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Louisiana State Museum

Cabildo Congo Mombo

by barry August 8, 2010

In the last of its cocktail-and-conversation series, the Louisiana State Museum will sponsor a conversation with swamp-pop guitarist Gabriel Perrodin, better known as Guitar Gable, Aug. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Cabildo in New Orleans’ Jackson Square. Admission is free, as are drinks. Born into a Creole family in […]

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Ms. Big Stuff

by barry July 5, 2010

News from the Louisiana State Museum: “On Friday, July 9, New Orleans native and Stax Records star Jean Knight will be joining us for Cocktails & Conversation. Her 1971 hit ‘Mr. Big Stuff’ went double-platinum and received a Grammy nomination for best R&B vocal performance. She was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame […]

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A Chat with the Soul Queen

by barry June 8, 2010

If we were in New Orleans this Friday, there’s no question where we would be from 5:30 to 7 p.m.: at the Cabildo on Jackson Square for Cocktails & Conversation with Irma Thomas. Every second Friday of month, the Ponderosa Stomp Foundation, an organization committed to the celebration of the unsung heroes of American roots […]

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