By Sean Jewell:: Another Mardi Gras has come and gone. Seeking vicarious thrill, I┬ástumbled upon these images of New Orleans circa 1905, via the New York Public Library digital archive. These post cards, made by Detroit Photographic Co., were made using a Swiss process called photochrom, later called Phostint. The tinted halftone style was a […]

  by Sean Jewell :: Previously held in Twin Cities, Chris Johnson’s Deep Blues Festival is making critical moves in 2014. What started out as a way to gather folks out at Chris Johnson’s Bayport BBQ and other venues is pulling up roots and headed to what is arguably thee home of the blues: Clarksdale, […]