Group for 'ancient athletes' (well, over 30) puts sports-loving Baton Rouge men back in the game, and there's beer

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND --  Members of the Baton Rouge Ancient Athlete Society gather for a photo before playing volleyball.  The society consists of more than 300 members, and has been in place for 34 years.

These “ancient athletes” rock it year-round. The Baton Rouge Ancient Athlete Society keeps competitive and stays strong with its five sports, various fundraisers and social activities. And the members have a lot of fun. Their logo: an hour glass with the sand running out. “But it never does,” jokes one member. Craig Polk says… Continue reading →

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Video: Triumph Kitchen moves to a new home

Advocate photo by KEVIN MCQUARN -- Chris Wadsworth, founder of Triumph Kitchen, teaches students to prepare fish lunches at Modern Meals located at 2921 Government St .

Chris Wadsworth, founder of the educational venue Triumph Kitchen, talks about the school's move to its new home in Modern Meals located at 2921 Government St. Wadsworth also discusses the success of his students and how his past pushed him to found the… Continue reading →

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Blues sideman Lil’ Ray Neal steps into the spotlight

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Blues musician Lil' Ray Neal  hopes to perform more often in his home state, Louisiana.

Baton Rouge blues singer-guitarist Lil’ Ray Neal served as sideman to blues and rhythm-and-blues legends for nearly 40 years. He’s been a supporting player for John Lee Hooker, Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Little Milton Campbell,… Continue reading →

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