Jim and James Linden Hogg will perform in concert during a Rural Life Christmas, which is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 4, from 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., at the LSU Rural Life Museum on Essen Lane in Baton Rouge. The Hoggs will also perform during the Creole Christmas & Holiday Fair, scheduled f…
Port Allen - The West Baton Rouge Museum will hold its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 2–5 p.m., complete with live performances, refreshments, ornament making, and more.
A musical tribute dedicated to the memory of the late George Perkins will put the spotlight on nine talented gospel groups Saturday night at the L.M. Lockhart Community Center at 290 Martin Luther King Dr. in Denham Springs.
Natchitoches, LA – The Department of Creative and Performing Arts at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts presented “Rhinoceros” Nov. 10-13 in the Black Box located in the Center for Performance and Technology.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Students at Lewis Vincent Elementary enjoyed a famous guest on their campus last week.
The Livingston Parish Children’s Choir adds its contribution to the parish’s holiday festivities with its annual Christmas Concert, set for 7 p.m. at the Live Oak United Methodist Church in Watson.
On Nov. 19, Garry Lewis Properties in conjunction with Treads and Care Tire and Team Toyota proudly present Grand Country Junction’s Grand Ole Opry Show with Danny Harrell and the Nashville Edition Band backing up the Junction cast as they present some of your favorite songs by your beloved …
The Camp Moore Historical Association announces its annual Civil War Living History Encampment and Reenactment, which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016.
He looks like an ordinary 9-year-old boy but Ian Belgard of Denham Springs is already a show business veteran with credits alongside actors like Will Ferrell, Mary Steenburger, Mark Wahlberg and Jessica Biel.
Port Allen - “...we had averted our eyes for far too long, turning away from the ugly reality facing us as a nation. Let the world see what I’ve seen.” - Mamie Till Bradley
On Oct. 28, Live Oak Middle students were treated to a visit from Tamara Ellis Smith, author of “Another Kind of Hurricane,” as part of their “Washed in the Flood Unit.”
During Springfield Elementary School’s Red Ribbon Week Drug Free Rally, students and teachers competed in a dance off competition. The winners were teachers Erin Brettel and Paula Leblanc and students Madison Winder (Pre-K), Jayden George (Kindergarten), Ally Puissegur and Zane Jones (1st gr…
DENHAM SPRINGS – Cullen Boudreaux moved to Baton Rouge with her husband in June not knowing they would encounter civil unrest, violent shootings and a devastating flood in their first two months of relocating.
Members of the Denham Springs-Walker Writer’s Circle were treated to readings and advice from author and poet Alison Pelegrin last Thursday.
The Historic Carter House Society, Inc. (HCHS), is holding a Silent Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Carter House, located at 30325 Carter Cemetery Road in Springfield.
Local author Rannah Gray spoke during the Livingston Parish Retired Teachers meeting on Oct. 10 about her book “Familiar Evil,” the story of television personality Scott Rogers that revealed his dark side as a child predator. Gray is pictured at left at a previous event.
Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s 2016-2017 performance season kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. at the River Center Theatre with a special one-night only performance by Buffalo-based dance troupe LehrerDance.
Repairing a building damaged by floodwater would normally be an ordinary process but the restoration of La Carreta of Denham Springs was anything but ordinary – it was pure art.
Natchitoches – Several students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts tried out for various district and state honor bands and choirs during the Louisiana Music Educators Association District 2 auditions held Saturday, Sept. 17.
Lafayette - Festival International de Louisiane is proud to announce the third annual La Fête du Festival, presented by Home Bank, to be held on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Warehouse 535, located at 535 Garfield St, in the Freetown neighborhood.
New Orleans — Camp songs, badges, and s’mores are what fill the memories of many Girl Scout alumnae. Whether first involved in Girl Scouts as a girl or as a volunteer, adult Girl Scouts are part of a 59-million-strong network of Girl Scout alumnae with success stories to tell and memories to share.
Natchitoches – In a small town where everyone except the hero begins turning into rhinoceroses, will the hero succumb as well? Will he find love in a world overtaken by horned pachyderms?
Livingston Parish author William J. Smith Jr. was selected as a Featured Author for the 2016 Louisiana Book Festival, scheduled for Oct. 29 at the Louisiana Center for the Book at the State Library in Baton Rouge.
Sylvia Smith has done a lot of research on Livingston Parish, particularly its genealogy, and is currently in the process of researching the Noblet family. It is the next in a series of a number of books and booklets she’s done outlining local families.
“I’m just gone sit and watch it rain,” singer/songwriter Vaughn Goudeau says in his song “The Land of the Hurricane,” a song that explains why it is that the people of Louisiana refuse to leave even in the wake of events like the Great Flood of 2016.
Albany — I am excited to announce that Albany is “going to the dogs” on Saturday, Nov. 12, for our Every Dog Club 2016 Fall Fundraising Dog Show. We are honored to have Albany High School provide a venue near their baseball field.
BATON ROUGE — Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and State Librarian Rebecca Hamilton unveiled the artwork for the 2016 Book Festival and spoke about several of the event highlights at a press conference held this morning at the State Library of Louisiana.
Hammond - The Hammond Horror Festival, sponsored by Gnarly Barley Brewing Company, returns for a thrilling sixth year with scary theatrics both on stage as well as the big screen on Oct. 14-15.
Independence — Families are invited for a day of fun activities planned at Camp Whispering Pines in Independence on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Great Flood of 2016 was scary enough for adults but for children affected by the historic event, it was terrifying. Gail Perkins Nettles knew when it happened it was time for her to write another one of her children’s books.
To prepare for a Catapult Art program at the library, local children built their own mini-catapults and practiced shooting light-weight pom-poms, then they created a piece of artwork by using their new catapults to fire paint at a large piece of paper spread out on the grass outside. The com…
Hammond Ballet Company (HBC), a non-profit dance organization, will hold auditions for this season’s Nutcracker performance on Saturday, September 17, at A Touch of Class Performing Arts studio, 135 S. 6th Street, Ponchatoula.