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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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Better Late Than Never – Prohibition Lecture Today!

I have been so busy finishing my next two books and working on this lecture that I have not had time to promote it. But here it is – just in case. I will be delivering a lecture on New Orleans’ … Continue reading

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C-Span2 & BookTV

Right before I was scheduled to tape my lecture for C-Span’s BookTV at the Louisiana Book Festival, I got a text from a dear friend telling me that they were leaving their job to start producing porn. I know some … Continue reading

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Louisiana Book Festival

BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS! What could be better? I am very honored to take part in the 11th Annual Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge this Saturday, November 1st from 10am to 5pm at the State Library of Louisiana, the State … Continue reading

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National World War II Museum Lecture

I am very excited and extremely honored to be lecturing at one of my father’s and brother’s favorite museums – the National WWII Museum. Even though my brother Bill lives in Seattle, he has a membership and visits the museum … Continue reading

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Scandals and Scoundrels of the French Quarter

On Wednesday, September 17th, I will be lecturing from my book Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names on the scandals and scoundrels that make up the streets of the French Quarter. Using additional photographs and … Continue reading

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“Loaded Down With Iniquity: The 1866 Sinking of the Steamship Evening Star.”

As part of the Downriver: Mighty Mississippi River Festival 2014, I will be delivering a lecture on the 1866 sinking of the steamship Evening Star.   The Evening Star was launched in 1863 and was a luxury steamship that ran a weekly … Continue reading

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Lecture at Nix Library

On June 19, 2014, I will be lecturing and signing copies of my book Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names at the Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton, from 5:30 to 6:30pm. I will also have books … Continue reading

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Maple Street Book Shop Signing

On Thursday, April 24th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, I will be doing a lecture and book signing at Maple Street Book Shop at 7529 Maple Street. I like to craft each lecture around a specific subject and this one will be … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ and Lecturin’

Well, I completed my first lecture series for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Not only was it my first time on a cruise, but my first time lecturing to non-New Orleanians. Both experiences were eye opening and a learning experience. I … Continue reading

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