Elizabeth Eads

Elizabeth first came to WRKF as a host and board operator in 2002. Since then she has worked extensively in radio in Baton Rouge before heading south of the border to Mexico for two and a half years. She's thrilled to be home in Louisiana and back at WRKF. In her spare time she enjoys music, dancing, and talking to strangers.

NPR Story
5:28 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

New Festival in Breaux Bridge Features Local Talent

Fiddle art-piece by Kelly Guidry inspired logo for the proposed Teche Center for the Arts. Guidry is the featured artist for the 2014 Teche Fest.

The first annual Teche Fest is happening in Breaux Bridge on Saturday, September 20 from 10AM-6PM.  It will feature an art walk, food, and a floating Cajun jam session.  Elizabeth Eads spoke with Susan Brazell about the festival and all that's gone into it.


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NPR Story
3:51 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Award Winning Vocalist Brings Bluegrass to Baton Rouge

Claire Lynch

Originally published on Tue July 8, 2014 6:45 pm

Tonight at 8 PM, the Unitarian Church will be filled with the rolling rhythms of award winning bluegrass.  Though The Claire Lynch Band might not be a mainstream name, the band and its members are well-known and respected in the bluegrass community.  Claire Lynch, who heads the band, spoke with Elizabeth Eads earlier this week while on the road heading to Baton Rouge.

 

Playlist:

The Claire Lynch Band-Once the Teardrops Start to Fall 

The Claire Lynch Band-I'll Be Alright Tomorrow

The Claire Lynch Band-Doin' Time

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WRKF
6:20 am
Sun March 2, 2014

Throw Me Something (Again), Mister: Mardi Gras Beads Revived

Beads are essential to celebrating Mardi Gras season in New Orleans, but what happens to the tokens when the revelry ends?
Sean Garnder Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Sun March 2, 2014 10:30 am

In Louisiana, Mardi Gras comes each year with dozens of parades filled with marching bands, colorful floats and parade-goers who scream, "Throw me something, Mister!"

That "something" the crowd wants are beads. The goal of any Mardi Gras parade is to catch as many as possible. After the revelry, people often have so many beads around their necks they can barely turn their heads.

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WRKF
7:32 am
Sat July 20, 2013

Southern Peas-A Summer Delight

Originally published on Fri August 2, 2013 1:37 pm

Keep your garden productive through the dog days of summer.  The southern pea is a delicious summer vegetable that can take the Louisiana heat.


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