New Orleans

The Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas on Gospel Music & the Gifts of Growing Up

Irma Thomas is known as the "Soul Queen of New Orleans." This Irma Thomas Interview sheds light on her love of her hometown Nawlins and Gospel music, and reveals her surprising start in the music business, the impact of Katrina, and what it was like to be the Queen of the Krewe du Vieux during Carnival.

The Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas on Gospel Music & the Gifts of Growing Up

Lafayette Cemetery # 1 in New Orleans a Fertile Ground for Life Lessons

Take a tour of Lafayette Cemetery # 1 in the Garden District with local Sarah, who offers a primer on unique New Orleans' traditions like the ‘second line'. BCD found Lafayette Cemetery # 1 to be unexpectedly fertile ground for fresh ways to look at life. Read on for how New Orleans celebrates & inspires individuality. 

Lafayette Cemetery # 1 in New Orleans a Fertile Ground for Life Lessons