Tags » Acadiana

Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras in the District

I love living in DC and plan to be here for the foreseeable future. But when my friends and family ask me if I’d ever consider moving to another city, I usually say New Orleans. 447 more words

Could Lafayette high schools share Cajun Field?

Lafayette High School is in need of a new school building and a new football stadium.

Typically borrowing a stadium from another school wouldn’t sound appealing. 206 more words


October Theme: Falling Part 2

Photo by Carole Lancon

As a child, my favorite time of the year was fall especially the first cool, windy day usually occurring in late September. 197 more words


ArtBox Artist Profile: Dirk Guidry

ArtBox artist, Dirk Guidry, is working on a new commissioned mural for the recently remodeled Lafayette, Wyndham Garden Hotel on Pinhook. Painting directly on the walls of the hotel’s restaurant, Guidry visually describes a quintessential Louisiana bayou scene in his unique style. 612 more words

Acadiana Center For The Arts

Hurricane Rita: Ten Years

Ten years ago, hurricane Rita (“the forgotten hurricane”) tore through southwest Louisiana. It was only 3 weeks after hurricane Katrina had captured national attention.  Katrina had slammed New Orleans and coastal areas to the east; obliterating coastline communities throughout Mississippi and Alabama. 176 more words


Fork It Up - Summer 2015 - is HERE!

Hot off the press, our new Summer 2015 edition of Fork It Up is here for the hottest days of the year with the latest on happenings at each  140 more words