New Orleans Festivals 2012

  Here in New Orleans, life moves to the rhythms of the Catholic liturgical calendar.   It’s an old city, with European sensibilities merged with African, Creole, Haitian, all that jazz, with a bit of Anglo-American-Irish mixed in–after all, we … Continue reading

Treme Creole Gumbo Festival, December 10th, 2011

New Orleans’ Treme’ neighborhood was a haven for free people of color, Haitian immigrants, and white New Orleanians since the end of the 18th century.  The racially mixed neighborhood, situated on the north (lake) side of the French Quarter, was … Continue reading