Editor’s note: The goats of Y’Herd Me, a goat-powered landscaping operation run by Morgana King, will be on hand for a winter solstice event, Christmas with the Goats, from 5 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Clouet Gardens (Clouet St. between Royal and Dauphine Streets). The goats and others will celebrate the shortest … Remembering Chauncey: Post-Katrina through the lens of a goat
Defend New Orleans presents a launch for two new books by Michael Patrick Welch at 9 p.m. on Friday, August 28, at the AllWays Lounge (2240 St. Claude Ave.). Welch is the author of The Donkey Show and New Orleans: the Underground Guide. His new book Transport Instinct is the biography of storied 9th Ward icon, Chauncey the goat, who was born just before he … Michael Patrick Welch debuts two new books on August 28 at the AllWays Lounge benefitting the BOOKMOBILE!
Local writer Michael Patrick Welch will host a series of events to promote the new edition of his book New Orleans: The Underground Guide, which was originally published in 2009, as well as a new collection of his magazine writing, Famous People I Have Met (Collected Works 1999 – 2014). Both books deal heavily with … Michael Patrick Welch to launch a new edition of NEW ORLEANS: THE UNDERGROUND GUIDE and a new collection, FAMOUS PEOPLE I HAVE MET
It seems we at Room 220 can’t avert our gaze even for a moment from the riveting world of books and literature in New Orleans without missing exciting new stories and developments. While we were busy stuffing our faces with Christmas fudge, playing with our shiny new toys, and sleeping in airports on the eastern … While we were slacking: A holiday recap
Two monoliths of contemporary Southern literature collided last week to tremendous effect as Room 220 hosted the Oxford American for a Happy Hour Salon on Oct. 22. Okay, neither entity is a monolith, but a number of people’s heads felt like they had monoliths colliding inside of them the next day, judging by the amount … Event Recap: Happy Hour Salon with the Oxford American
Join Room 220 as we host the venerable Oxford American for a Happy Hour Salon featuring local contributors to the current issue. The salon will take place from 7 – 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Saturn Bar (3067 St. Claude Ave.) and will feature readings and live music. Copies of the new … ROOM 220 PRESENTS: A Happy Hour Salon with the OXFORD AMERICAN
Local author Michael Patrick Welch, who writes a regular column for the VICE magazine website about New Orleans, made a “pilgrimage” to see famed New Orleans publisher “Gypsy” Lou Webb for his most recent installment. Webb was one half—with her husband, Jon—of Loujon Press, the 1960s French Quarter publishing outfit that put out books by … Michael Patrick Welch visits Gypsy Lou Webb for VICE