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Takin' It to the Streets® is WWOZ's multi-platform program celebrating New Orleans' social aid & pleasure clubs, second lines, Black Masking Indians, Baby Dolls, and brass band traditions.


PHOTOS: Black Men of Labor on Sunday, October 23, 2022


 

Happening This Week

Dumaine Street Gang Second Line Parade

Sunday, December 4, 2022 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Dumaine St. Gang at Jazz Fest [Photo by Eli Mergel]

START N. Villere & St. Phillip (Trene Center). Proceed up N. Villere St. to Dumaine Street, take a RIGHT. "SALUTING MEMBERS AT REST"

Continue up Dumaine Street to N. Claiborne. Turn LEFT to Orleans Ave. Turn RIGHT.

Continue to JokersWyld at 1933 Orleans Ave. with Ole & Nu Style Fellas S&P Club.

Continue to N. Broad. LEFT on N. Broad, make a U-TURN on Lafitte St into the Broadside Theater with Family Ties S&P Club

Continue down N. Broad to Esplanade Ave. with Undefeated Divas S&P Club.

Continue up Esplanade Ave. Make a LEFT on Esplanade Ave. to N. Claiborne Ave. Nine Times S&P Club.

Continue up N. Claiborne and make a LEFT turn at St. Bernard Ave.

Continue up St. Bernard Ave. to N. Galvez with Spirit 2 the Street conjunction with Seal's Class Act.

Continue with a U-TURN on St. Bernard Ave. to make a LEFT on N. Claiborne.

Continue down N. Claiborne to St. Philip St. LEFT on St. Philip St. to Treme Center.

DISBAND N. Villere & St. Philip

Hear our interview with Jahmad "Foot Werk Jay" Randolph 2022:

Hear our interview with Jahmad "Foot Werk Jay" Randolph 2022:

Hear the interview with Rene “Mr. Bang Bang” Reynolds of Dumaine Street Gang 2022:

Hear the interview with Rene “Mr. Bang Bang” Reynolds of Dumaine Street Gang 2022:

Westbank Steppers Second Line Parade

Sunday, December 4, 2022 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Westbank Steppers [Photo by Judy Cooper]

START 14324 Hero Blvd

See full route from 2019 at this link.

House of Dance & Feathers Grand Reopening

906 Ronald Lewis

Ronald Lewis
Ronald Lewis
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

On behalf of Charlotte "Minnie" Lewis, the Neighborhood Story Project invites you to the reopening of the House of Dance & Feathers, the beloved community-based museum was founded by her husband, the late Ronald W. Lewis in 2003. The space, located at 1317 Tupelo Street in the Lower 9th Ward, has been renovated. The House of Dance & Feathers looks forward to again celebrating the doors being open to the community, now under Minnie's directorship.

Performers at this event include Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots with special guests from the Northside Skull and Bone Gang, a beading demonstration by Victor Harris and Jack Robertson of The Spirit of Fi Yi Yi, a wonderful collection of Indigenous medicines hosted by the Bvlbancha Trade Table, and the Krewe de Jieuxs' All Ages Umbrella Workshop.

Refreshments will be served.

This event is sponsored by The House of Dance & Feathers, The Neighborhood Story Project, The Department of Anthropology & Sociology at the University of New Orleans with support from the Boebel Chair, Another Gulf is Possible, the Rajan-Young Family Fund, the Land Memory Bank and Seed Exchange, and the Northside Skull and Bone Gang.

Coming Up Soon

Dec
11

New Generation Second Line Parade

Sunday, December 11 at 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Dec
18

Big Nine Second Line Parade

Sunday, December 18 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Dec
25

Lady and Men Rollers Second Line Parade

Sunday, December 25 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm

 

More Takin' It to the Streets

Weekly Brass Band events:

Mondays - Big 6 Brass Band at Da Jump Off Lounge (4617 Downman Rd.) - 10pm

Tuesdays - TBC Brass Band at Maple Leaf Bar (8316 Oak St.) - 10pm

First Tuesday of the month - Rebirth Brass Band at Zony Mash Beer Project (3940 Thalia St.) - 8pm

Wednesdays - New Breed Brass Band at Blue Nile (532 Frenchmen St.) - 9pm

Thursdays - TBC Brass Band at Kermit's Treme Mother-In-Law Lounge (1500 N. Claiborne Ave.) - 9pm

Thursdays - Stooges Brass Band at Ray's on the Ave (2005 N. Broad) - 9pm

Thursdays - Where Y'At Brass Band at Blue Nile (532 Frenchmen St.) - 9pm

Thursdays - Brass Band Thursdays at Treme Hideaway (1234 N. Claiborne) - 10pm

Fridays - Sporty's Brass Band at Bullet's (2441 AP Tureaud Ave) - 9pm

Fridays - Trumpet Slim & Brass Flavor at Blue Nile Balcony Room (532 Frenchmen St.) - 10pm

Saturdays - Marigny Street Brass Band at Blue Nile Balcony Room (532 Frenchmen St.) - 10pm

Saturdays - City of Trees Brass Band at Maison (508 Frenchmen St.) - 10pm

Sundays - TBC Brass Band at Kermit's Mother-In-Law Lounge (1500 N. Claiborne Ave.) - 8pm

Sundays - Brass Band Sundays at Treme Hideaway (1234 N. Claiborne) - 9pm

Sundays - Street Legends Brass Band at Blue Nile (532 Frenchmen St.) - 10pm

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

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