This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Social Aid and Pleasure Club Task
Force President Tamara Jackson talks to Action Jackson about what needs to
happen before traditional parades returns, how clubs can hold
replacement events in the meantime, how the pandemic could have ...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, the new CTC Steppers president,
Walter James Fair, talks to Action Jackson about how he became one of the
youngest social & pleasure club presidents, which year's theme really stands
out in his memory, why it's important to parade thro...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, trumpeter Shamarr Allen talks to
Action Jackson about how he got an early start in music, the musicians who
helped him along the way, why he uses innovative techniques in making music,
and more! Hear it all in the player below.
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Sportage trombonist Ersel "Garfield"
Bogan talks to Action Jackson about how he got his brass band start in high
school, why he created Brass Fest, how the Save Our Brass Culture Foundation
works to help musicians, and more. Hear it al...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Treme Sidewalk Steppers president
Charlie Brown talks to Action Jackson about why the club holds numerous
events a year, what the second line culture means to him, why he really
appreciates the crowds that attend the parades, and more....
The Historic New Orleans Collection will be celebrating the lives and
legacies of two cultural icons on Wednesday, April 7 at 7pm CT. This is a
virtual event on Zoom. Register to attend at this link.
"Sylvester Francis was a photographer, videographer, author, historian, an...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson gets on the phone with
the new Grammy Award winner Craig Klein, a member of the New Orleans
Nightcrawlers. The Nightcrawlers' album, Atmosphere, was named Best Regional
Roots Music Album at the 2021 Recording Academy/GRA...
Traditionally, on St. Joseph's Night, the Black Masking Indians of New
Orleans are out in the neighborhoods across the city participating in rituals
with long histories. The spirit of St. Joseph's Night lives on this year.
Below is video from St. Joseph's Night 2019, as mul...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson talks to Lady and Men
Rollers president Ms. Linda Green about how the pandemic delayed an important
anniversary, all the things her famous Ya-Ka-Mein dish has brought her, how
she inherited her cooking skills and work et...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Big Nine business manager Robert
Starks talks to Action Jackson about his long battle with Covid-19, friends
who were not able to survive the virus, how he hopes 2022 brings some
normalcy for second lines, and more. Hear the interview ...