’ll be choosing our favorite additions to the group pool […]

Free Ned Sublette

Writer/musician Ned Sublette grew up in Natchitoches, Louisiana, and his recent book, The Year Before the Flood, documents his time in New Orleans in 2004 and 2005. In it, he […]

YouTube du Jour: Morikeba Kouyate

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfam8n10q5w[/youtube] Kora griot Morikeba Kouyate visited the OffBeat offices last month and gave an impromptu performance.

YouTube du Jour: Dr. John

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8E7nv83KAIw[/youtube] A cool, freaky Dr. John home movie to accompany “Where You At, Mule.”

Live Review: The Flaming Lips at Voodoo, Take Two

[Earlier in the week, we published Lauren Noel’s review of the Flaming Lips’ November 1 show at Voodoo. Our Kathleen McCann had a different take on it.] I can’t say […]

YouTube du Jour: Sean Yseult’s Art Collection

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nU3ko02WPPY[/youtube] Rock City Morgue’s Sean Yseult talks art collection before Saturday’s opening of “Pretty Babies,” her art show with Louis St. Lewis at Canary Gallery (329 Julia St.).

Voodoo Music Experience – Halloween Day Photos

Photos taken by Hunter King on Halloween day at Voodoo Music Experience 2009 [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157622623180605″]