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OPINION | Tulane students should focus on local festivals this season

Gabi Liebeler, Views Editor April 27, 2022

For most current Tulane University students, this spring offered – and will continue to offer – the return of classic New Orleans events that were previously unavailable due to COVID-19 accommodations. Mardi...

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OPINION | Return of Jazz Fest brings community, culture

Setah Alavi, Staff Columnist March 22, 2022

The “World’s Greatest Backyard Barbeque” is returning to the Fair Grounds Race Course for the first time since 2019, bringing with it the culture of New Orleans. The New Orleans Jazz &...

Jazz Fest Crowd in 2014. Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation, Inc.

Festival season isn’t over: Music in New Orleans this spring

Megan Roche, Contributing Writer March 17, 2022

Mardi Gras may be over, but there are still many opportunities for fun festivals in New Orleans. This spring, various music festivals are hosting artists for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic...

Jazz Fest Crowd in 2014. Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation, Inc.

Cancellations dampen hopes for festival season

Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor August 26, 2021

Festival season, usually a time for joy, live music and large crowds, has been postponed once again. After the pandemic shut down the world in the spring of 2020, many festivals were rescheduled and...

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Behind the magic of Jazz Fest posters

Hannah May-Powers, Arcade Editor October 15, 2020

The first New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest happened in Congo Square in 1970 to a crowd of 350 people. In the 50 years since its inception, the event has garnered widespread attention and attracts thousands...

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NOLA News in Brief

Kila Moore, News Editor April 25, 2019

Final exams are quickly approaching, and summer is not too far behind. While the streets warm up with the New Orleans heat, read about the latest news affecting the city.   Antoinette Love,...

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Tulane’s Spring Break will run during Mardi Gras 2019

Julia Prager-Hessel, Contributing Reporter February 21, 2019

During Mardi Gras season, many students are motivated in the spring semester by the collection of festivals and opportunities to escape the classroom. With the thrill of the parades and the sounds...

Students React: Jazz Fest Lineup Drop

Students React: Jazz Fest Lineup Drop

Tara Nored, Contributing Reporter January 23, 2019

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor As second semester kicks off, students are looking forward to the plethora of festivals and parades that imbue springtime in New Orleans. In particular, students...

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New Orleanians march for Fats, celebrate jazz legend’s life

Luke Bravo and Ellen Waller November 8, 2017

Thousands gathered in the Ninth Ward on Nov. 1 to celebrate the life of jazz legend Fats Domino, who died of natural causes on Oct. 26. A large crowd of fans and friends took part in a second line that...

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