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Harry Connick Jr. to attend N.O. screening

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 4, 2012 at 4:18 pm •  Published: December 4, 2012

Dardenne called the show a celebration of the state's rich musical history on the heels of the Louisiana bicentennial. He said music and food are vital to the state's culture and tourism — one of four industries that will be featured in the TV show as shaping Louisiana's economy and history. The other industries to be highlighted are agriculture, oil and gas, and the Mississippi River and its port system.

The show is one of two LPB projects Connick took part in this year. The crooner and actor also narrated a bicentennial documentary called "Louisiana: 200 Years of Statehood," which aired this past summer.