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Treme Creole Gumbo Festival 2014 – New Orleans LA

Congo Square in Armstrong Park has a vibe, a feeling.  It pulses, breathes and thumps.  A place where the ancestors gathered to dance to the rhythm of African drums.

The Treme Creole Gumbo Festival was held in Louis Armstrong Park, in the heart of Treme.  One of our favorite places to visit.  Enjoy the festival!!  Peace.

CRESCENT CITY BLUES AND BBQ FESTIVAL 2014

FESTIVALS ACADIENS et CREOLES AND OCTOBER ARTWALK 2014

UPCOMING ART SHOW DATES

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Check me out at one of the following shows!

SAT & SUN,  MARCH 22 & 23 – CONGO SQUARE NEW WORLD RHYTHMS FESTIVAL  @ LOUIS ARMSTRONG PARK, NEW ORLEANS LA

MARCH 15 – APRIL 15  –       KJUNTALES, ETC.  @ 309 PERE MEGRET ST, ABBEVILLE, LA

SAT, MARCH 29 –                   NEW ORLEANS ART MARKET @ PALMER PARK, NEW ORLEANS, LA

SAT, APRIL 12 –                   2ND SATURDAY ARTWALK @ BENOIT GALLERY, 535 1/2 JEFFERSON ST, LAFAYETTE LA

FRI – SUN, APRIL 25 – 27         JAZZ FEST @ NEW ORLEANS FAIR GROUND 

SEE YA SOON!!!! 

PEACE

MARCH 2ND SATURDAY ARTWALK

OUR JOURNEY TO AFRICA

Bryant and I journeyed to the Motherland in November. Our journey to Ghana, West Africa was the most life-altering, eye-opening experience in all my days on Earth. Before the trip, I knew so little of Africa (although I had vivid fantasies in my mind). These fantasies are now replaced with memories of our real experiences, the visions, sounds, smells and beautiful people of Africa.

We spent 3 weeks in Ghana, starting and ending in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. In addition to spending time in the bustling metropolis of Accra (population over 2 million), we spent time in the bush, the forest, the coast, the ocean, the lake, on a mountain and in the 2nd largest city in Ghana.

We want to share some of our “Visions of Ghana” with you. We will take you on a tour of Ghana, thru my camera lense, in a series of posts.

I will begin were we began our journey, Accra. Enjoy!!

 

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A view of Accra from our hotel balcony.

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In the Lobby of our hotel, waiting to leave for our tour.

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Rita Marley Foundation and Studio

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Rita Marley is a resident of Ghana.

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Accra from up high

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View from our balcony

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Accra, Ghana

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Flagstaff House – Presidential Palace

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The Flagstaff House, commonly known as “Flagstaff House”, is the presidential palace in Accra which serves as a residence and office to the President of Ghana

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The Black Star of Ghana represents it’s independence

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Black Star Square, also known as Independence Square. This is a public square. On this day they were holding an event.

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Lots of people in attendance for this event in Black Star Square

 

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Bryant with some of the locals at Labadi Beach.

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Labadi Beach in Accra

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Labadi Beach offers restaurants and bars, hotels and resorts, horseback riding, swimming and so much more.