Food and Fun

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.

Iberia Parish to host Lydia Cajun Food Fest

Taste delicious Cajun dishes and experience carnival rides, cool cars, live bands, and arts and crafts at the Lydia Cajun Food Fest.

Saenger Theatre to host free community concert event with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

The historic Saenger Theatre, slated to reopen this fall, will celebrate its community by hosting a special, free concert event with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday, October 2 at 10 a.m.

National Beard & Moustache championship is a Big Easy hit

The hairless and clean-shaven stood in bewhiskered awe as the fourth annual Just For Men® National Beard and Moustache Championship took center stage this Saturday at the New Orleans House of Blues.

Author of 'Mike’s Game Day Rules' to appear at LSU Museum of Art Store book signing with Mike the Tiger

Sherri Graves Smith, the author of “Mike’s Game Day Rules,” will appear at the LSU Museum of Art Store on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2-4 p.m.to sign copies of her book.

Louisiana’s ‘Dynamic Duo’ returns home with two division wins from the Festival de Magie de Quebec

Louisiana-natives Michael Dardant (from New Iberia, LA), also known as “Magic Mike,” and Shanna Lynn Forrestall (from Gonzales, LA), a film and television actress, performing as “Velvet Marie” joined forces to compete in

Well-known LSU tailgate bar celebrates ten year anniversary

It's nothing new that Baton Rouge is a football community with some of the most dedicated fans. Now, the college sports bar that overlooks Tiger Stadium is celebrating 10 years of food, fun and of course, tailgates

LSU issues parking updates and reminders to Tiger fans for home opener

Beginning with the 2013 football season, LSU game day parking lots have been renamed to accommodate the large number of reserved lots currently in use as well as to provide a more efficient way to direct fans to their lots on campus. 

Voodoo Experience announces day-by-day-line-up for 2013 festival

The Voodoo Experience has released its day-by-day-line-up for its 15th annual festival.