Rock band Heart will perform at the Cajundome this fall with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts as part of the Heart: Love Alive Tour.
A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is frightening and life-changing, to say the least. There are many unanswered questions, fears and anxieties of the unknown.
If fatherhood were only about biological links, today would just be another number on the calendar for Tyler Evans. Instead, he’s having a Father’s Day celebration that will last into the coming academic year.
There’s a Hallmark movie where the male romantic lead, a civil engineer — an unswashbuckling profession if ever there was one — confesses that what he really wanted to be when he grew up was a starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. Another admits …
Some of my friends have an over-the-top supper club. Thankfully, they invite me on occasion. Two weeks ago, one of them hosted a themed summer picnic supper club. My husband and I were lucky enough to be included. As backyard gardeners, my friends…
As a young seminarian, the Rev. Frank Uter visited Denham Springs to check on property for the Diocese of Baton Rouge.
Just a few hours after "An American Idol Story: Laine Hardy - Episode 1" was posted on YouTube on Friday, it had already surpassed 12,000 views.
Dr. Aaron and Linda Roy knew they would eventually move to St. James Place, but they might have moved sooner if they had known how much fun living there would be.
Summer has arrived in south Louisiana, and that means it's not just time for oppressive heat and humidity, but also to celebrate Acadiana's local restaurants.
Acadiana native Ashley Addison is best known as the front woman for local band Three Thirty Seven, but now the singer is using her voice to speak out against domestic violence.
Music industry professionals, singers, songwriters, students and spectators came together this spring for the South Louisiana Songwriters Festival (SOLO Fest). Musicians spent the day collaborating on projects and attending workshops led by some o…
“The Brisket Chronicles: How to Barbecue, Braise, Smoke, and Cure the World’s Most Epic Cut of Meat” by Steven Raichlen, Workman, $19.95, hardcover, 278 pages
Golf equipment changes so frequently that your new clubs might be outdated before you can take them to the course. Stan Spring, however, has taken his game in a different direction, and he’s inviting local golfers to join him.
Emily Hamner is the executive director of The Pinhook Foundation, a private foundation that provides funding to nonprofits. I could list all of the organizations they help but there would be no space left to tell you about Emily — and she’s rather…
Family, friends and fans of Leah Chase — the Queen of Creole Cuisine — will be gathering Monday to pay their respects to the legendary New Orleans figure who died a week ago.
Scams calls and emails are mere annoyances to most, but to older people, they can be a threat, causing confusion, anxiety, and, in some cases, leading to financial ruin.
Gail Stephenson, of Baton Rouge, says, "During elementary school, the music teacher came to our classroom weekly for a lesson in American folk songs, like 'Erie Canal' and 'Shoo Fly.'
Libraries are places to get information. But recently the East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library was the place where information was being gathered — in many cases, before it might be lost forever.
June is the month for brides, and what millennial brides are up to is online dress shopping. The latest industry innovation in wedding gowns — an institution that moves glacially slow — it remains to be seen how well laptops and lace fare.
Its members live in Atlanta, but the food will be authentic Creole and Cajun when NOLA Creations joins eight other teams on the new season of Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race."
The Lunchtime Lagniappe program at the Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. 4th St., will be at noon June 12 and feature Joe Rockfort speaking about the D-Day invasion. Rockfort is a World War II veteran who served in the European theater and was part of t…
I spend too much time thinking about what could change the world for the better. I also love to read. Perhaps a local group of women (of which, in full disclosure, I am a part) has come up with something that could use reading to make the world a …
The Hotel Cazan in Mamou is hosting a weekend celebration in honor of 101-year-old Willie Durisseau, a World War II veteran and the last known living Creole fiddler.
What better way to celebrate that special guy in your life on Father’s Day than with a spread of delicious home-cooked food to fill his belly and please his taste buds. And why not make that food so it's also healthy for dear old day.
By all accounts, it seems, you can take Laine Hardy out of the country but you can't take the country out of Hardy.
Amanda McCann doesn't really remember who in her family came up with the recipe for Hammers, the oh-so-delicious concoction that won first place in the Cocktails at Sunset contest sponsored by L'Auberge and The Advocate.
Anita Adams, of Baton Rouge, says, "I was working in my yard one afternoon — cutting back old growth and planting some of my new plants — when a truck filled with guys and machines stopped in front of my house.