Select Your Style

Choose your layout

Color scheme

Juju Meets the Rougaroo

Storytime: Juju Meets the Rougaroo by Michelle Hirstius

Halloween calls for some spooky tales, and we have some wonderful spooky tales to share in Louisiana! Here is one of our newest little Louisiana characters—it’s Juju, who makes GOOD voodoo! What is a rougaroo?  It’s like a werewolf. It’s a hairy half-human/half-wolf monster that lives in the swamps of South Louisiana. The Cajun people tell […]

Read More

Katy featured as a “Mompreneur” in NOLA Family magazine

Look for Katy Hobgood Ray and the Confetti Park Players in the October 2016 issue of NOLA Family! Katy is featured as a New Orleans Mompreneur in an article titled “Lullabies And Lagniappe” for her work as director of the choir and as a radio host/producer and book publisher. The article talks about how becoming […]

Read More
Who is at the door?

Music Medley: Who’s at the Door?

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 musicians. Songs featured in this episode, in order: We’re Going to Confetti Park! […]

Read More
Some of the Confetti Park Players attend the New Orleans Film Festival.

Watching Feufollet at the New Orleans Film Fest! #NOFF2016

I was SO excited to watch my music video “Feufollet” on the Entergy Giant Screen! It was an official selection at the 2016 New Orleans Film Festival.  Look at this amazing company of Family Friendly Animated Shorts! The Boy Who Learned To Fly (Moonbot) Circles (Ma’agalim) (Uri Lotan) “Feufollet” (me!) Mosquito: The Bite of Passage (Teng Cheng, Brian Vincent Rhodes) […]

Read More

How the Jackson 5 brought two different people together in Shreveport

In this episode of Confetti Park, we hear a music  memory from Jeff Campbell, founder of Hungry for Music, a nonprofit organization distributes musical instruments to children in need. Jeff, originally from Shreveport, established Hungry for Music in 1994 in Washington D.C. Since then, the nonprofit has donated over 8,000 instruments to children in 27 […]

Read More
Sheet music for After the Ball

Update on Indiegogo: A tribute to Charles K. Harris, the “King Of The Tear Jerker”

I am pre-selling my new children’s book and song, Candy Land Ball, on Indiegogo. Please consider supporting my campaign at https://igg.me/at/candylandball/x/11554329. Lots of wonderful packages available! Here is an update from the campaign.    My song “Candy Land Ball” is definitely not a tear jerker, but it was inspired by one….  I wanted to write a song […]

Read More

Storytime: Foolish John, A Louisiana Folktale narrated by Ted Lindsay

Foolish John is a literal-minded character who appears in American folk stories as a fool who always gets things right somehow. In Louisiana folk tales, he was called Jean Sotte, and he had many misadventures that resulted in happy outcomes despite all of his foolish interpretations of situations. A later year character who might have […]

Read More
To Top