Author: Matthew Sigur

Current Calendar 10/10-10/16

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles is a great place to eat. Victoria’s Secret spokesman Bob Dylan plays the Heymann Center.

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Current Calendar 10/3-10/9

Cosplay and cult classics at Louisiana Comic Con, ASO’s symphony in the sky, Brew Paddle’s fall weather teaser.

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Current Calendar 9/26 – 10/2

This week: Fleetwood Mac Revisited gets revisited at DTA. Ulysses Owens takes his jazz odyssey to AcA. Documentary Date Night is ready for nerdy romance. The Acadiana Food Hub hosts a Farm to Table Showcase.

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Current Calendar 9/19-9/25

This week around Acadiana: Folksy blues at the Heymann Center, parking spaces come alive, Keith Frank does DTA, raising money for Cite des Arts, and an experiment in networked music making.

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Current Calendar 9/12-9/18

This week around Acadiana: Plate Lunchapalooza, the Friends of the Library fall book sale, Battle of the Salons, and more.

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Bending to Bob

“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.

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Arts Beat: 9/5 – 9/11

All the cool stuff you can do in one Lafayette week.

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‘Rift’ in the scene

No matter the stats, the hustle, or the popularity, Forming the Void has built around its five-year-run, the hometown shows don’t pull the same response the band finds around the rest of the globe.

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Special session — Joel Savoy talks new release with Kelli Jones, ‘Toi, Tu Joues à L’amour’

Joel Savoy and Kelli Jones have played music onstage and on records together for more than a decade. Until last summer, however, the duo had never made time to record their own project.

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Comedian Brian Posehn talks nerds, writing for Deadpool, and what is and isn’t metal

Outside of his sitcom work, Brian Posehn has built a career with his stand-up sets that include “fart and wiener jokes,” how he quit smoking weed and rants about being a nerd.

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A loving documentary memorializes makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin

A Louisiana-born makeup guru, Kevyn Aucoin worked with pop celebrities such as Cher, Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington and Sharon Stone. A new documentary film celebrates the Lafayette legend.

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