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AVOYELLES’S CAJUN AMBASSADOR • STUMP JUMPIN’ FROM THE BAYOU TO PARIS WITH CAJUN FIDDLER GERARD DUPUY

AVOYELLES’S CAJUN AMBASSADOR • STUMP JUMPIN’ FROM THE BAYOU TO PARIS WITH CAJUN FIDDLER GERARD DUPUY

It’s Lundi Gras in Avoyelles Parish, where revelers from the village of Moncla, east of Markville, have assembled to celebrate Fat Monday, the day before Mardi Gras. This community has celebrated this tradition for decades, complete with royalty swathed in velvet and threads of gold, sweet potato dances, gumbo and the sounds of a fiddler the New York Times called “bigger than life.” His name is Gerard Dupuy, affectionately referred to as the “Stump Jumper,” and he is a native son of his beloved

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I don't know if I would plant my garden before Easter, but when we have such beautiful weather, it's always tempting. One thing is certain ... the weather is a perfect mix for all the festivals coming up in the next few months in Louisiana. One of my favorites is MAYFEST. Every year Leesville puts on their Spring festival with bands, food and local crafts filling the historic streets of Downtown Leesville. Just down the road in Natchitoches is the Jazz and R&B Festival on the River Cane.

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