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LSU’s Golden Band from Tigerland gets Grammy nomination for collaboration with musician Sean Ardoin

This episode of Louisiana Considered aired on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. Here's what it featured:

Last week, the New Orleans City Council approved a nearly $1.5 billion budget for 2023. New Orleans Metro Reporter Carly Berlin tells us about budget priorities for the new year - especially when it comes to housing and transportation.

The New Orleans Museum of Art presents, “Called to the Camera,” an exhibition focusing on Black American studio photographers and their impact on the medium from the 19th Century to present day. Curator Dr. Brian Piper tells us more about the more than 150 photographs on display in the exhibit.

LSU’s Golden Band from Tigerland and Lake Charles Kreole Rock and Soul musician Sean Ardoin are in the running for a Grammy in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category. Ardoin joins us along with Hank and John, two LSU students in the marching band, for more on their historic collaboration on the album, Full Circle.

Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Diane Mack. Our managing producer is Alana Schreiber and our digital editor is Katelyn Umholtz. Our engineers are Garrett Pittman, Aubry Procell, and Thomas Walsh. 

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Diane hosts Louisiana Considered on Tuesdays on WRKF and WWNO.
Alana Schreiber is the managing producer for the live daily news program, Louisiana Considered. She comes to WRKF from KUNC in Northern Colorado, where she worked as a radio producer for the daily news magazine, Colorado Edition. She has previously interned for Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul and The Documentary Group in New York City.