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Wednesday, March 13 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
At Home He's a Tourist: Louisiana Folklife in the Social Media Era

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The Gang of Four's song from 1979 dramatized a person's lack of an authentic relationship with his culture. Last year in New Orleans, a second line in memory of "Uncle" Lionel Battiste seemingly included as many photographers as participants, raising questions about their relationship to the event as well. What happens when the tools to be a photographer or reporter are as close by as the phone in your pocket?
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Brian Boyles

The People Say ProjectBrian Boyles is the Director of Public Relations and Programs at the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Creative Director of the People Say Project. Beginning in 2003, he developed theater and multi-media events at the Williamsburg Art Nexus in Brooklyn... Read More →
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Alison Fensterstock

Music WriterNew Orleans Times-PicayuneAlison Fensterstock writes about music and pop culture for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune in New Orleans. She also talks and writes and organizes other people talking and writing about Louisiana roots music (including bounce) for lots of place... Read More →
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Erika Goldring

PhotographerBMI
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Louis Michot

The Lost Bayou Ramblers
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Alex Rawls

WriterMySpiltMilk.comI write and edit My Spilt Milk, a website covering music, art and culture in New Orleans and beyond.


Wednesday March 13, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 17A 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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