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Baby, You Were a Star…

I haven’t blogged in a while, and my plan for today was to write an article on one of my favorite topics, Jazzfest, which starts this weekend. After learning of Prince’s death this morning, however, plans changed, and it is with his music playing in the background that I find myself trying to keep my feet […]

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Jazzfest Intermission

With weekend one of Jazzfest in the books, I find myself in the middle of my annual between-weekends breather…a three-day laundry, work, and sleep cram session before weekend two cranks up. I love these three days because I’m not completely worn out yet (check with me next Monday), and I’m still on that awesome music, […]

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100% Chance of Fun

The countdown is over! Jazzfest 2015 kicks off tomorrow, and while the music and food will, no doubt, be amazing (no doubt pun intended), it does not appear that the weather will be. With tomorrow’s rain chances at 50% and Saturday’s at 90%, festers can be fairly certain that they will get at least a little […]

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More Than Just a Bag

There aren’t many things I enjoy more than a music festival. For me, a great lineup, combined with a fun location and delightfully unhealthy eats, rivals Mardi Gras and the Christmas holidays. While my festival-going began years ago as just a day or two at Jazz Fest, it has grown in to two weekends there, along with French Quarter Fest, VooDoo […]

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Post-Fest Blues

Ever get the holiday blues? You’ve wrapped up the Thanksgiving and Christmas festivities, and while there are exciting possibilities for the new year, there’s that inevitable letdown. The “what now?” lull. I used to fall victim to this…then I moved to New Orleans. It’s difficult to be too blue with King cakes filling every grocery […]

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