Programs by Genre - Louisiana Culture

10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 1
King Cake, Beads, and Mardi Gras Indians: Iconic Mardi Gras
Matt Haines, The Big Book of King Cake: The Stories & Bakers Behind New Orleans’ Sweetest Tradition
Doug MacCash, Mardi Gras Beads
Nikesha Elise Williams, Mardi Gras Indians
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Capitol Park Event Center, Glass Room
Dancing in the Streets: Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs of New Orleans
Judy Cooper
1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 1
Rex: 150 Years of the School of Design by Stephen W. Hales
Arthur Hardy

Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival's success. Whether it's escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the volunteer team.

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