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Acting coach announces resources for actors

NEW ORLEANS, LA. (FOX44) - Louisiana acting coach, Jerry Katz, who teaches weekly acting classes in New Orleans, Louisiana, has just launched the first of a series of products designed to help actors “on the go.”

'Strides & Stripes' benifts American Cancer Society

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Dig Magazine is partnering up with the American Cancer Society of Baton Rouge for the First Annual Strides & Stripes Tailgate 5k, on Nov. 5, 2011.

LSU fans bust a move for free tickets

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Believe it or not, there were some free tickets for the LSU vs Alabama game up for grabs last night. But to get them, fans had to bust a move.

Some stores to open even earlier on Black Friday

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — For the first time ever, two major retailers will open their doors extra early to Black Friday shoppers.

Little ones ride like the pros at GBR State Fair

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — One of the features of the Great Baton Rouge State Fair this year is the Mutton Bustin Contest on Sunday afternoons. If you've never seen this competition you'll be impressed.

Renaissance Hotel officially open

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Renaissance Baton Rouge has been in the works for ten years. The place has been opened for about two weeks, but the official unveiling happened earlier this morning on Thursday, Oct. 27.

Zombies invade LSU’s campus for annual walk

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Zombies invading LSU's campus tonight, as part of an annual tradition, just in time for Halloween.

Events for Halloween weekend in BR

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Halloween is upon us, and that means it’s time to party! Here is your comprehensive guide to all things fun happening in the Capitol City for the big weekend.

'The Real World' seeks new cast members from Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- MTV’s “The Real World” will be in Baton Rouge this weekend to give residents of the Red Stick a chance at being on the next season of the reality TV show.

LSU Libraries Special Collections to Feature “Portraits of a River City: Natchez in Photographs”

BATON ROUGE, LA. (FOX44) - LSU Libraries Special Collections will offer a special exhibit titled “Portraits of a River City: Natchez in Photographs – Selections from the Thomas H.