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Takin It To The Street
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What's Happening This Week

Backsteppers Gathering

Sat, May 28, 2016
8:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Backsteppers Gathering


Hosted by the Backsteppers Social Aid & Pleasure Club, est. 2009

Show your work & enter contests!

"Our mission is to nurture the relationships between those who make photographs of New Orleans street celebrations and their culture bearers."

More info: thebacksteppers@gmail.com

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1531079140533563/




1203 St. Philip St
New Orleans, LA


Event flyer
Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee
Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Bayou Steppers Parade for Peace

Sun, May 29, 2016
4:00pm - 6:00pm

The New Orleans Bayou Steppers Social Aid & Pleasure Club Parade For Peace

"Mid-City Parade for Peace"

Youth Empowerment & Awareness March for Victims of Tragic Lost & Violence In Our City

Wear white in honor of the lives lost to violence in the city of New Orleans

START at The Lafitte Greenway at Bayou St. John

(Begin on N. Moss Street)

Right turn onto Orleans Ave

Left turn onto N. Rendon St.

FIRST STOP PAL'S BAR (N. Rendon & St. Philip)

continue down N. Rendon St.

Left turn onto Ursuline Avenue

Continue down Ursuline Street

Right turn onto Moss Street

Continue down Moss Street

Left turn onto Esplanade Ave

Left turn onto Carrollton Ave

Continue down Carrollton Ave

Left turn onto Moss Street

SECOND STOP Harding Drive Bridge

Continue up Moss Street (N. Jeff Davis Pkwy)

END Bayou St. John at the Lafitte Greenway Entrance (N. Moss St)


Bayou Steppers Kids Court

King 2016: Michael Jr.

Queen 2016: Sanyla Ellis

Prince 2016: Markez Massey

Princess 2016: Liyah Elvie


Honorable Mentions & Special Thanks:

Tamara Jackson (Silence Is Violence)

Baty Landis

Seals Class Act

Creations by Andrea

Deborah Reeder

Paulette Hurduk

Pal's Lounge


Action Jackson

Al Laskey

Founders & Former leaders of the Bayou Steppers Social Aid & Pleasure Club



More info: neworleansbayousteppers.org


Route Sheet


Community Events & Announcements

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Weekly Brass Band and Mardi Gras Indian Activities:

Tuesdays - Rebirth Brass Band at the Maple Leaf (8316 Oak St) - 10pm

Wednesdays - TBC Brass Band with DJ Action Jackson at Celebrations Hall (1701 St. Bernard Ave) - 10pm

Wednesdays - Treme Brass Band at the Candlelight Lounge (925 N. Robertson St) - 9pm

Sundays - Hot 8 Brass Band at the Howlin' Wolf - "The Den" (907 S. Peters St) - 10pm