Nalini Raghavan


Nalini Raghavan is the managing editor at Country Roads. Since graduating with an MA in cultural anthropology, she has accrued a diversity of experience from arts administration to graphic design and a number of positions in between, all of which, somehow, benefit her role as editor.

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Painting by Peg Usner

Pointers from plein air artist Peg Usner Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

Johnny Naylor

Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

After the August 2016 floods, the two brand-name garden outlets joined forces Read more




Educating scouts nationwide through Atchafalaya adventures Read more

Knowing Nature

In a first for Baton Rouge (and Chekhov too), Swine Palace to stage classic and contemporary plays in rotating repertory this spring Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

Learn to listen for various species around Baton Rouge Read more

Knowing Nature


Lucie Monk Carter

Subscription box and gift basket companies do the shopping for you, and keep it local Read more

House & Home

Books from Mark Twain and Ernest J. Gaines Award winner Crystal Wilkinson Read more


A new book from contributor Beth D'Addono Read more


A new book from Stanley Nelson on his investigations into Klan-related murders Read more


How our state must change to survive Read more

Knowing Nature


Photo by Christian Horan Photography

New Orleans’ historic hotel has re-opened its glittering doors to a new century Read more


A book that helps museum workers confront graphic, violent historical subjects Read more


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is selling historic bridges Read more

People & Places

Baton Rouge Green has released a mobile app to help explore and understand the city's trees Read more

Knowing Nature

Louisiana's reputation through the lens of a cult classic Read more

, Visual & Performing Arts


Photo by Frank McMains.

Of Moving Color's asks thirteen non-dancers to collaborate on its April performance, You Tell Me Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Photos by Lucie Monk Carter

A day with Diane Deaton in Zachary's antiques markets Read more

People & Places

A cattle egret learns to count his blessings Read more


The film by Baton Rouge native Richie Adams premieres at the Manship Theatre January 29 Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Courtesy of Zigler Museum

The Jennings museum has reopened Read more

People & Places