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The collapse of the Louisiana deer population more

Nov 22, 2017 2:49 PM Knowing Nature

Growing up in a blended Lebanese family in Louisiana, I have always been curious: Just why is there such a large Lebanese population in Louisiana? more

Nov 22, 2017 2:46 PM Foodways

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Witt Duncan

The painted churches of Texas are Catholic houses of worship, built by Czech, German, and Polish settlers among others. Some of the finest examples are concentrated in an area just north and west of Houston. more

Nov 22, 2017 1:45 PM Getaways

The merchants who sold items to police that Sunday—December 9, 1973—had done so in violation of Mississippi’s “blue law,” a 150-year-old law that restricted what businesses could sell on the Lord’s Day. more

Nov 22, 2017 11:48 AM History

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Cheryl Gerber

Lilian Hovey-King kept her family going during the Depression by mixing and selling perfumes, at first from home and later from a shop in the French Quarter. more

Nov 22, 2017 11:45 AM People & Places

Author and journalist Walter Isaacson will teach at Tulane University more

Nov 22, 2017 9:32 AM Literature

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Lucie Monk Carter

The dexterous improvisations of sculptor Martin Payton more

Oct 25, 2017 3:30 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Kourtney Zimmerman

Ideas for the weekday, weeknight, and weekend in Baton Rouge more

Oct 24, 2017 12:13 PM , Getaways

Nine pounds of meticulously researched material surprises and challenges stereotypes more

Oct 24, 2017 9:45 AM Literature

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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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Paul Kieu

From the highest turret, three flags fly over the domain of Sir William Reed of Alnwick: the American flag, the Louisiana state flag, and the red dragon of Wales. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:44 PM House & Home

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Reggie Family Archives

On the way to Camelot, JFK stopped in Crowley more

Sep 26, 2017 4:42 PM People & Places 1 Comments

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Cheré Coen

A trip along the historic King’s Highway more

Sep 26, 2017 4:41 PM Getaways

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Courtesy of the National Hansen's Disease Museum

Isolated at the Carville National Leprosarium, residents forged a community more

Sep 26, 2017 2:14 PM People & Places

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Courtesy of Michael Schulze

In an authentic Mississippi juke joint, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes minds his legacy more

Aug 24, 2017 3:48 PM Visual & Performing Arts

How the drum set was born in turn-of-the-century New Orleans more

Aug 24, 2017 3:05 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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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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Flickr user Y2kcrazyjoker4 via Wikimedia Commons

On annoying one's parents through song more

Aug 23, 2017 3:33 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Jeff Nelson, Stormwarning Photography via Flickr

Louisiana's original constitution was written in a bar and largely copied from other sources. more

Aug 23, 2017 12:00 AM History