Tom Piazza on Writing for HBO’s “Treme”

“New Orleans has a mythology, a personality, a soul, that is large, and that has touched people around the world. It has its own music (many of its own musics), its own cuisine, its own way of talking, its own architecture, its own smell, its own look and feel. . . ....

Live-Blogging from Rising Tide 6

A conference on the future of New Orleans Xavier University, New Orleans Tune in to webcast here. Rising Tide 6 main web site here, and RT6 blog here. Photos here, here, and here. * Usually we worry that Rising Tide might be disrupted by a hurricane—after all, it’s...