Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre

Greg Meriwether, the anchor for WAFB, reflects on his 17 years in Baton Rouge. Investigative Reporter Dan Moldea recaps the death of Vince Foster, aide, and friend to Bill Clinton, who took his life 25 years ago today. Molly Buchman of the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre on acclaimed instructors joining forces with her group this summer.


Molly Buchman of the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre on the staying power of one of the city’s cultural treasurers. Political Consultant Raymond Strother on the prospect of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise becoming Speaker of the House, President Trump and Gov. Edwards. Colonel Brett Holdiman of the Army War College on his visit to LSU.

Pictured: Colonel Brett Holdiman 


Ken Stewart

December 11, 2015

To be a great city you have to have great performing arts organizations. For nearly 70 years, the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra has been delighting audiences in the Capital Region with performances that rival those found in any major market in America.

The organization’s Executive Director is Cary Byrd.

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Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne is currently attending a series of town hall meetings to promote Louisiana tourism, and he joins from the road this morning to discuss the upcoming 11th annual Louisiana Book Festival. The La. Book Fest is an event Jay had pushed for for years, and on Novemeber 1st at the Louisiana State Capitol grounds from 10:00am-5:00pm, more than 100 different authors will be in attendance. The event is open and free to the public, and for more info visit louisianabookfestival.org.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is in Baton Rouge today and he joins Jim in studio to talk about the upcoming elections and more. Mitch talks to Jim about how Louisiana politicians should put "Louisiana first" if they're going to run for office, and he tells Jim that he believes his sister U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu does exactly that. He also expresses his concerns of another hurricane coming to Louisiana in the future; the possibility of a light rail train between New Orleans and Baton Rouge; and much, much more.

Also, Virginia Johnson, the Artistic Director of the Dance Theatre Harlem, joins us briefly to discuss her upcoming performance and trip to Baton Rouge. For more info, visit brrivercenter.com.


Jim talks with author and former Baton Rougean David Madden, about his new book “London Bridge in Plague and Fire” and about some of Madden’s favorite writers.

From the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre, Molly Buchmann discusses this year’s performance of “The Nutcracker: A Tale From The Bayou”