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Mayor announces new smart-phone app to connect film industry with local vendors

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — As more shows and movies are filmed in the area, those production crews looking for something in Baton Rouge don't have to look very far anymore.

Krewe of Mutts had barking good time downtown on Sunday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Mardi Gras 2012 season is off to a barking start in Baton Rouge with the Mystic Krewe of Mutts parade that happened on Sunday, Jan. 29.

Parade listings for Baton Rouge, surrounding areas

The Baton Rouge Mardi Gras 2012 Dog Parade - CAAWS Mystic Krewe of Mutts Sunday, January 29 at 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Downtown Baton Rouge.

Monster Truck Tour this weekend in Gonzales; FOX44 giving away tickets

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — It's going to be a monster weekend in Gonzales, and today people at Robinson Brothers got the chance for a sneak preview.

Scott Olivier explores the creative mind in the business world

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Creative Louisiana, a monthly morning meetup for creative types, will hold its January meetup on Friday, Jan.

NOLA Fashion Week holding casting calls for runway models

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) — Fashion week in New Orleans is looking for runway models to participate in this year’s event, which will be held on March 22-25.

Anthony Ryan Auld hopes to ‘kick start’ new interest in local fashion designers

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Creative types in Baton Rouge continue to gain opportunities within the film, multi-media and music industries. Now, one local artist is hoping to kick-start that same momentum for local fashion designers.

LSU QB Lee, T-Bob Hebert chosen Zeus Grand Marshals

METAIRIE, LA (FOX8) - The Krewe of Zeus announced that Jarrett Lee and T-Bob Hebert of the LSU Fighting T

Assumption Parish casino reopens

BELLE ROSE, LA. (FOX44) — An Assumption Parish casino is now back up and running. It's called the Golden Gator. It closed after lightning sparked a fire at the place back in September.

Lady Gaga takes in local flavor at downtown hot spot

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- She’s 25-years old and now has more followers on Twitter than the President. Now, New York-native Lady Gaga takes in the local flavor while making a stop in the Capitol City.