A new report in The Nation documents what many have claimed for years–for some Black New Orleanians the threat of being killed by White vigilantes in Katrina’s aftermath became a bigger threat than the storm itself.
After the storm, White vigilantes roamed Algiers Point shooting and, according to their own accounts, killing Black men at will–with [...]
How does a New York native become woven into the fabric of New Orleans?
How does a medical student become a sought-after painter?
How does catastrophe give birth to art?
The answers lie in the work of Skylar Fein, an emerging artist whose career has exploded in the last year and is expected to flower this fall for [...]
(from Laylah Amatullah Barrayn)
Last night the ultra-fabulous KAMOINGE, Inc., opened their show, ‘Revealing the Face of Katrina’ at the HP Gallery at Calumet Photo.
Follow the link below for just a taste of the festivities: http://www.flickr.com/photos/21344423@N08/sets/72157603313403765/
Above: Wall of Radcliffe Roye’s work
A friend sent the E-mail below last week regarding a recent staging in New Orleans of Waiting For Godot; she raises some important, seemingly perpetual questions, and I have not yet responded to her.
Last night I went to see the last performance at the Brava Theater in San Francisco of
STARDUST and EMPTY WAGONSStories from the [...]