Takin' It to the Streets interviews

Takin' It to the Streets episodes containing a podcast

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

Video: New Generation Second Line Parade

Mon, 12/09/19
Most second line parades go on rain or shine-- or crucial Saints game. Yesterday, the New Generation SAPC paraded through uptown for four hours as the Saints took on the 49ers in the Superdome. WWOZ was on hand to capture some of the scene:  Read more

Treme Sidewalk Steppers Second Line Parade

Sat, 11/30/19
Treme Sidewalk Steppers 2018 [Photo by Jamell Tate] START New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation (1205 N. Rampart St.). Down Rampart St. to St. Bernard Ave. LEFT on St. Bernard Ave. Proceed down St. Bernard to A.P. Tureaud Ave. STOP Bullet's Sports Bar (2441 A.P. Tureaud A... Read more

Interview: NOLA Shorty

Sat, 11/30/19
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, hear our interview with NOLA Shorty, an energetic Grand Marshal who can be seen at the front of the second line almost every week. She and Action Jackson sit down to discuss what it means to be a Grand Marshal, her second line workout ... Read more

Undefeated Divas Second Line Parade

Sat, 11/30/19
Undefeated Divas at Jazz Fest 2018 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee] START The Big House "Lilly's Dream Team" (2916 General Taylor). Out General Taylor, RIGHT on S. Claiborne Ave. LEFT on Toledano. STOP Tapp's Lounge. Proceed out Toledano. RIGHT on S. Broad, out S. Broad to ... Read more

Interview with Eric Burt

Sat, 11/09/19
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson sits down with Eric Burt to discuss the recent passing of his mother, Kichea S. Burt, Carnival time, Super Sunday when he was a boy, Jerome Smith's lasting impacts on the Indian and social and pleasure club communities, ... Read more

Interview: Designer Henri Devezin

Sun, 10/27/19
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson sits down with Designer Henri Devezin to discuss his designs and work for New Orleans social aid & pleasure clubs. They also discuss his love of designing, how he got involved in the community, particularly Undefeated Di... Read more

Interview with Big Chief Donald Harrison

Wed, 10/23/19
Action Jackson sits down with Big Chief Donald Harrison to discuss their lengthy history (they've known each other since boyhood!), as well as Harrison's lengthy resume. Harrison talks about his early music education and how that influences his teaching now, playing with Le... Read more

Second Line for Equal Justice

Sat, 10/12/19
Hear our interview with Chief District Defender, Derwyn Bunton, as he discusses the challenges the Orleans Public Defenders office faces, the reason they hold this second line, how you can support the important work they do, and much more: Read more

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