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Sunday, October 14, 2007
D.L. Menard's farewell
RICHMOND, Va. (Sunday, October 14) – Today is your last day to catch the National Folk Festival here in Richmond. Performances began at noon. D.L. Menard, with Terry Huval and the Jambalaya Cajun Band, played their last show at the festival at the Ukrop’s/First Market Stage at noon.
The crowd was disappointed when Menard announced their last song of the day, but he offered some comforting words:
I am a geographer (specifically a biogeographer), journalist, and author. My book, Upheaval from the Abyss, was published by Rutgers University Press in 2002. My writing has appeared in publications ranging from magazines such as The Lancet, Geotimes, Mercator's World, Vegetarian Times and Woods Hole Currents; the radio programs Our Ocean World and MicrobeWorld; the news service Agence France-Presse; newspapers such as The (Petersburg, Va.) Progress-Index; the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch; and The (Shreveport, La.) Times; and academic publications, including Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Encyclopedia of the Developing World, Encyclopedia of Genetics, Magill’s Encyclopedia of Science: Plant Life, Magill’s Medical Guide, and the Virginia Journal of Science.