Tremé Culture Fest Lecture Series — Part I

Friday October 18, 2013

The Tremé Community Center, 900 N. Villere St.

Darker Side of Distinction – 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

This panel will consider the complex combination of personalities and historical and social dynamics that express the impact of the women of this particular community on political life in New Orleans. There will be a special emphasis on today's political realities and strategies for the transformation of public life.

Panelist Speakers: Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer, Brenda Square, Judge Candice Anderson, and Ashleigh Gardere.


Creating Sacred Spaces – 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Noted community members and leaders will evoke memories and experiences of growing up in Tremé and how those neighborhood experiences shaped them as individuals and as part of society. The lecture will also contemplate how New Orleans society was shaped by these venerable women.

Panelist Speakers: Marion Colbert, and Father Jerome LeDoux.

 

 

Neighborhood Stroll & Bar Hop

Friday October 18, 2013, 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 Midnight

Kickoff @ Little People's Place - 6 - 6:35, 1226 Barracks Street

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Tremé Culture Fest Gallery/Exhibits

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Various Locations

Tremé Culture Fest Lecture Series — Part II

Saturday, October 19, 2013

The Tremé Community Center, 900 N. Villere St.

To be a Woman Entrepreneur, Black and Free Panel – 12:00 noon–2:00 pm

This discussion of Tremé’s extensive history of female entrepreneurship will contemplate the challenges and struggles faced by these brave businesswomen, how their successes have fueled the economy of a community and how their vilification was used to help malign it.

Panelists: Dr. Emily Clark, Vera Warren-Williams, and Gina Charbonnet.


Who Dat Got Dat Fire? – 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

The conversation between this elite cadre of women, each a cultural icon in her own right, will chronicle the vast contributions of Tremé's women to the rich cultural heritage for which the neighborhood is so celebrated. Accomplishment in the city’s legacy of musical, literary, culinary, Mardi Gras Indian, and Second Line traditions will be reflected upon. Panelists: Lolet Boutee, Gina Montana, Barbara Lacen-Keller, Cinnamon Black, and Neshia Ruffins.

 

Tremé Culture Fest—Day of Service

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Various Locations

Health Fair & Kid's Zone, 1225 St. Philip Street – 11:00 a.m.–6:00 pm

With Louisiana & New Orleans Department of Health


Dodge Experience Tent, Corner of St. Philp & N. Villere St., 11:00 am - 6:00 p.m.


Culinary & Arts Market, 1229 St. Philip Street – 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

With Greater Tremé Consortium


Pete Pritchett Home Rejuvenation, 1011 Tremé Street – 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

With Black Catholics Association


Tremé Community Garden, 926 Villere Street – 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

With Sankoré Arts & Trades and LSU Master Gardeners

 

Clark High School Beautification Project, 1302 N. Derbigny Street – 8:00 a.m.–12:00 Noon

With Joseph S. Clark Alumni Association, Class of 1973

 

Hunters Field Mural Project, 1600 N. Claiborne Avenue – 8:00 a.m.–12:00 Noon

With Artist Lionel Milton and Tambourine & Fan

 

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Tremé Culture Fest—Music from the Streets

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11:00 a.m.–5:50 p.m.

Various Locations

One Sound Brass Band, Corner of Villere and St. Philip Street – 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

 

Original Big 7 Brass Band, Corner of St. Philip Street and Tremé – 12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m.

 

Dem Boys Brass Band, Corner of St. Philip and N. Rampart – 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

 

Africa Brass Band, Corner of St. Ann and N. Claiborne – 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

 

New Breed Brass Band, Corner of Gov. Nicholls and Henriette Delille – 2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

 

The Kid Merv Band, Corner of St. Philip and Tremé – 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

 

Glen David Andrews Band, Corner of N. Robertson and Basin – 4:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.

 

Neshia Ruffins Band, Corner of N. Robertson and Basin – 4:45 p.m.–5:15 p.m.

 

Original Pinettes Brass Band, Corner of St. Philip and N. Robertson – 5:20 p.m.–5:50 p.m.

 

Shannon Powell Trio, Corner of St. Philip and Tremé – 6:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

 

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Jazz Mass & Tremé United All-Woman Second Line

Sunday, October 20, 2013

St. Augustine Church

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