Opera in Kids Tent at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
Music

Opera in Kids Tent at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Opera is as much a part of New Orleans’ African-American heritage as jazz, said Givonna Joseph, whose troupe is bringing opera to the Kids Tent at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the fourth year in a row. The troupe was among more than 60 acts on 10 stages … Continue reading

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2016 Presidential Candidates are Serial Name-Droppers
Celebrities / Politics

2016 Presidential Candidates are Serial Name-Droppers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it gilt by association: The 2016 presidential hopefuls have become serial name-droppers, hoping to boost their own appeal by borrowing the luster of others. They’re sprinkling their speeches, interviews and tweets with mentions of everyone from the old standby, Ronald Reagan, to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., rapper Nicki … Continue reading

Duo of Rapper Wale and Actor-Comedian Jerry Seinfeld album lands at No.1
Celebrities / Music

Duo of Rapper Wale and Actor-Comedian Jerry Seinfeld album lands at No.1

ATLANTA (AP) — Wale always wanted to feature Jerry Seinfeld in his music, but didn’t know how to reach the superstar actor-comedian, who initially knew nothing about the rapper. But then the Grammy-nominated performer met Seinfeld’s wife, a Wale fan and hip-hopenthusiast. “She’s a big hip-hop fan and of my music,” Wale said of Jessica … Continue reading