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If you've got the time this weekend, here's a smoking hot, hour-and-ten-minutes-long concert by CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band. It was origninally webcast live on September 21, 2013, from the Potomac Atrium of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., part of a regular concert series.
Spring semester 2014 auditions for the Don "Moose" Jamison Heritage School of Music, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's principal music education program , will take place at 10 am on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Dillard University's Cook Fine Arts Center.
This month's recipe comes from Langlois Culinary Crosscroads. Chef and owner Amy Cyrex Sins writes: The dish is perfect for this time of year because it bridges the winter and spring seasons. We’re currently in citrus season, but the produce has to be picked before it gets hit with a blast of cold weather. It’s the perfect way to get two seasons out of your produce.
Here's a blast of pure summer fun to cure your winter blues, from Louisiana Music Hall of Famers Dash Rip Rock. It's a south Lousiana party in a roots rock video, complete with boats, dogs, dacquiris, and bonfires. And a guitarist-on-water skis.
This week, we waste no time celebrating the beginning of Carnival and its many traditions. We try two types of King Cakes from Croissant D’or. Aside from the food, we prepare with some Mardi Gras classics performed by Kermit Ruffins, James Rivers, Bob French and more. Al “Carnival Time” Johnson tells us about the song that awarded him his middle name.