Takin' It to the Streets interviews

Takin' It to the Streets episodes containing a podcast

Interview: Baby Doll Butterfly Jan of Treme Baby Dolls

Sat, 02/22/20
Listen in as Action Jackson sits down with Baby Doll Butterfly Jan of Treme Baby Dolls and LJ, special assistant to Oscar Diggs, captain of krewedelusion. They discuss what a Baby Doll is, the first Baby Dolls in the city in the 1910s or 1920s, Jan's work honoring mothers a... Read more

Video: Big Chief's last suit

Sun, 02/23/20
Flaming Arrows Big Chief Kevin Goodman makes his last suit and gives his family's legacy to the next generation at Mardi Gras 2019. Read more

Video: 9th Ward Black Hatchets debut

Fri, 02/21/20
Looking back to Mardi Gras Day 2017 when Big Chief Dowee debuted his new Mardi Gras Indian tribe, the 9th Ward Black Hatchets.    Read more

Interview: Mohawk Hunters Big Chief Tyrone Casby

Wed, 02/19/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson sits down with Mohawk Hunters' Big Chief Tyrone Casby to talk about the creative process behind making a suit ("one bead at a time"), the importance of the whole gang, education and the importane of oral history, and muc... Read more

Interview with the Mossman

Wed, 02/12/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson sits down with the Mossman, Tyrone Casby of the Mohawk Hunters. They discuss what it was like for Casby to be born into the masking Indian tradition, his large family, and Mardi Gras morning on the Westbank. They also di... Read more

***POSTPONED *** Original Big Seven/Mother's Day Second Line Parade

Sun, 01/05/20
This week, Action Jackson interviews Original Big 7 President Edward Buckner about how the pandemic has impacted the organization's budget and youth program. They also talk about some of the culture bearers and community members that New Orleans has lost to the virus. Read more

***POSTPONED*** Ole & Nu Style Fellas Second Line Parade

Sun, 01/05/20
Hear our interview with Askia Bennett of Ole & Nu Style Fellas 2020: Read more

***POSTPONED*** Pigeon Town Steppers Second Line Parade

Sun, 01/05/20
Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee Hear the interview with Pigeon Town Steppers president Rollin' Joe - Easter 2020 Read more

Interview: Slick Leo

Sat, 01/04/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson sits down with Slick Leo to discuss Super Sunday with the Bucket Men back in the day, skeleton men, the time when "everyday looked like a second line" in the 6th Ward, the importance of looking nice, Jerome "Big Duck" Sm... Read more

2020 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Sat, 12/21/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Carnival season is upon us!!! Here's the parade schedule for 2020: Sunday, February 23 11am Krewe of Okeanos - Uptown 11:45am Krewe of Mid-City - Uptown 12pm Thoth - Uptown 1pm Knights of Chaos followed by Box of Wine (sort of) 5:15p Bacchus - Uptown Monday, February 24... Read more

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