A look back at the week at My Spilt Milk, and news on Uncle Lionel's funeral.
This afternoon, many are getting ready for the second line in honor of "Uncle" Lionel Batiste. Details are now available about his funeral. There will be a public viewing Thursday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Charbonnet Funeral Home (1615 St. Philip St.). The funeral service will take place Friday, July 20 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts; viewing will start at 9 a.m., the service will start at 11. It will be followed by a jazz funeral procession. Batiste will be interred at Mount Olivet Cemetery (4100 Norman Mayer Blvd.).
In case you missed it, here's a review of the week at My Spilt Milk:
"This Week's Soundtrack," which had an international vibe
Remembering Uncle Lionel Batiste
Magasin Cafe in review
A review of The Complete Beat box set by The English Beat
K. Gates talks about his new documentary, Murder Capitol
The story behind the effort to document the rebuilding of The Shed
The Milk Run, looking at the weekend and next week's highlights
Director Michael Sanchez talks about shooting a documentary on Slow Burn Burlesque
A short video with Blackbird Hour's Brad Hayden