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Jazz Fest's Last Day Finishes Soggy, but Strong

Wind, rain and a lightning strike beside the stage where Bonnie Raitt was singing didn't stop the soggy last day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival from rollicking to a close.   Lightning hit the scaffolding for a giant TV screen showing fans the close-ups of Raitt and the band performing "Keep Your Mouth Shut.''   People nearby jumped backward at the bright flash at the screen's top outer corner. Then came a thunderclap, sounding like a brief...

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