Beyond Bourbon Street - an Insider's Guide to New Orleans
About This Show
Beyond Bourbon Street is the podcast where we explore the food, music, places, people and events that make New Orleans unique.
Whether you are planning a trip, currently living in New Orleans or simply wanting a taste of the Crescent City from wherever you are, you’ve come to the right place!
Most Recent Episode
Tremè: an Unofficial Guide to the HBO Series - Episode #26
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In this episode, Mark digs into the HBO Series Tremè, the television show created by David Simon and Eric Overmyer. The pair had previously worked together on the critically acclaimed series The Wire and brought that same passion to this project. In Tremè, Simon and Overmyer put the spotlight on ordinary people trying to rebuild ordinary lives set against the backdrop of New Orleans and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the levee failures. The shows features an ensemble cast including actors John Goodman, Wendell Pierce, Michelle Leo, Clarke Peters, Steve Zahn, Khandi Alexander, Kim Dickens, Lucia Micarelli, Michael Huisman, Rob Brown and Phyllis Montana-Leblanc. Among the characters they portray are a Tulane professor, a civil rights attorney, a chef, several musicians, a bar owner and the Big Chief of a Mardi Gras Indian tribe. Listen in as Mark describes the series, and shares his perspepctive as a New Orleanian. Along the way, you'll learn about the characters, the music, and the places and events portrayed on the small screen. All this and more on episode #26 of Beyond Bourbon Street! If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music. New episodes are available every other Wednesday. You can find us on Twitter | Instagram | Facebook| Website Thanks for listening! Mark firstname.lastname@example.org