Read columnist and photographer Steven Forster’s coverage of New Orleans’ social events at The Advocate.

Events featured in the Aug. 25th edition of The New Orleans Advocate:

• Trumpeting a Jazz Legacy: Music and merriment filled the air as the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra presented “Sundays at Irvin’s,” with 102-year-old jazz trumpeter and singer Lionel Ferbos and the Louisiana Shakers, at the home of Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield.

• Thank you, thank you very much: The Krewe of the Rolling Elvi celebrated their unique Carnival marching, or rolling, tradition at a luau dubbed “Blue Hawaii” at the Indulge Island Grill.

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Trumpeting a Jazz Legacy

Thank you, thank you very much