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New Orleans, LA

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English


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Music Medley: Smelly Pup

9/8/2017
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Confetti Park: A music medley of children's music from Louisiana… dogs! We love dogs! This medley of children's songs showcases the diversity of Louisiana music. And today’s music medley features all songs about dogs! You know what that means.... These are also songs about faithful friends. Songs featured in this episode, in order: Three Legged Dog - Imagination Movers Joke of the Day - Something Smells My Dog - Johnette Downing Best Friends - Zachary Richard BULLFROG - narrated by...

Duration: 00:03:04


Storytime: Brer Rabbit and the Peanut Patch by Dianne de Las Casas

8/24/2017
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Listen to the magical storytelling of Louisiana children’s author Dianne de Las Casas. Here is Dianne reading “Brer Rabbit and the Peanut Patch,” from her collection Jambalaya – Stories With Louisiana Flavor. Brer Rabbit is a favorite recurring character in Louisiana folklore—as in all regions with strong African-American and Native American cultural influences. Brer Rabbit is a “trickster” figure, who can get out of tough situations and win the day though cunning and quick...

Duration: 00:07:27


Music Medley: Spider & the Firefly

8/15/2017
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Fireflies, lightnin’ bugs… catch ‘em in a jar. Then let ‘em go, and watch ‘em fly far. Can you believe how many wonderful children’s songs there are from Louisiana? Jazz, zydeco, blues, rock…. it just goes on and on. Songs featured in this episode, in order: When the Saints Go Marching In - Hack Bartholomew Joke of the Day - Spider & the Firefly Jump - Schatzy This Little Light - Kermit Ruffins Turkey Snapping Turtle - narrated by Louis Ray Firefly - Jazzy Ash When You’re In Love...

Duration: 00:04:28


Music Medley: Zeros & Eights

8/7/2017
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Confetti Park: A music medley of children's music from Louisiana… lots of variety! This medley of children's songs showcases the diversity of Louisiana music. And today’s music medley features songs about frogs, leap frog, the alphabet in French, rocket ships, and more. What a variety from a huge talent pool of musicians. Songs featured in this episode, in order: Super Frog - Asylum Street Spankers Joke of the Day - Zeros and Eights Can You Do It? - Imagination Movers Leap Frog -...

Duration: 00:03:46


Music Medley: Grandpa T-Rex

7/29/2017
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Confetti Park: A music medley of children's music from Louisiana… lots of variety! This medley of children's songs showcases the diversity of Louisiana music. And today’s music medley features songs about lots of sea creatures and jokes about dinosaurs. Oysters, stingrays, seagulls, dolphins, submarines, rowboats, T-Rexes? What a variety! Songs featured in this episode, in order: Oscar de la Oyster - Louisiana Pollywogs Joke of the Day - Grandpa T-Rex Yellow Submarine - Papa Grows...

Duration: 00:03:53


Music Medley: To Catch a Squirrel

7/23/2017
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Confetti Park: A music medley of children's music from Louisiana… lots of variety! This medley of kids music shows the diversity of Louisiana musicians. And today’s music medley features songs about raccoons, emus, animals at the aquarium, lullabies, irresistible dance tunes, and more. There are also sweet poems and jokes and jumprope jingles throughout. Songs featured in this episode, in order: Also included in this episode is a Music Memory from Darleen Ketchens, beloved New Orleans...

Duration: 00:06:05


Storytime: God from A to Z by Robin House

7/15/2017
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From North Louisiana (Bossier Parish) comes a Bible-inspired book suitable for all ages because of its unique multilayered approach. For families of Christian faith who want an easy way to teach their children about Bible verses and God, that can be revisited again and again as the child grows, this book is ideal. As you listen to Robin narrate her book, you will hear the very simple layer ideal for young children. As Robin moves through the alphabet, she describes characteristics of...

Duration: 00:05:27


Storytime: The Black Hair Alphabet by Deborah A. Anderson

7/2/2017
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It’s Confetti Park Storytime! In this episode, we hear The Black Hair Alphabet, narrated by author and illustrator Deborah A. Anderson. This is a children’s book that names different African-American hairstyles, from A-Z. Deborah’s illustrations, which she created digitally, showcase a terrific diversity of styles. A is for Afro. B is for Bantu Knot. C is for Conk. Deborah, who lives in New Orleans, is an animator and 3D artist by trade. She trained in Digital eMation in South Korea...

Duration: 00:02:27


Storytime: Juju the Good Voodoo by Michelle Hirstius

6/24/2017
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Are you ready for the creation story of Juju the Good Voodoo Doll? In a cabin in a bayou one foggy night Marie the VooDoo Queen was casting spells on dolls that were good, and some that were a fright. One little doll she saw at a glance— purple hair, big black eyes and a gold dress. could this be the very one, by chance? “You are special…. you are the one!” and so Marie mixed the spell of good deeds for this doll. This is how the story of Juju the Good Voodoo doll begins her role...

