Three years after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, musician and artist manager Jay Pennington and multi-media installation artist Delaney Martin brought Airlift to life to encourage musicians to stay and to preserve the City's musical legacy.
New Orleans, the Big Easy or simply NOLA—it is the multicultural, cosmopolitan land of brass, jazz and blues that's survived many economic struggles and natural disasters and has somehow maintained its resilient spirit. We continue with our #CreativeCitiesUSA series to see how the city has rebuilt itself since Hurricane Katrina.
We follow through with our #CreativeCitiesUK with certifiably qualified chef from Leeds starts a food saving revolution named The Real Junk Food Project, taking urban cities by storm and raising awareness on "astronomic" levels of food waste.
Leeds economy and culture have long been diverse. With a new interest in creative industries that has grown during the past several years, the city shows that it still has more to offer. In this installment of our #CREATIVECITIESUK series, we travel to the post-industrial city to explore its streets, creative spaces, economy and hidden talents.