Nalini Raghavan


Nalini Raghavan is the managing editor at Country Roads. Since graduating with an MA in cultural anthropology, she has accrued a diversity of experience from arts administration to graphic design and a number of positions in between, all of which, somehow, benefit her role as editor.

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Painting by Peg Usner

Pointers from plein air artist Peg Usner more

Mar 23, 2017 10:11 AM Visual & Performing Arts

Johnny Naylor

Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

After the August 2016 floods, the two brand-name garden outlets joined forces more

Feb 22, 2017 2:45 PM Gardening



Educating scouts nationwide through Atchafalaya adventures more

Jan 23, 2017 11:47 AM Knowing Nature

In a first for Baton Rouge (and Chekhov too), Swine Palace to stage classic and contemporary plays in rotating repertory this spring more

Dec 23, 2016 9:50 AM Visual & Performing Arts

Learn to listen for various species around Baton Rouge more

Dec 22, 2016 1:58 PM Knowing Nature


Lucie Monk Carter

Subscription box and gift basket companies do the shopping for you, and keep it local more

Nov 22, 2016 4:49 PM House & Home

Books from Mark Twain and Ernest J. Gaines Award winner Crystal Wilkinson more

Nov 22, 2016 12:50 PM Literature

A new book from contributor Beth D'Addono more

Oct 23, 2016 2:18 PM Literature

A new book from Stanley Nelson on his investigations into Klan-related murders more

Oct 20, 2016 4:12 PM Literature

How our state must change to survive more

Aug 30, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature


Photo by Christian Horan Photography

New Orleans’ historic hotel has re-opened its glittering doors to a new century more

Aug 29, 2016 12:00 AM Getaways

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is selling historic bridges more

Jun 27, 2016 12:00 AM People & Places

A book that helps museum workers confront graphic, violent historical subjects more

Jun 27, 2016 12:00 AM Literature

Baton Rouge Green has released a mobile app to help explore and understand the city's trees more

Jun 7, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Louisiana's reputation through the lens of a cult classic more

Apr 26, 2016 12:00 AM , Visual & Performing Arts


Photo by Frank McMains.

Of Moving Color's asks thirteen non-dancers to collaborate on its April performance, You Tell Me more

Apr 13, 2016 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts


Photos by Lucie Monk Carter

A day with Diane Deaton in Zachary's antiques markets more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM People & Places

A cattle egret learns to count his blessings more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM Literature

The film by Baton Rouge native Richie Adams premieres at the Manship Theatre January 29 more

Jan 28, 2016 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts


Courtesy of Zigler Museum

The Jennings museum has reopened more

Jan 26, 2016 12:00 AM People & Places