May 2017

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Photo by Quinn Welsch.

Landing a legendary fish takes more than luck Read more

Knowing Nature

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Deborah Burst

Brandie Wilcox makes dreams come true, hers included Read more

People & Places

Fame Recording Studios

Courtesy of Visit Florence

Muscle Shoals has snared Aretha, Mick, and thousands of music lovers Read more

Getaways 2 Comments


Photo by Brad Bowie

Plan well ahead for a trip even nature's wrath can't spoil Read more

Outdoor Adventures

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Illustration by Burton Durand

Tracing the plump history of pig roasting Read more


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Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

BRQ promises a new standard in local food and drink Read more


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Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

Baton Rouge delivery service Indie Plate evolves to fight food waste and frantic schedules Read more



Lucie Monk Carter

A new documentary revisits Baton Rouge’s vital punk scene Read more

People & Places 2 Comments


Photo by Andrea Matherne

From fragments, Laura Plantation builds archives for individual slaves Read more


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Lucie Monk Carter

Sweet tea wasn't always a given on Southern porches Read more


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Bill Iles

Lake Charles artist Bill Iles muses on painting, his process, and the great outdoors Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Photo by Brian Baiamonte

You're either born with it, or you're not Read more

Outdoor Adventures

Inside the ink-and-acrylic works of our May 2017 cover artist Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Photo by Judy Gallagher

Have you encountered the buck moth caterpillar? Read more

Knowing Nature


Photo by Jill Benton Glass

After twenty years of brightening the grounds of Butler Greenwood with his plumage and personality, Humphrey the peacock has flown the coop. Read more

Knowing Nature

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Newspapers in the late 19th century frequently reported on a mysterious Louisiana figure known as the “Wild Girl of Catahoula” Read more

History 4 Comments