Entertainment

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.

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.