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Governor John Bel Edwards issued a statewide mask mandate which will be in place through September 1 for all people, regardless of vaccination status, if 6 feet of physical distance cannot be maintained indoors. Please be sure to have a mask with you when traveling. More Info

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Live @ the Lakefront is Back!

L@LF = June 11, 18, 25 Mark your calendars, because Live @ the Lakefront is back! The Arts & Humanities Council & First Federal Bank are thrilled to bring back the wildly popular Live @ the Lakefront music festival. After canceling last year’s event due to the pandemic Devan Corbello, the executive…

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Spring Art Walk - May 8!

“People were itching to do something creative and fun.” – Devan Corbello, executive director of the Arts & Humanities Council of SWLA Clear your calendars because the Spring Art Walk is back on Saturday, May 8! I met up with Devan Corbello, executive director of the Arts and Humanities Council…

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Bayou Blend - Support the Spectrum!

Bayou Blend - Coming to Downtown! Support the Spectrum for Autism Awareness Month If you love Louisiana, good vibes and anything comfy to wear, you’ll fall for Bayou Blend Apparel, and the story behind the brand. Kaysie Bolton, owner and founder, is truly one of my favorite people and such an…

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Changing Spaces - Furniture & Redecorating!

If you’re looking for some inspiration to transform your home, recently refurbished home or business, (umm…thank you, Laura), do we have a recommendation for you! My coworker, Kathryn, and I were encouraged to pay a visit to Changing Spaces since so many people are looking for furniture and décor…

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Got to Go - to Olive and Indigo!

Okay, so here’s the deal - I love Lake Charles, and I also love boutiques that offer new, trendy things! The other day, I was walking downtown and ran across the shop that encased everything I wanted. I am college student, so naturally, my money supply is limited, but I still want things that are…

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The Corner Market - Local Products & Art!

I pride myself as a self-proclaimed “modern hippie” in the sense I love to know where my things come from and how they are made. Yes, I know, cliché, but I honestly love having natural, organic handmade things, especially when it's made locally or has eco-friendly packaging. If you are the same way…

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Purify with Pure Press Juicery!

Kickstart Your Year with a Healthy Boost! Let’s get real. Most of us are all rolling into 2021 with a little “extra to love,” right? So, for me, this year is not about big, grandiose resolutions that will put me back into my high school size. Although, I would not turn that down if it magically…

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Christmas Fun & Holidays Eats! #GetDowntownLC

#GetDowntownLC for Holiday Cheer - the Brass Ensemble Concert on Dec. 12 & Delicious Food! As a self-proclaimed arts & culture junkie, one of the most difficult things for me to adjust to this year has been the lack of cultural events for obvious reasons. However, the recent Art 6 Ft. Apart Series…

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