For part II of his Storyville series, Brian Friedmans gets into the music with Eric Seiferth, a curator of Storyville: Madams and Music, an exhibit currently on display at the Historic New Orleans Collection. Read More »
From the south to the east coast, Lil Yachty has been making music the whole way, and he is making his way back to the hot, sticky south on Sunday, August 13. He will be performing at The Joy Theater on Sunday, and the concert begins at 8:00 PM. You can get tickets here, and also check out his newest video "Forever Young."
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“It didn’t really stop prostitution of course, it just scattered it all over town,” she adds. “The situation reverted to what it had been before the Story ordinance had been enacted.” The story of Storyville is always an intriguing one, and Brian Friedman talks with Pamela Arceneaux, author of Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans, to find out all the details. Read More »
Like many disciplines, women in jazz have been overlooked on many fronts. The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the U.S. Mint is doing something about that. They have a "Women of Note" exhibit that discusses and preserves the ladies who make this city sing. Read More »