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‘Swamp People’ to hold open casting call in Baton Rouge

The folks behind the hit show "Swamp People" are looking for new Cajun characters to follow around on the bayou, and they're coming to Baton Rouge!

Manship Theatre announces new season of music, film, dance

The Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts has announced an exciting new season filled with a diverse selection of performances for every type of audience.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie reportedly settle on New Orleans wedding

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have reportedly lined up the florist and caterers for a summer wedding in New Orleans. Tourism experts say it's a ceremony that will again put the city on the global stage.

Pinterest enthusiasts connect in real life

Tamika Morrison and Joi Disroe knew each other for several months before they met in person. But, when they finally did connect, it was as if they had known each other for much longer.

Essence Music Festival kicks off today in New Orleans

Today is the opening day of the annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Although the weekend will be filled with live music performances, today’s focus is on issues affecting youth in our area.

Businesses open today offering freebies

While many businesses are closed on Independence Day, a few are keeping their doors open, enticing customers with freebies and special holiday deals. Here are a list of stores offering free stuff:

4th of July week Calender of Events

For the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas its time for food, fun, and fireworks! Starting tomorrow there will be lots of great Fourth of July celebration activities, and we’ve put together a list including some of the favorites.

Voodoo lineup filling up with addition of Jack White

Jack White--one of the most prolific and renowned artists of the past fifteen years--has been confirmed as the final headliner for The Voodoo Music Experience.

New venue shares grand opening cook off with Yelp!

Think you’ve got the best pot of Jambalaya in town? Prove it and help some needy pups in the process!

Bobby Brown ties the knot in 'beautiful ceremony'

Bobby Brown knocked out two birds with one recent trip to Honolulu.