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Shopping For Tradition

I spend a good part of the day today shopping. Yeah, shopping for tradition. I had promised Laurita “Queen Rita” Dollis, widow of Big Chief Bo Dollis, that OffBeat would […]

Music Passes On

I knew that Bo Dollis had been sick for a long time, and he’d had ups and downs in his health—which has been precarious for some time—but this time it […]

A Great Mardi Gras

Had a great Mardi Gras! I’ve done Frenchmen Street, Bourbon Street, Canal  Street, St. Charles Avenue, even Metairie. But I like our house the best. We’re smack-dab in the middle […]