Cité des Arts held a Valentine-themed fundraiser benefiting community theater at Home 2 Suites by Hilton. Guests received complimentary roses, wine and cocktail buffet, courtesy of Bailey’s, Rêve Coffee and Café Josephine, among others, all to the…
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Saturday, February 18, 2017
Germany and Louisiana have more in common than Western democracy and a taste for beer. Both observe wild pre-Lenten celebrations in the South among their predominantly Catholic populations, and while Louisiana likes to think of its traditions as s…
Friday, February 17, 2017
Editor’s note: Oct. 31 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Once a month the Facets of Faith column will focus on the people, events and places that are important to the anniversary.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The last time the Steep Canyon Rangers were in Baton Rouge, they took second billing behind Steve Martin, the actor-comedian creating a third career as a banjo player. Six years later, they’re back at Manship Theatre but this time on their own.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
F.A. "Tony" Mouton, of Lafayette, was going through his late brother's papers when he came across a typed Valentine's Day poem he thinks his brother composed in typing class in the 1940s.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
No rest for the wicked. The Krewe of Xanadu rocked back to back with yet another Royal Muses party at the Petroleum Club and a Queen’s Luncheon at City Club the next morning. “It’s all about the Boos” featured photographs taken of the court throug…
Monday, February 13, 2017
Spots are still available for this weekend's 10th annual Writers and Reader Symposium and Writers Retreat at Hemingbough Convention Center in St. Francisville.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
B.J. Gouedy says, "The story on Feb. 4 about the 'spider attack' on a Boy Scout holding a hatchet reminded me of years ago when my son and his dad were on top of tall ladders scrapping loose paint off a two-story house so they could repaint.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
In a world of seascapes, cityscapes and even manscapes, there also is the tablescape. A tablescape refers to the surface “landscape” of your tabletop and is more than simple table setting — it’s a design medium. Just how effectively have your back…
Friday, February 10, 2017
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Paul Vincent Sr. says his sister-in-law, Mary Ayres, of Ruston, is working on a project on Gov. Jimmie Davis, and asks if I recall the little restaurant where Jimmie often had breakfast and lunch.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Backstage is always the best. The Krewe of Victoria readied for the big night with a dress rehearsal at the Cajundome Convention Center. Gumbo and wine got them in the mood for sound checks and cues, and out of the chaos emerged “Victoria Takes a …
Monday, February 06, 2017
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Thursday, February 02, 2017
"In the 1950s," says Marsha R., of Baton Rouge, "my big brother Roger Fern was a first lieutenant in the Army, where his team won the National Trophy Team Rifle Match.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The Xanadu ladies make the newspaper more than the president, and there were more minks than the inauguration ball at the Youngsville home of Sandra Booher, hosting a “Mink, Drink and Mingle” party for Muses only. Outside speakers piped traditiona…
Monday, January 30, 2017
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Les Brigands de Lafitte held its 63rd Ball Masque on Jan. 28 in the Frem F. Boustany Ballroom at the Heymann Performing Arts and Convention Center.
Location is just the beginning of all this home has to offer, located on a cul-de-sac in the high demand neighborhood of Copper Meadows with a beautiful backyard oasis and backing up to one of the beautiful community ponds. Master suite has corner…
Saturday, January 28, 2017
I have always owned a cat. And while the benefits are many, they’re forever dismissed among dog owners, whose partisanship rivals that of Republicans and Democrats. You hear it when they state, “It’s just a cat.”
Friday, January 27, 2017
CARENCRO — Chad Vidrine wants his restaurant to be a destination for food lovers from St. Landry, St. Martin and Acadia parishes, the kind of locally owned and operated restaurant that he and his family would frequent while growing up in Acadiana.