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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.

$1 million winning Powerball ticket purchased in New Orleans

Louisiana Powerball‬ players are on a roll.  There was a $1 million winner in the drawing held on July 10. It's the second $1 million winner in five days, and the third one in less than a month.

Turner Industries funds Imagination Library for Geismar children, registration starts today

Turner Industries is working to enroll area children into the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library for children from birth to 5-years-old who live in Geismar.

Katniss, Django among most popular baby names this year

Forget about Jacob and Sophia. How about naming the newest member of your family Katniss or Django?

Albany man claims $1 million powerball prize

Eric Bankston had the wind in his sails after he visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge to claim the $1 million Powerball prize from the June 28 drawing.

Restaurant Week to provide discount to diners, donations to Foodbank

Over 40 restaurants will participate in the second Restaurant Week Baton Rouge, which is set to begin next week, and organizers encourage people to book reservations today.

Top iPhone, iPad apps now FREE in Apple store

Popular apps for the iPhone and iPad, some of which usually go for up to $20, were being offered for free in Apple's online App Store on Monday, possibly in conjunction with the store's fifth anniversary.

Like a great bottle of scotch, this bartender is aged to perfection

What do you expect to be doing when you're nearing 100? Living a quiet life? A slower life? Those lives are far from the case for one Connecticut woman who still works full-time as a slinger drinks at a bar.

Gleaux Run to benefit American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society will host the Gleaux Run for Relay in Downtown Baton Rouge on Saturday, July 20.

Mardi Gras mask making workshops to be held in Natchitoches

Bead Town artist Stephan Wanger is holding a series of Mardi Gras mask making workshops in Natchitoches as part of the "300 Legacy Bead Town Natchitoches" project.

Poet Chancelier 'Xero' Skidmore to appear at LSU Museum of Art’s 'Discover the Collection – First Free Sunday' today

The LSU Museum of Art presents a special program with Chancelier “Xero” Skidmore on Sunday, July 7, at 2:00 p.m. as part of its “Discover the Collection - First Free Sunday” series.