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Upcoming wine tasting event at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

BATON ROUGE — Wine connoisseurs may be familiar with the pairing of Sauvignon Blanc with feta and Chardonnay with apple, but on May 21, classic wines will be paired with live music and the antics of nearby animals at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo. The event, ‘Wild Wine Walk at the Zoo,’ will treat guests who are… Keep Reading

Baton Rouge entertainment industry looks for boost as TV, film production resumes

Leaders of Baton Rouge’s beleaguered entertainment industry are hoping for a resumption of activity, now that Hollywood’s major studios and key industry unions have finalized an agreement that will clear the way for TV and film production in the U.S. to resume. The unions and studios have been negotiating over safety protocols mandated by the pandemic since… Keep Reading

‘Life in the A-Zone’ tells personal stories of caring for a mom with Alzheimer’s

Peggy Sweeney-McDonald left Baton Rouge 40 years ago to pursue acting. The role of her life, however, may have come when her mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Sweeney-McDonald’s experiences caring for her mother have resulted in “Life in the A-Zone,” a weekly podcast that tells stories of one family’s journey through that dreaded disease. Sherry Sweeney, who… Keep Reading

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