On Monday, August 24, the Crescent City Cultural Continuity Conservancy hosted a talk, "Ten Years After: The State of New Orleans Music and Culture," of which we made a video recording. The talk consisted of a panel who gave voice to New Orleans musicians and tradition-bearers as they shared their experiences and perspectives during and following Hurricane Katrina.
Late last spring, the Bridge Trio released their second album The Search: Departure. Modern, electric, and eclectic the Bridge Trio succeeds where many others fail as this is a true full album rather than simply a collection of songs released together.
Recipe courtesy of Araña Taqueria y Cantina (Magazine Street, New Orleans)
This Peruvian staple balances freshness and spice that creates a balanced, rich, and delicious dish. Serve alongside
your side of choice, such as lettuce or plantains, and eat directly after preparation. Sometimes a twist of oregano, cilantro, and habanero is all you need! Enjoy.
Postmodern Jukebox, Scott Bradlee's rotating group of musicians who cover pop songs in styles like jazz, ragtime, and swing, offers this very cool vintage 1940s swing cover of the Talking Heads' "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)" featuring vocalist Sara Niemietz.
On Monday, August 24, the Crescent City Cultural Continuity Conservancy is hosting a talk, "Ten Years After: The State of New Orleans Music and Culture," that will be video-streamed live on WWOZ.org. The talk will consist of a panel who give voice to New Orleans musicians and tradition-bearers as they share their experiences and perspectives during and following Hurricane Katrina. The talk will be moderated by Larry Blumenfeld, a journalist who covered New Orleans for the Wall Street Journal after the storm and flood. Panel participants will also address the future of New Orleans music, art, and culture.
You know that theory about all of us having a New Orleans gene that makes us part of the same family?
Well, here is your chance to REALLY become part of the musical DNA of the city. The New Orleans Musician's Clinic and the Organ Grinders dance troupe are holding a blood drive this weekend. They're aiming to collect 175 pints.