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The Top Eight Songs About Other Famous People

You're so vain but this song is about you.

Kate Russell
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Hangout Fest 2013: Stevie Wonder Thanks You

On a beach in southern Alabama, Stevie Wonder delivered a historic performance that moved the crowd's feet and their hearts.

Kate Russell
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Jazz Fest 2013: Interview With Aaron Neville

"You never know how much time you have left. I wanted to make sure I got to do the stuff I wanted to do before I got out of here, you know?"

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Jazz Fest 2013: Notes from the Field and Photos

New Orleans' greatest festival turned into a music-filled swamp during the two weekends of Jazz Fest 2013. It was dirty, smelly and sonically delicious -- exactly the way Jazz Fest should be.

Kate Russell
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Top 12 Most Likely Songs to Be on Your Stalker's Playlist

From classic stalker hits to contemporary indie, PopMatters presents stalker hits that will make you laugh, shiver, and lock your doors. Maroon 5, get away from that beauty queen of only 18.

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BUKU Music and Art Project: 8-9 March 2013 - New Orleans

With a diverse lineup, BUKU intended to incorporate the post-industrial vibe as well as the garish festivity of Mardi Gras World, which it pulled off with varying degrees of success.

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Super Bowl XLVII: Only in New Orleans

When it comes to hosting the Super Bowl, New Orleanians have sacrificed dearly to host the NFL's biggest event. Was it worth it?

Kate Russell
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The Festive Sacred Realized: Voodoo Fest 2012

Some performers at the Voodoo Experience, whose theme is worship and ritual, meet their worshippers' expectations by delivering exactly what the audience wants.

Kate Russell
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The Festive Sacred: A Preview of Voodoo Fest 2012

Diversity is what makes Voodoo Fest an anthropological jackpot for studying the various ways that festival-goers worship music and the people who play it.

Kate Russell
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Hangout Festival: 18-20 May 2012 - Gulf Shores, Alabama

PopMatters' explores the relationship between the Hangout Festival and the impact the Gulf oil spill had on the locals. Hangout also provided the best overall festival experience of the three years.

Kate Russell
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Galactic's Lundi Gras Show: 20 February 2012 - New Orleans

It’s clear where this motley crowd and their swollen ankles have been: Galactic’s famous Lundi Gras show at Tipitina’s.

Kate Russell

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