Carnival des Cajuns

Carnival des Cajuns

Hope you’re ready to dance all day long, because the Second Annual Carnival des Cajuns is coming up. Another round of foot-tappin’, hand-clappin’ celebration will be from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center...
Wayne Toups and new release(s)

Wayne Toups and new release(s)

Wayne Toups loves, loves, loves that audiences know all the words when he plays in Port Arthur. The Cajun/zydeco musician is returning to Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas to close out the festival, at 5:30 p.m.  Sunday, Feb. 7. “The Golden Triangle has been one of our...
David Joel a Mardi Gras opener

David Joel a Mardi Gras opener

Mardi Gras in Port Arthur has a Texas twang and a Cajun flavor, Feb. 4-7 in downtown Port Arthur. Between catching beads at lighted parades, catch some concerts covering everything from classic country and rock to the zydeco sounds of Wayne Toups on closing night....
Happy Birthday, Janis Joplin

Happy Birthday, Janis Joplin

Port Arthur-born rock legend Janis Joplin would have turned 73 on Jan. 19. Avril Falgout, Port Arthur-born artist, will unveil a papier-mache sculpture of Joplin at Museum of the Gulf Coast, on view Jan. 18 through Mardi Gras. Joplin sang with the church choir in Port...
Sweet Soiree! Wayne Toups back at Mardi Gras!

Sweet Soiree! Wayne Toups back at Mardi Gras!

With a candy-coated Sweet Soiree theme, Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas is ready for visitors to taste a family-friendly festival filled with lighted parades, a carnival and concerts, Feb. 4-7 in downtown Port Arthur. Food and music are highlights of this party. Check...