Cajun http://wrkf.org en The Crawfish Festival: Sights, Sounds and History http://wrkf.org/post/crawfish-festival-sights-sounds-and-history-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Festival season is winding down but crawfish season is still going strong. A few weeks ago, I decided to take a trip to </span>Breaux<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bridge for the world famous </span>Breaux<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bridge crawfish festival. And who better to show a Yankee girl around than Sam Irwin, a freelance writer who just put out a book all about crawfish. It’s called&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean.</em></p><p></p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 11:35:00 +0000 Ann Marie Awad 26818 at http://wrkf.org The Crawfish Festival: Sights, Sounds and History Country Singer Sammy Kershaw's Cajun Christmas http://wrkf.org/post/country-singer-sammy-kershaws-cajun-christmas If the sheer variety of holiday music that pops up each winter is any indication, there's no genre that can't handle a little Christmas spirit. This year, Louisiana country singer Sammy Kershaw decided to test that theory with the sounds of the bayou. His new album of Cajun-infused holiday songs is called <em>A Sammy Klaus Christmas</em>.<p>"I'm a country artist — but I'm down here in the southwestern part of Louisiana in Cajun country, and we have blues, jazz, country, French zydeco, Southern rock 'n' roll. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 08:50:00 +0000 editor 3739 at http://wrkf.org Country Singer Sammy Kershaw's Cajun Christmas The Future of French in Louisiana http://wrkf.org/post/future-french-louisiana <p><span class="BodyCopy">Financial support for French education and maintaining Louisiana's French heritage seems to be waning.</span> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 2152 at http://wrkf.org