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June 2017

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Cheryl Gerber

How, exactly, do we keep a river and lake out of New Orleans’ infamous soupbowl? more

People & Places

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Photo by Angelia Hamilton Beauchamp

From behind the wheel of his West Feliciana school bus, "Cheeze" Hamilton spent 57 years making sure every child had a hand to hold when they needed one most. more

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

Restaurants

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Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

Parish Brewmaster Andrew Godley aims to outbrew Abita more

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

Visual & Performing Arts

A series of art exhibits celebrate the Mississippi bicentennial. more

People & Places

Baton Rouge Pride now available in sock form. more

People & Places

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Photo by Taylor Matherne.

Mid City Baton Rouge's cultural transformation more

People & Places

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Photo by Mike Redaelli

Tank and the Bangas bring home-grown goodness from New Orleans to America's ears more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Photo by Sam Irwin.

The cradle of jazz gets its first traditional jazz camp more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Photo by Alexandra Kennon

Ja'el Gordon's love of history has led her to take an unpopular stance more

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Photo by Paul Kieu.

Cajun bon temps at Lakeview Park and Beach more

Getaways

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Billy Hathorn via Wikimedia Commons

Mysterious relics of the Poverty Point people more

History

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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

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

People & Places

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Photo by Flickr user Jitze Couperus.

The Louisiana Black Bear's journey from children's toy to endangered species and back again. more

Knowing Nature

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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

History

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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

People & Places

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Photo by Paul Kieu

The new iteration of Acadian Superette serves up homemade plate lunches with a side of nostalgia. more

Restaurants

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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

Foodways