Friday, July 7, 2017

216. Sam Hyde

216. We interview historian Sam Hyde about the Florida Parishes. Sam is a history professor at Southeastern Louisiana University who specializes in Louisiana history, especially the Florida Parishes and West Florida. He has written books on local history: Pistols and Politics: The Dilemma of Democracy in Louisiana's Florida Parishes, 1810-1899 and A Fierce and Fractious Frontier: The Curious Development of Louisiana's Florida Parishes, 1699-2000,
  1. This week in Louisiana history. July 9, 1706. Iberville died of Yellow Fever.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. Writer Shirley Ann Grau was born on July 8, 1929 in New Orleans.
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    Musical Improvisation Free Class
    Tuesday, July 11
    1:00 PM
    Venue information:
    Sanctuary Cultural Arts Center
    Seraphym Studios
    2525 Burgundy Sy.
    New Orleans, LA 70117
    Admission: $10.00 suggested
         Come learn how to improvise in music, express yourself and enjoy the presence of other people!
         Entry is donation-based, with a suggestion of $10 per person. All ages and skill levels are welcome, and no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Participants are invited to bring their own instruments, however a variety of options will also be provided.
         This series is presented by musician and improviser Joey van Leeuwen.
  4. Postcards from Louisiana.  The Jackson Square Allstars play "99 Women" in Jackson Square, New Orleans.
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