New Orleans Voices - March 2013

Freret Street Festival: As Unique As the Street

Michelle Ingram is co-director of the Freret Street Festival and owner of Zeus' Place, a pet boarding and grooming business. In this podcast, Ingram explains the origins of the Freret Street Festival and describes how the festival has evolved. She…

The Jesuits in New Orleans

Father Raymond Fitzgerald is the president of Jesuit High School in New Orleans. Jesuit is synonymous with quality education in the city: Many "Blue Jays" have distinguished themselves within the Crescent City and beyond. In this podcast, Father Fitzgerald describes…

Ronnie Kole: New Orleans Music Legend

Ronnie Kole, a beloved figure in New Orleans, is a renowned jazz pianist and musical legend. He has shared his distinctive piano music with dignitaries and fans worldwide, including Pope John Paul II and six American presidents. In 2008, Kole…

Mary Williams: The Designer Behind the Dresses

Mary Williams is an established New Orleans dress designer well-known for her quality designs. Williams got started at the Louisiana State Museum where she learned about period clothing designs and construction methods of clothing from years past. According to Williams,…