February 2006

The Southeast’s Strangest Races

By BRO Admin | 01 Feb 06
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Take a Walk, Run, or Ride on the Wild Side

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Dirty Dozen Brass Band – What’s Going On

By BRO Admin | 01 Feb 06
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New Orleans’ Dirty Dozen Brass band is nationally known for blending traditions of second line jazz with influences of bebop, funk, and R&B. The eight-man big band has been spreading dance-happy Big Easy vibes for more than two decades. But distress and displacement in post-Katrina life has caused the band to bear an obviously angry political side. Their latest album is a cover of Marvin Gaye’s famous protest statement, “What’s Going On?”

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Don’t Forget New Orleans

By BRO Admin | 01 Feb 06
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Back in the late ’90s my friends and I used to joke that New Orleans was "the
city that God forgot about," mainly because of the crazy stuff we would
see in the French Quarter, and every bar would serve us booze as desperate underage
college freshmen.

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