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A poster art contest challenges LSU design students to see their state through the eyes of a different time Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

Locals, visitors, and students will now have access to over 500 bicycles available at fifty mobility hubs throughout the city and on the campuses of LSU and Southern University Read more



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New roadside markers will highlight local legends Read more

People & Places


Lucie Monk Carter

Helen Peebles advocates using native Louisiana plants in the garden Read more


Broccoli Soup

Lucie Monk Carter

The creamy emerald decadence of local Louisiana broccoli Read more



Lucie Monk Carter

When Louisiana gives you lemons Read more


A state-wide Mardi Gras parade calendar with sections for New Orleans, Acadiana, Southwest Louisiana, the Capitol Region, North Louisiana, and the Cajun Coast. Read more

People & Places


John Hazlett

In the middle of a Tangipahoa Parish swamp, the last uncut primary growth cypress forest north of Lake Pontchartrain stands strong. Read more

, Outdoor Adventures


Brian Maass

Your [Shreveport] Guide to Self-Improvement in 2019 Read more



Melissa Mcinnis

Shop Small, Shop Here, Shop Local Read more

People & Places


Paul Kieu

Living on the Prairie Des Femmes, Ashlee Michot embraces her cultural heritage as a French Creole and as a woman in Acadiana. Read more

People & Places


Christie Matherne Hall

Inside the high-stakes, irreverent culture of bourré Read more

People & Places

Recent local literature to share with your loved ones Read more



Courtesy of Elifin Realty

Two unusual bursts of mobility this month Read more

Outdoor Adventures


Cheryl Gerber

Mariz Longoria’s collections make her uptown New Orleans house an unexpected pleasure Read more

People & Places


Paul Kieu

Bringing together tips and experiences from my own fond memories and those of friends, family, and Mardi Gras long-timers, we hope to show people from all over the state—hell, all over the world—how to come be a part of our grande fête in Mamou. Read more

People & Places


Nicole Franzen for Design Hotels

Historic places to rest your head in New Orleans Read more



Courtesy of Visit Lake Charles

A quirky old school turned art gallery and museum houses an incredible collection of costumes, artifacts and cultural heritage chronicling the history of Louisiana’s second largest Mardi Gras celebration Read more

People & Places

"I only Avoyelles for you!" Read more

People & Places

Bigfoot, a.k.a. Sasquatch, is not confined to the Pacific Northwest. He has been reported on every continent except Antarctica, and some believe he is right here in Louisiana. Read more

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