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James Fox-Smith

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English-born, Australian-raised, James has been publisher of Country Roads magazine since 1995. He lives in rural West Feliciana parish north of St. Francisville with his wife, Ashley, two children, and a fluctuating number of dogs, cats and chickens. (Photo by Jenn Ocken photography)

Louisiana A+ Schools are putting an "A" in "STEM" more

Oct 23, 2016 2:12 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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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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Jacqueline Bishop and Arthur Roger Gallery

Jacqueline Bishop's work conveys the creeping dread she feels as the landscapes upon which we depend yield to human pressure. more

Jul 25, 2017 9:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts

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An unpleasant incident in a new Volkswagen inspires thought, insurance claims more

Jul 24, 2017 12:02 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

Amy Guidry explores her concerns surrounding the environment and animal welfare, painting in a surrealist style influenced by the work of Frida Kahlo, Salvador Dali, and René Magritte. more

Jun 26, 2017 1:45 PM Visual & Performing Arts

The Country Roads Supper Club is coming. This fall we’re excited to present a series of special dining events—a kind of culinary safari that will feature renowned chefs serving sumptuous dinners in non-traditional surroundings around our region. more

Jun 26, 2017 1:41 PM Cuisine 2 Comments

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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

Those acquainted with Natchez know that the small city perched high above the Mississippi is fairly bristling with historically and architecturally significant sites … if you just know where to look. more

Jun 26, 2017 11:00 AM Travel

Musings from the department of biting off more than we can chew. more

Jun 26, 2017 10:50 AM Foodways

How does artist Lola Beltran capture the spirit of a time and a place she's never visited? She listens to the music. more

May 23, 2017 10:41 AM Visual & Performing Arts

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Photo by Philip Gould

Photographer Philip Gould has embarked on a project to photograph the most interesting bridges of the Mississippi River. more

May 22, 2017 10:51 AM Visual & Performing Arts

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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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Bill Iles

Lake Charles artist Bill Iles muses on painting, his process, and the great outdoors more

Apr 21, 2017 2:44 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Photo by Brian Baiamonte

You're either born with it, or you're not more

Apr 21, 2017 2:35 PM Outdoor Adventures

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Painting by James Michalopoulos

James Michalopoulos paints a barely restrained New Orleans more

Mar 23, 2017 2:43 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Alan Vernon via Flickr

In the right hands, fear of bears can be a powerful motivational tool. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:42 AM Outdoor Adventures

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Photo by Ashley Fox-Smith

It's the time of year when zealous gardeners drag their loved ones into the madness more

Feb 22, 2017 3:14 PM Gardening

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Ed Smith's work represents the idea of wild things retreating into ever smaller spaces as the pressures of human activity reach more deeply into their worlds more

Feb 22, 2017 2:57 PM Visual & Performing Arts