BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - In a dead language on a tape 40 years old, Elvira Billiot sings a children's song about an alligator. Last year, a great-granddaughter Elvira Billiot never met heard "Chan-Chuba" for the first time and felt an immediate connection to the ghostly voice and her people.... more »
The Living Spirit of Acadiana District Theresians are reaching out to Acadiana for a Day of Prayer and Song for Women of Faith held at the St.Pius X School Theater in Lafayette, LA. The event begins at 8:30am and lasts until 2:30pm on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Tickets are $30,... more »
A popular song that stirred up some controversy on Acadiana's airwaves is now taking the next step into merchandise.
It started last week when Acadiana attorney and cajun culture advocate, Warren Perrin, threatened to file an FCC complaint against radio station KBON for playing Jamie Bergeron's song RCA (Registered... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Grammy award-winner Stevie Wonder surprised graduates at Tulane University with an impromptu performance of his hit "You Are The Sunshine of My Life," during ceremonies at which he also received an honorary degree. Nobel Laureate Walter Gilbert and award-winning journalist Cokie Roberts also received degrees during... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters has no qualms about giving a Canadian band permission to tinker with his band's classic "Another Brick in the Wall" for use as an anthem for young Iranians. A Toronto-based band named Blurred Vision and fronted by two exiled Iranian brothers... more »
BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge on Friday drastically trimmed a $675,000 verdict against a Boston University graduate student who was found liable for illegally downloading and sharing 30 songs online, saying the jury damage award against a person who gained no financial benefit from his copyright infringement is "unconstitutionally... more »
Wayne Toups and other well-loved local musicians spread Christmas cheer Tuesday morning. For the second year 97.3 The Dawg rounded up the group to sing to the elderly. The others 6 performers were: Dustin Sonnier, Kip Sonnier, Chalan Thibodeaux, Sal Melancon, Blaine Roy and Gordon Bradberry.
They went to... more »
CYBERSPACE (AP) - Pleasing that "true love" is going to be a slightly more expensive proposition this year - if you plan to use to the "Twelve Days of Christmas" formula. PNC Wealth Management has totaled up the cost of gifting a loved one with everything from the partridge in... more »