The board of the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair voted Wednesday night to shut down its midway for 2020, saying the coronavirus pandemic will prevent it from opening for its 11-day run next month.
When Cheri Ayers-Small first discovered cosplay, she dove into the lifestyle of dressing up as comic and fantasy characters with incredibly elaborate costumes, hair designs and makeup.
Hogs for the Cause was among the first local events canceled this year as the coronavirus crisis emerged in New Orleans. The group behind the barbecue festival and fundraiser has not been idle, however.
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Tickets will go on sale July 10 for The Band Together Tailgate Party taking place Aug. 29 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.
Before becoming a co-owner and organizer of the Louisiana Comic Con in Lafayette, Greg Hanks was, first and foremost, a fan.
In the summer of 1969, pop music festivals mushroomed across North America. Although the Woodstock Music & Art Fair in upstate New York was the biggest and most celebrated among the peace- and music-filled gatherings, a dozen smaller festivals…
Just as the weather (hopefully) starts to cool off this fall, the free concert series Live After Five will return to downtown Baton Rouge with a little something for everyone.
Fifty years ago, 18-year-old Patrick Dennis was one of the “half a million strong” gathering on Max Yasgur’s farm. The Louisiana college student had hitch hiked to Woodstock, camera strapped around his neck, to be a part of the rock concert that w…
In 2017, Donney Rose was writing Facebook updates in celebration of Black History Month and wanted to take it a step further than just talking about historical black figures. He wanted to celebrate everyday black life.
For its 11th year, the Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival will showcase 11 short films on Friday and five feature-length films on Saturday. Three of those features are regional premieres.
The Stonewall Uprising is considered a critical turning point for the LGBTQ civil rights movement. When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, on June 28, 1969, it set off a string of galvanizing protests …
Massive firework displays, cookouts, live music, parades — there are a lot of ways the Baton Rouge area celebrates the Fourth of July.
A new music and food festival with a Texas borderlands style will join downtown Baton Rouge's bustling festival schedule on Saturday.