Grand Isle

Island Aid

by barry July 19, 2010

Thanks to our friends at WWOZ for calling this to our attention: Island Aid Concert July 24, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., in Grand Isle, LA Island Aid will replace the Tarpon Rodeo (cancelled because of the BP oil disaster) this year in Grand Isle. The all-day concert will take place on the beach across […]

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Blues clubs and the spill

by barry June 29, 2010

Ben Sandmel, one of our humanities consultants, has written an article for Politics Daily that links the BP oil spill to the blues clubs of New Orleans. Ben writes about Tommy Singleton, an R&B singer whose name has appeared often in his blog. Sandmel writes: At first glance, Louisiana’s oil-fouled coast may seem worlds away […]

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