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: The St. Charles Streetcar Song – […]
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 celebrates the mighty bee! The songs also showcase a diversity of Louisiana musical styles. Songs featured in this […]
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Question: What’s better than getting a hot pizza pie delivered to your front door? Answer: Getting a hot pizza pie delivered with a side of poetry! LISTEN TO POEMS BY NEW ORLEANS SCHOOL KIDS Anyone ordering a pizza in the city of New Orleans on April 15 got a bit of lagniappe with their pie… they […]
“It was the sound of horses’ hooves that drummed and lodged…” Louisiana poet laureate Darrell Bourque narrates a poem of childhood for Confetti Park. This is “Sunday Afternoons,” a memory of his own experiences growing in a rural Cajun community near Sunset, Louisiana. Mr. Bourque is Professor Emeritus in English at the University of Louisiana […]
Louisiana poet laureate Peter Cooley reads for Confetti Park! This is “Frog Hunting,” a poem of childhood. Peter is a professor of English and director of the creative writing program at Tulane University in New Orleans. He was named the state poet laureate in 2015.