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Backstreet Cultural Museum (Tremé) – “They don’t do this nowhere else but in New Orleans”

Fi Yi Yi, Wild Magnolias, Creole Wild West, Congo Nation, Wild Tchoupitoulas, Black Seminoles, 9th Ward Hunters, 7th Ward Hard Headers, Flaming Arrows, Black Eagles, White Eagles, Red Hawks Hunters, Golden Comanche, Wild Bogacheeta… New Orleans is home to one … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – The Stumblebums

Out of nowhere comes the sudden and beautiful din of a trumpet, a tuba, drums, and a raspy shout. No, you’re not in New Orleans. You’re out way too late in downtown NYC, and The Stumblebums are here to keep … Continue reading

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Treme Heads North

The other day, walking down 14th Street, there was a noise. A very familiar noise. But not to New Yorkers’ ears. There were brass instruments, there was a drum, and there was singing. It was a beautiful sound, that after … Continue reading

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