My evening at Southern Rep Theatre: Flowers for Halie

SYNOPSIS: New Orleans’ own Troi Bechet brings a legend to life in this new celebration of the Queen of Gospel. From her early days in a shotgun shack in New Orleans to her international success as a singer and civil rights leader, Mahalia Jackson journeyed in faith and courage. An evening of story and song illuminates the struggles and triumphs of this home-grown American icon. … Continue reading My evening at Southern Rep Theatre: Flowers for Halie

Polo Silk The Legendary Photographer: Opening Reception at Antenna Gallery 

Night out to support my friend Polo Silk The Legendary Photographer of New Orleans Hip-hop, Bounce and Underground Music plus all Things & People of New Orleans at the Antenna Gallery. Polo Silk Polo Silk The Legendary Polo Silk The Photographer exhibit: The exhibition highlights some of the most memorable rap and bounce songs from the city by showing some of the best poppers in … Continue reading Polo Silk The Legendary Photographer: Opening Reception at Antenna Gallery 

Music mural displayed for 1st time since Hurricane Katrina

NEW ORLEANS — A mural that covered the wall of a pioneering New Orleans bar is back on display for the first time since Hurricane Katrina. The 29-foot-long (9-meter-long) painting, which caricatures more than 60 musical celebrities of the 1940s, once covered a wall at Dixie’s Bar of Music , an early haven for gay […] via Music mural displayed for 1st time since Hurricane … Continue reading Music mural displayed for 1st time since Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Artist: Kishonda Webb

Born and raised in the 7th Ward of New Orleans, Kishonda Webb  turned tragedy into a creative mastery. After the sudden loss of her young husband, Kishonda tried several forms of therapy, be it attending therapy, support groups or enjoying the full benefits of living 24/7 in party central capital of the world, New Orleans . One day while out shopping, she found herself in … Continue reading New Orleans Artist: Kishonda Webb

NOLA Graffiti Art: Poor Boys Bar-Bathroom Graffiti

While attending the Tamale Festival at Poor Boys Bar in New Orleans Treme Area with my cousin, Eric and I spent more time reading the walls in the bathrooms. It was actually entertaining and resembled graffiti art. Poor Boys Bar is a really cool diverse dive bar with a calendar full of all type of events from hip hop night to drag shows. Someone decorated … Continue reading NOLA Graffiti Art: Poor Boys Bar-Bathroom Graffiti

NOLA Neighborhood Graffiti Art Walk

New Orleans is filled with an artist who creates regardless of the state of the canvas… Take a virtual tour with me to admire how graffiti artists’ color our city.Com You will walk with me through my colorful neighborhood of St. Roch, which is in the 8th Ward. As you open your eyes, you will be pleased to see all that you imagined New Orleans … Continue reading NOLA Neighborhood Graffiti Art Walk

Nola Grown Artist: Producer Desmond Hollins aka Katrah-Quey

Today my featured Nola Home Grown Artist is my one and only brother, Desmond Hollins aka Katrah-Quey (prounounced Cat-Tra-Kay) is the pseudonym of New Orleans native St. Paul, Minnesota based producer. Katrah-Quey’s beats have been featured on Adult Swim’s bump ads. He is also a member of a production crew named the 4Shades. Born in New Orleans in the late 80’s to the parents of … Continue reading Nola Grown Artist: Producer Desmond Hollins aka Katrah-Quey