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December 2018

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Paul Kieu

Living on the Prairie Des Femmes, Ashlee Michot embraces her cultural heritage as a French Creole and as a woman in Acadiana. more

People & Places

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Lucie Monk Carter

Jeremy Simien's growing art collection focuses on rare depictions of Creoles of color more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

Personal and professional spaces blend at Jay Ducote's Bite & Booze, The Whirlybird, and The Elms more

House & Home

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Lucie Monk Carter

The once-inundated Antique Village makes for an artful destination for holiday shopping more

Getaways

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Cheryl Gerber

Coutelier knife shop connects cooks with their ideal blades more

Restaurants

Disentangling the sweet potato and the yam more

Foodways

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Christie Matherne Hall

Inside the high-stakes, irreverent culture of bourré more

People & Places

An interview with Louisiana Poet Laureate Jack Bedell more

Literature

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Ceramic sculpture by Becky Gottsegen/Image by Ellis Lucia

The figurative sculptor explores time’s effect on the human form more

Visual & Performing Arts

Recent local literature to share with your loved ones more

Literature

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Brian Pavlich

Heaps to celebrate in 2018—and we couldn't have done it without you more

Supper Club

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Lucie Monk Carter

Red Stick Social transforms a former power plant into an all-ages entertainment venue more

People & Places

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Courtesy of Missy Couhig

Local independent bookstore owners weigh in on reports that readers are returning to real books. more

Literature

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Courtesy of Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre

From theater to arena, Baton Rouge Ballet explores new possibilities with The Nutcracker more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

Fun uses for Feliciana fungi more

Foodways

From Jenné Claiborne's "Sweet Potato Soul" more

Recipes