Takin' It to the Streets interviews

Takin' It to the Streets episodes containing an interview.

Young Men Olympians Second Line Parade

Wed, 09/22/21
Young Men Olympians step out this Sunday at 1pm CT for their first second line parade back since 2019! YMO President Norman Dixon got on the phone with WWOZ's Maryse Dejean, this week's Takin' It To The Streets guest host, to discuss what this year's parade and much more. Read more

Interview: Ed Buckner of Original Big Seven

Tue, 06/01/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Original Big Seven President Ed Buckner talks to Action Jackson about the impact of gun violence on New Orleans' women, the immense importance of the Covid vaccine, transparency from the city government, and more. Hear it all in the pl... Read more

Second lines return to New Orleans

Fri, 05/28/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
Second line parades are allowed in New Orleans again as of Friday, May 28! As New Orleans continues to ease its coronavirus-related restrictions with more caution than the ones set for the state of Louisiana as a whole, many expected parades to not return until August-- or ... Read more

Interview: NOLA Shorty 2021

Tue, 05/25/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Grand Marshall Nola Shorty talks to Action Jackson about how the pandemic has impacted her, what it takes to dance for four hours, what she hopes to see in the culture when the pandemic ends, and more! Hear it all in the player below: Read more

Interview: Big Chief James of Young Brave Hunters

Tue, 05/18/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Big Chief James of the Young Brave Hunters talks to Action Jackson about how the tribe was created, how he tried to lead by example during the pandemic, why his suits are made with flat patches, and more. Hear it all in the player below: Read more

Interview: Single Men 2021

Wed, 05/12/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, the secretary of Single Men talks to Action Jackson about how the club is coping with the pandemic, the debut of Team Woody, why it's important for them to give guidance to younger members of the community, and more. Hear it all in the... Read more

Interview: Tamara Jackson

Sun, 05/02/21
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 ... Read more

Interview: CTC Steppers' president Trigga Black

Fri, 04/23/21
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... Read more

Interview: Shamarr Allen

Fri, 04/16/21
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. Read more

Interview: Save Our Brass's Ersel "Garfield" Bogan

Fri, 04/09/21
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... Read more

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