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  • Upgrades At Armstrong International As NOLA Prepares For Super Bowl 2013

    Upgrades At Armstrong International As NOLA Prepares For Super Bowl 2013
    Louis Armstrong International Airport has been under renovations for years, but now there's a push to hurry up and get them done. Vanessa Bolano has the update. With thousands of passengers expected to fly in and out for the 2013 Super Bowl, it's no...
  • On Faith: Rosh Hashanah a time to renew hope

    Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long. In the...
  • New Play at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II Explores the Life of Louis Armstrong

    New Play at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II Explores the Life of Louis Armstrong
    The Long Wharf Theatre explores the life of jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong with the opening of Satchmo at the Waldorf, and the start of the theatre's 2012-13 season. The play, written by Terry Teachout after he completed his biography of Armstrong...
  • The funky beat of musical New Orleans

    The funky beat of musical New Orleans
    NEW ORLEANS — The cab careened past Washington Square and onto Frenchmen Street. It was close to 10 p.m., and the neighborhood was filled with locals adorned with tattoos, piercings and lots of ragged black accessories. "The cab drivers call this...
  • Review: A fascinating education in 'The Jazz Standards'

    Review: A fascinating education in 'The Jazz Standards'
    -------------------- The Jazz Standards A Guide to the Repertoire Ted Gioia Oxford University Press: 528 pp., $39.95 -------------------- I like jazz but I don't know much about it. Or perhaps I should say that I know what I like. Duke Ellington,...
  • Expedited security rolled out at Sea-Tac

    Expedited security rolled out at Sea-Tac
    On Tuesday, the new expedited airport security system dubbed TSA Pre Check was launched at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The system, already in place at a number of U.S. airports, works by pre-screening volunteer passengers— allowing them...
  • Hansen: The real thing is always king

    If given the choice, would you want butter or margarine? Sugar or artificial sweetener? Vinyl or digital music? The answer to all, of course, is, yes. Give me the real thing. And for obvious reasons. Butter doesn't have the trans fatty acids that...
  • Long Wharf's "Satchmo at the Waldorf" Extends Run

    Long Wharf's "Satchmo at the Waldorf" Extends Run
    New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre is extending its production of Terry Teachout's "Satchmo at the Waldorf." The one-actor show is directed by Gordon Edelstein, and stars John Douglas Thompson as legendary jazzman Louis Armstrong. The theater is extending...
  • Terry Teachout's New Play About Louis Armstrong Shows the Man Behind the Trumpet

    Terry Teachout's New Play About Louis Armstrong Shows the Man Behind the Trumpet
    Satchmo at the Waldorf By Terry Teachout. Directed by Gordon Edelstein. Through Nov. 4 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org   Enter, coughing. Not laughing or blowing his treasured trumpet. The great...
  • Louis Armstrong Satchmo Summer Fest Is Keeping His Spirit Alive

    Louis Armstrong Satchmo Summer Fest Is Keeping His Spirit Alive
    On Sunday a jazz mass was held at the historic St. Augustine Church in the Treme to honor jazz musician, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong.   Afterwards a second line parade known as the "Satchmo salute" took over the streets.  The festivities were all part of...
  • 'Hello, Dolly,' hello, workload

    'Hello, Dolly,' hello, workload
    A matchmaker meets her biggest challenge in "Hello, Dolly!," the latest production taken on by Laguna Beach High School's Park Avenue Players that opens this weekend. The play, which takes place at the turn of the century in New York, first debuted in...
  • Jeremy Pelt trumpets young talent at the Showcase

    Jeremy Pelt trumpets young talent at the Showcase
    Major soloists play the Jazz Showcase all the time, but something special often happens when the star shares the stage with students. The latest example came Thursday night, as trumpeter Jeremy Pelt – who has made a strong impression leading his...