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History and Culture on Display: Vermilion Parish

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Over 150 years in the making, Vermilion Parish is steeped in history and seasoned with a dash of "joie de vivre." It is known as "The Most Cajun Place on Earth," with nearly 50% of the citizens claiming Cajun ancestry.... Read full article

Things to do Labor Day Weekend

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An extra day in the weekend means an extra day for adventure or relaxation. Head somewhere fun this Labor Day weekend and take full advantage of the three day weekend! Need some suggestions to get your planning started? These are our top picks! ... Read full article

A Down-Home Party: Original Southwest LA Zydeco Festival

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In 1982, a south Louisiana soybean field and goat farm was the site of an event the world had never known--a Zydeco Festival.... Read full article

"The Back Door"

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D. L. Menard’s “La Porte dans Arriere,” or “The Back Door,” never landed on any Billboard charts. But Menard’s song is easily the No.1 Cajun song of all time.... Read full article

Brew Trail of Louisiana

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Craft brews are all the rage these days, and Louisiana holds its own with more than two dozen breweries throughout the state. Visitors may tour many of the breweries, taste their beers in taprooms, purchase merchandise and fill up their growlers.... Read full article

The Grandeur of the Grand Marais: Iberia Parish's Mardi Gras

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The words "Grand Marais" mean "Big Marsh". However, in Iberia Parish during Mardi Gras season, it means "Big Party".... Read full article

Dural and Buckwheat Zydeco

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The death of Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. of Carencro, La. was reported in the New York Times, Billboard, Rolling Stone, CNN, USA Today, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, and other worldwide media outlets.... Read full article

Dancing, Dining & A Good Time: St. Martin Parish

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The slogan of St. Martin Parish is simply, yet aptly: "Where Cajun Begins". ... Read full article

Louisiana Legend: Wayne Toups

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Wayne Toups is arguably the most revered figure in Cajun music.... Read full article

From Andouille to Zydeco: A Celebration of Louisiana's Flavors

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Because of the drop in temperature and fall harvests, there are literally dozens and dozens of food festivals to visit. ... Read full article