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John Anderson, Son of Artist Walter Anderson to Give Gallery Talk August 4 at LSU Museum of Art

John Anderson, the youngest son of artist Walter Anderson, will give a gallery talk at the LSU Museum of Art on Sunday, August 4 at 2:00 p.m., in conjunction with the opening weekend of the “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is New

Baton Rouge Gallery spotlights latest works from Mary Ann Caffery, Amy James and Brian Kelly during August exhibition

Beginning on Sunday, August 4, Baton Rouge Gallery ("BRG") will be filled with the latest works from three of its artist members: Mary Ann Caffery, Amy James and Brian Kelly.

Ellen DeGeneres to host 2014 Oscars

Ellen DeGeneres was so nice as an Oscars host the first time, the Academy has asked her to do it twice.

Former cancer patient turns baking hobby into business

One woman's passion is now a full time job. Kasie Coleman makes baked concoctions from recipes she created while sitting in a chemo chair.

Brandon Bass hosts his annual basketball camps and back to school giveaway

Boston Celtics Forward and LSU standout Brandon Bass will host a series of basketball camps for boys and girls in the Baton Rouge and and Port Allen areas, as well as a back to school giveaway and fun day in the park in Baton Rouge.

LSU Museum of Art to present 'Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is New and Strange' exhibit starting today

Beginning in August, the LSU Museum of Art will present Walter Inglis Anderson’s unique observations of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s flora, fauna and landscape in the exhibition, “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is Ne

New hotel open in downtown Baton Rouge

The Hampton Inn and Suites is now open and accepting reservations. This is the third hotel in the downtown area, but it’s the first one built in 51 years.

Google to make Starbucks Wi-Fi 10 times faster

Google is teaming up with Starbucks to make Wi-Fi at its coffee shops 10 times faster.

Hitting it big at the pump: Iberia Bank gives free gas to random drivers

A few lucky people got a nice surprise Wednesday at the pump. They got some free gas and it's all thanks to Iberia Bank. Five lucky people, who just happened to be at the Exxon on Coursey Blvd, walked away $25 richer.

The end of an era…again: 80’s Night at The Spanish Moon says farewell

It’s the end of an era…again.

Study: Your happiness type matters

You feel happiness all the way down to your genes, scientists say. But the kind of happiness you're feeling matters, as different kinds can have wildly different effects on your physical well-being.

Is 'Fifty Shades' to blame for rise in handcuff emergencies?

The bestselling erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" may have done more than spice up readers' love lives.

Google debuts new, free Zagat site, apps

Indecisive foodies have another tool to help them find top-notch eating and drinking destinations. Google on Monday overhauled the Zagat.com website and released new, free Zagat mobile apps for Android and iOS.

New Saints-branded scratch-offs offers new prizes to kick off football season

To kick off football season, the Louisiana Lottery is running a tried and true touchdown play for the fifth time by bringing back its New Orleans Saints-branded scratch-off game on August 5 - BLACK & GOLD SAINTS.

LSU Libraries: 'Centuries of Style: A Retrospective of Dress' exhibition starting July 29

LSU Libraries Special Collections will present the exhibition “Centuries of Style: A Retrospective of Dress,” on display in Hill Memorial Library July 29-October 19.