Xavier University Department of Music

Since 1925, the Department of Music has been pivotal in the history of the great musical culture of Louisiana. With the premiere of “Carmen” in 1935, Xavier became the first HBCU to present a fully […]

Dancing Grounds

Dancing Grounds brings high-quality, inclusive and accessible dance education programs to New Orleans residents of all ages and backgrounds. The organization uses dance as a vehicle for developing youth change agents, inspiring health and wellness, […]


Since the 19th Century, Creoles of New Orleans have made contributions to the music and culture of New Orleans. It is their participation in opera, as well as the music of Africa, Spain and Haiti, […]