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10th annual Art Melt kicks off with preview party; full event to take place Saturday

Forum 35’s tenth annual Art Melt—the largest multi-media, juried art exhibit in the state of Louisiana—opens at 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2013 at Capitol Park Museum in downtown Baton Rouge.

BREC to hold first 'Movie at the Lagoon' celebration night

BREC is hosting its first-ever "Movie at the Lagoon" to celebrate National Parks and Recreation month. It’s set to happen at a special after-hours event at Liberty Lagoon on Saturday, July 20 from 7– 10 p.m.

K, everybody, wave at Saturn!

As far as we know, there are no Saturnians on Saturn. There are no sirens on Titan nor large, monolithic stargates floating just outside Iapetus.

Netflix joins the Emmy club

Remember Netflix, that little video rental outfit that sent you DVDs via the U.S. mail?

Hometown Heroes Clinic to bring LSU greats together

BRBVA/Team Automotive Group Sportsplex will host a unique one day hoops experience called Hometown Heroes in Baton Rouge this summer for youth grades 5th and up on Saturday, July 20.

Fiction imitates reality in summer thrillers

Summer is the perfect time of year to dive into thrillers that will burn away the afternoon and make you forget about your job, the heat or your visiting in-laws.

Buy Buffalo Bill's pipe and help rescue Harrisburg

Harrisburg is looking back - way back - as a way to help it move forward from its financial mess.

McDonald's to open in Vietnam

McDonald's plans to open its first restaurant in Vietnam, the fast food company said Tuesday, making it the latest U.S. brand to move into the communist country that was once at war with the United States.

July Creative Louisiana speaker announced: Alex V Cook

Creative Louisiana, a monthly morning meetup for creative types, will hold its July event on Friday, July 26, 2013, at Magpie Cafe, located at 3205 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. The featured guest speaker will be Alex V. Cook.

Downtown Baton Rouge will see new entertainment hotspot

Downtown Baton Rouge will hopefully be changing one old building into a new entertainment hotspot.

New Orleans man claims $1 million Powerball prize

Roddy Palazzo, Jr. claimed the $1 million Powerball prize from the July 10 drawing.

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre announces its 2013-2014 season; tickets available

 The world-renowned company, Ailey II, the beloved holiday favorite, The Nutcracker—A Tale from the Bayou, and the premiere of full length classical Snow White, will grace the River Center stage for Baton Rouge Ballet’s 2013-20

Forum 35’s Art Melt preview party tickets available

Forum 35 will host a preview party on Friday, July 19 from 7:00 -11:00 p.m. at the Capitol Park Museum, prior to the public opening of the 10th annual Art Melt on Saturday, July 20.

Manship Theatre announces 2013-2014 schedule

The Manship Theatre has announced it's 2013-2014 schedule. Here's the schedule so far:

New Orleans Woman claims $1 million Powerball prize on behalf of group

Bobby Reaux claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the July 6 drawing on behalf of BCT, a self-named group of coworkers from Macy's at Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie.