My pal out in the Square showing off her amazing costume craft. This activity is part of her expression of her combined Latina/New Orleans culture and she carries it off with deep concentration and dignity. Having a hustle can be important for non-economic reasons for some; to use art to regain their emotional footing, to connect with the public, to articulate their love for their region.12771624_10206063192401978_1532892655159675049_o