Thursday, November 15


Opening remarks by Dr. Megan Holt



Over the Airwaves:  Intersecting Audio, Storytelling, and the Creative Arts in New Orleans

Moderator:  David Benedetto, WRBH

Panelists: Susan Larson, Hal Clark, Camille Roane, Laine Kaplin-Levenson

Words & Music Panel Pass--$10



Violence and Celebration in LGBTQ+ New Orleans

Moderator:  TBD

Speakers:  Robert Fieseler, Frank Perez

Words & Music Panel Pass--$10



Literature and Lunch--The Family Table: Passing on Traditions of Food and Foodways

Venue:  Dooky Chase

Moderator:  Elizabeth Williams

Panelists: Leah Chase, Justin Nystrom, Isaac Toups,  Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy

Literature and Lunch--$45



Altars, Shrines, and Literary Remembrance

Facilitator: Kristina K Robinson

Words & Music Panel Pass--$10



City of a Million Dreams:  A Conversation with Jason Berry and Dr. Michael White

Interviewer: Dr. TR Johnson

Panelists: Jason Berry; Dr. Michael White

Words & Music Panel Pass--$10



Dinner on your own



Make it Funky and Feminine: A Conversation with DJ Soul Sister

Interviewer: Kelly Harris-DeBerry

Speaker: Melissa A. Weber, AKA DJ Soul Sister

“Make it Funky and Feminine”--$15



Welcome Party:  Victory NOLA

Regular ticket: Admission and one specialty cocktail--$20

VIP ticket: Admission, two specialty cocktails, and access to an exclusive VIP lounge--$40