Louisiana governor, Saints owner among Loyola honorees
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will deliver the commencement address to about 700 graduates of Loyola University in May.
Sunday concert: 300 years of black music in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Xavier University is presenting a free concert and discussion Sunday about the musical roots and styles that have made New Orleans an important musical and cultural center.
Xavier clarinetist and music historian Dr. Michael White will host the program, called "Tricentennial Soul: 300 Years Of Black Music In New Orleans."
Performers will include White; blues, R&B, and rock musician Deacon John Moore; Opera Creole; and the Hot 8 Brass Band.