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Our top picks for December: Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra's Home for the Holidays, Irma Thomas, Opéra Louisiane Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

Charles Dickens' classic ghost story, Langston Hughes' Christmas gospel, and Menotti's 'Amahl and the Night Visitors' Read more

Events & Festivals

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Lucie Monk Carter

Ashlee Michot uses all seasonal, native, and natural resources to decorate her home for the holidays Read more

House & Home

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Lucie Monk Carter

Country Roads' Guide to Getting the Best out of Gumbo Season Read more

Foodways

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Billy Metcalf Photography

On August 17, Mid City Gras hosts a dance-off Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

For this woman-led Courir de Mardi Gras, Prairie des Femmes erupts in a chicken chase Read more

People & Places

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Courtesy of The Merry Antoinettes

Don't look now, but Mardi Gras is no longer only a bro-show Read more

People & Places

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

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Courtesy Scenic Lafayette

Scenic Lafayette strives to revitalize its historic Azalea Trail, just in time to be-floral the city's Mardi Gras festivities Read more

Gardening

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Courtesy of Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre

From theater to arena, Baton Rouge Ballet explores new possibilities with The Nutcracker Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

Power boats and pirogues may be more the norm on Louisiana waterways, but sailing vessels still ride high in the state’s maritime history Read more

Outdoor Adventures

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Kourtney Zimmerman

Paddling through the eerie beauty of the Amite River Read more

Outdoor Adventures

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Lucie Monk Carter

“In Heaven, every bite has mushroom in it.” Read more

Foodways

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Sarah Laval via Flickr

Camerata at Paulie's sommelier Chris Poldoian shares the perfect wines for crawfish season Read more

Foodways

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Lucie Monk Carter

Baton Rouge's new parade draws out Mid City's finest Read more

People & Places

"I only Avoyelles for you!" Read more

People & Places

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Lucie Monk Carter

What we're taking to the Carnival crush Read more

Cuisine

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Wikimedia user NBonawitz

The cicada killer wasp uses horror movie tactics on its prey Read more

Knowing Nature