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This August, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities announced that Dr. Jack Bedell, who directs the creative writing program at Southeastern Louisiana University, would be Louisiana’s poet laureate for 2017–2019. more

Aug 23, 2017 4:42 PM Literature

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Lucie Monk Carter

In their three gone-in-a-flash hours at Knock Knock, they had climbed, danced, painted, crafted, constructed, tinkered, sorted, measured, counted, and engaged in all sorts of pretend play and open-ended goodness. more

Aug 14, 2017 8:58 AM People & Places

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Lucie Monk Carter

Full circle to White Oak Plantation, and he's making the most of it more

Jul 25, 2017 9:42 AM Foodways

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Cover art by Ellen Ogden

The literary journal redefines the Southern belle by way of poetry, prose, and visual art more

Jul 12, 2017 3:53 PM Literature

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Mike Redaelli

New baby golden lion tamarins are one part of a successful plan to save the species. more

Jun 26, 2017 2:01 PM Knowing Nature

Some journalists and foodie types gathered at LSU's School of Nutrition and Food Sciences building to learn whether their senses of taste were up to the supertaster challenge. more

Jun 26, 2017 1:49 PM Foodways

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B.Pinola

A new venture from Copeland’s of New Orleans, Batch 13 offers breakfast, lunch, and catering menus emphasizing interesting combinations of super-fresh ingredients. more

Jun 26, 2017 1:37 PM Restaurants

Draw straws, designate a driver, and take a tasting tour visiting these Louisiana craft breweries and distilleries. more

Jun 7, 2017 3:45 PM Restaurants

Baton Rouge Pride now available in sock form. more

May 23, 2017 10:39 AM People & Places

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Photo by Taylor Matherne.

Mid City Baton Rouge's cultural transformation more

May 23, 2017 12:00 AM People & Places

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Photo by James Fox-Smith

We took a tour of the new Knock Knock Children's Museum that opens late this summer. more

May 22, 2017 10:37 AM People & Places

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Photo by Flickr user Stephen Woods

Publisher James Fox-Smith reflects on the importance of buying local, the deceivingly instant gratification of online shopping, and how one can ascertain a life-sized bigfoot statue. more

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM People & Places

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Photo by Lucie Monk Carter.

After years of preparation, Walter Tharp has opened Cane Land Distilling using the sugar of his family's Alma Plantation in Pointe Coupee Parish more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM Foodways

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Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

BRQ promises a new standard in local food and drink more

Apr 21, 2017 4:59 PM Restaurants

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Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

Baton Rouge delivery service Indie Plate evolves to fight food waste and frantic schedules more

Apr 21, 2017 4:43 PM Foodways

Country Roads Magazine

Jeffrey Dubinsky

Two Louisiana record shops, two pivotal eras more

Mar 23, 2017 4:47 PM People & Places