Kayla Reed


Kayla Reed is a freelance journalist and pop-culture enthusiast. After graduating from LSU’s Manship School with a print journalism degree, she did a stint with The Onion/A.V. Club in Chicago, for whom she still contributes. Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Kayla spends her time writing and seeking out the best live music from here to New Orleans. At this point you have also likely sat in her section and had her wait on you.


Photos by Lucie Monk

Drop the Needle turns audiences back into listeners Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Photo courtesy Gus Rowland.

Beerfest offers tastes of more than two hundred beers, including many from Baton Rouge's home brewers. Read more



Photo by Todd Richard

LPB documentary Window in the Waves delivers stunning footage of the Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary, a flourishing coral reef in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more

Knowing Nature