Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode Katy Shannon, part 2. L'Abeille contains extensive excerpts from
the first year of publication of the city’s most influential
French-language newspaper. It captures this diverse city in its
formative years authentically and with an immediacy that can be
provided only by a primary source. Katy Morlas Shannon received
her Bachelors in English and Masters in History from Louisiana
State University. She has been a professional historian for over
fifteen years and has dedicated her career to uncovering the
stories of the enslaved on plantations lining Louisiana’s River
Road. Her work includes crucial early research for Whitney
Plantation, Laura Plantation, and Evergreen Plantation. Discover
the New Orleans of today present even in the city’s past.
This week in Louisiana history. December 26, 1872. Gov.
Pinchback signs bill to prevent "excesses and corruption in
This week in New Orleans history. George Joseph Porter, Jr.
(born December 26, 1947) is best known as the bassist and
singer for The Meters. Along with Art Neville, Porter formed
the group in the mid 1960s and came to be recognized as one of
the progenitors of funk. Best known for "Audubon Zoo."
This week in Louisiana.
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
December 31st, 2020 -
January 1st, 2021
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
600 Decatur St.,
New Orleans, LA70130
cherished annual tradition, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin'
Eve with Ryan Seacrest is the most popular way for viewers
to ring in the New Year, both in the US and worldwide.
The free and open to all event takes
place at and will be
televised live on ABC. The evening's host is Ryan Seacrest
and will feature several guest appearances, live music acts,
and a fleur-de-lis drop at midnight.
Postcards from Louisiana. Tuba Skinny Zoom Concert.