Louisiana Lagniappe

GRITS Web Series & Hoodoo House TV

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Hoodoo House TV presents GRITS, a new web series and the first installment in a series of original stories from Hoodoo House TV. Directed, produced, and written by Greg Williams Jr, GRITS follows the…

Covington Business Association Hosts 4th Kokomo Stroll

  COVINGTON, La (press release) – In the spirit of summer, the Covington Business Association presents the fourth annual Kokomo Stroll, presented by Resource Bank, in downtown Covington. Flip flops and boat drinks will be aplenty as crowds fill the…

Louisiana Launch set for TV5MONDEplus

LOS ANGELES (press release) – TV5MONDE USA, America’s only 24/7 French language general entertainment network, today announced it will be launching a major new streaming offering – TV5MONDEplus – to meet the growing demand of U.S. subscribers wanting to access its…

25 Louisiana Main Street Communities Earn 2021 National Accreditation

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) - Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and Louisiana Main Street are proud to announce the 25 Louisiana communities earning 2021 National Accreditation through the Main Street American program. These communities have met rigorous performance standards over…

Tails and Tales: Louisiana's Summer Reading Program

  BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The State Library of Louisiana announces the 2021 statewide summer reading program, “Tails and Tales,” following the general theme of animals. This is a free, annual program giving children, teens, and adults the…

Shop the Sale on the Trail May 7-8

NATCHITOCHES, La (press release) – Ready to “shop til you drop”? The 13th annual El Camino Real Sale on the Trail takes place May 7-8 along 111 miles of the historic El Camino Real de los Tejas. Follow the trail…

2020-2021 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Winners Announced

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The State Library of Louisiana is excited to announce the winners of the 2020-2021 Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Awards. Louisiana’s young people have read more than 1.3 million books and cast over 411,000 votes…

Covington Heritage Foundation 2021 Antiques & Uniques Festival

COVINGTON, La (press release) – The Covington Heritage Foundation will host the 7th Annual Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival, April 17-18, 2021, at the Covington Trailhead at 419 N. New Hampshire St. in Covington. The two-day, juried, free event will…

The Best Stop Cajun Foods Now Available At Rouses Markets

SCOTT, La (press release) – The Best Stop Cajun Foods announced that a handful of its Cajun-Certified products are now available for purchase at all 65 Rouses Markets locations across Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. This is the first major grocery retailer…

Applications Now Open for Individual Artist Relief Grants

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The Louisiana Office of Cultural Development’s Division of the Arts (LDOA) will open the application period for Individual Artist Relief Grants starting Monday, March 29, 2021. The purpose of this grant is to provide…

2020 Team Louisiana Awards Honor Sports Tourism Leaders

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The Louisiana Office of Tourism (LOT) and Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) recognized Louisiana sports stakeholders and tourism leaders with their 2020 Team Louisiana Awards this month. The Team Louisiana Awards highlight people and businesses…

Houma Area CVB Announces Bayou Country Crawfish Trail

HOUMA, La (press release) – Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (HACVB) is proud to announce the launch of the Bayou Country Crawfish Trail, a new culinary attraction. This permanent attraction invites trail goers to explore the delicious crawfish and…

International Virtual Residency Begins in Louisiana

RUSTON, La (press release) – The Ross Lynn Charitable Foundation (RLCF) and the North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) have partnered again to organize the 2021 North Louisiana Virtual Residency. This year’s residency started on February 8th and lasts eight…