Tag Archives: new orleans

  • 2014 Jazz in the Park: New Orleans

    Oct 19, 14 by Ricky Richardson Leave a comment

    *New Orleans  – I envy residents of New Orleans. It seems like the concerts and festival season are all threaded together. There are so many events taking place throughout the City on any given day, as well as various events, concerts festivals taken place on the weekends. Imagine my excitement at the prospect of visiting […]

  • Beyoncé, Jay Z, Solange and Mom Tina Come Together in New Orleans

    May 19, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Jay Z and the Knowles sisters (Beyoncé, and Solange) are working overtime to make sure you know that things are just hunky dory between them after the infamous “fight in the elevator.” Yep, that’s right. This past weekend Bey, Jay and  Solange  were all one big family lunch in New Orleans, Solange and son Julian’s current hometown. Via […]

  • Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Found Guilty of Corruption

    Feb 12, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday of accepting bribes and free trips from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work when he was in mayor of New Orleans. Prosecutors in the federal corruption case alleged Nagin took bribes worth more than $500,000 through various criminal acts – from before Hurricane […]

  • Water Seed: The Wonders of Music and Love

    Dec 11, 13 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment

    *When Water Seed released Wonder Love Pt. 2 back in October, the collective knew they had grown as a unit and their sound had expanded as well, but the growth in their fan base was a surprise to the band. Over the past eighteen months, the band had been recording both volumes in their Wonder […]

  • Actor Wendell Pierce Helps Rebuild New Orleans

    Oct 8, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Wendell Pierce has begun to live his dream. Now he’s returning home to give back to his community, in an economical way. The veteran actor, who’s from New Orleans, has decided to help rebuild the city by starting a chain of grocery stores that will be convenient and accessible to the city’s residents who are […]

  • ESSENCE Festival Attracted Over 540,000; Largest Numbers in the Event’s History

    Jul 10, 13 by PJ 3 Comments

    *The ESSENCE Festival was held in New Orleans over the Fourth of July weekend and brought out over 540,000 people from around the world. This marked the largest turnout in the event’s 19-year history. The 2013 ESSENCE festival gave attendees a celebration that featured both entertainment and empowerment events with more than 50 world renowned […]