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First or Second Monday or Tuesday Book Day

I'm currently working my way through The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans by Lawrence Powell, a history professor at Tulane. It's occasionally dry in its recounting of names, but the history of New Orleans as a city that kept itself as independent as possible from the various 17th and 18th century colonial powers is an interesting one. I'm almost up to the Louisiana Purchase.

On deck, I have Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War by Susan Southard, so I have a little mini theme of city-based historical books going on right now.

What are you reading?

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue – Surburbia

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Okay, yeah, this isn't from Jazz Fest, but it would seem that the majority of folks at the track couldn't hold a camera phone steady enough to get a good video of anything. The fest video after the jump. Continue reading Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue – Surburbia

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