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Treme – Home for Mardi Gras

After a week of Treme withdrawal, the show returned with its Mardi Gras episode. Looks like the rumor the finale would take place at Mardi Gras must have been a misunderstanding, I’m guessing the finale takes place on St. Joseph’s Day, Super Sunday – the day of the almighty Mardi Gras Indians. I can’t wait! Continue reading

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Treme goes dark and we eat like kings

As we face the largest environmental crisis in our nation’s history, a man-made catastrophe with no solutions in sight, the trials of the characters on Treme seem both hauntingly familiar and yet small in comparison. I’m sure there are those who wonder if I’m glad I moved here now that this is all happening, whether I would have stayed in L.A. if I’d have known this was coming. Who knows what I would have done if I’d known in advance, but I can tell you that, yes, I’m happy I moved here. Yes, yes, YES! Continue reading


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Treme and I go down memory lane

This week’s Treme episode was like a walk down memory lane for me. I guess it shouldn’t come as too big a surprise to me that David Simon, the show’s creator, notices many of the same things about this city that I do. We were both born in D.C. and grew up in Maryland. We both work in entertainment. And we both clearly LOVE this city and want to give the world an insight as to why. Continue reading

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Sunday = Treme

You didn’t think I’d let a little thing like Jazz Fest deter me from commenting on this week’s episode of Treme, did you? I’m beginning to really love the show. I look forward to it every week, especially when I get to watch it with friends in the Treme, like this week.  Continue reading

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Getting into Treme

Because of the weekend long excursion to see Kevin Costner and Modern West at the Beau Rivage with my family, I wasn’t near a TV for HBO’s Treme. Today, I called the good people of Cox and subscribed to HBO so I could catch up. First up was a special called Treme: Beyond Bourbon St., a peek into the people and ideas that make up the series. Continue reading

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