The André Cailloux Center is a Black led, BIPOC community serving, multi-tenant, performance art and cultural justice venue. This reclamation of historical cultural space prioritizes telling the stories of people of the global majority through the performing arts and cultural justice programming with deep engagement with the community.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation and ArtSpot Productions present: Papa Legba Meets Papa Noel: A Christmas Season Blessing and Benefit for the Andre Cailloux Center withAurelien Barnes, Sunpie Barnes, Steven Bernstein, Tricia Diamond, Helen Gillet, Matt Hampsey, Delfeayo Marsalis, James Singleton, Bill Summers, and Cole Williams. MC'd by Karen Kaia-Livers
The Holy Warriors play the score of Holy Wars, plus some classics. It features a blessing of the Andre Cailloux Center (former St. Rose of Lima Church) by Bill
Summers who was initiated into the prestigious Yoruba order of sacred drummers by Estaban "Cha Chaa" Vega, the most revered drummer in Cuba.