On January 25, the New Orleans Opera revived the “Burlesque Opera of Tabasco,” a production originally staged in 1894. It’s initial slate is sold out, but we hope they’ll grant an extension.
At the 2017 symposium, Sara Fouts and Fernando Lopez provided a historical and ethnographic background of Latino migration to New Orleans, and described the rise of the pulga.
Leah Chase talks of seven decades at Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans.
Mai Nguyen opened the restaurant Ba Mien in New Orleans East in late 2001 after traveling Vietnam to collect dishes and repertoires from various regions.
Striking up a conversation with a stranger at a bar is accepted, even expected. And storytelling is a central part of that exchange.
Head into summer Hurricane-style.
Lolis Eric Elie recounts his own discovery of the South and explores how Southern culture currently risks being subsumed into a generic national norm.
Our latest documentary profiles Susan Spicer, the New Orleans chef and restaurateur that the New York Times once dubbed “The Quiet Star Of New Orleans.”