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Coping With COVID: So, You Want to Re-enter the U.S.

When traveling to another country it seems fair that the last day abroad should...

Willie’s No Show

In 2006, Willie Nelson’s tour bus, which included Willie, was stopped by the law...

Songs From The Soul – Jazz Fest’s Greatest Gift

Give credit to the Holy Spirit – and to Quint Davis. Though the event is...

When Jazz Met Bluegrass

Were it not for my believing that something really special was about to happen,...

How the French Quarter Festival Came to Be

Business owners in the French Quarter were furious. The year was 1983 and the...

Easter in an Italian Town

I was once in Italy on Easter Sunday in a town, Pienza, whose cathedral was commissioned...

The Big Bird Experience

Forgive me for boasting, but I was once the big star for an afternoon...

Brent Renaud: A Ukrainian Victim’s Local Link

Staring with horror at a spot where American filmmaker Brent Renaud was shot to...

Dinner with Tennessee’s Brother

EDIT NOTE: This being the week of the Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival’s...

How Irish Coffee Created a Stir

  This being the week of St. Patrick’s Day, I am reminded of once being...

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