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Alycat and the Thursday Dessert

Storytime: Alycat and the Thursday Dessert Day by Alysson Foti Bourque

In this episode of Confetti Park, we hear Louisiana children’s author Alysson Foti Bourque narrate her adorable award-winning book, Alycat and the Thursday Dessert Day. Alycat is an adorable kitten whose whole week has been spent daydreaming about dessert day at school, when she gets her favorite: ice-cream filled popsicles! Poor Alycat…. He daydreaming causes […]

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Kids radio show “Confetti Park” debuts on WRFA-LP 107.9 FM on Saturday, April 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | April 11, 2017 Contact: Kathryn Hobgood, (504) 650-1238, kathryn@bienvilleray.com Kids radio show “Confetti Park” debuts on WRFA-LP 107.9 FM on Saturday, April 15 Kids variety show and podcast out of New Orleans features children’s music and stories On Saturday, April 15 at 8 a.m., a weekly half-hour children’s radio show called […]

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New Orleans comedian Mike Strecker publishes a joke book for kids

Mike Strecker is a stand-up comedian who has been performing in the New Orleans area since 1995. And now, he is a published book author. Mike recently released two volumes of jokes, Young Comic’s Guide to Telling Jokes Vol. 1 and 2, which are nationally distributed by Sterling Children’s Books. “The way it came about… […]

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Listen to this music medley "Desert Snow Man" from Confetti Park!

Music Medley: Desert Snow Man

Confetti Park: Children’s Music Radio Show from Louisiana This medley of kids music shows the diversity of Louisiana musicians. Songs featured in this episode, in order: Walking the Dog – Buckwheat Zydeco Training Wheel Rag – Asylum Street Spankers featuring Dr. Sick Tuba Lullaby – Jazzy Ash Mellow Down Easy – Jeremy Lyons A Little […]

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Music Medley: Frog on a Lily Pad

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: Down in New Orleans – Anika […]

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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 […]

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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! […]

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Lashon Daley and Mr. Okra

Interview with Lashon Daley, author of the Mr. Okra story book!

This is a special Confetti Park interview with Lashon Daley, the lovely author behind Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Today Lashon is pursuing a PHD in Performance Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. But for a while, she lived in New Orleans, and was inspired to write her sweet book about our favorite […]

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Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Storytime – Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits & Vegetables by Lashon Daley

It’s Confetti Park Storytime! In this episode, we hear a wonderful New Orleans tale based on our favorite contemporary street vendor, Mr. Okra. The story was written in collaboration with Mr. Okra by Lashon Daley, and illustrated by Emile Henriquez. We are so lucky to have the story narrated for us by the author! And […]

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