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New life for Louisiana's 1st black private preschool?

Jun. 9, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Numa Martinez walked into an old classroom in New Orleans' 7th Ward on a hot morning in May and was instantly taken back to his days at Martinez Kindergarten. Here he taught English, Spanish, French and Japanese to 5-year-olds for more than three decades. The room has aged in the 14...

Years in the making, film about jazz pioneer Bolden to open

May. 2, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than two decades after the seed was planted in Dan Pritzker's mind to make a movie about jazz cornetist Charles "Buddy" Bolden, the world is finally getting to see the story he's been trying to tell. The writer-director's film "Bolden" reimagines the life and music of the musician,...