Entertainment

Liberty Lagoon and BREC pools open for summer season

BREC’s Liberty Lagoon Waterpark is opening its doors Wednesday, May 22 for the hot summer days ahead. Two additional BREC pools will open this weekend.

Tibetan monks visit Capital City for first time; prepare for Dalai Lama's birthday celebration

Tibetan monks are staying here in Baton Rouge in preparation for the Dalai Lama's birthday on Friday. This is the first time these monks have visited the Capital City.

Annual Jambalaya Festival kicks off tomorrow in Gonzales

The Jambalaya Capital of the World is kicking off its annual festival on Thursday, May 23.

Bayou Country Superfest expected to bring big crowds to local businesses

Country music fans are gearing up for a big weekend in Baton Rouge as Bayou Country Superfest returns to Tiger Stadium. Restaurants around the area are doing the same.

Musicians raise their instruments to support victims of Mother’s Day shooting

Musicians are raising their instruments to show support for the victims of the Mother’s Day shooting.

Louisiana Lottery players win big on record Powerball drawing

More than 142,000 Louisiana Lottery players will cash in on prizes won in the record $590.5 million Powerball drawing on May 18, including one $1 million Match-5 winner, for a total of more than $1.9 million in prize money.

Go backstage with the cast of 'Wicked' in New Orleans

Eight years on the road, 15 trucks, 3,200 performances and counting! The hit Broadway musical Wicked has just as much magic going on behind the scenes as it does on stage.

Gator: From swamp to table

Kliebert's Turtle and Alligator Farm is a family business, four generations strong.

w 'Idol' winner: Show helped me be myself

Candice Glover could barely remember her own name after she was crowned the new "American Idol" on Thursday.

Eyeing $600M Powerball jackpot? You have better chance of death by lightning

The estimated jackpot for Saturday's multistate Powerball drawing has risen to $600 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association said Friday. That would be the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S.