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  • Newly released Rodrigue work to benefit LSU Play Video

    September 5, 2014 3:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The work of famed "Blue Dog" artist George Rodrigue will benefit LSU's School of Music. Prior to his 2013 death, Rodrigue designed what he termed "Take Five," a work that features his iconic Blue Dog surrounded by lush vegetation and symbols of the "rich musical heritage of... more »
  • George Rodrigue's legacy lives on in scholarship program Play Video

    July 10, 2014 9:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts awarded $50,000 in scholarships to 21 finalists from around Louisiana in the 5th Annual Art Contest themed, "Louisiana's Natural Beauty." The artwork of the 21 finalists is on display at the Shaw Center for the Arts in Baton Rouge... more »
  • Louisiana legend's funeral services

    December 19, 2013 5:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A funeral Mass will be held at St. Louis Cathedral Thursday for artist George Rodrigue, who painted scenes from Cajun country but became famous for his round-eyed, perk-eared Blue Dog. Rodrigue died Saturday of cancer. He was 69. Archbishop Gregory Aymond will officiate at the 10:30 a.m.... more »
  • LSU Concert Spectacular raises money for School of Music Play Video

    January 31, 2013 10:15 AM

    The LSU School of Music will host its annual fundraiser tomorrow night at the Student Union Theater. The LSU Concert Spectacular features performances from ensembles, ranging from jazz to classical, as well as university choirs and the musical theatre's dance troupe. This year's concert also includes the debut... more »
  • The Tops Tab airs tonight at 10 Play Video

    May 9, 2012 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thousands of students in Louisiana are going to college for free because of the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS), a state-wide scholarship program. News 2's Ashley Rodrigue takes a closer look at TOPS to determine if the money put into the program is paying off... more »
  • Darkest Places

    February 29, 2012 3:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In part 2 of our series "Darkest Places," we checked out a neighborhood on the cusp of crime. We'll show you the issue residents have with lighting there and you will hear what they think will happen if their issues are not addressed. News2 Reporter... more »
  • Best path to Central

    February 22, 2012 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two WBRZ News2 reporters were determined to find the fastest route from Baton Rouge to Central. News2 reporters Ashley Rodrigue and Michael Shingleton hit-the-road taking different routes. We'll show you where they started, where they were headed, and the routes they drove. Who ended... more »
  • Mayor Holden paints with George Rodrigue

    February 24, 2011 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Students at Dufrocq Elementary got a special treat Thursday morning as George Rodrigue donated a year's worth of art supplies to the school. Rodrigue also gave a demonstration of how to paint a blue dog. Students then went to the canvas to paint their own. ... more »

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