• The music of New Orleans was heard around campus as members of the Wild Magnolias (in costume) paraded across campus, Mardi-Gras style, with members of the Stooges Brass Band. Both groups also performed Sunday at Kresge Auditorium, as part of MIT's Fall Festival

    The music of New Orleans was heard around campus as members of the Wild Magnolias (in costume) paraded across campus, Mardi-Gras style, with members of the Stooges Brass Band. Both groups also performed Sunday at Kresge Auditorium, as part of MIT's Fall Festival "Bayou Bash" benefiting victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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  • Donald Harrison, an acclaimed allto saxophonist from New Orleans, performs at MIT's Bayou Bash on Oct. 30.

    Donald Harrison, an acclaimed allto saxophonist from New Orleans, performs at MIT's Bayou Bash on Oct. 30.

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  • New Orleans native Marva Wright puts her soul into song at MIT's benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina victims on Oct. 30.

    New Orleans native Marva Wright puts her soul into song at MIT's benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina victims on Oct. 30.

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Toast of New Orleans

The music of New Orleans was heard around campus as members of the Wild Magnolias (in costume) paraded across campus, Mardi-Gras style, with members of the Stooges Brass Band. Both groups also performed Sunday at Kresge Auditorium, as part of MIT's Fall Festival "Bayou Bash" benefiting victims of Hurricane Katrina.


The music of New Orleans was heard around campus as members of the Wild Magnolias (in costume) paraded across campus, Mardi-Gras style, with members of the Stooges Brass Band. Both groups also performed Sunday at Kresge Auditorium, as part of MIT's Fall Festival "Bayou Bash" benefiting victims of Hurricane Katrina.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 2, 2005 (download PDF).


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