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A Story about Charles Bukowski, Loujon Press and Counter-Culture in New Orleans August 29, 2013: Further excellence for your eyeballs over at The Times-Picayune: the online periodical published this awesome article about the Loujon Press, the subject of an exhibit at the Historic New Orleans Collection museum in New Orleans. The small central gallery at the Historic New Orleans Collection museum on Chartres Street is a time portal [...] by

Treme turns to local poet to capture post-Katrina New Orleans March 23, 2011: The Times-Picayune talks with Gian Smith who is featured reciting his poem "O Beautiful Storm" in a new promo for the HBO show Treme. Smith now hosts an open mic at The McKenna Museum of African American Art, but it was Katrina that first made him turn to poetry. In both the poem and his interview, he describes scraping the residue off the [...] by

Poets set the tone for “Natural Events to Social Disasters” conference in Austin February 22, 2011: Natasha Trethewey and Evelyne Trouillot will keynote this week's conference From Natural Events to Social Disasters in the Circum-Caribbean hosted by the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at University of Texas, Austin. The conference will discuss the long-running injustices across the region that natural disasters of the [...] by