January-February 2010

In This Issue


a compendium of what’s hot & what’s not in Louisiana

Throw Me Some Culture!

The three evolutionary strains of Carnival in Louisiana

Louisianian at Large

Around Louisiana

Regional Reports From Across the State

From Out of the Shadows

During the bicentennial of a revolution, the Florida parishes intend to be heard from.

Inside Outside

Along the Riverfront

Exploring Baton Rouge

James Burton

Shreveport guitarist’s gigs include Elvis and Fats.

The Sound of Silence

The myth of rural tranquility

Potomac Revelry

Requiem for Slim Harpo

He put the “fuse” in Baton Rouge’s swamp blues.

The great Louisiana Quiz

Annie Strack

This Lacombe-based artist has her eye on the future.


biz bits

business news from around the state

Roux the Day

These chilly months are perfect gumbo weather.