"Bookshops are infested with ideas. Books are quivering, murmuring creatures."- Severina, Rodrigo Rey Rosa (trans. Chris Andrews)
You’re guaranteed a great meal on any trip to New Orleans, but to really savor all the flavors the city has to offer, follow the advice of locals and eat t
And now I’m hungry.
This isn’t bad but well, tastes vary I guess.
"Silence fell over the Cosmic Brotherhood members like a heavy fleece blanket. All eyes were closed, all necks tensed, all breaths on hold. The moment of a manifestation had come. Maestro exhaled loudly, opened his thin, sinewy arms and raised them to the sky, "I am Joan of Arc, the Maid of Orleans!" he yelled in a high-pitched voice that bore no resemblance to his usual baritone, professional tone. "I’ve come to Havanna to proclaim love, unity and peace." —from "The Astral Plane" by Teresa Dovalpage
"My main statement is I’m an African American from New Orleans, but I wanted to put things in here that people outside of New Orleans could relate to as well. Through the masks, through the figures, books, and images, I can have other conversation pieces in here that expand the museum and challenge people to consider who they are connected to."
— Ronald Lewis, from The House of Dance & Feathers
Find out more about Ronald’s museum here.
Two award winning writers who use dreams in their poetry and prose, will talk about fundamentals of our dreams and their relationship to creativity and well being.
Bidding farewell to National Poetry month with a short piece by New Orleans legend Everette Maddox:
Twilight on the Verandah: Poem for Banjo
Dance on you blue firefly
with somebody else
I’m only a shuffler myself
and if I touched you
like a lovely party favor
all over Oak Street