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Happy Land: Krazy Kat rides again

Add another chapter to the saga of Krazy Kat. The beguiling black comic strip feline of indeterminate gender and heritage celebrates a 105th birthday November 13 with a party at […]

Anniversary Celebration: 30 Years of Rock ’n’ Bowl with John Blancher

When John Blancher took over Mid-City Lanes in late 1988, it was a decrepit bowling alley with little promise. He turned it into Rock ’n’ Bowl, which now resides near […]

New Orleans Jazz Museum to showcase history of drum set

New Orleans is rhythm. It seems like everything that happens in this city is done in rhythm, from the way people strut down the street to the way words bounce […]

Aretha and Mahalia: Tonya Boyd-Cannon pays tribute

“I call them Auntie Aretha and Auntie Mahalia because even though I never met them I feel they poured so much into me—I learned from their words, from their music,” Tonya […]

SOUNDCHECK: Five Questions with Mark Caesar

Mark Caesar is a New Orleans comedian whose career stretches back well over a decade. He’s also a two-term war veteran whose comedy video “Shit New Orleans Girls Say” has […]

SOUNDCHECK: We have festivals for beignets, why not cheese?

The inaugural Fête des Fromages, a festival of cheeses, wines and music takes place November 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the […]

Spiced Hip-Hop: Judah & the Lion’s evolution

Before Judah & the Lion became the hip-hop-spiced success it is now, the genre-mashing Nashville trio was a folky worship band. Annoyed about being labeled the “Christian” Mumford & Sons, […]

SOUNDCHECK: Five Questions with Corey Ledet

Corey Ledet grew up in his native Houston, listening to Clifton Chenier, John Delafose and other zydeco heroes. But Ledet was also watching Bruce Lee and Kung Fu movies in […]

DEUTSCHES HAUS: Oktoberfest returns to New Orleans on Bayou St. John

Oktoberfest 2018 takes place on the grounds of the new Deutsches Haus at 1700 Moss Street. A brand-new Deutsches Haus is almost ready, just not in time for Oktoberfest 2018. […]

SOUNDCHECK: Five Questions with pianist Danilo Pérez

“Groove them out!” Danilo Pérez instructs musicians as a means of dealing with societal and political problems faced by the world today. “They mess with the groove that we create,” […]