A Guide to Cajun Culture in Southern Louisiana

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20 Apr A Guide to Cajun Culture in Southern Louisiana

It’s all about the gumbo and good times. When you think Louisiana, your mind may conjure up images of Mardi Gras on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. But–while we’re not above a raucous celebration every now and again– you’ll be seriously limiting yourself if you think...

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Sister Patt Gullah Geechee Storyteller

19 Apr Sister Patt: Gullah Geechee Storyteller & Activist

Patt Gunn– or Sister Patt as she’ll introduce herself– is an acclaimed Gullah Geechee storyteller. She’s an activist, a small business owner and a descendant of Africans enslaved in Georgia.  Born in Savannah during segregation, Gunn can trace her lineage to her great-grandmother born enslaved on...

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09 Dec Where to Eat in the South – Chef John Currence Tells Us

James Beard Award-winning chef John Currence runs a mini culinary empire in Oxford, Mississippi that includes City Grocery, Bouré, Snackbar and Big Bad Breakfast, which he’s expanded to a half-dozen locations throughout the South. The New Orleans-born chef has a new speakeasy and coffee shop...

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