Louisiana Culture

Preservation Hall Jazz Club, New Orleans

Bill enjoys come classic New Orleans jazz at Preservation Hall.

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Posted by admin - December 1, 2014 at 7:43 am

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Chalmette National Cemetary, Chalmette, La

A few nice Louisiana Culture images I found:

Chalmette National Cemetary, Chalmette, La


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

Chalmette National Cemetary, Chalmette, La


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

Chalmette National Cemetary, Chalmette, La


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

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Posted by Dwayne Coots - November 25, 2014 at 4:58 am

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Young Wayne Toups In Milton, Louisiana

“1987 Soybean Festival” in Milton Louisiana, clip from a festival in October, a very young Wayne Toupes sings, great then and great now! An extrodinary rare clip from my collection.

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Posted by admin - November 23, 2014 at 4:40 am

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Louisiana Rebirth – Thank You America

From the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism, we thank you America!

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Posted by admin - November 14, 2014 at 2:10 am

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Why is Texas culture so much lamer than Louisiana culture?

Lousiana culture does seem much more diverse. There are many cajuns still living in a subsistence economy based on hunting, fishing, and gardening. The cajun and creole cuisine is rarely found elsewhere, at least not in high quality. The above-ground cemeteries adds a touch of mystique along with the voodoo history. Louisiana’s dark past as a slave-port and holding place for incoming slaves is a curious look at a gut-wrenching period of U.S. history. People from Lousiana seem to have learned a way to cook any part of any animal and make it a delicacy. Whether it’s soft-shell crabs, or sucking the head out of a crawdad, or turtle soup, they don’t miss much. The French, Carribean, and African influence on dialect and cuisine can’t be missed. The greatest Creole restaurants in the world are in New Orleans, IMHO. Commander’s Palace, Brennans, Arnauds, K-Paul’s, Antoine’s, just to name a few of my favorites. And Jackson Square with it’s Cafe du Monde’s beignets and chickory coffee are an interesting experience.

Texas was largely populated by Czechs, Poles, and Germans. They seemed to assimilate into a homogenized Texan culture much more completely. The main cultural interest in Texas now seems Hispanic. Tex-Mex food and BBQ seems to be the bulk of the Texan cuisine. The best steaks are still in Kansas City. I love visiting Texas to be sure. They are a proud and patriotic people. But their cutural heritage is not so rich and diverse as it is in Louisiana. Texas is wealthier, more modern, with more malls, high-rises, extravagant modern hotels, etc. While New Orleans has more boutique hotels with very attentive staff that take great pride in using your name at every encounter. Louisiana, on the other hand, even before Katrina, was a city largely forgotten when it comes to building standards, and remaining eyesores of buildings that plainly need serious structural improvements for safety and many half-demolished buidings.

Each state has its plusses and minuses, but Lousiana culture remains richer and more diverse in my opinion.

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Posted by admin - November 2, 2014 at 8:41 pm

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Whould you move to Louisiana?

We are a military family about to exit the military due to an injury. SO now we have to figure out where to move. My husband has family in Louisiana & want us to move there. I am a northern girl, so I am a bit hesitant. What are you thoughts of Louisiana? Schools, education, culture, family life. everything things that go into where you live & what helps you grow into the person you are?

I have a child that is going into the 5th grade that is in all the gifted programs & a infant. I just don’t want to make the wrong choice.
if you answer is yes or no, please state why .
I think its northwest LA, Jefferson Davis Parish, near Lake Charles

No, I wouldn’t…

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Posted by admin - October 29, 2014 at 7:10 pm

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What can you tell me about Orleans, France?

I’m from New Orleans, Louisiana. I hope one day to visit the original Orleans and would love to know about the people, culture, Places one must visit/stay when going to Orleans, France.

Go and visit the French Tourism Board of Orléans in France at http://www.tourisme-orleans.com/
The site is in French and English.

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Posted by admin - October 20, 2014 at 3:11 pm

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History of Jazz, Louisiana

Learn about the unique history of Jazz in Louisiana

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Posted by admin - October 12, 2014 at 11:06 am

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Louisiana culture and Anderson are together fwkjr

Created on June 29, 2010 using FlipShare.

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Posted by admin - October 3, 2014 at 7:43 am

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Lake Charles, La

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Lake Charles, La


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

Lake Charles, La


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

Lake Charles, La


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

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Posted by admin - October 1, 2014 at 7:14 am

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