| Apr 28, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Tackling the murder rate and violent crime these are issues Mayor Mitch Landrieu talked about in his State of the City address. Landrieu addressed a packed Mahalia Jackson theater, pointing out the progress in the city, but he's not satisfied with the...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 1:57 PM
The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) today announced that all OPSB traditional and charter schools will open for class on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Students will have a full day of instruction and be released at their normal dismissal times.
| Nov 3, 2011
| 2:38 PM
1. Open house
Metal sculptor Scott Cawood opens his studio to visitors. Showing work in progress and holiday gift ideas. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Scott Cawood Art Studio, 3829 Harpers Ferry Road, south of Sharpsburg. Free. Go to www....
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:05 AM
LOS ANGELES - The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech, the Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St., Bill Cosby's I Started Out as a Child comedy album and musicologist Harry Smith's widely influential Anthology of American Folk Music...
| Dec 2, 2011
The rumors change daily. Chris Paul could go to New York, could become a Laker, could -- well -- take your pick.
But if Paul wears another jersey this year, the loss will go far beyond the hardwood because as good as he is with a basketball, he's just as...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:12 PM
The New Orleanian who help give the world "Rhythm and Blues" will be enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Recording Engineer Cosmo Matassa is among ten new members.
Matassa was the sound engineer for great artists like Fats Domino, Dave...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:26 AM
The Old Town School of Folk Music has had a lot of legendary and influential artists pass through its doors during its 55 years, and many of them have been documented on recordings that up until now have been available only to the school’s music...
| Aug 8, 2011
She was the mightiest voice of the greatest female trio in gospel.
And if she had wished it, Chicagoan DeLois Barrett Campbell surely could have been a far bigger star singing solo in jazz, blues, pop, Broadway, you name it.
But Campbell and her...
| Aug 20, 2008
| 4:24 AM
by Mark Silva Nearly three years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, blasting the shore towns of Louisiana and Mississippi and inundating New Orleans, President Bush plans to return to the scene of the storm today. Bush......
| Nov 25, 2009
| 4:33 PM
â¢ "Let's give young people a chance to win some Oscars!" roars a fan of "Twilight: New Moon." "It's time for a change." Never mind that film critics drove a stake through the loving heart of the box-office smasheroo ($140 million opening weekend),...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 9:34 PM
The newest additions to the roster of Grammy Hall of Fame recordings remind music fans that âa kiss is still a kiss,â âI wish they all could be California girlsâ and to âShake it up, baby!â Among the 25 recordings......