An Afternoon With Charlie, An Evening With Mayor Landrieu

The Sunday afternoon after Rising Tide found me in a bar on St. Claude Ave, having a drink or three and talking to a guy named Charlie who was splitting a pitcher of beer with his friend. Charlie lived in the St. Roch neighborhood, born and raised in New Orleans and he was telling me…

Rebirth Brass Band “Out The Way”

Saw this band on a tremendous night in San Francisco where I was living at the time, and at their home bar, The Maple Leaf in New Orleans. I’ve seen them on television, in documentaries and most recently in the HBO show Treme. No matter how many times you get the chance, it’s never enough…so…