Rex, King of Carnival – Episode #84

Boeuf Gras, Rex Parade 2017

Rex, King of Carnival Today‚Äôs episode is all about Mardi Gras and the Rex parade. I am joined by a former King of Carnival, Dr. Stephen Hales. In addition to reigning as Rex in 2017, Dr. Hales is the archivist and historian for the School of Design, the organization that puts on the Rex parade.… Continue reading Rex, King of Carnival – Episode #84

Laine Kaplan Levenson of Tripod and Sticky Wicket – Episode #83

Laine Kaplan Levenson, host of Tripod: New Orleans at 300, and Sticky Wicket.

Laine Kaplan Levenson, Storyteller Laine Kaplan Levenson has spent the last 10+ years telling stories about New Orleans and Louisiana. For the last three years, she’s produced and hosted Tripod, New Orleans at 300. Tripod won critical acclaim for its exploration of topics related to the Tricentennial, including a mini series on our relationship with Haiti. Ever heard… Continue reading Laine Kaplan Levenson of Tripod and Sticky Wicket – Episode #83