Around Town

Juneteenth celebration to take place in District 7

Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle of District 7 will host the annual Juneteenth Celebration.

‘The Butler’ sets up in Big Easy with mega-star cast

The next big blockbuster hit has set up shop in the Big Easy. Along with an interesting plot, the film is chock full of mega-celebrities, including one of the richest women in the world.

First show for Varsity's new talent buyer sells out in 30 minutes

Lafayette-native Alex Bowen has not officially started his first day on the job, yet he already has one major success under his belt; a show that sold out in 30 minutes.

The Flaming Lips hope to break a World’s Record with show at Varsity Theatre

Tickets to one of the most electric shows of the year will go on sale tomorrow and those who attend could be a small part of helping to break a Guinness World Record.

Parts of 'Pawn Shop Chronicles' filming in Plaquemine, extras needed

Parts of Plaquemine are turning into a movie set. The movie is called “Pawn Shop Chronicles”.

Manship Theatre to host 'Dinner & a Movie' in June

The Manship Theatre and Zolia Bistro | Enoteca announced an exciting new series that will feature a delicious dinner and movie every Thursday during June, for just $25 (per person).

June Jams and River Rhythms Fest feature local music

Starting tonight New Roads will host free downtown music concerts this summer, including “June Jams” and the “River Rhythms Fest.”

Anthony Ryan Auld to host Fashion Friday at Perkins Rowe

Perkins Rowe will be holding a meet & greet with Project Runway designers Anthony Ryan Auld, Laura Kathleen, Joshua McKinley and Bert Keener.

Superfest weekend sees 75,000 country music fans in Capital City

BATON ROUGE, LA — Approximately 75,000 Festival-goers from across the country—and from as far away as Canada, Mexico, France, and Norway—trekked to Louisiana State University’s famed football venue, the legendary Tiger S

USS KIDD to host Memorial Day ceremony

BATON ROUGE, LA  — Join the USS KIDD Veterans Memorial on Monday, May 28, 2012 as they honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country.