IHF hosts party for international students
A Lafayette man said his life has changed after three months of competing with 11 others in a reboot of "The Biggest Loser," which is set to premiere Jan. 28 on USA Network.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 40% of people with Alzheimer’s disease suffer from significant depression. Depression is very common in Alzheimer’s and usually manifests in the early and middle stages of the disease.
When a land mine took Sgt. Mike McNaughton's right leg in Afghanistan, the explosion was still ringing in his ears as he warned fellow soldiers to be careful as they came to his aid.
A 30-something reader recently wrote a syndicated advice columnist asking if wine and flowers were passe for a hostess. In other words, had this society rule gone the way of the great auk?
It's time to once again celebrate the surreal with Baton Rouge Gallery's Surreal Salon Soiree on Jan. 25.
Music Director and Conductor Timothy Muffitt and the Baton Rouge Symphony will continue the orchestra's 71st Orchestral Series by celebrating Mozart’s 264th birthday with a “Mozart Birthday Bash” concert on Jan. 23.
"Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks" is coming to Baton Rouge's Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26.
The Baton Rouge General Regional Medical Center's latest "Arts in Medicine" exhibit, "Art & Soul," runs through April 1 in the Jones Walker Foyer Gallery in the Shaw Center of the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.
The inaugural Swamp Art Spectacular at BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway, runs through March 1.
Of Moving Colors will perform its annual community show, "Kick It Out: That's Entertainment!," at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. , Jan. 25, in the Brown-Holt Theatre at The Dunham School, 11111 Roy Emerson Drive.
I have the very good fortune to work at a job where, on many days, I get to play. I am the director of education at a museum that is visited by lots of elementary school students.
The Baton Rouge Symphony will host a meet-and-greet with Maestro Timothy Muffitt from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 20 at Martin Wine Cellar, 1670 Lobdell Ave., Suite 101. Admission is free, and the event will feature a free wine tasting and appetizers, c…
Starting in 1920, Istrouma Baptist Church grew from a handful of congregants into a large north Baton Rouge church, then moved across town and kept growing. When the church commemorates its centennial next weekend, part of the celebration will be …
Dear Smiley: Many years ago I had a big black Lab named Brutus. Just before the teal hunting season, I would take him along the jogging trail on Lake Pontchartrain in Kenner.
A new wine bar and retail shop recently opened in Downtown Lafayette: Wild Child Wines. The shop is owned by Katie and Denny Culbert and their focus is on natural and sustainable producers. The opening night coincided with Saturday’s Art Walk and …
New Orleans band Roadside Glorious is set to slam into Dyson House at The Zee on Saturday and the impact crater the band leaves most likely will be considerable.
Erin May's job title is Kindergarten Teacher Extraordinaire. She is full of energy, oozes beauty and is so much herself that this column is perfect for her. Erin is a mom to everyone she meets — somehow she manages to be the calmest person in the …
To celebrate the national championship win with its Louisiana customers, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, will be giving the first 100 dine-in customers who purchase a combo a voucher for a free Box Combo on Thursday, Jan. 16.
“Betty Crocker Cookies: Irresistibly Easy Recipes for Any Occasion” by Betty Crocker, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 352 pages, hardcover, $25
Approximately 70 butchers and chefs will gather at White Oak Estate & Gardens from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 15 for the fifth annual Fête Des Bouchers produced by Chef John Folse.
A Lafayette mom's book series and plush toys will be included in swag bags for Oscar nominees at the Academy Awards.
Simple Joe Cafe and Confectionery, 3057 Government St., is celebrating LSU's national championship with the creation of the Big Joe Burreauxito.
Duke Rivet, of Baton Rouge, says, "Growing up on a poultry farm during the Eisenhower administration, my city slicker cousins from New Orleans would often come to stay with their country cousins near Marksville during the summer.
If you happened to tune into the Empire State Building's live feed at esbnyc.com Monday after LSU's College Football Playoff Championship victory over Clemson, you saw the top of the tower lit in the Tigers' purple and gold.
Batch 13 Biscuits, Bonuts and Bowls will host "Taste of Batch 13," an advanced tasting inn celebration of LSU's College Football Playoffs Championship beginning at 7 a.m. Jan. 15 in its new downtown location in the IBM Building, 555 Lafayette St.
In “A Hidden Life,” Terrence Malick, the auteur who luxuriates over fields of wheat, blades of grass and cascading water, tells a more accessible story than he usually does. Revere nature though Malick does in his new film, this World War II drama…
The Exchange Club of Baton Rouge finished delivering the last of its Adopt-A-Teacher grants in time for the holidays. Seventeen new elementary school teachers in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System received grants — gift cards from School Ai…
Storm, our "Old Baton Rouge" nostalgist, was reminded of this clever marketing method by tales in recent columns of the banana splits at Borden's ice cream parlors of bygone days:
Joe Burrow painted Times Square purple and gold with his Heisman win in December, and if the LSU Tigers win the College Football Playoff Championship tonight, the school's colors will reign from the top of the Empire State Building.
If you don't have tickets to the college football national championship game — which describes most of us — you're watching it on TV. What if you want to do so with lots and lots of fellow fans?
However it ends, the great LSU Tigers versus Clemson Tigers cat fight, which takes place Monday at 7, appeared Sunday to be a good thing for the local economy, especially in the French Quarter.
Well-meaning family members and friends often feel awkward and uncomfortable in conversations with someone who is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and with their caregivers.