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  1. Annual Swamp Pop Music Festival to benefit Cystic Fibrosis FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by the Swamp Pop Music Festival -- Ryan Foret and Foret Tradition close out the festival with an 8:30 p.m. show Saturday. Advocate file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Kenny Fife and Bac Trac will open the Swamp Pop Music Festival at 6 p.m. Friday.

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  2. a A culinary celebrationa : Ruffinoa s hires Houmas House chef Jeremy LangloisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Advocate

    Chef Jeremy Langlois, most recently executive chef at Latil's Landing at Houmas House Plantation, is now the corporate chef at Ruffino's. "We feel that adding Jeremy to our already-outstanding team at Ruffino's is nothing short of a culinary celebration," said Ruffin Rodrigue, Ruffino's co-owner.

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  3. Review: Excellent food, good atmosphere make up for less-than-stellar service at Bin 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by Ellen Zielinski -- The shrimp and crab au gratin offered a pepper jack cheese sauce with seafood and roasted poblano peppers, served with a side of French bread. Advocate photo by Ellen Zielinski -- The Creole Devils on Horseback were bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with boudin and andouille, with a piquillo-tomato sauce.

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  4. Grab your fiddles, guitars and accordions a " ita s time for Cajun & Creole Summer Camp for KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Grammy-winning Cajun musician Jo-El Sonnier, standing in back from left, musician Roddie Romero, Yvette Landry, director of the Louisiana Folk Roots Kids Camp, and Todd Mouton, executive director of Louisiana Folk Roots, listen as music students perform following stories, words of advice and a short performance by Sonnier and Romero during the Louisiana Folk Roots Kids Camp Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Vermilionville in Lafayette, La.

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  5. Vermilionville celebrates Creole Culture Day with cooking, dancing, boat rides and musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by BRYAN TUCK Paul Lil Buck Sinegal plays with his band Saturday during the Creole Culture Day at Vermilionville in Lafayette. Advocate photo by BRYAN TUCK Vermilionville worker DJalma Garnier entertains visitors to the historic site by playing fiddle and speaking about the history of creole people during Creole Culture Day Sunday.

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  6. Cajun music and dance lessons, and other Around Acadiana items for May 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    The Cajun French Music Association's Acadiana Chapter will sponsor free accordion, fiddle and dance lessons beginning June 2 at the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center in Eunice. The workshops are scheduled for 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday from June 2-18.

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  7. Traditional Cajun, Creole music, dances, food come alive during Dewey Balfa Heritage WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO - A student plays fiddle during the 2015 Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Week at Vermilionville, where people come from around the country to learn Cajun and Creole music from local professionals, in Lafayette Sunday, April 12, 2015. Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO - Kevin Wimmer leads an Intermediate Cajun fiddle class as part of the 2015 Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Week at Vermilionville, where people come from around the country to learn Cajun and Creole music from local professionals, in Lafayette Sunday, April 12, 2015.

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  8. Parterre: Stromeyersa recreated 19th-century garden to be featured on Hilltop tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Advocate

    Friends of Hilltop Arboretum Chene Vert on Tour A kickoff to the Friends of Hilltop Arboretum spring tours WHEN: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, April 12. WHERE: Chene Vert, 14732 Highland Road, Baton Rouge TICKETS: $20 per person available online at lsu.edu/hilltop or at the LSU Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road, Baton Rouge. Tickets available on the day of the tour at Chene Vert.

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  9. Side Dish: Bam! 25 years of kicking it up a notchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Advocate

    I spent last week tasting lots of great food for good causes. As the saying goes, "It's a tough job " During the month of March, celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse celebrated the 25th anniversary of his original restaurant, Emeril's New Orleans, 800 Tchoupitoulas St., with special menus and events.

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  10. The Stuff of Easter: Crawfish bisque is work, but army of volunteers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Advocate

    For many south Louisiana families, it isn't Easter without crawfish on the menu. Most will serve the crustaceans boiled or in A touffA e, stew or pie.

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  11. Side Dish: Cookbooks tout flavors of the SouthRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    Gumbo, shrimp and catfish, all favorites of Louisiana diners, are the topics of the three latest additions to the University of North Carolina Press' wonderful "Savor the South" series of cookbooks that looks at the favorite foods and culinary traditions of the American South. Like the earlier volumes in the planned 24-book series, each of the three little books contains about 50 clearly and concisely written, easy-to-follow recipes, but no photographs and no nutritional information.

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  12. The latest flavorful products should be popular with south Louisiana cooksRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Advocate

    A dizzying array of new food products hit store shelves each month, including plenty of particular interest to south Louisiana cooks. For example, those who like to imbibe in the Bloody Mary cocktail will want to try Tony Chachere's new Creole Style Bloody Mary mix.

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  13. Magnolia Mound event features slave stories, opera and spiritualsRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | The Advocate

    Black History month at Magnolia Mound Plantation closed on a high note Saturday with the dramatic telling of slave stories and the singing of rarely-heard African-American operatic numbers and familiar Negro spirituals. About 200 area residents enjoyed sunny skies while singers with the group Opera Creole performed a dozen songs and actor Oneal Isaac told, "In Their Own Voices - American Slaves Tell Their Own Stories," from the back porch of the main house at the circa 1791 plantation along Nicholson Drive.

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  14. Folklorist tracking Louisiana dance halls; 1,600 in databaseRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Advocate

    John Sharp likes to talk to strangers, and sometimes the University of Louisiana at Lafayette folklorist gleans valuable information from elderly folks standing in line at Target. Sharp is gathering information on Louisiana dance halls for both LouisianaDancehalls.com , a website containing information on about 1,600 dance halls throughout Louisiana, and a full-length documentary on the subject he hopes to finish by the end of this year.

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  15. At new N.O. restaurant Trenasse, flavors of the hunting camp get a contemporary shineRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by SHERRI MILLER -- Cypress tables, an oyster bar and a marsh scene mural add character to the new restaurant inside the InterContinental Hotel. An impressive-looking dish can pause the conversation when it arrives.

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  16. Foundation seeks entries for Art ContestRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Advocate

    The deadline is Monday, Feb. 16, for entries in the sixth annual Art Contest sponsored by the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts in partnership with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. This year's contest theme is "Louisiana's Music."

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  17. Shows to Watch for Jan. 23-29, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Florida Georgia Line -- The mega-country star duo known as Florida Georgia Line will perform Friday at the Cajundome in Lafayette. Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballard are also on the show.

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  18. Volunteers dig in for tree planting project at Lafayettea s Girard ParkRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO - Boyd Vincent, left, unhooks a trout he caught in a pond in Girard Park in Lafayette Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Sunshine returned to the Acadiana are and temperatures reached the mid-fifties.

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  19. Shows to Watch for Dec. 26, 2014-Jan. 1, 2015Read the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    File photo -- BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet -- The Grammy-winning Cajun band BeauSoleil will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Varsity Theatre.

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  20. Our Views: The sit-ins for justiceRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    But he should be remembered particularly for his heroism for standing up for civil rights in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Lombard was arrested his senior year during a sit-in at the McCrory's dime store on Canal Street on Sept.

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