Illuminating Creole Culture (Ruben Moreno Zydeco Artist)

We Creoles are so blessed with a diverse culture that has so much in common with other Latin, Indigenous, and African-based communities throughout the Americas. The future of Zydeco music is a hybrid, much like I discuss on my new album, “Compliqué”(Complicated) where I give more details about my vision for the future of the music and the culture.

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Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

It is a wonder to believe that it is February 2015 already!   The holidays have ended, and the Mardi Gras season and Black History Month is upon us!   With so many events taking place from programs to parades to balls and tableaus, we still search for quick and uncomplicated dishes that are nourishing and satisfying at…

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Magnified Levels of Greatness in 2015

As I reflect on 2014, the first image that comes to mind is a roller coaster. Not one of the kiddie roller coasters frequently seen at a local fair. I’m talking about a Texas-size Six Flags, blow-your-mind, scare-you-to-death, hold-on-tightly-for-the-ride-of-your-life roller coaster. I was up and down. Some moments passed fast and others seemed to drag…