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BRSO-premiered concerto wins composition prize more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

John Lawson creates collage portraits of iconic Baton Rouge bluesmen more

Visual & Performing Arts

Baton Rouge singer-songwriters return from Nashville for the Third Street Songwriters Festival more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

A trip across the bridge for burgers, biscuits, and blues history more

Getaways

Our March 25 Supper Club includes bird walks, the best in modern Cajun food and music, and a live painting demonstration by one of our favorite wildlife artists more

Supper Club

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Courtesy of the McIlhenny Company Archives

The Burlesque Opera of Tabasco spices up the stage again more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

Schmitt, an LSU English instructor, creates the captivating melodies and clever lyrical narratives that fill his two full-length albums, the most recent of which, Unraveling, was released this past June more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Courtesy Jillian Hall

Puppetry and folklore are a perfect fit for The Revelers’ new music video more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

The dexterous improvisations of sculptor Martin Payton more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Kourtney Zimmerman

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

, Getaways

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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

People & Places

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© 2016 Dennis Allain

With help from Post Architects and HMS Architects of New Orleans, the venue will cater to Baton Rouge patrons and performers alike more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Courtesy of Michael Schulze

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

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

Lawson’s beaded piano Temptation is currently in residence at Cocha Restaurant in Baton Rouge. It’s been on the move for twenty years. more

People & Places

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

Visual & Performing Arts

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Photo by Philip Gould. Courtesy of the Hilliard Museum.

An exhibit of the creative ways local instruments makers go about their craft more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Flickr user Y2kcrazyjoker4 via Wikimedia Commons

On annoying one's parents through song more

Visual & Performing Arts

Local arts organizations hit big birthdays more

Visual & Performing Arts

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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 Paul Kieu.

Cajun bon temps at Lakeview Park and Beach more

Getaways