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2008-09-08 03:00:16

By Anonymous Officials at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport are denying the rumor that the facility is out of fuel.

2008-09-03 09:00:26

Fans of iconic jazz legend Louis Armstrong can now purchase newly discovered recordings from hundreds of digital retail stores courtesy of a new deal between Musical Heritage Society's MusicMasters label, a premier specialty label, and The Orchard (NASDAQ: ORCD), a global leader in digital music and entertainment.

2008-09-01 03:00:16

By Guillet, Jaime Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport officials are in a normal "watch and wait" mode as they prepare for a potential hurricane evacuation scenario.

2006-08-07 08:12:02

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Trumpets wailed and tubas boomed as New Orleanians danced in the streets on Sunday, on a weekend celebrating jazz great Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong's birthday and praying for the return of musicians displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

2006-08-06 17:00:00

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Trumpets wailed and tubas boomed as New Orleanians danced in the streets on Sunday, on a weekend celebrating jazz great Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong's birthday and praying for the return of musicians displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

2005-09-07 23:45:00

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In the drowned city of New Orleans, Preservation Hall is still standing. A story in Monday's Los Angeles Times said the fate of the historic jazz venue on St. Peter Street in the French Quarter was still unknown.

2005-09-02 15:10:41

By Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Katrina not only felled a city: it stopped the music. While the human toll of Hurricane Katrina defies imagination, New Orleans is also reeling from a cultural loss from which it might not recover.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.