Food and Fun

BREC Hosts Family Friendly Halloween Events

BREC will host a new Halloween event, Trunk of Treats, as well as BREC-A-BOO Halloween events throughout East Baton Rouge Parish.

Annual ride-n-roll event takes over BREC’s Extreme Sports Park

BREC’s Perkins Rd. Extreme Sports Park will be taken over this weekend by skateboarders, rock climbers and BMX riders as they come to participate and compete in the annual Ride-n-Roll event.

LSU Press: 'Black Aperture' named a finalist for prestigious National Book Award

Published by LSU Press in February 2013, Matt Rasmussen’s debut poetry collection, “Black Aperture,” is a finalist for the prestigious National Book Award.

List of 2013 LSU Homecoming festivities

LSU Homecoming is an annual, time-honored tradition for alumni, students and members of the Tiger community.

City of New Roads hosts 3rd Annual Harvest Festival

The City of New Roads will host the 3rd Annual Harvest Festival on False River, Oct.

Oreos as addictive as cocaine in lab rat study

Anyone who's ever eaten an Oreo knows how difficult it can be to eat just one.

LSU to host R&B/Pop Duo Karmin for on-campus Homecoming concert October 24

LSU will welcome R&B/pop duo Karmin for a free, public concert to be held Thursday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. on the LSU Parade Ground.

'Shake It Up and Read All About It! LSU football and the ‘Earthquake’ at Tiger Stadium event

LSU Libraries Special Collections invites the public to join in a fascinating night of football and earthquake talk on Tuesday, Oct.

Fat City undergoing transition to a more family-friendly environment

The Fat City area of Metairie is undergoing a major transformation from the days of late-night partying at bars and strip clubs to a more family-friendly environment.

Big-ticket graffiti artist Banksy says he offered paintings for $60 in Central Park, got few takers

The famously anonymous British graffiti artist Banksy, whose work regularly commands six figures in art auctions, says he had a hard time moving his spray-painted canvases in New York's Central Park.

TLC returns with 'CrazySexyCool' movie and music

TLC, the superstar girl group of the 1990s, is officially back with new music, a movie about them and plans to tour.

LSU Theatre faculty member Sandra Parks presents original work in Taiwan

Sandra Parks, the new head of dance for LSU Theatre, is no stranger to the world of international dance.

Manship Theatre presents 'Mix Tape Lectures'

Manship Theatre’s Mix Tape Lectures bring together multiple speakers to riff of hot topics and current events as they relate to upcoming performances and film screenings. Each speaker talks for 5-10 minutes.

Houma set to host 2013 IFA Redfish Tour Championship events

Two of the fastest-growing inshore fishing tournaments will stage their 2013 championship events in Houma, La.

French Quarter Festival looking for musicians; Deadline for application is Nov. 1

 French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) is now accepting applications for local musicians interested in performing at the 31st annual French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron, which will take place April 10-13, 2014.