Food and Fun

Twerking illegal in Louisiana? Nope, you’ve been fooled

A city in Louisiana is making twerking illegal? Nope. You’ve been fooled.

Casting Call in Natchez: Actors, musicians and extras needed for James Brown film

Casting directors are searching for performers and extras of all ethnicities and ages to audition for an upcoming drama about the life of legendary singer James Brown.

Where is self-control in the brain?

Mmmm, a hot fudge sundae. The diet is supposed to start today, but surely it can wait until tomorrow -- or maybe the next day.

'SNL's' 'Weekend Update' finds new co-anchor

With Seth Meyers preparing to leave "Saturday Night Live" next February to take over NBC's "Late Night," the long-standing sketch comedy is tapping fresh talent.

Miss America crowns 1st winner of Indian descent

She's the second consecutive New York beauty queen to take the Miss America title, but she's the first Indian-American to wear the national crown -- er, tiara -- atop her perfectly coiffed head.

Manship Theatre presents Cameron Carpenter at St. Joseph Cathedral

Manship on the Move takes the great quality and diverse programming outside of its doors and into the community. With Manship on the Move, Manship Theatre provides entertaining and educational programs throughout the city.

The Southern Review’s Summer 2013 issue now available

Abstract paintings by artist Patricia Spergel adorn The Southern Review’s summer 2013 issue, now available for purchase online at http://thesouthernreview.org and in bookstores.

Louisiana State Police to host 6th Annual Public Safety Expo at Blue Bayou Waterpark

Louisiana State Police Troop A will be hosting its 6th Annual “Troop A Day” on Sunday, September 15, from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

New Orleans Jazz Fest now taking band applications for 2014 festival

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell (April 25 – May 4) will accept applications for bands wishing to perform at the 2014 Festival through Tuesday, October 1, 2013.

BR HOPS Festival starts today; three-day festival celebrates Hip-Hop

The BR HOPS Festival will begin tonight. The three-day festival is geared towards promoting the exploration of Hip-Hop in all its many facets.      

Baton Rouge carhop skates his way to a national competition

Timmy Villars has been a carhop at the Sonic on Perkins Road for a year now. He loves his job and skating, so why not apply for the 2013 Sonic Skate-Off.

The most expensive diamond on the market is in New Orleans

The most expensive diamond currently on the market is for sale in the Crescent City.

Mellow Mushroom donates portion of September sales to No Kid Hungry campaign

More than 16 million American children face hunger.

George Strait set to headline 2014 Bayou Country Superfest; additional day added

Bayou Country Superfest announced today that George Strait, the King of Country Music, will headline the 2014 Bayou Country Superfest as part of the final leg of The Cowboy Rides Away Tour.

Local woman wins trip down under, all thanks to Ellen

She watches "Ellen" every day and it's paid off for her! One capital-area woman is getting ready for the trip of a lifetime thanks to her loyalty.