Food and Fun

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.

Anthony Weiner's most infamous sexts take center stage in 'The Weiner Monologues'

Even well after his epic primary loss, Anthony Weiner still can't escape the headlines, and now the trials and tribulations of being Weiner are headed to the stage.

More than a thousand tigers attend LSU's annual Fall Fest

Performers, good food, and lots of activities doesn't quite equal an average school day at LSU.

Unclaimed $40,000 Powerball prize set to expire November 7

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $40,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on May 11, 2013. The winning ticket was purchased at On the Run #14 on Jefferson Highway in Baton Rouge and is set to expire Nov. 7, 2013.

LSU to hold Annual Fall Fest this Friday

One of the most anticipated events of the fall semester will take place on Friday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center's Haunted Hikes begin Friday

Trade screams and scares for laughter and learning this Halloween at Swamp Haunted Hikes at BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Pkwy., Oct. 11,18, and 25 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Ruffino's Restaurant hosts 'Sclafani Smackdown' cook-off and class

"I don't have to think about who the best chef is, I know I'm going to win," said Ruffino's Restaurant owner, Peter Sclafani III.

La. Lottery announce Mega Millions game enhancements begin Oct. 19

On Saturday, Oct. 19, the multistate game Mega Millions will undergo enhancements designed to create larger jackpots and more millionaires, according to the Louisiana Lottery.

Read this story or we give away the ending

Did you hear what happens in "Gravity," the Sandra Bullock-George Clooney film that opened over the weekend? Oh, sorry. SPOILER ALERT. How about the way that "Breaking Bad" ende --

Former LSU students debut 'King of Herrings' at New Orleans Film Festival

Some former LSU students are in the Big Easy this week for the debut of their feature film at the New Orleans film festival...

Baton Rouge Zoo to host Boo at the Zoo 2013

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will host its 17th annual in-house Boo at the Zoo on October 19, 20, 26 and 27.

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre presents Ailey II for one night only

 The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre will host Ailey II of New York City on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Warhol classics expected to fetch a lot of green at auctions

Two Andy Warhol masterpieces are expected to sell for more than $100 million combined when they go up for auction next month in New York.

East Baton Rouge Public Library hosts 13th Annual Attic Treasures Event

Local and regional collection specialists will identify and evaluate heirlooms, collectibles and treasures today from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Jones Creek Regional Branch locates at 6222 Jones Creek Road.