BR Lagniappe

Miss Southern to be crowned and honored at Homecoming game

Baton Rouge native and Christian Life Academy graduate Chisolu Isiadinso will be crowned Miss Southern University 2011-2012 during the 81st Miss Southern Coronation at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the F. G. Clark Activity Center.

Major events taking place on Southern campus during Homecoming week

Southern is holding many major events coinciding with its Homecoming week. The university will hold a “Fame and Fashion” Talent Show at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23, in the F. G. Clark Activity Center.

International Heritage Festival

Monika Olivier and John Hu from the Baton Rouge Center for World Affairs are here to talk about the International Heritage Festival. It takes place October 3rd at the Baton Rouge River Center starting at noon.

Rocktoberfest

Philliper Stewart from the Buddy Stewert Music Foundation and Emily Wesley 2011 Miss Downtown LC Crawfish Queen are here to talk about the 13th annual Rocktoberfest. The event features children and other performers from around Baton Rouge.

Massaging for arthritis

Michelle Marino from Massage Envy is here to talk about massaging for arthritis. The event will be held on October 12th at Massage Envy Citiplace. If you buy a 1 hour massage, $10 from each massage will be donated to the Arthritis Foundation.

Fall Home and Leisure Show

Tom Bhramyamg of the Capital Region Builders Association is here to talk about this years Fall Home and Leisure Show at Lamar Dixon. It will be Oct. 15 and 16.

Junior League Hollydays 2011

Katie Shoriak, chair elect, and Michelle Shirley of the Junior League of Baton Rouge is here to talk about this years Hollydays Shopping Extravaganza. It will be Oct.

Baton Rouge Little Theater

Keith Dixon from the Baton Rouge Little Theater here to talk about 50 for 50 and more. For more information you can visit their website here.

Feng Shui in the workplace

Dr. Shirley White from Success Images is here to talk about blending Feng Shui into the workplace. For more information you can visit the Success Images website here.

Reconnecting kids with nature

Claire Coco from BREC Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is here to talk about Reconnecting Kids with Nature Month, which is this month. She also has with her, Harvey, a pet rat.