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“Ibis Invasion.” 2017, Oil on canvas, 19” x 32”. Peg Usner.

It takes a certain fortitude to be a plein air painter in Louisiana. more

Aug 23, 2017 4:46 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Brei Olivier

Beyoncé, The Beguiled, Birdfoot Festival, and the arts incubator that connects them. more

Aug 23, 2017 2:14 PM Getaways

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James Carey

Primitive camping on Horn Island still kindles artistic spirits more

Jul 25, 2017 12:44 PM Outdoor Adventures

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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

Louisiana painter Jax Frey has claimed the crown as the world's most prolific painter—but not before a flap with Guinness. more

Jun 30, 2017 11:15 AM Visual & Performing Arts

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

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Marshall Blevins

Artist Marshall Blevins celebrates two centuries of Mississippi with mules, Muppets, and more. more

Jun 26, 2017 11:18 AM History

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

A series of art exhibits celebrate the Mississippi bicentennial. more

May 23, 2017 10:40 AM People & Places

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Photo by Taylor Matherne.

Mid City Baton Rouge's cultural transformation more

May 23, 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

Inside the ink-and-acrylic works of our May 2017 cover artist more

Apr 21, 2017 2:29 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Tim Duffy

Preserving and supporting the culture of Southern blues artists more

Mar 23, 2017 4:35 PM Visual & Performing Arts

BORDERS

Photo by James Ewing

Ebb & Flow reimagines the festival more

Mar 23, 2017 4:30 PM People & Places

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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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Painting by Peg Usner

Pointers from plein air artist Peg Usner more

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

Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir

Photo by by Kristinn Ingvarsson

Q&A with Ebb & Flow Festival artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir more

Mar 17, 2017 4:59 PM Visual & Performing Arts

Fortunate One

Kevin Duffy

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