Our summer 2020 issue of 64 Parishes hits the road, following Christie Matherne on a road trip to Louisiana off the interstate and tailing Liz Skilton and her students as they collect personal histories of Hurricane Harvey from a mobile museum. Elizabeth C. Neidenbach debuts our series Split Press: Media Outlets in Black and White with a look at the nineteenth-century refugee crisis that more than doubled New Orleans’s population, and James Karst rounds out our features with a possible explanation for Buddy Bolden’s career-ending illness.
The issue also includes:
- Rien Fertel introducing Emma Wilson Emery, Louisiana’s nearly-forgotten first poet laureate
- Lucie Monk Carter chowing down at gas stations that offer culinary treats
- Artist Hannah Chalew’s attempts to address and offer solutions to the problems of the Anthropocene
- John Wirt delving into the Baton Rouge roots of radio staple “Judy in Disguise”
Plus stories by our partners at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, The Historic New Orleans Collection, Shreveport Regional Arts Council, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, and the R.W. Norton Art Gallery.
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