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New Orleans Magazine June 2017
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James Rivers and the ’Pipes
James Rivers already excels with the tenor saxophone and the clarinet, so you wouldn’t think that he would need to add to his repertoire by playing, of all instruments, the bagpipe. Yet Rivers, who jokes about the rareness of a black man playing an instrument for which the most famous tune is “Scotland the Brave,” became intrigued. As he tells the story, one day he […]
Things To Do
New Orleans Oyster Festival Celebrate the versatility of our region’s favorite bivalve at the New Orleans Oyster Festival on June 3-4 at Woldenberg Riverfront Park. You can taste the oyster creations from over 20 restaurants, as well as enjoy competitions in oyster shucking, oyster eating and the largest oyster. Live music will be provided […]
The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane
Clare Moncrief, managing director of The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane, discusses this year’s event.
Jacques Chirac in New Orleans
Now that France has elected a new President, Emmanuel Macron, I have been thinking that there have been two French Presidents who have set foot in New Orleans. One was Charles DeGaulle, whose post-war celebrity status was so high in 1960 that the city even named a West Bank road after him. The other was […]
JAZZ/HIP-HOP: Parking Lot Symphony, by Trombone Shorty. A powerful album filled with echoing horns and vocals from celebrity New Orleanian Trombone Shorty, Parking Lot Symphony has a great balance of smooth and slow jazz, booming brass, hip-hop, blues and upbeat funky tracks. It’s mixed with a few covers from some of the city’s most influential […]
Top Female Achievers
Each year in this section we profile a selection of notable women in our community. What is most difficult about the selection process is not so much finding worthy contenders but narrowing the list. As always we feel enriched by those who have been selected and encouraged by knowing there are so many others to […]
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