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Fairs & Festivals

Our go at a State-wide Parade Calendar Read more

People & Places

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Lucie Monk Carter

This spring, Baton Rouge will celebrate its creative community with six weeks of Ebb and Flow Festival, incorporating Forum 35's juried art exhibit Art Flow. Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Courtesy Scenic Lafayette

Scenic Lafayette strives to revitalize its historic Azalea Trail, just in time to be-floral the city's Mardi Gras festivities. Read more

Gardening

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Lucie Monk Carter

In Louisiana, Jewish cooking has its own identity Read more

Foodways

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Paul Kieu

Bringing together tips and experiences from my own fond memories and those of friends, family, and Mardi Gras long-timers, we hope to show people from all over the state—hell, all over the world—how to come be a part of our grande fête in Mamou. Read more

People & Places

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Courtesy of Visit Lake Charles

A quirky old school turned art gallery and museum houses an incredible collection of costumes, artifacts and cultural heritage chronicling the history of Louisiana’s second largest Mardi Gras celebration Read more

People & Places

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Courtesy of My House Social

Baton Rouge will play host to the first-ever statewide food truck frenzy Read more

Restaurants

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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. Read more

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. Read more

Literature

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Brei Olivier

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

Getaways

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Photo by Flickr user Sailn1

The Jazz and Heritage Festival Foundation Archive has unveiled a useful, impressively comprehensive research tool: The Jazz Fest Database. Read more

History

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Illustration by Burton Durand

Tracing the plump history of pig roasting Read more

Foodways

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Photo by James Ewing

Ebb & Flow reimagines the festival Read more

People & Places

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Photo by by Kristinn Ingvarsson

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

Visual & Performing Arts