SAGA OF THE BROWN PELICAN
The brown pelican is, as many people may know, a symbol of Louisiana.
‘DR. DADDY-O’ DJ
Live broadcasts, interviews and radio segments, which originally aired between 1949 and 1958, by Vernon “Dr. Daddy-O” Winslow for “Jivin’ with Jax” on WWEZ-AM New Orleans are now available online via the Tulane University Digital Library. These recordings represent the emergence of Black radio in New Orleans, while featuring Winslow’s work as the first African American radio disc jockey on New Orleans airwaves. They are included in the Hogan Archive of New Orleans Music and New Orleans Jazz, a division of Tulane University Special Collections.https://tulane.it/dr-daddy-o
Impression: Judy Cooper
Many colors flash through the mind when thinking of New Orleans culture.
Wish You Were Here
Postcards depicting travel scenes and inscribed with cryptic messages are a dwindling form of communication.
Black Studies Book Club
The Africana Studies Program has launched its new Black Studies Book Club. “Our plans are to bring in a scholar (once per semester) whose recent publication has shifted the conversation in Africana Studies to deliver a public lecture and to facilitate a more intimate, book club–style conversation,” said Mia L. Bagneris, director of the Africana Studies Program.https://tulane.it/black-studies-book-club
Marching Band in Dubai
The Tulane University Marching Band played at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai on Nov. 28, 2021. The band took the stage as the only college band to perform on U.S. National Day. Formerly known as the World’s Fair, the six-month Expo began Oct. 1 and will run through March 31, 2022. World Expo showcases innovation and culture from 192 countries, with 25 million visitors worldwide expected to attend. It had been postponed from last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.https://tulane.it/band-in-dubai
In the Mist of Memory: The Beatles and My JYA Experience
A recollection of a ‘what-if’ rock ’n’ roll encounter in a Hamburg, Germany, Reeperbahn club 60 years ago.