The Current is going nonprofit.

Here’s why.

Author: Erin Bass

A real-life fairytale Illustrator Denise Gallagher prepares to publish her first novel at age 50 and show her work this summer at the Hilliard.

Just six years ago, Denise Gallagher was working in advertising, retiring as BBR Creative’s senior art director after 14 years with the company. She’s since made a name for herself as a go-to illustrator, finding collaborators near and far.

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Celebrating 20 years, PACE comes full circle

Artist Ben Guidry’s first taste of Picasso was through PACE. Nearly 20 years later, he’s paying it forward as a teacher in the program.

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Alexander Books collects new stories for its second edition

New owners aim to make the beloved used bookstore a hub for Acadiana’s stories, identities and memories.

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Primo’s peppers will torch Tennessee on new Popeyes dish

As it turns out, Primo’s peppers didn’t need to hold the Guinness World Record to attract the attention of Popeyes.

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