The Louisiana Art & Science Museum honors local and regional artists in a new series. Capital City Contemporary hosts works from artists who are contributing to the vitality of the state's current art scene, and the first exhibit opens today at the...
DATE: October 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Weekender) Arts
Anyone who has served as governor will tell you it's not enough to simply be elected. To truly run a state like Louisiana, a governor needs a strong political infrastructure and a party that's willing to die on the sword. Some governors lay their...
DATE: October 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Columnists
When you see The Hitchhiker live, you feel like a kid watching an epic WWE wrestling match for the first time. The stage is set with furious energy, courtesy of tube amplifiers and band members wearing copious amounts of denim.
DATE: October 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a popular rural development loan program that provides mortgage financing in rural areas around the country. Property eligibility is determined by the USDA and posted to the USDA website from time to time.
DATE: October 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
At a forum hosted by the Press Club of Baton Rouge today, four Republican candidates for Louisiana's 6th Congressional District seat stressed their opposition to President Barack Obama, while boasting of their conservative philosophies; one...
DATE: October 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
When the Bayou Country Superfest returns to Tiger Stadium for its sixth year over Memorial Day weekend next year, it will be a three-day festival for the second straight year. When Festival Productions Inc. confirmed the festival would return in...
DATE: October 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
News roundup: Latest Iowa poll shows 2016 GOP field wide open, Jindal at 1% … Voter enthusiasm highest in 11 states with tight Senate races, poll says … La. Senate candidates spar in Shreveport
By the numbers: A new Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa Poll of likely 2016 Republican caucusgoers shows that while the party's 2012 nominee leads the pack, other established hopefuls are struggling for a foothold...
DATE: October 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
We are projecting that the New Orleans MSA employment will add 8,300 jobs (+1.5%) in 2015, and 9,000 jobs in 2016 (+1.6%). These are excellent growth rates. In fact, there have been only seven years since 1980 when this MSA's growth rate exceeded...
DATE: October 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: News
Every election cycle has its rock stars, those politicians who affect fawning followers like a modern-day Elvis or jump off drum sets to loud and blinding pyrotechnics.
DATE: October 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Columnists
Developers and downtown officials today unveiled plans and a rendering for an 80,000-square-foot Courtyard Marriott that will be...
DATE: October 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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