Entertainment

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.

Local band Pacifico goes 'all-out' for June 15 album release party

Local pop rock outfit Pacifico, led by songwriter Matthew Schwartz, will be celebrating the release of its new album “Without Heroes” this Saturday night at Mud & Water downtown.

Baton Rouge Zoo announces the arrival of Red River Hogs

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival two new Red River Hogs from the Jackson Zoo in Jackson, Miss.

Mid City gets a new mural thanks to the Walls Project

Thanks to the efforts of the Walls Project, the arts district of Baton Rouge will celebrate the completion of a new public mural with a free celebration on Thursday.

Documentary capturing impact of music in prison to be screened at BRCC

Music's value and impact on the prison community are revealed in the documentary film "Songs of Souls," that will be screened at Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) on Thursday, June 13, at 6:00 p.m.

RESCHEDULED: Father's Day Blues Extravaganza moved to July

The Father’s Day Blues Extravaganza starring Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly originally scheduled for June 14 at the Baton Rouge River Center has been rescheduled to July 12 at 8:00 p.m. at the same location.

2013 'Free Fishing Weekend' in Louisiana set for June 8-9

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries have announced that June 8 and 9 will be “Free Fishing Weekend” for Louisiana citizens and visitors.

Mandeville man wins final I LOVE MY SAINTS second-chance drawing

Lifelong Saints fan Michael Bicknell said he never expected to win a Lottery drawing, especially since his wife Jennifer was the one who submitted the nonwinning I LOVE MY SAINTS scratch-off ticket that was selected from among approximately 30,

'Idol' alums Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young marry

After a year-long engagement, former "American Idol" contestants Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo are now man and wife. The couple tied the knot on Saturday evening in Los Angeles, according to People magazine.

Actress Jean Stapleton, who starred as Edith Bunker on 'All in the Family,' dies

Actress Jean Stapleton, best known for her role as Archie Bunker's wife in the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," has died, her son said Saturday. She was 90 years old.