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Manship Theater opens new year with explosive films

The Manship Theater will begin 2014 with large booms and bursts of color. No the Theater is not putting on a fireworks display. Instead, it will feature a wide variety of independent films and documentaries in January.

Pop-Star to headline 2014 benefit concert

Oregon born pop-star Mat Kearney, will be headlining a concert in 2014.

Morgan City woman claims $2 million Powerball Prize

After winning $2 million in the Feb. 16 Powerball drawing, Amy Sturges of Morgan City stared in awe at her Louisiana Lottery prize check and turned to show it to her husband.

Tickets for the 'Wildest Show in the South' on sale now

The Angola Prison Rodeo is back Saturday April 20, 2013 and Sunday April 21, 2013 offering the best in prison rodeo excitement!

New concession stand items at Alex Box Stadium have a Louisiana kick

A hotdog at the ball game might be a classic, but Alex Box Stadium is serving up some tasty new items with a Louisiana kick this season.

Creative drink ideas for Valentine's Day

If you don't want to drink the usual wine or champagne on Valentine's Day, you are not alone. Here are a list of fun alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink ideas for this loving holiday.

One week courtship turns into 10 years of wedded bliss

Couples across the world will become engaged on Valentine’s Day. If you look at statistics, most of those couples have been together for roughly two years.

Valentine's Day, by the numbers

Americans spend quite a bit of money to show their love on Valentine's Day. Here's a breakdown, by the numbers: $130.97 -- The per person average estimated amount that people will spend on Valentine's Day.

Fat Tuesday fun facts!

We all know how to celebrate the day, but did you know... -Fat Tuesday, which is the French for Mardi Gras, is a religious observance that has its roots in a Roman pagan festival.

Beyonce to return to the Big Easy as headliner for Essence Music Festival

Beyonce will return to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome this summer to perform at the annual Essence Music Festival.