Entertainment

Whole Foods to hold special shopping day to benefit LSU Opera

The Baton Rouge location of Whole Foods Market will donate 5 percent of its net sales on Wednesday, Aug. 7, to the LSU Opera, supporting music education on the graduate and undergraduate levels and cultural enrichment throughout the area.

Social media howls after errant 't' spells loss for 12 year old on Jeopardy

Social media is howling after last week's perceived slight of eighth grader Thomas Hurley III and his misspelling of "Emancipation" during Kids Week on "jeopardy!"

Former cancer patient turns baking hobby into business

One woman's passion is now a full time job. Kasie Coleman makes baked concoctions she created while sitting in a chemo chair.

Ellen DeGeneres to host 2014 Oscars

Ellen DeGeneres was so nice as an Oscars host the first time, the Academy has asked her to do it twice.

Statewide Sales tax holiday begins today

The Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday provides an exemption from state sales tax on the first $2,500 of the purchase price of most individual items of tangible personal property for non-business use.

Lottery drawing show posted incorrect Easy 5 number for July 24 drawing

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation has discovered that its drawing show, which airs on select television stations throughout the state, contained an incorrect Easy 5 number for the July 24 drawing.

Google to make Starbucks Wi-Fi 10 times faster

Google is teaming up with Starbucks to make Wi-Fi at its coffee shops 10 times faster.

Is 'Fifty Shades' to blame for rise in handcuff emergencies?

The bestselling erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" may have done more than spice up readers' love lives.

Louisiana Lottery winners claim $9.8 million in prizes in June from scratch-off tickets

From purchasing a sail boat to getting a head start on buying their kids’ school supplies, Louisiana Lottery players had a wide range of plans for the more than $7.3 million in prizes won during drawings held in June.