Aug 30, 2019
About This Episode
In 2018 as part of Big Top's Free
Family Series, Terrance Simien presented the wonderful show Creole
for Kidz. If you were lucky enough to attend, it was fascinating
and entertaining no matter what your age.
Zydeco is the traditional music of
the black and mixed race French speaking Creoles of south
Louisiana. Creole for Kids is centered on the history and evolution
of this unique American roots music. This groundbreaking,
one-of-a-kind program has reached over 500,000 K-12 and college
students, parents and educators at schools, art centers and
festivals around the globe.
This episode also features a
selection of three songs from a 2018 Blue Canvas Orchestra
About Michael Perry
Michael Perry is a New York Times
bestselling author, humorist and radio show host from New Auburn,
Perry’s bestselling memoirs include
Population 485, Truck: A Love Story, Coop, and Visiting Tom, and
his latest, Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through
Philosophy. His first book for young readers, The Scavengers, was
published in 2014 and first novel for adult readers, The Jesus Cow,
was published in May of 2015.
Raised on a small Midwestern dairy
farm, Perry put himself through nursing school while working on a
ranch in Wyoming, then wandered into writing. He lives with his
wife and two daughters in rural Wisconsin, where he serves on the
local volunteer fire and rescue service and is an intermittent pig
farmer. He hosts the nationally-syndicated “Tent Show Radio,”
performs widely as a humorist, and tours with his band the Long
Beds (currently recording their third album for Amble Down
Records). He has recorded three live humor albums including Never
Stand Behind A Sneezing Cow and The Clodhopper Monologues.
Learn more about Michael and where
to get his publications at www.sneezingcow.com.
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