Food and Fun

A taste of healthy food in Sochi

The winter games in Sochi are giving people a good reason to try out Russian cuisine. A big day for celebrity Chef Elena Chekalova. She’s debuting a new cookbook by feeding the country's elite.

Louisiana motion picture studio Celtic Media Centre now locally owned, operated

A spokesperson for the Celtic Media Centre, the largest design-built studio facility in Louisiana, announced that the studio is now locally owned and operated, and is expanding its scope of service.

Chef Jeremy Langlois features Louisiana cuisine at prestigious James Beard House in NY

Executive Chef Jeremy Langlois, of Latil’s Landing Restaurant at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens in Darrow, La., will cook at the prestigious James Beard House in New York on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

Friends of Magnolia Mound presents dramatic production to celebrate Black History Month

The Friends of Magnolia Mound Plantation in association with BREC will present their 9th annual Black History Month dramatic production, Matthew Henson, African-American Explorer: To the Pole and Back, written by Oneal Isaac and based on a true

Baton Rouge Fashion Week spotlights LSU design students

The LSU department of Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising (T.A.M.), is one of the featured fashion design groups at Oneofakind Baton Rouge Fashion Week (OBRFW) this year.

2014 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Carnival season started back on January 6, but the first parade will roll down the streets of Baton Rouge this Saturday.

LSU's first Rainbeaux Run 5K set for Feb. 15

The Louisiana State University Office of Multicultural Affairs’ LGBTQ Project and Safe Space Campaign will be hosting its first annual Rainbeaux Run 5K on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Local florist prepares for Valentine’s Day, not just for couples

Love is a wonderful feeling, especially on Valentine's Day. Local florists are proof that the cozy feeling will be spread across the area this week.

BRCC, Apollo Theater present James Brown dance tribute

Harlem's world famous Apollo Theater, Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC), and the BRCC Student Governement Association have partnered to present, “James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance.”

Tony’s Seafood not expanding to new location

A representative of Tony’s Seafood Market & Deli released a statement Monday morning saying: “Contrary to local reports, Tony’s Seafood Market and Deli has no current plans to open a new location in Baton Rouge.”

Restoration planned for Marie Laveau tomb in New Orleans

Two months ago, the community had mixed reviews when the famous Marie Laveau tomb in New Orleans was painted pink. That led to calls for the damage to be properly repaired for a landmark of such historic significance.

Amazon lists 100 books to read in a lifetime

Amazon released its newly curated list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime on Tuesday.

CC's Coffeehouse reveals new logo

If you go to CC's Coffeehouse, you may notice something a little different.

BR hosts first Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana Pageant

The first Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana Pageant will be hosted in Baton Rouge this Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Baton Rouge Rehabilitation Hospital, 8595 United Plaza Blvd. The ceremonies begin at 2:00 p.m., and public admission is $5.

BR Epicurean Society honors Jay Campbell with lifetime achievement award

Jay Campbell, President and CEO of Associated Grocers, will be the recipient of the Grace ‘Mama’ Marino Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014.