February 2017


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Site of earthquakes, Jayhawkers, and plenty of ducks more

Knowing Nature

A selection of our favorite (and least conventional) gifts, services, and destinations, lovingly selected by our editors to put the passion back into gift giving. more

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Paul Kieu

In the country Mardi Gras of Louisiana’s southwestern prairies, the capitaine keeps the melee in check more

People & Places 1 Comments

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Alexandra Kennon

Five of NOLA’s most reputable disreputable bars more

Getaways 2 Comments

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Courtesy of the LSU AgCenter

Four rural parishes bone up against obesity more


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Lucie Monk Carter

Free rein for the former Galatoire's chef at Kalurah Street Grill more


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Paul Kieu

Serving locals, roadtrippers, and duck hunters too more


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Zack Smith

Acadiana is remarkable for producing Grammy-caliber music, including four nominations this year more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Illustration by Burton Durand

A review of Keagan LeJeune’s “Legendary Louisiana Outlaws: The Villains and Heroes of Folk Justice” more

History 1 Comments

Decatur at Ursuline

Photo by Laura Denyes. Painting by Martha Wright Ambrose.

Scott Veazey bought an old house and discovered an art collection more

Visual & Performing Arts 1 Comments

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Herb Roe

Artist Herb Roe captures a Cajun tradition through classical realism more

Visual & Performing Arts


Mike Redealli

Combatting the annual invasion of unladylike insect impostors more

House & Home 1 Comments

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Courtesy of MEZZO

For downtown Baton Rouge, two new festivals and a distillery taproom to enjoy this spring more

Visual & Performing Arts



Educating scouts nationwide through Atchafalaya adventures more

Knowing Nature

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C.C. Lockwood

Photographer C.C. Lockwood offers his advice more

Knowing Nature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Introducing exotic ingredients to familiar dishes more