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Abita Beer Lights Up for Christmas

ABITA SPRINGS, La (press release) – Abita Brewing Company, is kicking the holiday season off with a larger than life Keg Tree in their Brewery Beer Garden. This nine-level tree is constructed of 212 stainless steel, half-barrel kegs, 260’ of…

Red Cross: How Donations Helped Louisianians in 2022

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – It has been a year of crisis for families in Louisiana and around the world in 2022 — from everyday disasters like home fires, devastating tornadoes and powerful hurricanes to global emergencies like the conflict…

Shreveport-Bossier City to Appear in 2023 Rose Parade

SHREVEPORT, La (press release) – Officials met in New Orleans today to announce the involvement of Louisiana on the national stage.  Shreveport-Bossier City will be represented in the 2023 Rose Parade® in Pasadena, California, celebrating the rich history of two…

Brew: Shreveport's Original Beer Festival Returns Oct. 29

SHREVEPORT, La (press release) – The Red River Revel and Mudbug Madness invite the public to “Revel in the Madness” (Ostendo Sum in Insania) at BREW: Shreveport’s Original Beer Festival on Sat., Oct. 29, 2022 from 2 p.m. –  5 p.m. at the…

Louisiana State Parks Kicks Off Fall With Discounts

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Office of State Parks are offering a special discount on overnight stays this fall. Campers will get four nights for the price of three at Louisiana State…

New Sculpture Dedicated on LSU Campus

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The Louisiana Office of Cultural Development’s Division of the Arts and the Percent for Art program, along with officials from LSU, dedicated the newest sculpture installed on the Baton Rouge campus today. Created by…

Northwest Louisiana Walk of Starts Holds Induction

SHREVEPORT, La (press release) – The Northwest Louisiana Walk of Stars (WAS) is teaming with the Red River Revel Arts Festival (RRRA) for its next induction on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. Five honorees will be posthumously inducted on…

46th Annual Red River Arts Festival Returns in October

SHREVEPORT, La (press release) – Celebrating its 46th anniversary this year, the Red River Revel Arts Festival (RRRAF) returns Oct. 1 – 9, 2022. The RRRAFl is the largest outdoor festival in North Louisiana, attracting tens of thousands of locals and…

Louisiana Trails and Byways Wins Best Travel Website Award

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The Louisiana Office of Tourism won a 2022 WebAward presented by the Web Marketing Association for the LouisianaByways.com website. The award recognized the new website design for Louisiana Byways as the Best Travel Website.…

Louisiana Readers' Choice Announces 2023-2024 Nominated Titles

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Entering its 23rd year, the Louisiana Readers' Choice (LYRC/LTRC) Award Program is excited to announce the 2023-2024 nominated title lists for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Since the program's first list in 1999,…