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VIDEO: Meet the artist behind City Park’s ‘Singing Oak’ tree

Meet Jim Hart, the artist behind the wind chimes at New Orleans City Park's Singing Oak.

by Dija Dowling
October 23, 2019

“Early jazz was invented in New Orleans, it was very improvisational. What could be more improvisational than the wind?”

Meet Jim Hart, the artist behind the wind chimes at New Orleans City Park’s Singing Oak.

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The world's a big, wide place and Dija’s a fan of it! A Native Southern Californian, her affair with cinema started at a young age, followed by a sense of wonder for traveling and the unknown. Over the course of her professional career, Dija has worked across a variety of platforms and disciplines: actor, director, journalist and documentarian. Her stories have been featured on the KCET/Link, La Observed and the Huffington Post, among other syndications. Currently, you can find Dija taking pictures, shooting short films, or meandering the streets with her awesome dog Oliver.

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