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Three Rivers Art Festival November!

  COVINGTON, La (press release) – The Three Rivers Art Festival in downtown Covington, one of the most popular juried art festivals in the region, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! The event will be held on Saturday and…

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Hits the Heymann October 21

  LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – It will be a true southern night when the Grammy Award–winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) swings on stage at Lafayette’s Heymann Performing Arts Center in a night of big band sounds. Artistic director…

Volunteer Louisiana offers Emergency Response Trainings

BATON ROUGE, La. (press release) – Storms like Hurricane Ida remind us all of the critical importance of community preparation and neighbors helping neighbors. Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) are a perfect blend between the two –  training members in…

Lt. Governor Nungesser honors Folklife Tradition Bearers

  BATON ROUGE, La. – Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser has announced that October 2021 marks Louisiana’s seventh annual Folklife Month, a celebration of the state’s living traditions and the individuals who sustain them. Selected by local folklorists and other culture…

Shake Your Trail Feather Paddle Parade Returns

  BREAUX BRIDGE, La. --- The TECHE Project is canceling its full-blown annual Shake Your Trail Feather Festival again due to COVID-19, but the Paddle Parade will go on Sat., Oct. 16. Bands Amis du Teche and UL Cajun Band…

UL Lafayette Students to Showcase Satellite Art at NASA Launch

    LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Regional Application Center (RAC), specializing in satellite imagery and remote sensing technology, has been invited by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Aeronautics and…

Volunteer Louisiana Announces 2021-2022 AmeriCorps State Grants

  BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and Volunteer Louisiana are pleased to announce $4,609,221 in grant funding through the federal agency AmeriCorps for the 2021-2022 service year. The grants will support 16 AmeriCorps State Programs,…

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Lead Photographer Danley Romero A native of Lafayette currently residing in the Lake Charles area, Danley Romero specializes in portrait photography. Romero considers it an honor to contribute to his state’s flagship magazine, Louisiana Life, and takes a particular sense…

Angola Prison Rodeo Cancelled

  BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Due to the recent statewide surge in COVID-19 cases, and out of an abundance of caution and for the health and safety of staff and prisoners, the Angola Prison Fall Rodeo has been…

Historic Preservation Grants Totaling More Than $450,000 Awarded

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development’s Division of Historic Preservation and Division of Archaeology awarded a total $458,669 in Historic Preservation Fund grants for fiscal year 2021-2022 to support…