James Fox-Smith


English-born, Australian-raised, James has been publisher of Country Roads magazine since 1995. He lives in rural West Feliciana parish north of St. Francisville with his wife, Ashley, two children, and a fluctuating number of dogs, cats and chickens. (Photo by Jenn Ocken photography)

Louisiana A+ Schools are putting an "A" in "STEM" Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Brian Pavlich

At Stab’s Steak and Seafood in Central, Chef Kyle Gautreaux satisfies old-school longings and adventurous palates, too Read more

Small Town Chefs


Frances Rodriguez

Using multiple media, New Orleans’ Frances Rodriguez loves “Sneaking Art In” to everyday life Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

A vintage cookbook doesn't reflect the Melbourne I remember at all Read more



Pippin Frisbie-Calder

Printmaker Pippin Frisbie-Calder uses a disappearing art to examine disappearing elements of our natural world. Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Jennie Guido

At last, the International Crepe Myrtle Festival comes to Natchez Read more

Knowing Nature

But where are we going? Read more

Knowing Nature


Demond Matsuo

Baton Rouge artist Demond draws together the disparate and discarded into new, fully realized ideas through collage Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Brian Baiamonte

A primal tonic for the ennui of modern existence Read more

Outdoor Adventures

Art that helps incarcerated women say, "My crime is not who I am." Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Frank McMains

Exploration as a career—and as entertainment for itinerant friends Read more

People & Places


Ashley Fox-Smith

Crusading for camellias with a tribe of fellow gardeners Read more

Knowing Nature


Kathy Chassee.

Adaptable souls flock to Shadows-on-the-Teche for an Acadiana painting competition. Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

Chef Regina Charboneau will share her culinary wisdom at a new cooking school Read more

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Don Cincone

Pointillism and a passion for nature combine in Don Cincone's paintings Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

The evolution of our passion projects Read more

People & Places


Courtesy Acadiana Center for the Arts and ArtSpark.

Hannah Gumbo paints the town. Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Margie Tate

The Louisiana landscape artist prefers to paint from life Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Brian Baiamonte

In a close-knit, deadline-driven company there’s no “not my job.” Read more

People & Places


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


Brian Pavlich

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

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