Live New Orleans Mardi Gras Webcam

February 21st, 2012, 2:31 pm by Sara

Wherever you are, whatever you’re doing, you’re not having as much fun as they are in New Orleans today…and you can take it a peek at what’s happening there right now, unfortunately (fortunately?) without sound…

New Orleans Paradecam

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LIVE: The Neville Brothers @ Alive at Five, 8/6/09

August 7th, 2009, 12:28 pm by Greg

Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville


The Neville Brothers have been playing music together for more than 30 years now, but of course, they’ve been together a lot longer than that.

As Cyril declared at the end of their free concert in Albany’s Riverfront Park on Thursday, August 6, “Art Neville. Charles Neville. Aaron Neville. Me Neville. You Neville.”

They are brothers. And we’re all brothers. The Neville Brothers.

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Song of the Week: Crescent City Snow

July 10th, 2009, 9:20 am by Sara

Seeing the Cowsills on Wednesday reminded me of how much I love this song. Susan Cowsill wrote and recorded it in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which claimed the life of her brother, Barry Cowsill.

It’s a beautiful and poignant love letter to the City of New Orleans and a paean to the resilience of the human spirit.

Song of the Week: Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl

June 24th, 2009, 10:15 am by Sara

This is just heartbreaking: Paul Rapp sent along the news that Willy DeVille has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. His music was such a large part of my formative years, and he still epitomizes cool:

Caffe LenaHolly & EvanCartoonist John CaldwellThe Cock'N'Bull RestaurantJim Gaudet and the Railroad BoysAdvertise on Nippertown!Berkshire On StageHudson SoundsArtist Charles HaymesArtist GG Roberts