Press Release: Amanda Shaw Honors Louisiana Culture with First Traditional Cajun Album Joie offers music lovers youthful renditions of classic Cajun favorites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews or media inquires, contact: LaDana Williams 504.914.6004 cell ladana@amandashaw.com Amanda Shaw Honors Louisiana Culture with First Traditional Cajun Album Joie offers music lovers youthful renditions of classic Cajun favorites NEW ORLEANS, La. (July 9, 2020) – Today, renowned Louisiana musician Amanda Shaw, announces the release of a new Cajun album, Joie. This modern take on local heritage is Shaw’s first … Continue reading Press Release: Amanda Shaw Honors Louisiana Culture with First Traditional Cajun Album Joie offers music lovers youthful renditions of classic Cajun favorites

New Orleans master trombonist Lucien Barbarin has died | WGNO

NEW ORLEANS– Trombonist Lucien Barbarin has died after battling cancer. Barbarin, who’s long career included stints on Broadway with Harry Connick Jr.’s band and internationally with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band was considered a master of the ‘tail-gate’ style of trombone playing and phrasing. — Read on wgno.com/news/local/new-orleans-master-trombonist-lucien-barbarin-dies/ Continue reading New Orleans master trombonist Lucien Barbarin has died | WGNO

RIP to Nola Legend 5th Ward Weebie | B97 FM

Our prayers are with the friends and family of Nola hip hop and bounce legend, 5th Ward Weebie, Jerome Cosey. Earlier this week, friends and family were asking for prayers for the rapper online, saying he was in serious condition in the hospital. It is reported that Weebie had a history of high blood pressure and was reportedly taken to the hospital after one of his … Continue reading RIP to Nola Legend 5th Ward Weebie | B97 FM

NYE at Three Keys with soul legend Lee Fields

Live Music From a Soul Legend and Bottomless Sparkling Wine Soul legend Lee Fields and his band the Expressions (who announced a new album together earlier this year) will perform a special New Year’s Eve show at Three Keys at the Ace Hotel New Orleans, with soul singer Aaron Abernathy opening the show. Capture your future former self with a photo on us and tunes by DJ Shane Love from 5pm. … Continue reading NYE at Three Keys with soul legend Lee Fields

New Year’s Eve at Bar Marilou New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A one-of-a-kind party taking place at Bar Marilou — the recently opened cocktail bar and lounge in New Orleans and the first US project from Quixotic Projects (behind popular Paris bars Les Grandes Verres, Le Mary Celeste, Candelaria, Glass, and Hero). Bar Marilou’s New Year’s Eve party will feature an open bar with passed canapes from 10 p.m. to 1 … Continue reading New Year’s Eve at Bar Marilou New Orleans

New Year’s Eve Parties at Ace Hotel NOLA: Sending out 2020 vibrations into the stratosphere!

The Ace Hotel is sending out 2020 vibrations with our New Year’s Eve lineup. ⁠ .⁠ Capture your future former self with a photo on us and tunes by DJ Shane Love from 5pm. Then stay for bottomless bubbles and the main attraction at 9pm in Three Keys with soul legend Lee Fields & the Expressions plus the Aaron Abernathy Trio. And a toast to … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Parties at Ace Hotel NOLA: Sending out 2020 vibrations into the stratosphere!

The Black Film Festival New Orleans will highlight youth student artist from the St. Roch Community program Making Connections NOLA

The Second Annual Black Film Festival of New Orleans is this weekend, and the lineup has me singing songs of joy and praises!
I’m proud to announce that some of these short films come from the creative minds of New Orleans youngest aspiring filmmakers in New Orleans. The Black Film Festival of New Orleans will highlight talented youth from my neighborhood, Saint Roch, in the 8th Ward ya heard me! These brilliant young artists are students of the St. Roch Film Academy hosted by Making Connections New Orleans! Continue reading The Black Film Festival New Orleans will highlight youth student artist from the St. Roch Community program Making Connections NOLA

Becoming Professor X: Mia Young takes hip-hop to a new degree

“One thing about it, we’re not going nowhere,” Young affirmed. “In New Orleans, we don’t die, we multiply. This culture is gonna get bigger and better. There are more up and coming artists. We’re gonna continue to thrive. But I’m very happy to see this program in college. I never thought I’d see the day. Oh my goodness, I know my mother is so happy right now.”

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NORD Commission Halloween Activities

Movies in the park is back with the classic Halloween film Hocus Pocus Come out to Rosa F. Keller Library, Oct. 25. Movies start at dusk between 6:15-6:30 PM. Pre show fun begins one hour before movie start time with field games and activiities. #NORD #cityofFUN Teen Halloween DanceGet Ghoulish at the 2019 Teen Halloween Dance Bring your friends to celebrate All Hallows Eve with … Continue reading NORD Commission Halloween Activities