by Red Cotton
(Don't we have the best names for our cultural events and clubs???)
Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 5:30PM: White Buffalo Day Observance
Native American legend has it that when the White Buffalo returns it will bring peace and harmony to all mankind. Rev. Goat Carson will give a presentation at the Backstreet Cultural Museum at 5:30pm. Drumming procession will go to Congo Square in Louis Armstrong Park and then return to the museum.
Valley Of Silent Men SA&PC Club 26th Year Anniversary Parade Sunday August 28th 1-5pm
(parade route after the jump)
Start: Uncle P's Mother's House, 1718 St. Andrew St. Up Brainard Street to Jackson Avenue. Up Jackson to Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Right on OCH to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Left on MLK to Magnolia St. U-Turn on MLK to S. Roberson.
Stop: Club S&S Lounge, 2600 Martin Luther King Blvd. (20 minutes). Down MLK to Simon Bolivar. Right on Simon Bolivar to First Street. Left on First to Dryades St.
Slight Pause: Monument of Jeremy Galmon. Continue on First St. to Baronne St. Right on Baronne to Second St. Right on Second to Dryades St.
Stop: Sportsman's Lounge, 2433 Dryades St. Back on Second St. to Danneel St. Left on Danneel St.
Stop: 2521 Danneel St. Up Danneel St. to Washington Ave. Back on Washington Ave. to S. Derbigny St. Left on S. Derbigny St. to Toledano St. Right on Toledano St. to Galvez.
Stop: Single Ladies S&P Club. Back Toledano St. to S. Rocheblave St. Right on S. Rocheblave St.
Stop: Second Line Jammers S&P Club. Down Washington Ave. to S. Claiborne. Left on S. Claiborne Ave. to Martin Luther King Blvd. Down MLK to Magnolia St.
Pause... Continue down MLK to S. Robertson St.
Disband: Club S&S Lounge, 2600 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
King 2011 - Wendell "Creek" Carter
Queen 2011 - Aisha Leshaun Thomas