Festival Latino blends different cultures with music, food and family fun

Photo provided by Nena Jones --Four thousand people attended Festival Latino last year, organizers say.

Festival Latino takes over BREC Airline Highway Park/Fairgrounds on Sunday. Begun in 1986 as a project of the Diocese of Baton Rouge Hispanic Apostolate’s youth ministry, the event’s purpose was to bring together all Hispanics and Latinos to share the different cultures of their representative countries. The purpose has not changed in its 28… Continue reading →

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GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

This photo released by ABC Family shows, from left, Jake T. Austin, Lorraine Toussaint, Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Hayden Byerly, and Maia Mitchell, in a scene from

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD. Networks are promoting the… Continue reading →

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GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

This photo released by ABC Family shows, from left, Jake T. Austin, Lorraine Toussaint, Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Hayden Byerly, and Maia Mitchell, in a scene from

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD. Networks are promoting the… Continue reading →

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Ambitious ‘Destiny’ lacks imagination

Photo provided by Activision -- 'Destiny,' a new science fiction epic from 'Halo' creators Bungie, has several gorgeous, radically different worlds to explore.

Midway through “Destiny,” the new science fiction epic from “Halo” creators Bungie, a smug prince is musing on the hero’s desire to visit a mysterious site on Mars. “You want to turn it into a battleground,” the prince sneers. “How unimaginative.”… Continue reading →

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