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Galactic's Funk Sound Finds Permanent Home In Legendary New Orleans Club

As Mardi Gras approaches, the music of New Orleans is in the air. The band Galactic not only has a new album, Already Ready Already, but the members bought the legendary New Orleans club Tipitina's.

Vodka bottles were seized by the customs authorities in the port of Rotterdam, on Feb. 26, destined for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his army command. Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: 90,000 Vodka Bottles Were Bound For North Korea, While Its People Starve

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Skylines The Album Leaf
Low Down The Album Leaf

Outreach workers from the organization Treasures visit strip clubs to let the women working there know that help is available if they want to get out of the commercial sex industry. Gloria Hillard/NPR hide caption

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Getting Out Of The Commercial Sex Industry — With Help From Women Who've Been There

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Angola, La & the 13th Amendment Christian Scott
Days to Come Bonobo & Bajka
I Need You to be Sweet Like Sugar (Nnge Nte Suka) Ibibio Sound Machine

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Propaganda, Hate Speech, Violence: The Working Lives Of Facebook's Content Moderators

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Hozier Issues 'A Squeeze Of The Hand' To Humanity With 'Wasteland, Baby!'

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Movement Hozier
No Plan Hozier
Serenade for the Renegade E.S.T.
Trav'lin' Light André Previn
Surrender Zoozita

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'Here's The Story Of Bonnie And Clyde': Gangster Duo's Poems Go Up For Auction

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Galactic's Funk Sound Finds Permanent Home In Legendary New Orleans Club

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Goose Grease Galactic
Cineramascope Galactic feat. Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry

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