Congratulations to Rebirth Brass Band, honored as Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for their Grammy winning CD, Rebirth of New Orleans, at Gambit’s Big Easy Entertainment Awards.
New Orleans, Louisiana, 1980
In honor of ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror festival this weekend in New York, we introduce Quintron & Miss Pussycat of New Orleans, Louisiana — two weirdos who make the world turn. Catch them plus Dirty 3, Frank Ocean, Philip Glass and The Roots
Contemporary Arts Center and Lightwire Theater present: The Ugly Duckling
Corbian Visual Arts and Dance returns to the Contemporary Arts Center in Fall 2012 with Lightwire Theater’s newest production, The Ugly Duckling. Lightwire Theater combines cutting edge technology, moving sculpture, and dance to create an unforgettable theatrical experience. For more information, visit CACno.org.
September 15 & 16, 22 & 23, 29 & 30, 2012
A Taste of New Orleans | In June of 2012 I spent two weeks photographing New Orleans for Wallpaper* City Guides. Here are just a few images from my time there. More to come…
Woodcut Art by Athena Stanford
The Good Children 2011 Catalog is on sale at their gallery located at 4037 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans.
Photographer Steven Forester’s “Faces” of New Orleans video featuring celebrity and local personalities.
Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans, by Ben Sandmel, is the second volume in the Louisiana Musicians Biography Series. Launched in 2010, the series exemplifies The Historic New Orleans Collection’s commitment to preserving and celebrating the unique musical culture of the Gulf South.
The first book in the series, Unfinished Blues…Memories of a New Orleans Music Man, by Harold R. Battiste Jr. with Karen Celestan, won the Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s Excellence in Scholarship Award.
Ashley Ricord as Stella in Southern Rep’s production of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire,’ which wraps up Southern Rep’s 2011-12 season.
Tchoupitoulas – a film by Bill & Turner Ross
Press Street presents Esther Robinson’s A Walk into the Sea, featuring 20 never-before-seen films by Danny Williams, Andy Warhol’s lover, who mysteriously disappeared in 1966. For more information contact email@example.com. Admission: Free and open to the public.
Time 6:00 pm
Location Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy St
Shaolin Jazz hits New Orleans
The Washington, DC duo that created the unique project, Shaolin Jazz, visited New Orleans for a music lecture at Tulane University and the official debut listening party for their newest project. Urban Orleans spoke with the two Hip Hop heads to find out what inspired them to marry Jazz standards with, perhaps one of the most brash Rap groups of all time, the infamous Wu-Tang Clan, for an entire project?
Read the full interview here