Author: David Lee Simmons

50 Things Every New Orleanian Should Do

To live in New Orleans is to give in to tradition, to ritual, to ceremony, to routine and, sometimes, to cliché. This is a city built on a unique history and the culture that pours from it, and one by…

Krewe du View

For most New Orleanians, Mardi Gras represents the magic of the Cresent City. For most filmmakers, it represents a bizarre world.

The Turn of the Krewe

Like a lot of krewe members, the mischievous soldiers of Le Krewe d’Etat marched back into the city of New Orleans in October 2005, along with most everyone else (who could) to learn some brutal truths. By the time they…