Clint Maedgen (of the New Orleans Bingo! Show and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band) explores the precussive possibilities of an empty dumpster somewhere in Arkansas. Shot in 2011 and 1 minute and 36 seconds long, it's very cool and definitely worth a look.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 11:59pm - Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 3:00am
On tonight's show from the Eulipion Lounge, three hours of 1950s - 70s R&B "music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of" from New Orleans only pop-up music club with the unique "Theater of Your Mind" stages.
On June 6, 2013, Hillel at Tulane University hosted a panel discussion: Does Progress Destroy Culture?, which tackled questions regarding how gentrification and urban and economic development impacts New Orleans culture. Click through to watch a UStream recording of the panel's discussion.
This Thursday, June 6, Hillel at Tulane University is hosting a panel discussion entitled "Does Progress Destroy Culture?", which will tackle questions regarding how gentrification and urban and economic development impacts New Orleans culture. For all the event details, go here.
Preservation Hall is the kind of venerable institution that seems to have been around forever, but of course there was a time when it was new. Its founding in 1961 as a home for traditional jazz attracted national attention, including this video clip: a 2min 36sec story from the Huntley-Brinkley Report, NBC's national evening newscast back in that day.
According to Herlin Riley, the modern drum kit was developed in New Orleans, so who better than Stanton Moore of Galactic (and, of course, the Stanton Moore Trio) to conduct a video tour of the modern drum kit? Definitely worth a look.