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Afropunk Ball Looks So Fierce They Required Original Sketches To Preserve Them

Last Sunday was one of the pinnacle moments of Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days In LA concert series, the Afropunk Fancy Dress Ball. In case you’re unfamiliar with Afropunk, it’s a movement that sprang up around the 2003 film… 341 more words


It's Lit!

Every year I make promises about doing more and experiencing life with wonder and joy. This year I can honestly say I am getting it done. 401 more words

Marriott: Underground Sound: Making It Bounce in the Big Easy

(Photo: Joshua Brasted)

Great music is — and always will be — synonymous with New Orleans culture. The birthplace of jazz, visitors flock to the Crescent City year after year to experience its rich musical legacies, from Dixieland and zydeco to the booming sounds of brass bands…(continue)


Big Freedia wants you to 'do the Tony' for Anthony Davis

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Big Freedia wants everyone in town to “do the Tony” in honor of New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis. Or, more accurately, Freedia wants everyone to dance like Davis’ robotic assistant. 98 more words


Friday News and Notes

A few quick pre-weekend notes:

  • Congrats to Bob Dylan on his Nobel Prize in Literature. It couldn’t have been a more fitting selection — choosing him transcended the honor’s boundaries just as Dylan gave songwriting a transcendent push in the twentieth century.
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Top 5 Tracks of the Week.

This is a new feature that I am adding to the blog. Every Friday I will post the top 5 songs that I have been jamming to the most in the past week. 223 more words