This week on The Reading Life Susan Larson talks with Stephanie Soileau, a Lake Charles native whose new story collection is “Last One Out Please Shut Off the Lights.” And James Lee Burke is back with “A Private Cathedral,” his 40th book and the 23rd in the beloved Dave Robicheaux series.
This is American Routes for Labor Day weekend. In tough times, we celebrate workers with music from New Orleans’ French Quarter. Whether you’re working at home or away, maintaining the household or searching for employment, take a break with us.
A host of artists are gearing up for a two-day commemoration honoring Latin American contributions to the Post-Katrina Rebirth of New Orleans on the heels of the 15th Anniversary of the storm. Award winning multi-disciplinary artist José Torres-Tama and Arte Futuro Productions will present a virtual festival of Teatro Sin Fronteras/Theater without Borders with poets, performers, musical acts and immigrant stories. José Torres-Tama joins us by phone.
Joey Garfield is invited to play with the cool kids. Tod Kelly seeks justice for a decades-old prank. Romy Negrin and her Latin Club compete in the highest division. Tahmin Ullah risks her relationship with her mom when she takes up running. Abhishek Shah hatches a plan to win over his fiancée's family.