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Events, Art and Culture

Featured Programs

For nearly four decades, John Coykendall’s passion has been preserving the farm heritage – the seeds and stories - of a small, farming culture in Southeastern Louisiana and this work is the subject of a new documentary from Louisiana Public Broadcasting. Nominated for two 2017 Suncoast Emmy Awards


The Atchafalaya is a mysterious land, as much underwater as above. Its lush environment is home to alligators, egrets, black bears – and for a time two people who yearned for a simple, natural life. 

Louisiana Public Square is LPB’s monthly public affairs program. It provides citizens a forum to voice their opinions and concerns about issues affecting Louisiana to leading experts and key decision makers. 

Louisiana: The State We’re In, Louisiana's only statewide news magazine and one of the longest running television programs in the nation, is in its 42nd season on the air.

Art Rocks! is LPB’s weekly series, hosted by James Fox-Smith, publisher of Country Roads Magazine that explores the broad spectrum of art! 

Newsmakers features news and speakers from the state's capitol.

The meetings of the Baton Rouge Press Club are brought to you as a service of LPB!

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Tonight

Finding Your Roots
7:00 pm on LPB
"No Laughing Matter" - Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman that their family tress are filled with people whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success. Gates also reveals to each one news of an unexpected DNA cousin. More Info
Sammy Davis, Jr.: American Masters
8:00 pm on LPB
Explore the entertainer's vast talent and journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America. Features Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, and clips from his TV, film and concert performances. More Info
B.B. King: American Masters
10:00 pm on LPB
Explore B.B. King's challenging life and career through candid interviews with the "King of the Blues," filmed shortly before his death, and fellow music stars, including Bono, Bonnie Raitt, Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, John Mayer, and Ringo Starr. More Info
Kevin Belton's New Orleans Kitchen
8:30 pm on LPB3
"Plaquemines Parish Citrus" - Citrus roasted chicken with lemon mashed potatoes; Salt crusted pompano with satsuma orange butter sauce; Lemon and blueberry pound cake with citrus glaze. More Info

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Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers has been a valued sponsor of PBS Kids programming since 2006 as part of their mission to promote education. They underwrite LPB Kids Club activities and donate kid’s meal coupons and chicken fingers for LPB events in keeping with their commitment to the communities they serve. We thank them for being a friend of LPB!

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