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Politics is deeply entwined in the culture of Baton Rouge; it can be found both in the storied past of local dealmakers, showcased at the Old Louisiana State Capitol, and in the political history that is being written now inside the art deco skyscraper that serves as the current capitol. As home to the main campus of Louisiana State University and several smaller colleges, the city buzzes with the energy of youth while holding fast to its traditions in Southern lifestyle and historic sites. LSU's home football games dominate the fall social calendar when fans perfect the art of tailgating and pack the immense Tiger Stadium. A revival is underway in the city center where attractions range from a riverfront casino to the USS Kidd floating museum to the ultra-contemporary Shaw Center for the Arts, which clusters an art museum, gallery spaces, theaters and restaurants in the heart of downtown.

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public://galactic,_2008-12-31,_Tips,_NOLA_(29)_0.JPG Louisiana: Discover Live Music
In Louisiana, we don't do canned music. Listen live!
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The Baton Rouge area balances politics with plenty of...
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public://OldStateCapitol_03_1.jpg Baton Rouge History on Display
Downtown Baton Rouge is home to the Old Governor’s...
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Grab your dancin' shoes and boogie down at Louisiana's...
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These historic sites and attractions around Louisiana...
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Tour South Louisiana's Craft Breweries One Pint at a Time
public://planetarium-upstairs-Sci-Port.jpg Louisiana's Unique Museums and Exhibitions
Here is a sampling of some of Louisiana's museums and...
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Be it swamp blues, jump blues, urban blues, swing blues,...
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Politics is deeply entwined in the culture of Baton Rouge; it can be found both in the storied past of local dealmakers, showcased at the Old Louisiana State Capitol, and in the political history that is being written now inside the art deco skyscraper that serves as the current capitol. As home to the main campus of Louisiana State University and several smaller colleges, the city buzzes with the energy of youth while holding fast to its traditions in Southern lifestyle and historic sites. LSU's home football games dominate the fall social calendar when fans perfect the art of tailgating and pack the immense Tiger Stadium. A revival is underway in the city center where attractions range from a riverfront casino to the USS Kidd floating museum to the ultra-contemporary Shaw Center for the Arts, which clusters an art museum, gallery spaces, theaters and restaurants in the heart of downtown.

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