Women of Fauberg Treme, New Orleans and their dog. Faubourg Tremé is the oldest black neighborhood in America, and the origin of the southern civil rights movement and the birthplace of jazz.

Women of Fauberg Treme, New Orleans. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. Early history it was the main neighborhood of free people of color.It remains today an important African-American & Creole culture.

Lake Pontchartrain Bridge, still longest in the world?

The longest bridge in the world, The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, is a causeway composed of two parallel bridges crossing Lake Pontchartrain in southern Louisiana, United States. The longer of the two bridges is miles long. Going here during the summer!

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Voodoo is alive and well in New Orleans. Find out about our rich history on our Cemetery, French Quarter & Voodoo Tour.

youngsta' Trombone Shorty

Young Trombone Shorty I got to hear Shorty in Billings Montana!

The next time you're in New Orleans, you might want to skip Bourbon Street and head for this incredible shanty town that doubles as a giant musical instrument. Built by Brooklyn artist Swoon and the New Orleans Airlift, Dithyrambalina is a fantastical series of structures made from reclaimed materials that work together as a larger-than-life music box.

Swoon's Dithyrambalina is a New Orleans Shanty Town That Doubles as Giant Music Box

is a decaying house transformed into a ‘temporary village of playable musical houses with interactive instruments embedded into the walls, floors and ceilings of structures’. By Swoon.

Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday

2011 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday from Mardi Gras New Orleans.

'They call us baby dolls, so let's be red hot,' ... from a film strip via Story Sloan Gallery shows women dressed as "baby dolls" dancing in New Orleans at Mardi Gras in 1931. The style soon spread to respectable black neighborhoods and is seeing a modern revival

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The "baby dolls," an on-again, off-again Mardi Gras tradition of New Orleans' African-American community, are on again.

Edmond Dede, New Orleans Creole who went to France to study and further his classical music career. Of Haitian descent through his parents who came to New Orleans after the Haitian Revolution in the early 19th century. Indeed, the population of New Orleans doubled after 1810 due to the influx of Saint Dominguan refugees, including whites, gens de couleur, and enslaved people

Edmund Dédé, an accomplished composer Date: Fri, The birth of Edmund Dédé in 1829 is celebrated on this date. He was an African American violinist and composer.

Allison Tootie Montana is Big Chief of the Yellow Pocahontas tribe of New Orleans Black Mardi Gras Indians for many years  He has worked as an innovative costume designer, a brilliant dancer, and an eloquent spokesman for African American people of Creole descent. Photograph by Kathy Anderson, Courtesy New Orleans Times-Picayune

Allison "Tootie" Montana - Big Chief of the Yellow Pocahontas Mardi Gras Indian tribe. Photo by Kathy Anderson 1987

"Creole in a Red Turban"

'creole in a red turban' artist: jacques guillaume lucien amans (french-born louisiana '

Treme! Second Line Time!

a mardi gras playlist of new orleans brass bands! and this guy's awesome hat!