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First, You Make a Roux: Louisiana Creole Language

Bon Anné 2015! Here we are, a new year brimming with opportunity for the taking. What an exciting time to be alive to witness the vigorous resurgence of the Louisiana Creole language! 786 more words


It's Carnival Time!

DC-area restaurants kick off a season of revelry with festive fare & spirits
Mardi Gras season is in full swing and once again, Louisiana-inspired restaurants… 482 more words

Bayou Bakery

Who Are You? And Where Is My Mother?

There have been numerous revelations made under the moonlight of a dark Louisiana sky, and I have been witness to many. Nights where I learned who I really was, nights that showed me who others really were, and nights that will be burned into my memory as the backdrop for my earliest epiphanies. 707 more words


Traffic violation court fees rising

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Court costs for traffic violations in Acadiana have increased from $10 to $30. The $20 fee hike went into effect Jan. 1. 99 more words


A Cajun in the Heartland

In an Iowa City bar I realized I was Cajun. It was the summer of 1998, I had just graduated from LSU with my English BA, and before starting the MFA at the University of Memphis in the fall, I attended the University of Iowa’s Summer Writing Festival. 404 more words


Planning a Wedding?

Are you getting married, or planning a wedding? If so, then Acadianaplanning.com is your guide for Acadiana vendors for all your wedding and party needs. 75 more words