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The Red Beans Krewe: An Iconic Dish and a New Parade

Robin Roberts and Frank de Caro

in Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823786
eISBN:
9781496823823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823786.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter focuses on a new parade, a new surrogation, that has assumed an empty spot in the Carnival calendar, Lundi Gras, the Monday before Fat Tuesday. This chapter explores the Krewe of Red ... More


The All-Seeing Eye: Display and Surveillance

Spencer Dew

in The Aliites: Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226647968
eISBN:
9780226648156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648156.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Aliite engagement with surveillance, from public performances of Aliite nationality through garb and parades to Aliite responses to the constant accusation that such performance ... More


A Tale of Two Cities II: Festival and Spectacle in the French Caribbean

Christopher J. Smith

in Dancing Revolution: Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042393
eISBN:
9780252051234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042393.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

Conceived as a companion to Chapter 3, this chapter also examines movement in public spaces in two creole cities, but this time emphasizing an approach grounded in ethnography and focusing upon two ... More


Jockomo: The Native Roots of Mardi Gras Indians

Shane Lief and John McCusker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496825896
eISBN:
9781496825933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825896.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book represents the very first publication to explore how Native American traditions have influenced the history of New Orleans music over the past three centuries, specifically how this ... More


Parading Against Violence

Lewis Watts and Eric Porter

in New Orleans Suite: Music and Culture in Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273870
eISBN:
9780520955325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273870.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Section 2 examines how people of various inclinations and backgrounds have engaged in antiviolence work in New Orleans through parade practices, while simultaneously addressing larger questions ... More


Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago: 1972–2018 and Still Thriving

Amaniyea Payne

in Hot Feet and Social Change: African Dance and Diaspora Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042959
eISBN:
9780252051814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042959.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

Long famed as a mecca of African-American culture, New Orleans occupies a special place in studies of African diasporic music and dance. By outlining the historical and social factors that shaped ... More


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