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YouTube du Jour: Louisiana Wetlands

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP13A2H1UGI[/youtube]Tab Benoit, Anders Osborne, Pepper Keenan and Mr. Bill make appearances in this wetlands awareness video made to be played before concerts around the country. The soundtrack includes Osborne’s “On […]

Quintron Debuts New Album at NOMA Tonight

[UPDATED] In January, Quintron and Miss Pussycat opened “Parallel Universe,” their two-person show at the New Orleans Museum of Art. As part of the show, Quintron installed himself and his […]

Street Food Revisited

In our current issue, we report on the challenges taco trucks face trying to feed late-night customers on Frenchmen Street. Proprietor Rubens Leite recently sent the following letter to City […]

YouTube du Jour: Sophie B. Wright Middle School

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYjELDIyoFo[/youtube]Yesterday, work in the office was interrupted when we heard the Sophie B. Wright Middle School Marching Band performing outside the Old U.S. Mint. Here is our distraction.

Voodoo Offering Early Bird Special

Jazz Fest’s on everybody’s mind right now, but tickets for the 2010 Voodoo Experience will go on sale Thursday morning at 10 a.m. Register to become a member of the […]

Domino Second Line Tonight

Tonight, Fats Domino will lead a second line in his honor. The New Orleans legend and his family will be in a golf cart to lead a “Thank You Fats” […]

YouTube du Jour: Patti Smith and R.E.M.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS6vlL8A1eY[/youtube]Saturday night, Michael Stipe, Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey of R.E.M. joined Patti Smith at Tipitina’s. The sound’s a little a raw, but they’re together here for the set closer, […]

Henry Butler Doc Debuts Sunday

[UPDATED] “Okay, can you swing it now? Can you swing it, please?” 17-year-old Natalie Clark implores New Orleans piano legend Henry Butler. “Uh, what do you mean?” an amused Butler […]

YouTube du Jour: Marcia Ball

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2yxnEIUrio[/youtube]Marcia Ball’s a busy woman during Jazz Fest, and she’ll play a benefit for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art Saturday night in its intimate Taylor Library. Here’s Ball playing […]

Jazz Fest Second Weekend Top Picks

Keep these picks close at hand by downloading our new iPhone app.   Thursday, April 29 Scully, R., Rough 7, 4/29, ACU, 11:10a Singer/guitarist Scully was in the late, lamented […]