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Posts from December 2015

Experience Louisiana’s Wild Side at the Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival

12/30/2015 by Angie Manning
Louisiana is home to so many interesting cultures, traditions and festivals. People love Louisiana’s authenticity, and there is hardly any festival that delivers quite like the Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival. This is an event that is organized by people who regularly enjoy the bounty of Louisiana’s unique landscape and estuaries .
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Candice Alexander - An Artist with a Gifted Vision

12/18/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Arts
When you visit Southwest Louisiana for the first time, you may be surprised by the vast array of artistic talent found in this creative corner of the state. Don’t limit your cultural search to galleries , museums , and coffee shops. Appreciate the artwork adorning outdoor walls in downtown Lake Charles, as well. Colorful murals are popping up on the
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Custom Iron by Josh: Forging a Legacy

12/11/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Arts
You may not recognize local iron artist Josh Guillory, but if you have been to Lake Charles, you’ve seen his work. In 2008, the City of Lake Charles commissioned Guillory to create the lampposts, unique lighting, and other ironwork along the Lakefront Promenade . While this project is highly visible, it is only a glimpse of the ornate work Guillory
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Louisiana Rice: Farm to Table

12/10/2015 by Megan Hartman
Posted In:  Outdoors, Culinary
Last summer, I took the guys in my family on an outdoor adventure. I took them to Grosse Savanne Eco-tours to experience the baby birds nesting in the rookeries, which is one of the most precious things in nature to me. When we pulled up to the field office in Bell City, Louisiana to meet our guide, he asked if we would like to start the tour in
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Fall Food, Libations and Views at The Country Club at Golden Nugget

12/8/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Gaming, Culinary
By guest blogger, Angie Dilmore You’re coming off the eighteenth hole and you’re famished. No problem. General Manager Kelly McDevitt and her stellar staff know how to take care of you. “We think the Country Club at Golden Nugget is a hidden gem in Lake Charles,” she says. Though their grand opening was just this past October, word is quickly
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