More vaccine incentives could mean more vaccinated

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – As Louisiana lags behind other states at getting vaccines into arms, officials are hoping people will roll up their sleeve for a different type of shot. “It’s good, tacos anytime for me,” says Gloria Douglass. Across the nation, health leaders lure the unvaccinated with lotteries and sweepstakes. Closer to home,… Keep Reading

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Baton Rouge Catholics officially return to mass

BATON ROUGE – A little more than one year ago, catholic churches were closed for Sunday mass to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Sunday morning, the Bishop officially welcomed back parishioners as he brought back the obligation to attend mass in person. “It’s time for people to come back to church,” said Bishop Michael Duca.… Keep Reading

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4th Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival Lineup

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The 4th annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival is a free, family-friendly three day event beginning with a pre-party and two days of live music, food, arts and competitions. The festival kicks off on Thursday, June 24 at Henry Turner Jr.s’ Listening Room, a Greens, Beans and Chicken Wings Pre-Party.… Keep Reading

NATIONAL AND REGIONAL TOURING BANDS ARE TRAVELING TO BATON ROUGE AS LIVE MUSIC RETURNS THIS SUMMER

For musical performers of any stripe, touring has not been an easy option for a long time. The COVID-19 pandemic decimated many of those opportunities. But bands are finally getting back on the road, and Baton Rouge will be getting its share of the music.  The Lowdown Drifters, a country folk-rock band from Stanwood, Washington, will be coming… Keep Reading

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