This final article for Riffing on the Tradition took me three weeks to complete. At our last NolaVie editorial meeting, I confessed being ready for a change, but it’s been difficult to figure out how to end this. [...]
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New Orleans isn’t the only city in the country where the answer to that question may simply depend on which part of town you live. Other urban areas also have had to walk the often fine line between [...]
After another sold-out show in New Orleans, the mighty Alabama Shakes are nowhere near slowing down. The last time they were in town, riding high on the initial buzz of their debut EP, the Athens band packed the 500-person-capacity confines of [...]
Joshua Cornelius grew up in tough surroundings: the B.W. Cooper/Calliope housing project in Central City. He was once, he says, a "very violent kid who fought a lot and carried a gun." But this emerging New Orleans hip [...]
This is the third and last article devoted to how we can prepare for the festival season. We discussed improving our Web presence and how venue operators who truly want to work WITH us can raise the bar, [...]
Cellist Helen Gillet and bassist James Singleton recorded the first part of their forthcoming acoustic DUO album at the Marigny Opera House on March 5, 2013. Photographer Jason Kruppa dropped by during warm ups to shoot a few images [...]