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Pop Pilgrims - New Orleans: We visit locations from HBO series Treme
Really the only proper pop pilgrimage for Treme would be to move there. Creators David Simon and Eric Overmeyer seem intent on showcasing every corner of the Crescent City, from its most famous restaurants to the tiniest venue where anyone could play a trumpet before an appreciative crowd. For this installment we decided to visit the neighborhood that lent its name to the show: Treme. As Dave Walker points out above, the name Treme only seems like a misnomer, given that only a portion of the series takes place in that neighborhood. Because so much New Orleans music has its roots in Tremé, and because so much of the city's identity is tied to the music, it's as apt a title as anyone could dream up.Walker joined us for a walking tour of the neighborhood starting at St. Augustine's church, a place with a long, interesting history. It was founded in 1841 by free people of color, making it the oldest primarily black Catholic church in America. Its founders insured it would be welcoming to slaves by purchasing pews for them, a move that upset white parishioners. One of its most famous congregants, Homer Plessy, would go on to play a major role in the history of civil rights as part of the Plessy Vs. Ferguson Supreme Court decision. (He's buried in the nearby St. Louis Cemetery #1, subject of another Pop Pilgrims installment.) Others include jazz giant Sidney Bechet and Tootie Montana, a famous Mardi Gras Indian Chief.More recently, it's served as a symbol of neighborhood ...
PHOTO: From left, Arnold, Spell and Waters SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) â Prosecutors are expected to call on doctors from the Montana state mental hospital Tuesday to bolster claims that a Colorado man is fit to stand trial in the killing of a teacher in the heart of the Bakken oil patch. ...
SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) - Defense experts testified Monday that a Colorado man is unfit for trial in the murder of a Montana teacher because he is prone to distort the past and displays the intelligence of an 11-year-old, leaving him unable to understand the case against him.
SIDNEY, Mont. — Defense experts testified Monday that a Colorado man is unfit for trial in the murder of a Montana teacher because he is prone to distort the past and displays the intelligence of an 11-year-old, leaving him unable to understand the case against him.
A Colorado man charged in the murder of an eastern Montana teacher was diagnosed with mental disability following a recent evaluation at Montana State Hospital, according to court documents filed Thursday by defense attorneys.
SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) - Sharply divergent images of a Colorado man charged with killing a Montana teacher during a random abduction attempt emerged during a hearing Tuesday to determine whether the suspect is fit for trial.