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Book Review: ‘New Orleans Requiem’ by D. J. Donaldson

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When a man is found stabbed with one eyelid removed and four Scrabble tiles on his chest, can the murderer be stopped before he kills again? Read More »

Music Review: Rebirth Brass Band – ‘Move Your Body’

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Rebirth Brass Band bring a little taste of New Orleans into your home and heart. Read More »

Music Review: Passenger – ‘Whispers’

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Passenger's new album 'Whispers' gets right to the heart of what meaningful, touching, and well played music can be. Read More »

Book Review: ‘New Orleans Carnival Krewes: The History, Spirit and Secrets of Mardi Gras’ by Rosary O’Neill

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'New Orleans Carnival Krewes' by Rosary O'Neill reveals the traditions, the secret societies and the history of how New Orleans and Mardi Gras came to be as integral to each other as red beans and rice. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Haunted History of New Orleans: Ghosts of the French Quarter’ by James Caskey

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This book presents a great blend of fact, fiction, and ghostly activity, along with a loving view of New Orleans as the extraordinary city it is. Read More »

DVD Review: ‘TREME: The Complete Fourth Season’

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The final season of this excellent HBO series does an excellent job of honoring New Orleans music and culture and wrapping up the stories of its beloved characters. Read More »

Music Review: Roosevelt Dime – ‘Full Head of Steam’

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This Brooklyn-based Americana band hooks you with its infectious music. Read More »

Music Review: Craig Handy – ‘Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith’

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Craig Handy infuses the music of Jimmy Smith with the New Orleans vibe. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Light of the World’ by James Lee Burke

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Burke's novels are hard-boiled mystical, melodramatic and self-referential, anxious and gripping. Read More »

Anthem Film Fest – Telling the Truth Could Get You Killed

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If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise, they'll kill you. -- Oscar Wilde Read More »