Entertainment

Lt. Gov. Dardenne unveils La. Brewery Trail

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is announcing LouisianaTravel.com’s newest visitor’s trail, the Louisiana Craft Brewery Trail.

LSU Museum of Art goes swag with new exhibit that questions style, class

“Swag the Mix Tape, Vol.

Casting Call in Natchez: Actors, musicians and extras needed for James Brown biopic

Casting directors are searching for performers and extras of all ethnicities and ages to audition for an upcoming drama about the life of legendary singer James Brown.

New Orleans Jazz Fest now taking band applications for 2014 festival

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell (April 25 – May 4) will accept applications for bands wishing to perform at the 2014 Festival through Tuesday, October 1, 2013.

George Strait set to headline 2014 Bayou Country Superfest; additional day added

Bayou Country Superfest announced today that George Strait, the King of Country Music, will headline the 2014 Bayou Country Superfest as part of the final leg of The Cowboy Rides Away Tour.

Louisiana’s ‘Dynamic Duo’ returns home with two division wins from the Festival de Magie de Quebec

Louisiana-natives Michael Dardant (from New Iberia, LA), also known as “Magic Mike,” and Shanna Lynn Forrestall (from Gonzales, LA), a film and television actress, performing as “Velvet Marie” joined forces to compete in

Rapides Symphony Orchestera presents 'Pops on the River'

To open the 2013-14 season, the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Joshua Zona will once again host Pops on the River on Saturday, September, 14, 7:30 p.m.

‘Swamp People’ star causes crash that shuts off power for several hours

Troy “T-Roy” Broussard, one of the stars of the hit reality show “Swamp People,” caused a major crash in downtown Shreveport this morning. The damage included a power outage that lasted for several hours.

Former ‘Bachelor’ contestant dies at age 29 in New Orleans

Former “Bachelor” contestant Gia Allemand, 29, died following an apparent suicide attempt, according to CNN. She was treated at the University Hospital in New Orleans.