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


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

Supper Club

Still a force of nature Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

An accidental career as a TV host Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

Some TLC for the St. Francisville Inn Read more

People & Places


Image provided by Kevin Duffy

A Baton Rouge icon leaves a citywide legacy Read more

Visual & Performing Arts 2 Comments


A mea culpa on half-baked reflections Read more



James Fox-Smith

Would you rather eat Camembert or play with a puppy? Read more

House & Home


Frank McMains

The creative energy that keeps the state going Read more

35th Anniversary


Susan Hymel

Louisiana, home of some highly original sins Read more

35th Anniversary


"Migration," courtesy Nick Bustamante

Observing the differing rhythms of life in North Louisiana Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Trevor Bexon

Still starry-eyed after 35 years Read more

People & Places

An old friend at a new address Read more

People & Places


David Gans

How to make a roomful of middle-aged Australians behave like sentimental fifteen-year-olds Read more

People & Places

Billy Solitario, Mia Kaplan, and Demond Matsuo Read more

Art of Food

Where land and water meet, Billy Solitario paints what’s above and what’s below with equal passion Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

The small but enlightened club of fanatics lovingly nurturing pots of fermenting sourdough starter in the back of their fridges Read more