Monthly Archives: August 2014

[radio piece] The Root Progression: Teaching In A Uniquely New Orleans Way At The Heritage School Of Music (WWNO/NPR. July 2014).

This fall, the 24-year-old Don Jamison Heritage School of Music will move into its first permanent home on Rampart Street, across from the French Quarter. The building’s façade is being sanded and painted for a December opening. “All the classrooms are gonna … Continue reading

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My Wife With Goats (Narratively. July 2014).

This part of the park was just recently choked with vines so dense you couldn’t see sunlight between the trees. Now light blasts through the electric fence into an area so bare, it’s like a bomb went off. Thousands of … Continue reading

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On the Goats of Y’Herd Me Property Maintenance (Dark Rye [Whole Foods]. July 2014).

Chauncey no longer works for us. By now he is too old. He has retired. He lives out back of our house in New Orleans, puttering about alone, eating beaucoup fresh grass and fallen plums. At 12 years old, he’s … Continue reading

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ReThink Youth Empowerment Camp (Louisiana Weekly. July 2014).

On Thursday July 24, Rethink’s Summer Leadership Institute celebrated a “day of action” to call for youth empowerment, and to show off the various projects the campers completed this summer. Since 2006, Rethink’s summer program—held this year at Wilson Community … Continue reading

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Live Review: Prince at Essence Fest 2014 (Consequence of Sound. July 2014.)

I love U baby But, just not like I love my guitar Uh uh, not like I love my guitar — Prince, “Guitar” Ground lights shine up at the New Orleans Superdome, changing the stadium’s color scheme to reflect each … Continue reading

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