Sarah Maricelli Wins Peach Cookery Competition

Congratulations to Ruston resident Sarah Maricelli*! She recently won the Peach Cookery Contest at the annual Louisiana Peach Festival, sponsored by Louisiana Life Magazine. Read more about the contest in the story below, written by Jessica Darden of The Ruston…

Event Preview: Louisiana Peach Festival, June 21-22

Louisianians tend to associate the month of June with its scorching temperatures and kids’ pleas for entertainment, but the month also has a significant perk: June marks the beginning of peach season in Ruston, La. Beat the summer heat by…

Doing Festivals Right: Tips for Festival Season

The number of festivals staged around here has got to be staggering. There is not a weekend at any time of the year when a festival does not occur. No exaggeration. Well, maybe the weekend after or during Christmas, but…

Upcoming Spring Wine Festivals

The party's over It's time to call it a day They've burst your pretty balloon And taken the moon away It's time to wind up the masquerade Just make your mind up the piper must be paid ("The Party’s Over,"…


Our Top Picks of the Month's Events

Schedule of Super Bowl Events

There's a lot happening in New Orleans thanks to the big game coming up on Feb. 3. Here's a helpful list of some top events.

Louisiana Lifetimes

NORTHERN March 1-4. Wrong Window. Ruston Community Theatre, Ruston. (318) 255-1450. March 3. Jonquil Jubilee Home and Garden Tour. Gibsland. (318) 843-6228. March 6. Monty Python’s Spamalot. Strand Theatre, Shreveport. (318) 226-8555. March 8. Jason Petty’s Hank and My Honky…



Fleur de List

Day Parades 1. Rex. “Lore of the Ancient Americas” is this year’s Rex theme. Providing something that’s totally fresh in parade themes, the tableau will speak of native mythology, legends and images. The krewe works hard at developing an original…

Saints GAMEDAY Magazine

If you would like to get your hands on a New Orleans Saints GAMEDAY program for the Saints vs. Colts Sunday Night October 23, 2011 game call Renaissance Publishing at (504) 828-1380.

2012 Bridal Showcase

2012 New Orleans Bride Event of the Year - Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

Lionel Ferbos: 100 Years Young

While paying tribute to the centennial birthday of notable musical figures is not uncommon, actually having the honoree alive and still performing at the age of 100 is almost unheard of. Trumpeter and singer Lionel Ferbos was born on July…

Celebrating Haiti at the International Pavilion

“Wherever you go, there are paintings, there’s music, there’s dancing, there’s color. For three centuries, the people have known nothing but struggle. But they celebrate, like we do here.” - Paul Fowler, New Orleans native and co-founder of HeARTS for…

2011 Official Jazz Fest Program

If you would to pre-order your Official 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell Program call Tona at (504) 828-1380.  The cost is $5 plus shipping and handling.

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2011 Lineup

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival announced the music lineup today for the 2011 festival scheduled for April 29 – May 1 and May 5 – 8. Jazz Fest incorporates a wide variety of music styles, from rock and…