| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:22 AM
In New Orleans, funk is important. They pump it into the water supply like fluoride. It’s as vital as air or étouffée.
And when New Orleans funk is discussed, a few names spring to mind: the late boogie-woogie piano master Professor Longhair, the...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:46 AM
To his friends, extended family members and Living Colour band mates, bassist and Bloomfield, Conn. native Doug Wimbish is known as the “ambience director.”
It’s easy to see why. Minutes into my visit to his Asylum Avenue studio, I&...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Galactic’s 'Carnivale Electricos' combines New Orleans’ Mardi Gras tradition and Brazil’s Carnaval celebration....
| Oct 14, 2009
Police are still looking for whoever shot and killed 21-year-old Mallory Mathews and wounded 28-year-old Chad Lax.
The two shooting victims were found in a car pulled over near Van Andel Arena in downtown Grand Rapids early Wednesday morning. Mathews had...