Food and Fun

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 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.

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 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