Food and Fun

The new essentials of Southern living

If you live in the South, you probably know not to ask for a mustard-based BBQ sauce in North Carolina and you'd never, ever think of using soap on your cast-iron skillet.

Veterans find a new way to serve - in the kitchen

All Michael Randolph needs right now is a pair of tweezers.

EBR Council on Aging Board of Directors to host “Taste of Baton Rouge” event with former Governor Kathleen Blanco

The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging (EBRCOA) Board of Director’s announced today that it would be hosting the “Taste of Baton Rouge” Fundraiser Event with Honorary Chairperson former Governor Kathleen Babineaux Bla

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre to host 'Land of the Sweets Tea'

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s second Land of the Sweets Tea will be Sunday, December 1 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Boudreaux’s, at 2647 Government St.

Katy Perry dethrones Justin Bieber on Twitter

In Twitter's popularity contest, Katy Perry is the new queen bee.

San Fran to be turned into Gotham City for 'Batkid'

A 5-year-old boy named Miles doesn't know it yet, but he's about to have a big day of crime fighting ahead of him.

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo salutes veterans

In recognition of local veterans, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is hosting Veteran Appreciation Day at the Zoo on Saturday, November 2.

Rare fine art Bible coming to Louisiana for the first time

Saint John’s University is pleased to announce the inaugural Louisiana exhibition of The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition.

Louisiana Book Festival celebrates year of Louisiana music

The 10th annual Louisiana Book Festival will host a number of music-related programs as part of Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne’s yearlong salute to Louisiana music.

MY Fest holding inspirational event this weekend

 MY Fest is a free community event planned and produced by the MY LIFE (Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Empowerment) youth groups in Baton Rouge and Shreveport to raise awareness about mental health, substance use, foster care, juv

Southern hosts trick or treating event

Southern University Student Government Association Senior Class and Student Life & Organization will host “Boo at SU” on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Southern’s campus.

LSU Rural Life Museum to host 'Haints, Haunts and Halloween: A Rural Life Fall Fair' today

Wear your costume and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon that is a safe and scenic venue for trick or treating as the LSU Rural Life Museum hosts “Haints, Haunts and Halloween: A Country Fair.”

BREC’s Highland Road Park Observatory hosts 'Spooky Spectrum'

Discover the spooky side of astronomy Oct. 26 at BREC’s Highland Road Park Observatory from 6-10 p.m. This annual family event explores the bizarre side of astronomy, physics and aeronautics just in time for Halloween.

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.