- This week in Louisiana history. March 20, 1839. Shreveport become a "city" on the northern end of the Red River.
- This week in New Orleans history. Clarence "Frogman" Henry,
was born March 19, 1937 in Algiers. His trademark croak,
utilized to the maximum on his 1956 debut hit "Ain't Got No
Home," earned Henry his nickname and jump-started a career
that endures to this day. "(I Don't Know Why) But I Do" and
"You Always Hurt the One You Love", both from 1961, were also
- This week in Louisiana.
Dave Robicheaux's Hometown Literary Festival
March 31st, 2017 - April 2nd, 2017
New Iberia-information at Shadows-on-the-Teche
317 E. Main St,
New Iberia, LA 70560
New Iberia. Information at Shadows-on-the-Teche
Literary festival honoring Iberia authors as well as others from around the world. Focused on James Lee Burke's legendary literary character, Dave Robicheaux, and his hometown. There will be events throughout the festival at various venues celebrating literature and its impact on our culture as a parish. Events include storytelling, workshops, academic symposium, theatrical vignettes, music, local cuisine, Dave Robicheaux tours and a 5K run.
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