June 4, 2013 9:00 AM
New Wave staff
Hillel at Tulane University tackles questions about how gentrification and economic development impact New Orleans culture with the third installment of its debate series on Thursday (June 6), “The Big Issue: Does Progress Destroy Culture?”
Shamarr Allen, a New Orleans–born trumpet player, who has performed with artists such as Patti LaBelle, Lenny Kravitz, Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis.
Richard Campanella, geographer and senior professor of practice in the Tulane School of Architecture, who is the author of six books on New Orleans.
Ellis Marsalis, regarded by many as the premier modern jazz pianist in New Orleans, who was the first holder of an endowed chair of jazz studies at the University of New Orleans.
Katy Reckdahl, a journalist who for many years has written about Mardi Gras Indians, second lines, school bands and attempts to regulate culture.
Mike Valentino, chief operating officer of Hotel Management of New Orleans and past president of the New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association.Doors at The Mintz Center, 912 Broadway, open at 7 p.m. and the event begins at 7:30 p.m.
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