This week on Le Show Harry brings us News of Bees, News of Dominion, Let Us Try, The Appresidentice, News of the Godly, The Apologies of the Week, plus music by Oscar Peterson, Jill Sobule, Jacob Collier and Cold War Kids.
This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead about his new novel, “The Nickel Boys.” Whitehead appears July 24 at Loyola University. We also experience a 'Book Moment' outside the Latter Memorial Library and hear another 'Book Song.'
This Continuum presents a program of early English music performed by a unique ensemble known as The King's Noyse, the leading North American Renaissance-style violin, viola and cello ensemble. The music is from three of their CDs entitled Canzonetta, Holborne's "My Selfe", and The Queen's Delight. Recording's used are: Harmonia Mundi France HMU 907127, Harmonia Mundi HMU 907238 and Harmonia Mundi France HMU 907180.
The board of New Orleans charter school group New Beginnings Schools Foundation has voted to surrender both of their remaining charters after a grade-fixing scandal at New Beginning’s John F. Kennedy High School.
Artist Michael Deas has been bringing illustrations and paintings to life in his French Quarter studio for decades. His work has graced book covers, ad campaigns, and the big screen at movie theaters around the world. Mr. Deas reflects on his artistic career and one particular painting in this edition of NOLA Life Stories.
Take a walk through the Treme on any day and you might find a slice of history and something new to learn. It might be on Governor Nicholls Street, where Treme’s Petit Jazz Museum is located. NolaVie’s David Benedetto paid a visit and caught up with the museum’s founder, who offered a lesson in jazz history for the eyes and the ears.
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John Mayall and his band the Bluesbreakers pioneered British blues rock, introducing it to a larger audience. They included musicians who went on to join legendary bands like Cream, Fleetwood Mac, and the Rolling Stones. Mayall moved to the states in '68, and today has a discography of 70 albums. At 85, John still tours widely and then comes home to his favorite climate and way of life in Los Angeles, but it was in Macclesfield, Cheshire where he first heard the blues.