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December 2018

When the French arrived in Louisiana, they encountered ingenious hunters Read more

Outdoor Adventures

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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. Read more

People & Places

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Lucie Monk Carter

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

House & Home

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Lucie Monk Carter

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

Getaways

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Cheryl Gerber

Coutelier knife shop connects cooks with their ideal blades Read more

Restaurants

Disentangling the sweet potato and the yam Read more

Foodways

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Christie Matherne Hall

Inside the high-stakes, irreverent culture of bourré Read more

People & Places

An interview with Louisiana Poet Laureate Jack Bedell Read 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 Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

Recent local literature to share with your loved ones Read more

Literature

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Brian Pavlich

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

Supper Club

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Lucie Monk Carter

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

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

Fun uses for Feliciana fungi Read more

Foodways

From Jenné Claiborne's "Sweet Potato Soul" Read more

Recipes