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Day Trips: Louisiana Swamp Tours
Louisiana swamp tours dive deep into Cajun country
" through the Atchafalaya Basin outside of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, take visitors deep into the swamp where only alligators..."

March 22, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Southwest Louisiana Boudin Trail
Sampling savory sausages along the boudin highway
"...The Southwest Louisiana Boudin Trail leads to some of the best meat..."

July 7, 2023 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Louisiana SCOTUS Case Déjà Vu for Texas Abortion Providers
Conservative 5th Circuit ignores Whole Woman's precedent
"...Americans. Also among them is a suit out of Louisiana, June Med­ical Services v. Gee, which challenges a 2014..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Abortion: Louisiana's Punching Bag
Governor Blanco says would sign ban on abortion that is moving through hurricane-battered state’s senate
"...If you read an Associated Press interview with Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco on June 1, you might be..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Luv Doc Recommends: Louisiana Swamp Thing and Crawfish Festival
MLK & Congress, Saturday, March 31, 2007
"...settled down for some real gastronomical depravity. In South Louisiana, if it can't be deep fried, boiled, or blackened,..."

March 30, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Louisiana Lege Tries Outlawing Abortion, Flag Burning
Gov. Kathleen Blanco signs bill criminalizing access to safe and legal abortion services; Lege also passes ban on flag burning
"...As promised, on June 18 Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco signed into law a bill criminalizing..."

July 7, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Louisiana Kreutz's Quaker Oaths
How a running joke turned into a quirky comedy
"...that cringeworthy hypothetical is precisely what inspired Austin-based filmmaker Louisiana Kreutz to write and direct her feature length rom-com...."

Oct. 14, 2016 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

BPness: Louisiana's Beleaguered Coast
A snapshot of life since the spill
"...All" mural outside the Southern Sting Tattoo Parlor on Louisiana Highway 1 expresses the outrage, toward both the U.S...."

June 25, 2010 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Harold and Kumar and Vaginas in Louisiana
The big stars arrive for tonight's big premier
"...was shot with a primarily Austin crew in ever-incentive-rich Louisiana. Ouch, dudes!..."

March 8, 2008 SXSW Post by Joe O'Connell

Shake It Like They Taught You in Louisiana
The Texas Burleseque Fest returns with a NoLa queen and a Detroit legend

April 10, 2014 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Feds Insert Film 'Pork"; Louisiana Pushes Pricey Incentives 'Button'

Oct. 13, 2008 Screens Post by Joe O'Connell

Luv Doc Recommends: 15th Annual Louisiana Swamp Thing and Crawfish Festival
Bullock Texas State History Museum, Saturday, April 5, 2008

April 4, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

SCOTUS Protects Abortion Rights, Upholds Texas Precedent
Roberts concurs with majority to strike down Louisiana measure
"...decision the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a burdensome Louisiana abortion law this morning, a major victory for reproductive..."

June 29, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Moontower Comedy: Jen Kober
Hairy lesbian tales on the comedy trail from the Louisiana comic
"...Austin, and lock up your daughters. Or your moms. Louisiana-bred comedian Jen Kober is in town for the Moontower..."

April 23, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Barnburner: A Hot Time in Shreveport Saturday Night
Aggies refuse to lose
" win from their trip to Shreveport, beating the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 59-57 in regulation. The final whistle didn’t..."

Oct. 15, 2012 Sports Post by Emily Bevan

The Waterboy
"...played by Sandler's rules. Here he's Bobby Boucher, a Louisiana football waterboy who, when fired by evil coach Reed,..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Passion Fish
" should. Although its lugubrious pace certainly fits its Louisiana bayou setting, the excess is not so much extraneous..."

March 5, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Way Down in Louisiana: Clifton Chenier, Cajun, Zydeco, and Swamp Pop Music
South Louisiana stew with a side of accordion
"...South Louisiana's bayous and prairies are home to French-speaking Cajuns and..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Little Chenier
This story set within the Cajun community of Lake Charles, La., immerses the viewer in the distinctive culture.
"...gator into the virtually impenetrable Cajun culture of southern Louisiana without resorting to stereotype or hokey Southern Gothic by..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Neighborly Concern
As the Texas film industry tries to keep up with New Mexico's and Louisiana's, the Lege approves an incentive program tall on talk but short on funding sources
" at least slightly level the playing field with Louisiana and New Mexico. The Legislature approved a one-time $20..."

June 3, 2005 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Jesse’s Closet
" who has just died of AIDS. His rural Louisiana parents, who never came to grips with Jesse's homosexuality,..."

July 30, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Don't Drink the Water
While pursuing her masters in film at UT, Laura Dunn spent every semester break in Louisiana making Green, a documentary about the toxic 100-mile stretch along the Mississippi River known as Cancer Alley. The film screens at the Alamo Drafthouse this Sunday.
" film at UT, Dunn has been traveling to Louisiana during every semester break, investigating the situation there, interviewing..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Screens Feature by Peter Debruge

The Green Mile
"...correctional officer of E-Block -- death row -- at Louisiana's Cold Mountain Penitentiary, Paul Edgecomb (a beefed-up Hanks) wants..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Day Trips & Beyond: Mardi Gras in NWLA
Northwestern Louisiana really heats up during Mardi Gras season
"...All around Louisiana communities have put their own stamp on the annual..."

Jan. 27, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Lucky One
This latest adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks bestseller is timelessly shopworn.
"...the bullet-pocked villages of Iraq to a preternaturally peaceful Louisiana parish replete with a passel of wag-happy canines and..."

April 20, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

All the King's Men
Despite an A-list cast and director, it's astonishing how bad this movie is.
"...Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Loosely based on the career of Louisiana Governor Huey P. Long, All the King's Men is..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Skeleton Key
A top-notch cast is mostly wasted in this atmospheric but prosaic hoodoo spooker.
"...job in a haunted old plantation home in the Louisiana bayou. She's hired by the Devereaux family attorney Luke..."

Aug. 12, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cajun Coeur
A few detours on your roadtrip to Jazz Fest and Festival International de Louisiane
"...this statement, but more people drive from Austin to Louisiana in the next two weeks than any other time..."

April 22, 2005 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Monday Means Red Beans & Rice
Mick makes 'em Cajun style, we guarantee
"...are the classic dish eaten on Mondays all over Louisiana, because traditionally Monday was wash day...."

Feb. 11, 2013 Food Post by Mick Vann

Gulf Coast Soul
The Boogie Kings continue to boogie, Port A-style
" Texas, the first place I headed for was Louisiana. Going there, just like a trip to la farmacia..."

Aug. 4, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

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