Music Of Treme News Roundup – May 09, 2010

Episode 5 is tonight and here is the preview for those who have not seen it.

  • Walking around Congo Square with Wendell Pierce (HBO) and also The Backstreet Cultural Museum (HBO)
  • I really hope HBO does not try to recreate this gruesome scene (Tuscaloosa News)
  • Local New Orleans writer, Lolis Eric Elie, on his foray into screenwriting on Treme ( who also has a fantastic documentary, Faubourg Treme – The Untold Story of Black New Orleans
  • Wendell Pierce is afraid of singing in public (Boston Herald)
  • National Geographic has a sweet looking interactive map with local spots highlighted (
  • A most humorous and insightful reaction to the John McWhorter article on Treme ( Back of Town)

Happy Mothers Day to all the Moms out there…

Leave you today with Kermit Ruffins doing “St. James Infirmary” at Tipitinas

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