Minden http://redriverradio.org en History Matters: Bayou Dorcheat is popular with fishermen and historians alike http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-bayou-dorcheat-popular-fishermen-and-historians-alike <p>Commentator Gary Joiners draws a history lesson from Bayou Dorcheat that flows east of Shreveport into Lake Bistineau.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 12:35:00 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 43901 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: Bayou Dorcheat is popular with fishermen and historians alike Tartan Festival in Minden celebrates Scottish heritage in Deep South http://redriverradio.org/post/tartan-festival-minden-celebrates-scottish-heritage-deep-south <p>A farm pasture in Minden, Louisiana, will be transformed into a Scottish festival Saturday with food, music and activities that honor the land that’s famous for bagpipes and kilts.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:07:16 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 42392 at http://redriverradio.org Tartan Festival in Minden celebrates Scottish heritage in Deep South Soul food expert comes to Shreveport for book signing, headlines 'The Dream Dinner' http://redriverradio.org/post/soul-food-expert-comes-shreveport-book-signing-headlines-dream-dinner <p>Soul food expert <a href="http://adrianemiller.com">Adrian Miller</a> will be in Shreveport this week for a book signing and to be the guest of honor at what’s being called "<a href="http://thedreamdinner.weebly.com/">The Dream Dinner</a>."</p><p>The family-style meal will feature signature soul food dishes from Miller's book, like fried catfish and black-eyed peas. It’s a menu that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been fond of, according to Miller.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:18:12 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 38839 at http://redriverradio.org Soul food expert comes to Shreveport for book signing, headlines 'The Dream Dinner'