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. Fauberg Treme sits adjacent to The French Quarter in LA. Faubourg Treme is considered the oldest black neighborhood in America, the origin of the Southern Civil Rights Movement, and the birthplace of jazz.

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!

The Gullah/Geechee people living along the east coast still speak variations of the original creole language known as Gullah which began to develop from the pidgin, or contact vernacular, which was spoken by the tribesmen brought from Africa by the slave traders. Gullah was further influenced by English dialects. Gullah  qualifies as a language in its own right. It has its own grammar, phonological systems, idiomatic expressions, and an extensive vocabulary. Photo of Julian Linder.

The Gullah/Geechee people living along the east coast still speak variations of…

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.

Creole people

Creole people ❤♔Life, likes and style of Creole-Belle ♥

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