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By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Beats
Apr 29th, 2021
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“The running joke in our house is that my mom is made of asbestos,” humored James E. Simpson about local celebrity Mary Quinn Simpson who has overcome a few health issues over the years. During the late 80s and early 90s, Mary performed in the area’s lounge and stage circles, harkening back to vaudev...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Icon
Apr 29th, 2021
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For the past twenty-five years, Melanie Liles and Pam Wood have explored England and Europe as business partners and dear friends. Their businesses – Traditions on Trenton plus online shops Etsy, Ruby Lane, and Chairish – have given them both the perfect excuse to travel and to shop. Someone once sai...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Artist
Apr 29th, 2021
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Daryl Triplett believes God created him to create, and he declares that the scenery around him inspires him to keep going. “I get up in the morning and just know I’m here and that He gave me another day and allowed me to see all of these things and experience them.”  written by / STARLA […]...
By Meagan Russell
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Apr 29th, 2021
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article by VANELIS RIVERA    /  photography by   KELLY MOORE CLARK Opening up a pizzeria isn’t just a business venture when your love of pizza comes from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and your Nana. At least, that’s the case with Zack Howse, co-owner of Revival Pizza Co. in Sterlington, Louisiana....
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Eats
Mar 29th, 2021
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article by VANELIS RIVERA      / photography by KELLY MOORE CLARK Wade Wyatt, owner of North Louisiana’s New Orleans-inspired restaurant Char 19, offers a dining experience that balances comfort and design, and where the food and drink is prioritized over everything else. There are a few local restau...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Beats
Mar 29th, 2021
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article by VANELIS RIVERA      /   photography by KELLY MOORE CLARK Known as the Rhythm & Rain Trio, their passionate acoustic performance has a coastal feel they’ve described as island-flavored rock with some Mississippi Delta heritage and a splash of comedy.  It was a sunny sixty-five degrees w...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Artist
Mar 29th, 2021
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article by STARLA GATSON     /    photography by KELLY MOORE CLARK While many artists might shudder at the thought of an empty canvas, likely wondering if the work is good enough before the brush has even touched the piece of tightly-woven fabric, Rhenda Saporito loves the blank space for the very sa...
By Meagan Russell
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Mar 29th, 2021
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article by VANELIS RIVERA    /    photography by KELLY MOORE CLARK Ted Condrey and his wife           Roxy are pushing  THE BOUNDARIES OF TRAVEL                   and leisure one property at a time. AS...
By Meagan Russell
In Featured Slider
Mar 3rd, 2021
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Nashville native Scott Frick and his wife Gayle spent countless hours in some of Nashville’s most reputable studios, and upon moving to Monroe, they built a first-rate recording studio “by artists for artists.” VANELIS RIVERA    /    ANDREW BAILEY Nashville, Tennessee, widely known as “Music City,” i...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Artist
Mar 3rd, 2021
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ALANA WAGNER    /     KELLY MOORE CLARK In conversation and, especially, through her art, Christiane Drieling shares herself fully and without reserve. She doesn’t regret any of the experiences that make up her story: a German-born woman now living in the United States, having ear...