Cajun, oui?

Cajun, oui?

Photos and story by Blake Bertrand Off Ramp Magazine, Southeast Texas Arts Council Carnival des Cajuns festival will celebrate the culture on April 11, 2015, at the Port Arthur Pavilion in downtown Port Arthur. This feature on Jude Moreau, Groves accordion maker, is...
Blessing of the Bikes

Blessing of the Bikes

 Did you drive your motorcycle to Port Arthur? Get a blessing! The Port Arthur International Seafarers’ Center will have an April 4 celebration at 10 a.m. to honor the 20th anniversary of this event. The Annual B.J. Stelly Bike Blessing & Fun Run typically draws...
Carnival des Cajuns

Carnival des Cajuns

Carnival des Cajuns will celebrate the area’s diverse cultures with music and good food, April 11, 2015, at the Port Arthur Pavilion, 500 Procter Street in downtown Port Arthur. Gates will open at 10 a.m. Saturday. Saturday bands will include Ellis Vanicor and the...
It’s fair time!

It’s fair time!

It’s Fair Time! The famous, always-anticipated, bodacious South Texas State Fair will set up March 26 through April 5, 2015, with a rodeo, concerts, midway, exhibits and food on a stick. All this family fun will come together at Ford Park, off Interstate 10 in...
Rotary Taste of Gumbo

Rotary Taste of Gumbo

Gumbo is gold in Port Arthur, and we’ve also got the event where you can try different batches from a lot of great cooks, March 21, 2015. Can’t top that? There’s a craft show, too, says Queen Gumbo, Janie Johnson. “It’s an annual meeting of our local culinary cultures...
Nederland Heritage Festival gets app

Nederland Heritage Festival gets app

The spring fest that honors Nederland’s ties to its early Dutch heritage is going high tech. The Nederland Heritage Festival has a new phone app, says Wanda Hollier, festival director. Bands, schedules and more for the festival, March 17-22, will be at your...