New Orleans Voices - October 2013

PODCAST: The Historic Beauregard-Keyes House

The Beauregard-Keyes House is an historic house located in New Orleans' French Quarter. Built in 1826, it was the home of Louisiana-born Confederate General P. T. Beauregard. In the 1940s, Frances Parkinson-Keyes, author of Dinner at Antoine's, the famous mystery…

PODCAST: Brian Kern and the Krewe of Boo

Brian Kern is the sales and operations director for Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and captain of the Krewe of Boo. Brian's father, Blaine Kern, started the Krewe of Boo in 2008, in part as a fundraiser for first responders…

PODCAST: New Orleans' Railroad History

John Magill is historian and curator at The Historic New Orleans Collection. For this podcast, Magill draws upon his deep reservoir of knowledge to tell the story of the history of railroads in New Orleans. Magill points out that in…

PODCAST: REpurposingNOLA's Traci Claussen

Traci Claussen is the owner of REpurposingNOLA, a unique business that arose out of a renovation project. Claussen got the idea of starting the business when she was renovating her apartment and had some extra bamboo flooring left over. She…