Around Town

2013 Jazz Fest headliners announced: Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson

Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson, Fleetwood Mac and Daryl Hall and John Oates are among the acts headlining this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

Rain clears in time for annual Louisiana Marathon

The recent nasty weather will be out of the way for this weekend when thousands from not only the nation, but across the world, will be in Baton Rouge for the Louisiana Marathon.

No winner for Powerball raises jackpot to $500,000

Louisiana Lottery officials say nobody won the major jackpots in Wednesday night's drawings. Wednesday's multistate Powerball jackpot was $50 million. It goes to an estimated $60 million for Saturday's drawing.

2013 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Parade goers have already started counting down the days for the largest tourism event for Louisiana. Fat Tuesday will be held this year on February 12. This is the day before Ash Wednesday, which notes the first day of Lent.

Second annual 3rd Street Film Festival is here

For a second year, the 3rd Street Film Festival is coming to Baton Rouge.

Deftones to perform at Varsity Theatre in March

Music fans in Baton Rouge have a new item to add to a Christmas wish list. The Varsity Theatre announced this morning that Deftones have signed on to perform at the venue on March 25, 2013.

VooDoo BBQ to open 3rd BR location in Perkins Rowe

VooDoo BBQ & Grill has signed a deal on Monday, Dec. 10 to open a new location in Perkins Rowe.

Kids learn about Christmas, play with animals at live nativity scene

Our Lady of the Livingston hosted a live nativity scene for area families mixing actors and animals to entertain the crowd.

Louisiana International Film Festival announces call for entries

The Louisiana International Film Festival and Mentorship Program (LIFF), a brand-new film festival celebrating indigenous and international films with an ambitious Mentorship Program is announcing a call

Southern University presents ‘A Yuletide Gift of the Spirit’ Christmas concert

Southern University will hold its annual Christmas concert and tree lighting ceremony tonight.