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2019 Mardi Gras Parades and Events around Acadiana

2019 Mardi Gras Parades and Events around Acadiana

2019 Mardi Gras Events (Visit Lafayettetravel.com for more) Lafayette Parish FEB 22 – Krewe de Canailles Walking Parade. Downtown Lafayette, 6:30 p.m. FEB 23 – Carencro Mardi Gras Parade. Starts at Carencro High ends by Carencro Community Center. 11 a.m. 337-896-4147, CarencroMardiGrasAssociation.com. FEB 23 – Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 p.m. 337-984-6522, RioLafayette.com.…More

KNEK Internship Opportunities

KNEK Internship Opportunities

*Now Accepting Applications For the Spring 2019 Semester* If your Interested in the world of radio or just curious about radio and want a more in depth grasp on it, Magic 104.7 KNEK is looking for New interns for the upcoming semester! We are looking for dedicated hard working individuals who are looking to learn…More

Magic Groove Cruise 2019!!!

Magic Groove Cruise 2019!!!

  Prices Starting at $366 per person!! You must book through Travel Machine in order to gain access to private performances. Call Travel Machine TODAY to get the best stateroom! (337) 981-7870 / info@travelmachine.net CRUISE DESCRIPTION    Get ready for fun and sun on board Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas! Join Magic 104.7 for…More

“The Community Hour” KNEK Magic 104.7

“The Community Hour” KNEK Magic 104.7

"The Community Hour" KNEK Magic 104.7Host- Kenneth Keep'em Talkin Boudreaux, Every Sunday at 11am, one hour live call in talk show.Featuring guest from various disciplines including butMore

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Don’t Let Sickness Stop You

Don’t Let Sickness Stop You

Everyone gets sick, it’s the ones who keep going that succeed. Yes, if you are contagious or seriously ill that is the time to stay home but just because you are not physically at work does not mean you cannot be there mentally. Think of ways that you can continue to excel while you are…More

Readers are Leaders

Readers are Leaders

For the year of 2019 I plan on reading 40 books. Reading opens your mind to new creative thoughts and ideas. It broadens your vocabulary and helps you to become more knowledgeable. The ones who read often lead. Join me, you too should try and read more! Maybe not 40 books, but start somewhere and…More

Preform a Random Act of Kindness

Preform a Random Act of Kindness

When was the last time you did something nice for a stranger? Pay it forward? Gave a random person a compliment? Life is too short, do a random act of kindness. When you show others in the world that even strangers can have a good heart it gives people a sense of comfort, comfort that…More

Write Down Your Goals

Write Down Your Goals

We are continuously moving and working to get things done, but being a hard worker can mean that your goals get put on the back-burner or you forget you even have goals at all. Write down your goals that way you can visualize and go through the motions of creating and realizing what your goals…More

Don’t Be Afraid

Don’t Be Afraid

People do not accomplish or participate in acts because something is holding them back and that something is almost always fear. Fear of losing, fear of rejection, fear of pain, and so much more. Fear helps us from doing things that could potentially be dangerous but it also keeps us from expanding and reaching out…More

Spoil Yourself

Spoil Yourself

With the busy lives that we tend to lead it becomes difficult to pay attention to ourselves. Most people also have others that they have to care for, causing them to put others before themselves. But if you do not stop and make time for yourself then you cannot be there to make others happy…More

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

It is always nice to get into a groove and become comfortable with what you are doing, but you never want to become too comfortable. There is no winning inside your comfort zone. In order to achieve, you have to try new things. Continue to push yourself to do things that you’ve always thought of…More

Stop Complaining Horizontally

Stop Complaining Horizontally

Sometimes you run into problems in the workplace, which we tend to complain about. The issue lies on who do you complain to? In order to receive any results you have to stop complaining horizontally. Stop voicing your issues to people on the same level as you. If you want something changed you have to…More

Don’t Share Your Moves

Don’t Share Your Moves

It is okay to have friends in the workplace but you shouldn’t share your secrets. Don’t tell people your moves because that is how you stay at the level you are already at. If everyone is doing what you do then there will be no way to rise to the top. Keep your moves to…More

Be Kind to Everyone

Be Kind to Everyone

Everyone has bad days but that does not mean that you can take it out on others. Be kind to everyone, you don’t know what they are going through. You never know exactly what goes on when you are not around someone; you don’t know their struggle. Next time you consider being rude or unkind…More

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Jason Reitman attempts to clarify controversial ‘Ghostbusters’ comments

Jason Reitman attempts to clarify controversial ‘Ghostbusters’ comments

Jason Reitman is walking back comments he made that seemingly criticized the all-female 2016 “Ghostbusters” remake. Reitman, who is set to helm his own sequel to the original two films directed by his father, Ivan Reitman, in 1984 and 1989, caught some backlash for remarks he made during an episode of “Bill Burr’s Monday Morning…More

