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Katy Hobgood Ray & the Confetti Park Players in Story Monsters Ink

What an honor! The August 2016 issue of Story Monsters Ink has a lovely feature story on Katy Hobgood Ray, director of the Confetti Park Players. The cover story for this issue is on Dav Pilkey, author of the beloved Adventures of Captain Underpants series, one of the most popular series of books written for elementary-school aged children. There is also a […]

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This mural was recently discovered while replacing the air conditioning system on the third floor of Byrd High. (Photo: Douglas Collier, The Times)

Hidden Treasure discovered at C.E. Byrd

Here’s a special find! The Shreveport Times just ran a featured article on the uncovering of a “hidden treasure” at C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. A forgotten mural by our very own The Little Mouse Santi author David Eugene Ray! “When David Ray graduated from C.E. Byrd High School in 1978 he left behind […]

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Confetti Park Players and Ginger & the Bee

Bumblebee, the animated music video!

The Confetti Park Players are a children’s chorus based here in New Orleans. One of our favorite things to do is to collaborate with other musicians who live in this amazing, creative city! We are SO lucky to be surrounded by and nurtured by so much talent. Our most recent collaboration  was with local folk-pop duo […]

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Paul Butler interviews Katy Hobgood Ray on Kids Crossroads

Paul Butler of WFDU’s Kids Crossroads interviews Katy Hobgood Ray

Katy Hobgood Ray spent a lovely hour with Paul Butler of WFDU’s Kids Crossroads and the Imagination Parade (based in the NY/NJ area) talking about the Confetti Park Players, the Confetti Park radio show, and the real park and Louisiana culture which are her inspiration. Katy loves hosting a radio show for kids down here in Louisiana, which […]

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Kids radio show “Confetti Park” debuts on WHYR 96.9 FM on Sunday, July 17

Kids variety show and podcast out of New Orleans features locally spun children’s music and stories showcasing the diverse cultures and sounds of Louisiana. On Sunday, July 17 at 11:30 a.m., a children’s radio show called “Confetti Park” will hit the airwaves of Baton Rouge on WHYR 96.9 FM. “Confetti Park,” hosted by Katy Hobgood […]

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Feufollet – the music video!

I am so excited to debut this gorgeous animated music video for the song “Feufollet”! This features the brilliant artwork of Gustavo Wenzel and Santiago Germano. Santiago is the illustrator of The Little Mouse Santi, the first children’s book from Confetti Park. They have such a magical sensibility! I hope the music and the legend of the spooky Feufollet […]

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WDSU interview

WDSU: Algiers park makes difference in the community

The original Confetti Park, the real park located at the corner of Verret and Pelican streets in the Algiers neighborhood, was recently featured by WDSU news anchor Charles Divins in a special community essay. The piece highlights the work of local 501(c)3 Confetti Kids, Inc. and how they bring neighbors together through parks, recreation, and […]

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Confetti Park Players at WWL-TV

WWL-TV performance by the Confetti Park Players

The Confetti Park Players appeared on the WWL-TV Morning News on May 11, 2016! The band played five songs throughout the morning hour from 8-9 a.m., and Sally-Ann Roberts interviewed director Katy Hobgood Ray. She asked Katy questions about the band’s new CD, We’re Going to Confetti Park!,which recently won a Parents’ Choice Approved Award. […]

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