Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's
Eugene Ray 1970's. photo credit: Tom Davis

Sunday, January 27, 2013

MAKING GROCERIES in MARIGNY creole alchemy/ old new orleans ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^RARE photos CREOLE ALCHEMY> creole cottage a rare archtype !^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ COLLARDS-OKRA & MIRLITON= >cooked slowly provides ancient >nola formula used for centuries ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 5 PHOTOS reveal SECRET RITUAL #1) french market alchemy rites #2) transfer of the voudou vittles #3) okra-mirliton-collards recipe #4) sentient banana as a witness #5) voudou doctors secret abode

                     +CREOLE PEOPLE+
                +CREOLE ARCHITECTURE+
                    >(organic & unique)<

                  +"MAKING GROCERIES"+
                      >metaphysical cine<
          >in fauburg marigny on a boiling<
                >nola deep summer day as<
                              +1 9 6 5+
             >filmed by my leica 3f camera<
                >sensed via banana plants<
                 >there from the colonies<
                   >original development<

                       +MAGIC RITUALS+
                >especially when involving<
                   >two creole alchemists<

                      +FAUBURG TREME+
           >in new orleans is very famous<
                >because of the tv series<
        >the nola treme was named after a<
          >creole planter by that name who<
           >came from treme swiss village in<
                    +GRUYERES COUNTY+
      >his nola plantation became fauburg<
         >treme located near the fauburg<
                         +M A R I G N Y+
          >mise-en-scene of tonight's cine<
                  +"MAKING GROCERIES"+

                   +TONIGHT'S PHOTOS+
                (>alchemical rituals in the<
                       >fauburg marigny<)

     #1)         +FAUBURG MARIGNY+
            >marigny plantation adjacent<
                >to degruy plantation in<
                             +1 8 4 0+
                    >st tammany parish<
            >degruy / marigny family links<
              >via the new orleans history<
                 +EUGENE RAY / DEGRUY+
                         +M A R I G N Y+
      >the two creole alchemists seen with<
         >their bags of okra, mirliton and<
            >bought in the french market<

     #2)       +MARIGNY MAGIQUE+
           >in addition to the plantation<
                 >in st. tammany parish<
                        +BON VIVANT+
        >bernard marigny was raised with<
          >his foucher/degruy cousins on<
               >the foucher plantation at<
                  >audubon park/tulane<
                   +FAUBURG MARIGNY+
          >bernard's creole development<
              >(a major jazz milieu today)<
        >was an outgrowth of the marigny<
         >new orleans residence just south<
               >of the old nola vieux carre<

      #3)          +GUMBO Z'HERBES+
                      >(gumbo of herbs)<
         >is the secret formula envisioned<
            >by the two creole alchemists<
                  >eugene ray / degruy<
                      >gumbo z'herbes<
                    +MEATLESS GUMBO+
      >because the african creoles couldn't<
        >afford to put meat in their gumbo<
             >but very good, healthy and<
                             +T A S T Y+
               >via vera cruz pepper sauces<

    #4)             +BANANA PLANTS+
                >(natives of st. domingue)<
        >in the fauburg marigny grow like<
           >weeds and are sentient to the<
                       +CREOLE RITUAL+
               >of boiling greens to make<
                      +GUMBO Z'HERBES+

     #5)           +CREOLE COTTAGE+
                  >new orleans archtype<
            >milieu for alchemy and ritual<
                >voudou, visions  and jazz<
        >in a jungle of vegetation on a hot<
         >summer day in fauburg marigny<
                >is where the two creole<
           >will prepare their magic recipe<

                       +O V E R V I E W+
     >"craps" (as in gambling) & "love" two<
         >of the streets in fauberg marigny<
             >give you some idea of the life<
                   >of bon vivant bernard<

                   +ALCHEMY & RITUALS+
       >were and are vital in french culture<
          >reference perfume and cocktails<
                +SAZARAC & RAMOS FIZZ+
                   +CAVAROC FORMULAS+
              >voudou alchemy is strong in<
                 >new orleans to this day<
                         >please google<
                  +EUGENE RAY / DEGRUY+
                      +GREEN MOUNTAIN+
                  gene ray, lajolla, california

                 >eugene ray, mfa, architect<
                  >professor emeritus, sdsu<

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