Duration: 00:03:22


Storytime: The Fairy Fox of Bossier by Iran Martin

6/17/2017
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In this episode of Confetti Park Storytime, we hear "The Fairy Fox of Bossier" by Iran Martin, from his book Grand’s Fairy Tales. Father and son are on a walk through the forests of Bossier to gather wood. They leave mother home cooking their supper, and she warns them not to be late. “I remember mother standing over her cooking pot, as was her custom, spicing a little of this, and a little of that,” recalls the son. When the men are walking, pushing their rickety cart, the father...

Duration: 00:10:03


Storytime: Patti Pig, Please Clean Your Digs by Cindy Foust

6/10/2017
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In this episode of Confetti Park Storytime, we hear Patti Pig, Please Clean Your Digs, narrated by the author, Cindy Foust, mastermind behind the Alpha-kidZ book series. Patti Pig, Please Clean Your Digs is the “P” book in the series, of course! Patti’s bedroom “is messy, to say the least. In fact, be careful looking under her bed, in case you come across a big hairy beast!” Patti’s twin brother, Paul, doesn’t understand how they are so different. He is so neat and clean, and her room...

Duration: 00:04:29


Music Medley: Dino Mania

5/19/2017
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Confetti Park: A music medley from Louisiana... kids songs about dinosaurs! This medley of kids music shows the diversity of Louisiana musicians. And today's music medley features songs about dinosaurs! Songs featured in this episode, in order: When I Was a Dinosaur - Trout Fishing in America Joke of the Day - Pterodactyl Pee When I Was a Dinosaur - Chenille Sisters If a Dinosaur Was My Best Friend - Philip Melancon Dino Story - Louis Ray These Are the Dinosaurs - Judy Caplan...

Duration: 00:03:46


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

5/12/2017
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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 her to be last in line, and she misses out. After a little tantrum, Alycat has an epiphany. She realizes she can make her OWN...

Duration: 00:07:03


Students at Arden Cahill Academy share their love of Louisiana culture

5/1/2017
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In this episode of Confetti Park, we meet some of the teachers and students at Arden Cahill Academy in Gretna, Louisiana, and hear some of the original poems and essays created by students in the seventh and eighth grades under teachers Nick and Rick Mithun. Nick Mithun teaches French, while Rick Mithun teaches history. They are the grandsons of Arden Cahill, the woman who founded the school in 1968 along with her husband, Harry. Currently there are four generations of Cahill family...

Duration: 00:10:38


Music Medley: Pink Carnation

4/28/2017
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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, inspired by life here Louisiana. This medley of kids music shows the diversity of our state sound. Songs featured in this episode, in order: Asylum Street SpankersPh FredJeremy Lyons Inner BeautyJohnette DowningThe Meters Confetti Park Players Also featured in this episode, a music memory from Cameron Meshell and the storytime...

Duration: 00:03:33


Music Medley: Pirates on the Deck

4/21/2017
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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, inspired by life here Louisiana. This medley of kids music shows the diversity of our state sound. Songs featured in this episode, in order: Asylum Street Spankers Confetti Park PlayersDr. JohnJeremy LyonsLori Carsillo Confetti Park PlayersBuckwheat Zydeco Also featured in this episode, a music memory from Foots Quinn of...

Duration: 00:04:23


Andreas Sahar shares about a musical childhood and following the call

4/16/2017
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Andreas Sahar, of New Orleans, is a musician, songwriter, and the artistic director of Totally Square Records. In this interview with Confetti Park, Andreas talks about his record label, about his earliest childhood musical memories, and about nurturing a love for music within his own young children. Wimmerpot From Andreas’ childhood recollections is the enchanting nickname his grandmother gave him: “wimmerpot.” He discusses this nickname in the interview... and from his...

Duration: 00:09:59


Rosemary the Garden Fairy: How does your garden grow?

4/9/2017
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“Follow me to the garden! Let’s check out the magic of nature!” Rosemary the Garden Fairy shares gardening tips and natural lore with children. How does your garden grow? All seeds need water to sprout. Sometimes rain waters the garden. You can also collect rain, in a rain barrel, to make sure you have it at exactly the right time you need it. Irrigation systems are another way to get the water to the plants in a garden or farm. After the seeds sprout, the vegetable plants or...

Duration: 00:01:11


New Orleans comedian Mike Strecker publishes a joke book for kids

4/5/2017
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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… my wife’s a school teacher, and I have a habit of coming up with these corny little jokes. And she would say, ‘You have to write these down; kids love these kids of...

Duration: 00:08:29


Music Medley – Beets at the Door

3/23/2017
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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: Woody, Lead Belly & Pete – Ph Fred Pig Latin Song – Lead Belly Woodpecker – a poem by Nola Frazier Lost in the Library – Judy Caplan Ginsburgh O’Guillori – Michael Doucet This Old Man –...

Duration: 00:04:06

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