Jessica Brown is co-founder of Culture Collision. Several years ago, Brown and a few of her friends got together to create this special event to introduce the New Orleans community to the city's wealth of local performing and visual arts organizations and educate people about the organizations' upcoming seasons. According to Brown, Culture Collision 2013 will showcase 65 cultural organizations.  Participants range from the New Orleans Opera Association to smaller organizations such as The NOLA Project independent theatre and Southern Repertory Theatre. This year, Culture Collision is happening Aug. 28, 2013, at Generations Hall. In this podcast, Brown shares some of the "back story" on how Culture Collision began and describes where she hopes it will go.

Listen to the podcast here.