The Department of Anthropology at the University of New Orleans, the Neighborhood Story Project, the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, the King and Queen’s Emporium, and the Tulane City Center present a collaborative ethnographic performance to celebrate the multicultural history of the oldest road in New Orleans.
This FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC event will feature history, music, dance and ritual to highlight this important cultural corridor.
- Musical performances by Opera Creole, the Ouachita Mardi Gras Indian tribe, Zion Trinity and Anthropology students.
- A short historical documentary film showcasing residents and business owners.
- An altar constructed by anthropology students under the guidance of the priestesses of the King and Queen’s Emporium.
- An installation exploring the history of the immediate area, particularly the naming and use of the nearby green space.
Refreshments provided by CoCo Hut.