Sam Irwin 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 FRIDAY: Planned Parenthood's Raegan Carter; AHIP's Clare Krusing; Sam Irwin; Darlene Rowland http://wrkf.org/post/friday-planned-parenthoods-raegan-carter-ahips-clare-krusing-sam-irwin-darlene-rowland <p>Raegan Carter of Planned Parenthood talks with Jim about House Bill 388 written by Katrina Jackson, which Carter says could shut down three of the five abortion clinics in the state.</p><p>Deputy Press Secretary for America's Health Insurance, Plans Clare Krusing, joins us from Washington to discuss the Medicare program's budget cuts to the states, and what it means for senior citizens.</p><p>Sam Irwin joins Jim in the studio to discuss his new book <em>Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean</em>, and Darlene Row<span style="line-height: 1.5;">land with the Red Stick Farmer's Market drops by the studio to talk about new things you can expect from the Red Stick Farmers Market in the near the future.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:54:12 +0000 Jim Engster 24084 at http://wrkf.org