A NOLA Chic Experience with the New Orleans Black Masking Indians-Mardi Gras Indians

Most of you have to wait until Mardi Gras Day, Super Sunday, Saint Joseph’s Day and Night, Secondline parades, and the New Orleans Jazz Festival to experience the beautiful sights and sounds of the New Orleans Black Masking Indians. But year-round, I am surrounded by native New Orleanians who ensure our treasured culture and tradition survive. With the recent cancellation of Super Sunday and the … Continue reading A NOLA Chic Experience with the New Orleans Black Masking Indians-Mardi Gras Indians

Entertainment and Media Executive, Mona Scott-Young reigns supreme as SHE-KING of the Treme Sidewalk Steppers *recap

The traditional title is Queen, but during a recent trip to The ESSENCE Full Circle Festival, Scott-Young took part in ground exhibitions where she learned of the history of KING’s and SHE-KING’s.

Scott-Young said, “I have to be honest; they named me Queen, and embrace the title of SHE-KING in tribute to the fearless female rulers of Ancient Egypt and Africa that I learned of while in Ghana. Continue reading Entertainment and Media Executive, Mona Scott-Young reigns supreme as SHE-KING of the Treme Sidewalk Steppers *recap

ENTREPRENEUR AND MEDIA MOGUL MONA SCOTT-YOUNG PAYS HOMAGE TO THE CITY SHE LOVES AND TRIBUTES FEMALE EMPOWERMENT AS THE TREME SIDEWALK STEPPERS 2020 SHE-KING-ELECT

*MEDIA ALERT* It’s Mardi Gras time in our city and everyone wants to experience what we have to offer. Entrepreneur and media mogul Mona Scott-Young, who LOVES New Orleans is She-King-Elect of the Treme Sidewalk Steppers!!!! Scott-Young’s likeness is bringing in other nationally known personalities to to take part in one of biggest traditions. TREME SIDEWALK STEPPERS HOST. “THE ROYAL HOMECOMING” GALA ON FEB. 7 … Continue reading ENTREPRENEUR AND MEDIA MOGUL MONA SCOTT-YOUNG PAYS HOMAGE TO THE CITY SHE LOVES AND TRIBUTES FEMALE EMPOWERMENT AS THE TREME SIDEWALK STEPPERS 2020 SHE-KING-ELECT

Mona Scott-Young loves New Orleans: Treme’ Sidewalk Steppers 2020 SHE-KING

This weekend Mona Scott-Young who is not a New Orleanian will celebrate with us just as our ancestors did in a traditional New Orleans SecondLine! We have waved at countless celebrities as they rode up high on Mardi Gras floats down the wealthiest streets in the city; celebrities have waved to us from their guarded Bourbon Street balconies. But this is a first that a celebrity, except for those who are NOLA born and raised to take to the streets with us in our community. Continue reading Mona Scott-Young loves New Orleans: Treme’ Sidewalk Steppers 2020 SHE-KING

#ThrowbackThursday – New Orleans 1990: Mardi Gras Indians photos by Infrogmation

My ”Throwback Thursday” pictures were taken by New Orleanian known as “Infrogmation or Froggy.” other than being one of New Orleans most remarkable photographers, but one can see his life’s adventures in his personal photographs. “Infrogmation is one of #nola’s most unheralded great photographers.” — Kevin Allman, editor “Gambit” New Orleans weekly.[1] *blush* Feel free to read the rest of the article on The Advocate here: … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday – New Orleans 1990: Mardi Gras Indians photos by Infrogmation

New Orleans Wedding Couple Kissing

Watch: New Orleans Second Line Weddings

Have you ever walked down the street and see lovers showing out like this? Some were taught to shun public affection, don’t kiss in public, and so on. But in New Orleans, you can feel free to take your love to the streets and dance in the name of love! There’s nothing like a New Orleans Second Line but a Second Line Wedding! I chase … Continue reading Watch: New Orleans Second Line Weddings

NOLA Wear Orange-We Can End Gun Violence

Life is for living, and we all come into the world to die, but we weren’t birth just to be murdered. It’s a man-made problem, and we can stop it. 

Please support Mom’s Demand Action Nola and Nola Wear Orange if the most you can do is wear an orange ribbon that day! There are more ways to spread awareness than attending. Continue reading NOLA Wear Orange-We Can End Gun Violence

A conversation with a New Orleans Urban Cowboy; Michael A. Hollins aka Dat Ghetto Cowboy

Maybe you were dancing along the streets during a Second Line and noticed a group of men riding their horses up and down the neutral ground ( the “median-” You know, that little strip of land in the middle of a road.) and thought what horses have to do with the Second Line. Tourist aren’t the only ones with these questions. There are plenty of New Orleanians who do not know the full story of how these young men can saddle up and ride through our neighborhoods as if they were in the Wild Wild West. Continue reading A conversation with a New Orleans Urban Cowboy; Michael A. Hollins aka Dat Ghetto Cowboy

Treme 7th Ward Arts & Cultural Festival

Tremé Fest 2019 happens Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 under the Claiborne Have Bridge at St. Ann street instruction. Two days of live music, food, kids’ activities, arts, and more will be included. The live performance schedule is as follows: MAIN STAGE | SATURDAY, MAY 25 Festival Begins at noon. Between The “Saints Streets” St. Ann – St. Philip Guest Speaker 12:00 p.m. … Continue reading Treme 7th Ward Arts & Cultural Festival