Takin' It to the Streets interviews

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Wild Opelousas: a new Mardi Gras Indian tribe grows out of a Westbank charter school

Sat, 04/21/18
Authored by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee
Wild Opelousas of Martin Behrman Charter School created their first Mardi Gras Indian suits in 2016. Students are able to take a class to about this important New Orleans cultural tradition and share in making the suits. Read more

Uptown Swingers Second Line Parade

Sat, 03/31/18
Photo by Action Jackson Read more

Perfect Gentlemen Second Line Parade

Sat, 03/31/18
Photo by Jamell Tate Hear the interview with Perfect Gentlemen's Travis Lyons below: Read more

Money Wasters Second Line Parade

Sat, 03/31/18
Hear our interview with the Business Manager of the Money Wasters: Read more

Original Big Seven Second Line Parade

Sat, 03/31/18
Photo by Christy Grimes (2014)   Hear our interview with Original Big 7 president and founder, Ed Buckner: Read more

Westbank Super Sunday

Sun, 03/11/18
Algiers Warriors Spy Boy Troy Young on Super Sunday 2016 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]   Hear our interviews with Big Chief Kevin Turner of Creole Cheveyos, Troy Young of Algiers Warriors, and Kendell Trepagnier of The Black Eagles: Read more

Video: Big Chief Alfred Doucette

Sat, 03/10/18
Sitting down with Big Chief Alfred Doucette of the Flaming Arrows as he prepared for Mardi Gras. The Mardi Gras Indians will be in the streets again soon-- Uptown Super Sunday hits Sunday, March 18 and St. Joseph's Night is Monday, March 19. Get the details at WWOZ's Takin'... Read more

Downtown Super Sunday

Thu, 03/01/18
  Hear the interview with Gang Flag Queen Kelly of Creole Osceolas (first player) and Roderick Sylvas of The Wild Tchoupitoulas (second player): Read more

Ole & Nu Style Fellas Second Line Parade

Sun, 02/25/18
Hear our interview with Askia Bennett of Ole & Nu Style Fellas: Read more

Pigeon Town Steppers Second Line Parade

Sun, 02/25/18
Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee   Hear the interview with Rollin' Joe of Pigeon Town Steppers: Read more

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