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Fairs & Festivals

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Lucie Monk Carter

Conducted between 2013 and 2017, the Baton Rouge Folklife Survey revealed what Maida Owens knew in her heart: rather than lacking an identity, Baton Rouge is a "cultural microcosm" of Louisiana. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:45 PM People & Places

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jessica wilson

The fourteenth annual Louisiana Book Festival has everything a book lover (or festival lover) could want: writing workshops, author talks and panels, book signings, books for sale, and—of course—live music and food. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:38 PM Literature

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Brei Olivier

Beyoncé, The Beguiled, Birdfoot Festival, and the arts incubator that connects them. more

Aug 24, 2017 3:46 AM Getaways

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Photo by Flickr user Sailn1

The Jazz and Heritage Festival Foundation Archive has unveiled a useful, impressively comprehensive research tool: The Jazz Fest Database. more

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM History

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Illustration by Burton Durand

Tracing the plump history of pig roasting more

Apr 24, 2017 10:21 AM Foodways

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Photo by James Ewing

Ebb & Flow reimagines the festival more

Mar 23, 2017 4:30 PM People & Places

Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir

Photo by by Kristinn Ingvarsson

Q&A with Ebb & Flow Festival artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir more

Mar 17, 2017 4:59 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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John James Audubon

St. Francisville's Audubon Pilgrimage places more emphasis on the pioneering artist/naturalist and the environment that inspired him more

Feb 22, 2017 3:32 PM Getaways

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Courtesy of MEZZO

For downtown Baton Rouge, two new festivals and a distillery taproom to enjoy this spring more

Jan 23, 2017 11:54 AM Visual & Performing Arts

Magic on Main

Photo by Margaret Melancon

New Iberia has set out the eggnog and lit the fire; come enjoy its holiday charms. more

Nov 14, 2016 9:45 AM CR Overnight

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Brent Wallace

A Stroka Gene-us Alpacas makes their cold-weather creatures commercially viable. more

Oct 24, 2016 12:36 PM Outdoor Adventures 1 Comments

This preview of the Christmas Eve bonfires also serves up a round of the season’s favorite foods. more

Oct 17, 2016 12:56 PM CR Overnight

Bonfires on the Levee

Cathy Smart

On Christmas Eve, 120 large bonfires light up the levees along the lower Mississippi River. more

Oct 17, 2016 12:50 PM CR Overnight

Slidell Railroad Station

Photo courtesy of Bonnie Vanney

The unique charms of the Tammany Trace towns. more

Sep 27, 2016 2:27 PM Getaways

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Photo by Mike Buck

Festival season helps drive local musicians' success more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts