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October 2017

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Courtesy of Ed Asner

The award-winning actor brings his one-man show to New Orleans Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

Conducted between 2013 and 2017, the Baton Rouge Folklife Survey revealed what Maida Owens knew in her heart: rather than lacking an identity, Baton Rouge is a "cultural microcosm" of Louisiana. Read more

People & Places

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Paul Kieu

From the highest turret, three flags fly over the domain of Sir William Reed of Alnwick: the American flag, the Louisiana state flag, and the red dragon of Wales. Read more

House & Home

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Courtesy New Orleans Opera Guild

Behind the iron fence stands a statue of Madame Butterfly; a plaque declares that you’ve arrived at the Opera Guild Home. Read more

History

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Reggie Family Archives

On the way to Camelot, JFK stopped in Crowley Read more

People & Places 1 Comments

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Cheré Coen

A trip along the historic King’s Highway Read more

Getaways

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Self Portrait, 1991, oil on canvas, 24” x 30” by Talbot Hopkins

For as long as she can remember, Talbot Hopkins has found refuge, self-discovery, and connection in portraiture. Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Blaine Hansel via Wikimedia commons

You have to love October. The cooler weather means that another hunting season is upon us, and it’s time to get back into the woods. Read more

Knowing Nature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Sampling Chef Gavin Jobe's inspired menu Read more

Restaurants

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Lucie Monk Carter

While I am not an expert at rock-climbing, I am an expert at trying things and writing about them; and with that, here are my tips for the curious climber-to-be. Read more

People & Places

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Brei Olivier

Chef Phillip Lopez interprets the works of artist Jacqueline Bishop Read more

Art of Food

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Courtesy of the National Hansen's Disease Museum

Isolated at the Carville National Leprosarium, residents forged a community Read more

People & Places

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Paul Kieu

Chi Doan and her fiancé, Kasey Brill, knew they wanted to open a tea and dessert shop in Lafayette. They had even picked out a name: The Steep House. Read more

Restaurants

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Rick Kimpel via Flickr

Louisiana’s most venomous spiders, the brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) and the black widow (Latrodectus mactans), need not occupy too much of your time with terror, but some caution is recommended. Read more

Knowing Nature

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David Shipper/Audubon Photography Awards

The National Audubon Society has developed a national database of bird-friendly native plant species that attract, nourish and shelter winged visitors to backyards, wherever in the country they may be. Read more

Gardening

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lucie monk carter

I've written about all sorts of experiences from my weird-but wonderful-life as a stranger in rural Louisiana—ghosts, oversexed chickens, learning to dance, driving on the wrong side of the road. But I have never before written about politics. Read more

People & Places

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jessica wilson

The fourteenth annual Louisiana Book Festival has everything a book lover (or festival lover) could want: writing workshops, author talks and panels, book signings, books for sale, and—of course—live music and food. Read more

Literature

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Lucie Monk Carter

In flight over Ascension Parish with Al Muir of Bear Creek Balloons Read more

Outdoor Adventures

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Lucie Monk Carter

Bold restaurants and hidden delights extending from downtown Baton Rouge Read more

Restaurants