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Can the 91st Academy Awards be saved? Yes — at least, grading on the curve that is the Oscar telecast, the mess that the Academy has made of things leading up to this year’s show, and the low bar set by the last host-less Academy Awards in 1989. That Allan Carr-produced Oscars infamously began with…More

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow is fighting back against a man who is accusing her of crashing into him and causing him serious injuries while skiing on a Utah mountain in 2016. Paltrow filed a countersuit on Wednesday against Terry Sanderson and in the documents obtained by CNN, the actress and GOOP founder claims that he skied into…More

Actor Jussie Smollett faces a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report

Actor Jussie Smollett faces a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett faces a felony charge of disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false report claiming two men attacked him last month, a Chicago Police Department spokesman tweeted Wednesday night. Anthony Guglielmi said charges were approved by the Cook County State’s Attorney Office and “Detectives will make contact with his legal team to…More

Kylie Jenner says family ‘cut her off at the age of 15’

Kylie Jenner says family ‘cut her off at the age of 15’

Kylie Jenner gets why people don’t believe she’s self-made, but she insists she is. “My parents told me I needed to make my own money, it’s time to learn how to save and spend your own money, stuff like that,” she told Paper magazine. “What I’m trying to say is I did have a platform,…More

Kate Beckinsale is clapping back over Pete Davidson

Kate Beckinsale is clapping back over Pete Davidson

Kate Beckinsale hasn’t confirmed she’s dating Pete Davidson, but you better respect the fact that she might be. People have been speculating that the pair are a couple ever since last month, when they were spotted together at a Golden Globes afterparty. Neither has gone public to confirm it, but that hasn’t stopped people from…More

Ariana Grande ties Beatles and makes chart history

Ariana Grande ties Beatles and makes chart history

One, two, three — Ariana Grande is in the best possible place to be. The singer’s “Thank U, Next” album has her sitting pretty atop the Billboard charts. She’s the first artist to occupy the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 positions simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart since The Beatles did…More

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Police Allege Smollett Staged Attack to ‘Promote His Career’

Police Allege Smollett Staged Attack to ‘Promote His Career’

CHICAGO (AP) — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago’s police superintendent said Thursday. Before the attack, Smollett also sent a threatening letter that targeted himself to the Fox studio in Chicago where “Empire” is filmed, Supt. Eddie…More

‘Empire’ Actor Staged Attack to ‘Promote His Career’

‘Empire’ Actor Staged Attack to ‘Promote His Career’

CHICAGO (AP) — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago’s police superintendent said Thursday. Before the attack, Smollett also sent a threatening letter that targeted himself to the Fox studio in Chicago where “Empire” is filmed, Supt. Eddie…More

California Student Accused Of Making ‘Banana Plug’ Drug App

California Student Accused Of Making ‘Banana Plug’ Drug App

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California college freshman is facing felony charges for allegedly creating an iPhone app he dubbed the Banana Plug to sell illicit drugs. Collin Howard on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges in San Jose after a grand jury indicted him on Feb. 14. Howard, 18, had earlier…More

Stacey Dash Reportedly Owes Thousands In Back Taxes

Stacey Dash Reportedly Owes Thousands In Back Taxes

Remember when Stacey Dash was thinking about running for political office? Well, she probably decided not to because her tax issues would have been a campaign nightmare! According to a sister-state judgment obtained by The Blast, Dash owes $13,237.64 in back taxes stemming from a New York judgment back in 2016. The total amount due to…More

4-Year-Old Inspires With Trampoline Act In His Wheelchair

4-Year-Old Inspires With Trampoline Act In His Wheelchair

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota charity event turned into worldwide inspiration when a 4-year-old boy performed his favorite trampoline act in his wheelchair. Wyatt Burggraff was born with spina bifida, a birth defect that prevents the spinal column from forming properly. That doesn’t keep him off the trampoline at Fargo’s TNT Kid’s Fitness…More

Lil Wayne Accused Of Stiffing His Personal Chef Out Of $35,000

Lil Wayne Accused Of Stiffing His Personal Chef Out Of $35,000

Lil Wayne has been hit with a lawsuit by his former private chef who claims the rapper refuses to pay him the $35,000 owed from his years of work in the rapper’s home. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, a chef named D’Antoine Hills filed a lawsuit against Wayne and Young Money Entertainment…More

Police: ‘Empire’ Actor Staged Attack to ‘Promote His Career’

Police: ‘Empire’ Actor Staged Attack to ‘Promote His Career’

CHICAGO (AP) — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago’s police superintendent said Thursday. Before the attack, Smollett also sent a threatening letter that targeted himself to the Fox studio in Chicago where “Empire” is filmed, Supt. Eddie…More

Regina King Stunned Journalist Didn’t Know Who She Was

Regina King Stunned Journalist Didn’t Know Who She Was

Regina King has revealed that she had to hold her tongue when a foreign journalist admitted he didn’t have a clue who she was. The Oscar nominated actress recalled a conversation she had with a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association ahead of the Golden Globes awards. The 48-year-old L.A. native has a career that…More

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