Entertainment

Champs win hot dog eating contest again

Two competitive eating champions defended their title Thursday at New York's annual Independence Day hot dog eating competition.

Mumford & Sons to make up canceled New Orleans performance in September

Mumford & Sons are back in business and plan to hit the road soon to complete a North American Tour. Along with new dates, the band has rescheduled its New Orleans performance for September 16, 2013.

‘Swamp People’ to hold casting calls for new season

The folks behind the hit show "Swamp People" are looking for new Cajun characters to follow around on the bayou.

May the force be with them: George Lucas ties the knot

May the force be with them. George Lucas, the Hollywood writer, director and producer who's most known for his work on the Star Wars film franchise, wed his longtime girlfriend over the weekend.

Lottery Drawing produce $26.4 million in winnings in May, scratch off winners claim $10.8 million

Coinciding with a sales boost from last month’s record Powerball jackpot as well as a Powerball jackpot win in Louisiana, the Lottery reported an increase in the total amount of draw-style winnings to more than $26.4 million in prizes won

LSU screenwriting professor to discuss writing for 'Treme' on June 25

The film industry obviously has had a huge impact on Louisiana, and specifically on Baton Rouge.

New Orleans man makes name for himself with unique 'Egg Art'

A Louisiana man is making a big statement with his very different style of art. He uses eggs to create art masterpieces. John Lamouranne really is a one of a kind artist.

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo announces new baby Colobus monkey

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a new baby Colobus monkey, born overnight on June 11.

Netflix to debut original 'Shrek' series as part of DreamWorks deal

Shrek is coming to the small screen, as part of a deal Netflix struck with DreamWorks Animation on Monday.

Miss Louisiana finishes in top 10 of Miss USA pageant; first time since 1996

She didn’t take home top prize, but she represented Louisiana well Sunday in Las Vegas. Kristen Girault, former New Orleans Saintssation, is the first top 10 finalist for the state since 1996.