This week around Acadiana: Plate Lunchapalooza, the Friends of the Library fall book sale, Battle of the Salons, and more.
“Bending Lines” is a portrait of an eccentric, yet brilliant artist who kept working on his precise, geometric sculptures into his old age as his eyesight and hearing were deteriorating.
People from all over Acadiana will come together Saturday, Sept. 15, to celebrate the area’s favorite meal: the plate lunch.
▸ The gist: Councilwoman Liz Hebert launched an effort earlier this year to raise money to cover some of the city’s 600 uncovered bus stops. The council approved a budget line item to receive donations going forward, officially activating the effort.
The City-Parish Council voted Tuesday to put a new fire protection tax on ballots this fall, the fourth tax added to upcoming elections. The tax joins propositions to create separate city and parish councils and levy a half-cent sales tax to fund the sheriff’s office.
All the cool stuff you can do in one Lafayette week.
A look into Jim Bernhard’s foray into nuclear energy raises questions about his qualifications to run LUS.
Angling for a fall 2018 opening, a new Downtown concept is ready for the bright neon lights.