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Bonjour Louisiane: April 27, 2017

1 hour ago

Every morning, thousands of Cajun French music lovers tune in to KRVS to start their day with Pete Bergeron and "Bonjour Louisiane." Like morning coffee, "Bonjour Louisiane" gets you up and going with traditional Cajun French favorites and the latest releases from talented newcomers. Brush up on your French, find out about the fairs and festivals, and share the "joie de vivre" of French Louisiana.

Beat Current: April 27, 2017

1 hour ago

With a passion for combining new beats, sounds and auditory movements with timeless ambient and electronic classics dating back from the 1920s-30s to today, I take a loose theme (normally inspired by new experiences or topical events every week) and run with it when creating a new episode of Beat Current.

Interview with Ike Funderburk about the Abbey Players newest production "The Taffetas." 

Also in the studio is Catherine Blades, a UL Lafayette alumnus.

 

Louisiana Eats: April 26, 2017

19 hours ago

Each episode takes listeners to the fields and farms, restaurant and home kitchens where the food action is really happening meeting the people who perpetuate the renowned food culture of this delicious place. During the hour long program Poppy also travels outside of her home turf to hear what’s new in the national and international food world. 

This week Bayou to Beltway talks to Robert Travis Scott of PAR, the Public Affairs Research Council, the preeminent Louisiana private, non-profit research organization, advocating in the public interest. Our discussion focuses on the state budget and the crises in taxes, public spending and accountability. We consider the recommendations of the Budget Task Force, and weigh the proposal by Governor Edwards to move to a Gross Receipts Tax. Tune in and be informed, on Bayou to Beltway, 12:30 Wednesday and 5:30 Saturday.

Louis Lancon served in the US Army for 20 years. He fought in Somalia in 1993, in Baghdad in 2003, and was company commander in the pitched battles to retake Ramadi in 2005. Today, Louis is President and CEO of the Sugar City Growers’ Co-op – a forward-looking hydroponic fruit and vegetable production in Jeanerette, Louisiana. While he was away fighting for his country, Patty Lancon stayed home and raised kids. When Louis returned and retired form the military and relocated to Jeanerette, Patty decided to go into business.

Medicine Ball Caravan: April 26, 2017

21 hours ago

We kick off Wednesday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard on 88.7FM locally or krvs.org) with new

Bonjour Louisiane: April 26, 2017

Apr 26, 2017

Every morning, thousands of Cajun French music lovers tune in to KRVS to start their day with Pete Bergeron and "Bonjour Louisiane." Like morning coffee, "Bonjour Louisiane" gets you up and going with traditional Cajun French favorites and the latest releases from talented newcomers. Brush up on your French, find out about the fairs and festivals, and share the "joie de vivre" of French Louisiana.

Passport to Modern Jazz: April 25, 2017

Apr 26, 2017

Exploration of modern jazz and its origins with your host D'jalma Garnier.

Night Train Jazz: April 25, 2017

Apr 26, 2017

Mellow Jazz

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FLOOD RECOVERY

Lawsuits Allege Interstate 12 Exacerbated August Floods

In August, residents of southeast Louisiana were left stunned when water destroyed towns during a so-called 1,000 year rain. The National Weather Service said the flooding was triggered by a slow-moving, low-pressure weather system that dumped as much as two feet of rain over a matter of days. But as Della Hasselle reports, others say some of the damage could have been prevented, and that one highway in particular is to blame.

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