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October 2017

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Courtesy of Ed Asner

The award-winning actor brings his one-man show to New Orleans more

Oct 6, 2017 2:49 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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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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Courtesy New Orleans Opera Guild

Behind the iron fence stands a statue of Madame Butterfly; a plaque declares that you’ve arrived at the Opera Guild Home. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:43 PM History

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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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Self Portrait, 1991, oil on canvas, 24” x 30” by Talbot Hopkins

For as long as she can remember, Talbot Hopkins has found refuge, self-discovery, and connection in portraiture. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:24 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Blaine Hansel via Wikimedia commons

You have to love October. The cooler weather means that another hunting season is upon us, and it’s time to get back into the woods. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:21 PM Knowing Nature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Sampling Chef Gavin Jobe's inspired menu more

Sep 26, 2017 3:15 PM Restaurants

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Lucie Monk Carter

While I am not an expert at rock-climbing, I am an expert at trying things and writing about them; and with that, here are my tips for the curious climber-to-be. more

Sep 26, 2017 2:28 PM People & Places

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Brei Olivier

Chef Phillip Lopez interprets the works of artist Jacqueline Bishop more

Sep 26, 2017 2:16 PM Supper Club

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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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Paul Kieu

Chi Doan and her fiancé, Kasey Brill, knew they wanted to open a tea and dessert shop in Lafayette. They had even picked out a name: The Steep House. more

Sep 26, 2017 2:00 PM Restaurants

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Rick Kimpel via Flickr

Louisiana’s most venomous spiders, the brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) and the black widow (Latrodectus mactans), need not occupy too much of your time with terror, but some caution is recommended. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:42 PM Knowing Nature

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David Shipper/Audubon Photography Awards

The National Audubon Society has developed a national database of bird-friendly native plant species that attract, nourish and shelter winged visitors to backyards, wherever in the country they may be. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:42 PM Gardening

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lucie monk carter

When they go to the polls on November 18, Baton Rouge voters will be asked to consider a two percent increase to the Hotel Occupancy Tax. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:41 PM People & Places

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jessica wilson

The fourteenth annual Louisiana Book Festival has everything a book lover (or festival lover) could want: writing workshops, author talks and panels, book signings, books for sale, and—of course—live music and food. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:38 PM Literature

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Lucie Monk Carter

In flight over Ascension Parish with Al Muir of Bear Creek Balloons more

Sep 26, 2017 12:08 PM Outdoor Adventures

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Lucie Monk Carter

Bold restaurants and hidden delights extending from downtown Baton Rouge more

Sep 25, 2017 3:26 PM Restaurants