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Confetti Park

Jan 27, 2016

Down on Julia Street in New Orleans, fine artist Alex Beard has a gallery where his gorgeous nature-inspired paintings and drawings are on display.

Elephants, birds of paradise, and flowery fish are among the colorful creatures drawn out by Alex’s hand. Some are portraits, and some are whimsical landscapes of these...

Jan 23, 2016

Confetti Park is a community radio program out of New Orleans. We feature local storytellers and songs that kids love, songs created for kids, or created by kids, right here in Louisiana.

This medley of kids music shows the diversity of Louisiana musical styles. Songs featured in this episode, in order:

  • Bucket’s Got...

Jan 17, 2016

Emily Estrella is a singer who has spent the last several years singing traditional jazz and original tunes around the French Quarter and Marigny music clubs. You can even catch her busking on the streets of New Orleans on occasion.

She “has an ‘old soul' voice evoking the Dixie ghosts of a previous century....

Jan 9, 2016

In this episode of Confetti Park, we hear a childhood music memory from Leonard Service of Shreveport, Louisiana.

Leonard plays mandolin and guitar regularly with different groups such as Slydell and the Slipery Slope, the New Levee Serenaders, Trashcan Jinga and more. He’s also a member of the Friends of Lead...

Jan 3, 2016

In this episode of Confetti Park, we hear a wonderful and true childhood story from the Louisiana-born storyteller Ms. Chocolate.

This is a story about when she attended her first Lord’s Supper at the Galilee Baptist Church in Alexandria, Louisiana. Ms. Chocolate was only four years old, but she was looking forward...