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New Orleans, LA

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Music Medley: Milk Dud

2/16/2018
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Confetti Park HOMEABOUT CONFETTI PARKRADIO & PODCASTSHOPBOOKSMUSICNEWSEVENTSSUBSCRIBE Music Medley: Milk Dud HomeUncategorizedMusic Medley: Milk Dud 0 Music Medley: Milk Dud Hi kids! Welcome to another episode of Confetti Park, a radio show featuring songs and stories from Louisiana. I am so excited that Confetti Park is available in states from Alaska to Maine. Thank you to all the stations carrying the show, and I hope you all enjoy the music and stories. Don’t...

Duration:00:06:26

Confetti Park: Mardi Gras Indians, Brass Bands, Piano Profs!

2/10/2018
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Confetti Park: Mardi Gras Indians, Brass Bands, Piano Profs! Hi kids! It’s Mardi Gras time in Louisiana! Confetti Park is a kids radio show out of New Orleans. In my city the kids are out of school while we celebrate the end of the Epiphany season with parades, lots of good food, and music. Brass bands, marching bands, Indian chants, and sweet rock n roll. I’d like to bring you along for the carnival ride today… Every city that celebrates Mardi Gras has its own special customs, and in...

Duration:00:05:38

Music Medley: Gummy Bears (A Mardi Gras Mix)

2/2/2018
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Confetti Park: A Mardi Gras music medley! Hello from Confetti Park in New Orleans where we are celebrating Mardi Gras ! The most magical time of the year. If you listen to this show regularly, you know that at Confetti Park we celebrate the magic you find in everyday, in the beats on the street, the clapping of children, and the laughter and musical sounds of life! But Mardi Gras… it’s something special. There is a feeling in the air of joie de vivre… We’re going to celebrate with some...

Duration:00:04:30

Music Medley: Time Flies

12/29/2017
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Happy New Year! Enjoy this new medley of family friendly songs created by Louisiana artists. This episode of Confetti Park, which airs in its entirety on the lucky radio stations listed below, has songs that appeal to children of all ages that reach back through generations. The music reflects the variety of sounds that come from our fertile Mississippi valley. Also featured in this episode, the storytime feature Swamp Kids: The Lost Chord, narrated by author by Leif Pedersen, and a music...

Duration:00:04:52

Music Medley: Mississippi Fishing

12/11/2017
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Hi everybody! Enjoy this new medley of family friendly songs created in Louisiana. This episode of Confetti Park, which airs in its entirety on the lucky radio stations listed below, has songs that kids and the grownups will love, that reflect the unique culture of Louisiana and the American South. Today's special episode features songs celebrating the great river that courses through our lives: the Mississippi River. The very ground beneath our feet was created by this river, over...

Duration:00:04:14

Storytime: Louis Lion – When It Gets Dark, I May Start Cryin’ by Cindy Foust

11/22/2017
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In this episode of Confetti Park Storytime, we hear Louis Lion – When It Gets Dark, I May Start Cryin’. This book is narrated by the author, Cindy Foust, creator of the Alpha-kidZ book series. Each letter of the alphabet gets a feature story and a feature creature who has an adventure and learns a lesson. Louis Lion – When It Gets Dark, I May Start Cryin’ is the “L” book in the series, of course! And little Louis has a problem that many children share…. fear of the dark and being alone in...

Duration:00:04:27

Animator Deborah A. Anderson discusses black hair, illustrations, and animations

10/28/2017
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In this episode of Confetti Park, we meet Deborah A. Anderson, New Orleans based animator and creator of The Black Hair Alphabet, a children’s book that explores different African-American hairstyles from A-Z. In this interview, Deborah discusses why and how she created the book, and shares insight into the interesting worlds of video game avatars, 3D illustration, and the animation industry. Says Deborah, “The idea behind the book came from a conversation with some colleagues in...

Duration:00:10:02

Music Medley: Honey Comb

10/20/2017
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Hi everybody! Enjoy this new medley of family friendly songs created in Louisiana. This episode of Confetti Park, which airs in its entirety on the lucky radio stations listed below, has songs that kids and the grownups will love, that reflect the unique culture of Louisiana and the American South. We've got songs about possums, bees, foxes, bubbles, and Cajun prairie trail rides. Listen up! Songs featured in this episode, in order: Pretty Purple Possums - Angela Mannino Joke of the...

Duration:00:06:00

Music Medley: Candles Out

10/2/2017
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Confetti Park: A music medley of children's music from Louisiana Hi everybody! Enjoy this new medley of family friendly songs created by Louisianans (or transplants who will always call Louisiana home). This episode of Confetti Park, which airs in its entirety on the lucky radio stations listed below, has songs in the vein of Cajun, rock, blues, folk, jazz, and FUN! Listen up! Songs featured in this episode, in order: Jambalaya (On The Bayou) - Papillon Joke of the Day - Candle...

Duration:00:05:50

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

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