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Conversation: Is it a king cake?

Parades may not be rolling in 2021, but arguing about king cake is a tradition that can survive any calamity.

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Vermilionville board breaks stalemate with the help of top lobbyist

Call it a Christmas miracle. Just when it appeared that opposing factions of the eight-member Bayou Vermilion District Board of Commissioners had dug into an icy stalemate over its finances and electing officers, this week’s meeting had board members warming up to a new spirit of cooperation.  The board unanimously approved CEO David Cheramie’s final […]

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A very Cajun, Covid Christmas

In a year of disruption, a new Christmas record in Louisiana French provided creative sanctuary for some local music all-stars.

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One creative solution for Lafayette’s pandemic school year: learning pods with art teachers

Even with the school year pushing the start date back to Sept. 8, parents are backed into a difficult corner: Send your child back to school and risk getting sick or keep them at home for online learning and face an entirely different host of challenges. Local performing arts organization Wonderland Performing Arts has developed a potential solution: learning pods.

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