A Taste of New Orleans

A mime performs on the streets in New Orleans. Photo: Tonya Fitzpatrick

Jackson Square is alive with music, food and people during French Quarter Festival.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick

New Orleans has so much to offer and we'll introduce a few more of the city's treasures including indie soul singer/songwriter Theresa Andersson who stops by to talk about how life in New Orleans has influenced her music and how she merged the culture of New Orleans with that of her home country of Sweden within her music. Then, learn about a national treasure—The New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park from Park Ranger Bruce Barnes. Finally, meet Dawn Logsdon, Director of the PBS documentary Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans. Dawn will discuss how this historic suburb that was an integral part of the fabric of New Orleans and the HBO series that will be modeled after her documentary.

A Taste Of New Orleans by WorldFootprints

Air Date: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:30pm

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