January-February 2012

In This Issue

Gary L. Jones, Ph.D. - Louisianian of the Year - Education

Gina Womack - Louisianian of the Year - Civic Activism

James Dickson - Louisianian of the Year - Wildlife Conservation

Jenny Ellerbe - Louisianian of the Year - Visual Arts

Troy Landry - Louisianian of the Year - Celebrity

John Folse - Louisianian of the Year - Culinary

Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews - Louisianian of the Year - Music

Daryl Byrd - Louisianian of the Year - Entrepreneur

Inaugural Louisianians of the Year

Our picks of the 8 best categories

Hope and a Prayer

Traiteurs of Acadiana remain on call

Mardi Gras Rhythms

There are two different strands to the music of Carnival in Louisiana - both can get you moving

Carnival in New Orleans

Around Louisiana

Regional reports from across the state

Louisiana Lifetimes

a guide to events around the state january-february

Home: Hallway to History

Massive restoration made a grand home grander

A Louisiana Life: Anthony Mackie

Making it to the big screen

Art: Joseph D’Antoni

Louisiana Reflections

Traveling Gourmet: Causing a Stir

Court bouillon and other classic one-pot dishes

Traveler: Exploring Afoot at LSU

Football season may be over, but the campus is still a great place to visit

Great Chefs: Alex Patout

Great Chefs of Louisiana

Allons au Mardi Gras!

Exclusive statewide Carnival events calendar

Barometer

A compendium of what’s hot and what’s not in Louisiana

Health: Medical News in Louisiana

From the Editor: Holly Beach

Biz Bits

Business news from around the state

The Rural Life: The Road Less Glamorous

A farm wife makes peace with leaving Atlanta

Lifelines: Bogalusa - Blanco Responds