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Winter 2017

Contents:

The cover story of the Winter 2017 issue of Louisiana Cultural Vistas explored the Creole trail riding clubs of southwest Louisiana through the lens of Jeremiah Ariaz and the words of Alexandra Giancarlo.

Other features include:

  • Freedom’s Filmmaker by Katy Reckdahl: Remembering Royce Osborn, director of the classic documentary, All on a Mardi Gras Day.
  • Poems from new Louisiana Poet Laureate Jack Bedell.
  • Spiritual Elite by Melissa Daggett: Influential citizens were attracted to seance circles hosted by black Creoles in nineteenth-century New Orleans.
  • Lost Highway by John Wirt: Fifty years after her death, reconstructing Jayne Mansfield’s last days in Louisiana.

Plus these regular columns:

With stories by our partners at the Historic New Orleans Collection, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the Louisiana State Museum, Shreveport Regional Arts Council, and CODOFIL.

The Winter 2017 of Louisiana Cultural Vistas is available $5.95 plus shipping. Click here to order via email or call toll free in Louisiana 1.800.909.7990 or 504.523.4352 ext. 110.

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