Last fall, my friend, Ben Varadi, told me about this monthly music and education event for the hip-hop community in New Orleans. This winter I went to one of the events organized by Wild Wayne and Sess Four-Five. The result is this story that aired on the Marketplace Morning Report in April. The segment starts at about 4:35 into the show.
- Willie and his mandolin
- Bluegrass circle at the Hi-Ho People gather every Monday at the Hi-Ho to play bluegrass. They bring violins, guitars, mandolins, cellos, and other instruments.
- Women guitarists
- Smiling Guitar Player
The Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association of New Orleans held a rally last week in front of Ben Franklin High School to protest the lack of free transportation for students coming from the East. I covered the event for The Louisiana Weekly.