” Culture is the intersection of people and life itself. It’s how we deal with life, love, death, birth, disappointment… all of that is expressed in culture. “


” One of the real worries I had before the first season of ‘Treme’ aired was that, man, people in New Orleans really hold movie and television shows up to a high standard in how they depict the city. “


” Gregory Hines was the most talented man I’ve ever met or seen. Gregory Hines is one of those people that whenever he talked to you, you felt like you were the center of the universe. “


” A lot of cats in New Orleans, very soulful, very soulful musicians and they assume that they’re singers. And they just make that assumption. And so when there’s a little intonation problem, people are very forgiving of them because they heard how soulful they play. “


” It was really great to also see the response that people were having to ‘Treme’ ’cause you’re in a vacuum when you’re on a TV show. You see the response online, you read about it and all of that, but actually to be live and have that many thousands of fans come out, it’s really wonderful. “


” And that’s what art is, a form in which people can reflect on who we are as human beings and come to some understanding of this journey we are on. “


” The world, post-Katrina, was a hard time for my city. The hardest time. For people who didn’t live through it, no words can fully express the pain, the rage, the grief, and the futility we New Orleanians felt. For the people who did, words seemed like a feeble protest against a relentless night without end. “



All 7 Wendell Pierce Quotes about People in picture


Culture is the intersection of people and life itself. It
One of the real worries I had before the first season of
Gregory Hines was the most talented man I
A lot of cats in New Orleans, very soulful, very soulful musicians and they assume that they
It was really great to also see the response that people were having to
And that
The world, post-Katrina, was a hard time for my city. The hardest time. For people who didn

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