The Music of Acadiana Series continues with Creole accordionist Mary Jane Broussard at 2 p.m. Sunday at NUNU’s, the old Singleton Lumber building in Arnaudville.
Broussard is one of just a handful of Creole women who play the diatonic accordion.
During the first hour, Broussard will lead a jam session open to all musicians of all levels. She will be accompanied by Lisa Trahan and Jane Vidrine, both members of the Magnolia Sisters.
A question-and-answer session that explores her style and background, followed by a one-hour performance will conclude the show.
NUNU’s is at 1510 La. 93.
Admission is $5 and free for kids 12 and under. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Social media conference
The Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise will be the first stop for the “Destructo Tour,” a three-city social media conference and tour across south Louisiana, at 7 p.m. June 28.
The tour is being organized by NXT Media and is meant to raise awareness of the uses of social media for businesses of all kinds, dispel myths and show how social media can be fun and effective for businesses.
The event features a panel of speakers. The headline speaker is Amber Osborne, who is also known as “Miss Destructo,” a social media personality in Tampa, Fla.
Additional panelists include: Victor Canada, social media strategist and developer of the Social Media Certificate Program for LSU’s professional development department; Jay Ducote, writer and author of the website Bite and Booze; and Orhan McMillan, founder and managing partner of dezinsInteractive, a web development and design agency.
All ticket sales will benefit local, community non-profit organizations in each city.
These non-profits will be invited to attend the conference to learn how to use social media tools to help accomplish their goals.
Tickets can be purchased at http://destructo2011sla.eventbrite.com/
Film & TV workshop
A free workshop on licensing music to film, TV and videogames will be offered at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Tipitina’s Music Office Co-Op, 125 S. Buchanan St., Lafayette.
The event is presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation with support from the Nathan Cummings Foundation.
The presenter will be Daniel Carlin, head of the film and TV department at the Berklee College of Music.
He’s also a former chairman of the Grammys.
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