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Year Summary

Well, it’s been a busy year and I have not had a chance to really promote anything. So here is a quick summary of the past year. In October 2017, my article Last Days of Storyville was published in New … Continue reading

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DJANGO BOY ASHER (2008 – 2018)

After a valiant year-and-a-half battle with cancer, Django Boy Asher left this world on August 21st. He is survived by his soulmate Fannie Pie Asher, his daddy John Haffner, and his mommy Sally Asher.     Despite his short time … Continue reading

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2017 Events

Wow, I am really behind on posting. But I am working – I promise! Here is the archive of 2017 events! Wednesday, January 11th: Private lecture for the Stuart Clan. Thursday, February 9th: “The Underworld Above Ground: The Graves of … Continue reading

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Bourbon Festival

Lots of producing – not much promoting. Seems to be my mantra lately! But I am very excited to take part in this year’s Bourbon Festival! I will be speaking March 9, 2018 at Le Méridien Hotel (333 Poydras Street) … Continue reading

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2016 Come and Gone

I have been so busy producing that I have not done that good of a job promoting. Finally updated my shows/lectures for 2017. Here is a look back on 2016. UPCOMING SHOWS AND APPEARANCES FOR 2016 Please check back here … Continue reading

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Evening Star lecture at the Gallier House

On Friday, May 20th, 6pm at the Gallier House in the French Quarter (1132 Royal Street – designed and built by James Gallier, Jr.) I will deliver a lecture on the Evening Star. I gave the lecture at the Louisiana … Continue reading

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1920 Mardi Gras

What a crazy and busy year! So much to catch up on. Anyway, here is a mini documentary on Mardi Gras 1920 that I did for the local PBS station, WYES. It focuses on General John Joseph “Black Jack” Pershing’s visit … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learning Event

Official Release from an event I am doing on Wednesday, April 6th. FUN FUN FUN! A Tulane Club of New Orleans Lifelong Learning event: “Life, Death, and Burial in New Orleans” Wednesday, April 6 5:30 p.m. ~ Reception 6 p.m. … Continue reading

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2015 Year in Review

My calendar from last year. UPCOMING SHOWS AND APPEARANCES FOR 2015 Please check back here frequently for updates and additions! Some of my work is currently being show at the Cake Cafe at 2440 Chartres. Please remember that weather conditions may affect … Continue reading

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Book Signing March 4th at 1850 House

I will be doing my first book-signing of the year for Stories from the St. Louis Cemeteries of New Orleans, this Saturday, March 4th at the 1850 House, 523 St. Ann Street in Jackson Square from 2pm to 4pm. Come … Continue reading

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