The 21st Annual Smoked Meat Festival takes place June 28-29, 2013 at the Northside Civic Center in Ville Platte, LA. This is the VVA Chapter 632's biggest fundraiser of the year. There will be the World Championship Smoked Meat Cook-Off; Jamie Bergeron and Category 6 performing on Friday along with... more »
Friday night was the kick off to the 38th annual Festivals Acadiens et Creoles in Lafayette, and what better way to celebrate that commemorating the Girl Scouts of Louisiana Acadian Heritage Badge, started in Lafayette in the 1960's in honor of Acadian culture.
Six year old Addison Stelly is... more »
Chef Paul Prudhomme has cooked for two Presidents, heads of states and American troops across the globe. But he has never reigned as a king - until now.
The Louisiana Yambilee, a grand sweet potato festival in Chef Paul's hometown of Opelousas, La, has named Prudhomme king of its... more »
Acadiana was not short on sunshine, music or food on Saturday. Which was good for the second day of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles in Girard Park. It's the 38th year for the celebration- keeping cajun and creole culture alive in Acadiana. However, the dry weather gives a new name to... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Aretha Franklin has canceled her scheduled appearance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Instead, Jazz Fest says Earth, Wind & Fire will close the Acura Stage Friday. The second weekend of Jazz Fest continues through Sunday at the Fair Grounds Race Course. more »
Bayou Teche Black Bear and Birding Festival Committee are hosting the Teche Black Bear and Birding Festival in Franklin, La. The festival is set to promote the education of the LA Black Bear and migrant birds not to mention promote family.The event is an all day event that will take... more »
Iberia Street, between Main Street and Burke Street, will be closed today through Sunday for sugarcane festival events. The 4-day fun is free to the public, but, you're asked to leave your ice chests at home. more »