A decade ago “American Idol” audiences crowned David Cook the Season 7 winner, assuring that he’d long be remembered as the show’s resident rocker who succeeded where rock-oriented Bo Bice and Chris Daughtry had failed.
Singer-songwriter and albino activist Salif Keita assembled an international forum on protecting albino people in Africa and dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May.
Memphis will soon be home to a unique indoor skatepark, complete with a skate shop and coffee shop. Society Skatepark & Coffee, a 10,000-square-foot facility just off Broad Avenue, should open the weekend of Nov. 17.
Country music hits northeast Louisiana hard this weekend when Louisiana native and platinum-selling artist Dylan Scott brings his inaugural Bayou Stock concert to Sterlington in an effort to put a little Christmas spirit in the lives of children in need.