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Current Creations: Ashley Berard

Ashley Berard says being an artist in Lafayette is pretty challenging.

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Susan David wants you walking on eggshells. Well, crushing them, actually.

The Lafayette artist’s latest show, an installation of thousands of eggs, will end in a big, satisfying crunch.

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Answering your questions about Lafayette’s first Salvadoran restaurant

Pupusas are often treated as nibbles. Pupuseria Usuluteca #2 isn’t that kind of joint. Come with an appetite.

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Monarch butterflies are wrapping up their annual pit stop in Lafayette

The butterflies migrate south through late fall, feasting on milkweed and other local flowers.

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Seen and Heard

A symposium celebrates the creative work of women and “unpacks” how Cajun and Creole culture have traditionally approached gender.

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Schoolhouse Baroque!

Lafayette Middle’s historic auditorium gets a second act playing host to New Orleans chamber ensemble Lyrica Baroque

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Kevin Farley can’t wait to visit Lafayette

Yes, we told him about boudin. Someone, please buy him some good boudin.

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Sno-Ball. Sno-Cone. What’s in a name?

The inaugural Downtown Sno-Ball Festival — not, pointedly, sno-cone festival — takes over Parc Sans Souci. Get the details.

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How Sara Crochet accidentally won an international film contest

On a whim, Lafayette filmmaker Sara Crochet won an international film contest. This fall, she’ll jet to Japan to pickup a free camera and show the short film. Not bad for a first try.

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Totally chill, Todd Barry

The veteran comic and actor — known for spots on Bob’s Burgers, Chapelle’s Show and appearances on Letterman, Conan and more — rolls through Lafayette this Saturday. Contributor (and giddy Todd Barry fan) Matt Sigur spoke with Barry ahead of his show.

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Your guide to the Haze Craze at Gulf Brew 2019

This year it’s all about the haze. Juicy IPAs, sometimes called hazy IPAs, are the obvious trend across Gulf Brew’s offerings. The fruity, bitter, potent brews are great summer options for hops lovers.

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A Medusa for #metoo

In her new show at AcA, Bosnian artist Lala Raščić, has remade Medusa, giving mythological the monster a second act as a feminist hero.

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