BY Samantha Albala
on Oct 11, 2014
Gumbo is a New Orleans treat that is hard to match. Due to National Gumbo Day approaching fast (yes, it's a thing!), this Sunday, October 12 to be exact, I have complied some recipes to try if you can't make it to the soulful NOLA.
Before you begin, know that there are two types of Gumbo, and that it is a Creole dish, not a Cajun one. Type one is based on okra the African vegetable, and two, is thickened with gumbo file, which is powdered sassafras leaves, which has a Native American descent. Read More
BY Eileen Milman
on Aug 17, 2011
"NOLA bounce comes to New York once again! Featuring Big Freedia! The Queen diva! For this night only in Brooklyn! Come out and show your support by shaking yer asses high in the air!"
With a promising line-up of Tokyo Police Club, Against Me!, Team Robespierre, Japanther and our BUST sweetie, Big Freedia, the Vans House Party tomorrow should be bananas! This summer series of shows is at the House of Vans which is located on 25 Franklin St. Brooklyn NY. The show is FREE, ALL AGES and start at 7pm. Line starts at 5pm, and you can RSVP at the House of Vans website. Read More
BY Krista Ciminera
on Jun 01, 2010
Better bring your hot pants 'cause it's booty bounce time! Legendary bounce dancer Altercation is hosting a bounce class tonight, and all are welcome.
Stop by Party Expo, 929 Broadway Ave in Brooklyn, at 7:30 for the two hour class. Dress for a work out! The class is a sliding scale of ten to twenty dollars. Read More
BY Krista Ciminera
on May 27, 2010
New Orleans bounce, the energetic, call-and-response style of hip hop from NOLA, is officially taking over! The music comes with the signature and enigmatic booty bounce dance, and you can learn how to shake it like one of the best at the bounce dance class next Tuesday, June 1st.
Altercation, one of renowned bounce artist Big Freedia's top dancers, is hosting the class in Brooklyn, which is open to any and all skill levels. Read More