Hello Sunshine. Hello Crawfish Monica. Hello sweet refreshing snowball. With nary a raindrop in sight, and not as much mud as you’d think, Friday at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was hot-hot-hot … in more ways than one. And...Show More Summary
After sunny skies and hot temperatures blessed the grounds of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival during it’s first weekend, it was inevitable that the rain gods would have their turn to play on the second weekend, which kicked off on Thursday. Show More Summary
For the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Thursday, headliner Elvis Costello sported the sartorial splendor of a purple hat with a button picturing the late Allen Toussaint front and center. Elvis Costello Photo by Adam McCullough Musical...Show More Summary
The skies were a clear, radiant blue across the first weekend of the 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival – April 22nd through 24th – but there was purple everywhere else as the city, its homegrown performers and visiting stars paid homage to Prince after his sudden, shocking death on April...
Apparently some Ashkenazi Jews of central or eastern European heritage consider cannabis to be in the category of food that's prohibited during Passover, the festival that begins tonight. However Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, a recognized leader in Orthodox Judaism, ruled that it's actually fine to use weed for medical purposes during Passover. Show More Summary
A pair of passes to the fest for Friday the 29th, where you can see Paul Simon, My Morning Jacket, and The Revivalists.
Twenty six years ago at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival I watched Stevie Ray Vaughn rip it up in front of thousands of people. The only way people knew that I did was because I told them about it. Yep, WOM. I would go on to see SRV a few more times after […]
Pearl Jam, Stevie Wonder, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Neil Young top a stacked and eclectic lineup for this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The long-standing festival will take place at the New Orleans Fair Grounds over two weekends, April 22nd through the 24th, and April 28th through May 1st. The lineup...
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI The 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival lineup is a typically mindboggling assortment of artists that mixes Louisiana heritage with top-drawer pop and rock names. Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers,...
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returns this year from April 24-May 3 with a pretty amazing lineup that includes Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Snoop Dogg, Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Beck, Van Morrison,...
The lineup for the 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been announced and what a lineup it is – the festival really brought out all the A-listers this time around and those on the lower tiers are just as remarkable. Leading...Show More Summary
The 3rd annual KUNNA KIDA, Arabic for "We were like this," just concluded its ten day run in Jeddah's oldest district, the historic area called Al Balad, which in 2014 was named a UNESECO World Heritage site. I had a fabulous time the evening I went with a group of about ten friends and two guides. Show More Summary
Dolce & Gabbana unveils its spring-summer 2016 campaign with a festive new outing that celebrates the brand’s Italian heritage, along with the sense of a modern, diverse family. Wearing Dolce & Gabbana’s intricate prints and patterns...Show More Summary
With November finally under way, it’s officially the holiday season. And naturally that means endless parties, events and gatherings to celebrate all things merry. Of course, you’re not ready to get festive without something special to wear which is precisely why we teamed up with Halston Heritage to give one lucky reader $1,500 to spend on the season’s most […]
At last weekend’s Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cook-Off in Texas, Del McCoury was presented with the Bluegrass Star Award from the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation. Since 2010, the Foundation has presented this award to a bluegrass artist who exemplifies contemporary bluegrass, and carries it to audiences […]
There were still Columbus Day parades, but they were more about Italian heritage and immigration, and even an indigenous people’s festival with no mention of the navigator.
The following are three culinary events worth a spot on your calendar. Latino Heritage L.A. is celebrating the final day of Hispanic Heritage Month with a chocolate festival. On Oct. 15, Union Station will be full of local confectioneries and chocolatiers, showcasing their products. There will...
Four days, 12 venues, 20 films... all free.
A tiny fishing village in the North York Moors National Park has landed a catch of a different kind with a pair of giant lobsters spotted in the harbour. The nine foot lobsters, one coral coloured and the other a striking aquamarineShow More Summary
Looking back some 15 years, blues singer and pianist m: Marcia Ball says the old San Diego Street Scene was one of her favorite gigs on her calendar each year. Modeled after jny: New Orleans' Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Street Scene featured jazz, blues, R&B, Cajun, Creole, zydeco... [ read more ]