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These local greeting cards have wildflower seeds so they can be planted, not thrown away

Darian Graivshark moved to Baton Rouge to be a reporter for a newspaper, but on the job she noticed the plethora of unread newspapers that are thrown...

Achroma Studio in Electric Depot offers full service studio and rental space

Shagari Jackson opened Achroma Studio as a way to not only give himself somewhere to further his photography business, but to also open up...

Dance-Theatre organization Of Moving Colors to host City Bound performances at iconic locations in Baton Rouge

“Inspire. Educate. Stimulate.” These are the main pillars for Of Moving Colors Productions, a Baton Rouge-based organization presenting...

Category - Arts & Culture

Dive into VR at BR Main Library

Movies like Tron, The Matrix, and Ready Player One imagine the possibility of escape into deeply realistic digital worlds. While technology is still far from providing the immersive experiences portrayed in your...

BR Beats: Top 5 concerts coming in 2019

2019 will be good to music fans of all stripes in Baton Rouge. From the return of a major country music festival, to a tour from some of your hard-rock favorites, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Be sure...

Adios: Lava Cantina closes

If you had plans to ring in the new year at Lava Cantina, it looks like you’re out of luck. After five years in operation, the Perkins Rowe location of the popular restaurant and venue space is calling it quits...

Ghost: BR native releasing debut album

Anyone new to Baton Rouge may be shocked to learn that our music scene wasn’t always so sleepy. We spoke to Jake Gunter, a Baton Rouge native singer-songwriter who recently finished recording his first EP in...

Beauty and Humility

Local artist mixes cultures, painting new pictures for the Boot For those who have ventured outside the country, it is a rite of passage to discover that somewhere in the midst of the journey—between the language...

Keepin it real, keepin it local

Inside the Mid City Art Scene Baton Rouge’s main cultural facilities—such as the Baton Rouge Gallery, the Shaw Center and The Varsity—enjoy large crowds made up of art and music lovers. However, the Red Stick harbors a...

Harp On

Stephanie Gustafson talks BR Symphony Orchestra and much more While splendid, the harp is often an instrument many of us have only seen in movies or at some of the finer events we’ve attended, but for Stephanie...

Advocating for the Arts

A chat with Kelsey Livingston, Director of Visual Arts at the Arts Council For local artist Kelsey Livingston, community is at the heart of her work both as an artist and as the Director of Visual at the Arts Council of...

Meet Baton Rouge’s Puppetmaster

Most of us would call ourselves lucky to be able to count our true friends on one hand, even if they are two feet tall, covered in fuzz, and moonlight in a junkyard rock band.  These rowdy rockers make up only one part...

#idigbr: local artists

Looking to spruce up your home a bit? Need a bday present idea? Or honestly just trying to impress your friends? BR’s got plenty of amazing local artists to answer all of those questions, check them out! Group...

Perkins Rowe debuts first public art piece

As part of the multi-million dollar redevelopment, Perkins Rowe teamed up with with local artist, Marc Fresh to create a mural located on East Market Street. Fresh said that the mural “creates an uplifting...

Weekend Lineup: Forum 35’s Art Melt

In its 15th year, Forum 35’s Art Melt gives local artists a chance to feature their talents through fine art, music and performing arts. The free exhibit will open at the Capitol Park Museum on Saturday, July 21...

Feast for the Eyes at LASM this summer

This summer is all about FOOD at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum’s newest exhibit. Follow a food photography journey with new exhibits like “Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography”...

Celebrate Baton Rouge Pride

Check out live entertainment, delicious food and local art from LGBT+ artists at this year’s Baton Rouge Pride Fest on Saturday. In its first celebration in 2006, there were less than 500 attendees and it was held...

It’s National Ghostbusters Day!

Who ya gonna call?! Today is National Ghostbusters Day, so grab your proton packs, cuz bustin’ makes you feel good! We love the Ghostbusters films and so do some local ghost heads. Read about our own Louisiana...

Mid City Spotlight: Mid City Ballroom

In a former church off Acadian and North, the Mid City Ballroom hosts a variety of musical entertainment for every taste. The venue features a large stage, a Komet Amp showroom, the Baton Rouge Music Exchange and of...

#idigbr: Local Artwork

There is so much creative talent here in Baton Rouge! Check out some of the local pieces we found! Be sure to tag #idigbr on your artwork pictures, and you could be featured as well! #Repost @thebirdsnestlafayette...

Weekend Festival Lineup

I know it’s only Wednesday, but if you’re like me, you’re ready to start planning your weekend. Good news is, we’re in the peak of festival season in Louisiana and whether you’re looking to...

#idigbr of the week: St. Patrick’s Day!

Thanks for tagging #idigbr on all of your St. Paddy’s Day shenanigans! Only 360 days until next year… Today’s the day! ☘ It’s the 33rd annual Wearin’ of the Green Parade! 💚💚 We want to see...

Up, Up & Away: Micro-Con is here

Comic lovers unite, Mid-City’s very first Micro-Con is this weekend! Join comic fans from around the city at the Goodwood Main Library on February 10. There will be a cosplay competition, fandom discussion panels...

Baton Rouge gets bluesy this weekend

One of the nation’s oldest blues festivals is coming back to Baton Rouge. The Baton Rouge Blues Festival is free to the public and features music for every soul in the city. Like any other legendary Louisiana...

Party in pink – rain or shine

Spanish Town officials plan to roll out the parade on Saturday no matter the weather. According to the Spanish Town Mardi Gras – SPLL Facebook page, the parade is set to run at noon. Although, the police have...

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