My emails to Emily regarding this post could not have had more exclamation points or capital letters. If they did, it would appear I was screaming at her! (I’m so not apologizing either!) We’re all clearly very excited to be chatting about Mardi Gras traditions today, and happy to provide inspiration for a Mardi Gras […]
(Image: A scene from the funeral for New Orleans jazz trombonist, Louis Nelson who was the last surviving musician from the original Preservation Hall Band (1990). Courtesy of Louisiana State Museum; Identifier 1994.003.33.160) "Jazz and Second Line Parades" by Matt Sakakeeny, Tulane University (last updated, February 3, 2011).
Scientists in both the United States and Morocco are studying what it would be like for human beings to live on Mars. Reuters photographer Jim Urquhart spent time in the Utah desert at the Mars Desert Research Station observing a crew simulate what conditions would be like on the red planet. Researchers with the Austrian Space Forum in partnership with the Ibn Battuta Center spent time in the northern Sahara conducting experiments in engineering, planetary surface operations, astrobiology…
New Orleans Lady Buckjumpers 2011 Second Line Parade Route and Map - OffBeat Magazine
The Original Lady Buckjumpers hold their second line parade in Central City this Sunday, November 27. The parade starts at noon in A.L. Davis Park. It winds through Central City, […]
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Storyville Stompers Brass Band
The Storyville Stompers Brass Band lead a second line parade through the main campus at Loyola University New Orleans on August 24, 2012 following the Class of 2016's class photo. Photo by Tyler Kaufman