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New Orleans keyboardist Jon Cleary wins his first Grammy

Chasity Pugh

February 17, 2016

Filed under City, Life & Times, Music

New Orleans keyboardist and songwriter Jon Cleary can now add a Grammy to his list of accolades after winning at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 15.Cleary's 2015 album "GoGo Juice" took home an award for Best Regional Roots Alb...

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More than music

December 6, 2015

Into The Deep: a music review done by students for students

Blaise Radley

November 11, 2015

Filed under Life & Times, Music

Opening with a salvo of trumpets, Into The Deep starts so assuredly that it's almost impossible not to root for its continued success. This is an album for the so-called “good times,” a riotous affair that can't help but...

Entre Luz Y Sombra: a music review done by students for students

Blaise Radley

November 9, 2015

Filed under Life & Times, Music

Reading the words “concept album” is always a cause for concern before listening to a record, having become synonymous with pretension and failed expectations. As such, I was particularly skeptical before my first listening...

Taylor Swift sued on claims she plagiarized lyrics

Gabriel Garza

November 7, 2015

Filed under Music

The popular song "Shake It Off" is under scrutiny after R&B singer Jesse Braham, whose stage name is Jesse Graham, sued singer Taylor Swift for plagiarizing lyrics. Braham is suing Swift for $42 million after he said that...

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Jamal Melancon

November 6, 2015

Filed under Faith, Life & Times, Music, Religion

Diwali, often referred to as the Festival of Lights, is an annual five-day Hindu celebration, which usually takes place during the month of October or November.Spiritually, it celebrates light’s victory over darkness and th...

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