SINK Episode 5::Radical Shift

In the final installment of our exploration of Subsidence and Evictions, we delve into economic and political strategies to address the realities facing the land and people of New Orleans. Do we lift houses to mitigate flood damage? What could replace the current landlord/tenant system for rental housing? From the systemic to the practical, my SINK Episode 5::Radical Shift

SINK::Episode 4::It Belongs to You

Here we are again. A month post Ida. Another hurricane. Another failure of infrastructure. Confession: I wasn’t born in Lousiana. My people aren’t from here. So it feels extra important that listen. That I listen to the people who were here before me. And the people before them. And before them? The land. The water. SINK::Episode 4::It Belongs to You

SINK::The Best We Can

Welcome back to the Antenna::Signals podcast. This is episode three of our series SINK::Subsidence and Evictions in New Orleans. In the first episode, we concentrated on eviction policies, how these policies are generated and who they benefit. In the second, we considered the science of regional groundwater subsidence alongside these systems. Now we’re going to SINK::The Best We Can

The Shift

“Being treated like you’re normal is like living in a storm and being graded on the amount of sunshine you produce.” That’s what Lil Jay says in Té V. Smith’s new Young Adult Novel, Exit Ticket. Té’s a writer and an educator. Exit Ticket is about the relationship between a black student named Lil’ Jay The Shift


When I say the word “drainage,” what do you think of? Do you think about the rain rushing down the street into the gutter? The way water does or does not flow into and out the city? Or do you think about the drainage of resources? Economic? Environmental? Emotional? Right after Katrina, the population of Drain


Conversations with New Orleans-based composer and performer Dylan Tr?n. More about him can be found on his website (www.dylantranmusic.com), his Instagram @DylanTranMusic, and on his YouTube page here: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtc8dxZ3fMau-itaHxR4n1w Featuring sounds from the following: “String Quartet No. 1 on Vietnamese Themes” (Movements 1 – 3) — by Dylan Tr?n and performed by the MUSAICA Chamber Opus

End of the Line

Perspectives on death, grieving, storytelling, memory, and the many ways in which they all intersect. Voices: Laurie Dietrich, Louis Benedetto, Jr., Emilie Staat, AnnieLaurie Erickson, HAL 9000, and just a bit from David Benedetto and Bob Snead. Sounds: Ping Pong Melody by thatjeffcarter-was-here; Street Car sound recorded by Sarah Holtz; Osborne Avenue by Tin Hat End of the Line


In this episode David speaks with a former public defender and an arts-based initiative out of Philadelphia that are both working to address problems that stem from the U.S. Justice and Prison system– often in novel ways. Uploaded on May 20th 2019. More information about the People’s Paper Co-op: http://peoplespaperco-op.weebly.com/ More on KATIE AND THE Reformat