Live at Fred’s Lounge (Gravy Ep. 4)

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Fred’s Lounge in Mamou, Louisiana, is a dancing and drinking destination… on Saturday mornings only. That’s the only time it’s open. For years, Saturdays have featured live traditional Cajun music, a live radio show, a devoted community of Cajun dancers, and visitors from around the region—and the world. How does Fred’s maintain this mix of locals and outsiders?

The Fight for Water and Oysters (Gravy Ep. 3)

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Apalachicola Bay in Florida has been renowned for its oysters for generations. But, in the fall of 2012, the oyster population in the Bay collapsed. Attempts to figure out why have inspired scientific study, community wrangling, and now a Supreme Court case. The story of what happened, and what a place built on seafood does, when the seafood is threatened.