The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair is marking its 53rd event this year, and of course, all of the favorites, the Ferris wheel and rides, the funnel cake and deep-fried Oreos will be back. But there's also always something new happening at the fair.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Thursday, July 26, 2018
The trip from downtown Baton Rouge to Dublin may be far — 4,300 miles, to be exact — but you can get a bit closer to the European island during this weekend's Irish Film Festival.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Baton Rouge’s annual Italian Heritage Festa features a “grape stomp,” when teams of women wearing coordinated outfits perform a dance routine and — you guessed it — stomp grapes.
Friday, June 29, 2018
When the Spin Doctors released grooving, pop-savvy hits “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” and “Two Princes” in the early 1990s, the New York City band’s burst of popularity looked like overnight success. It wasn’t.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Happy birthday America! The weekend and next week will be full of Fourth of July events, parades and festivals throughout the Baton Rouge area and the rest of Southeast Louisiana.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Thursday, June 14, 2018
In 2006, as New Orleans dealt with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, East Baton Rouge Parish became the most heavily populated parish in Louisiana. But the capital city wasn’t celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month, at least not publicly.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Mumford & Sons, rapper/actor Childish Gambino and the indie rock band Arctic Monkeys are slated to headline the 20th anniversary Voodoo Experience in City Park this fall.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Friday, May 25, 2018
Known as one of the best places to be when south Louisiana welcomes the long days of summer, the Cajun Heartland State Fair has become a yearly tradition for generations in Cajun country.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Kenny Neal wants the world to know that Highway 61, aka the Blues Highway, doesn’t stop at the Mississippi-Louisiana border. With that message in mind, the Grammy-nominated Baton Rouge blues artist is spearheading the Kenny Neal Blues Highway 61 M…
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
When Jeremy Couvillion was diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma, his friends helped in the best way they knew how — by throwing a big benefit tailgating party.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Tasha Michelle Daigle’s grandfather was a barber in Mid City Baton Rouge for 50 years. Five years ago, she started working with him, and two years ago, she bought the business.
Before last year's inaugural Baton Rouge Funk Fest, organizers Adam King and Jason Choctaw Hall had no expectations.
Thursday, May 03, 2018
BREAUX BRIDGE — When it comes to straight-up, throw-down Cajun and zydeco music by traditional standard-bearers and those bands pushing the envelope, the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival puts it all on the table.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Each year, Festival International de Louisiane brings artists, musicians and visitors from all over the world to take part in a celebration of culture and fun.
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018
In the past five years, the Baton Rouge music scene has evolved. Songwriter showcases and acoustic listening rooms have popped up across the region, creating new outlets for more intimate shows.
Friday, April 13, 2018
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Monday, April 02, 2018
NEW IBERIA — James Lee Burke makes his home in Montana these days, but that doesn't stop visitors to his South Louisiana hometown from scouring the streets looking for the best-selling author or for Dave Robicheaux, the main character of his popul…
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Friday, March 16, 2018
From oysters to oranges, crawfish to Creole tomatoes, if the Bayou State has it, there's a festival to celebrate it.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Lafayette will turn a richer shade of green over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The Celtic Bayou Festival celebrates its third year Friday and Saturday at Warehouse 535, 535 Garfield St.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Donna Esnard moved to her house on Baton Rouge’s Hundred Oaks Avenue in late 1990. On a drizzly Saturday morning the following spring, she noticed strangers with umbrellas hanging out in her front yard.