Arts + Culture

Rodents of Unusual Size: The Current Calendar 11/7-11/12

It’s a documentary that coulda been called Invasion of the Nutria.

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In focus: Southern Screen

The annual Lafayette film festival expands its format to tell more stories, through cinema and beyond.

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The secret’s out on Maison Madeleine’s Secret Supper Series

Maison Madeleine’s Secret Supper Series offers the chance to soak in the beauty of Lake Martin and the tastes of top Southern culinary talent.

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Current Calendar 10/24 – 10/30

Don’t be that guy at Blackpot Festival. Comedian Shane Torres.

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Current Calendar 10/17-10/23

A boudin cookoff, brunch-on-the-go, theatrical productions, and a drive-in movie fill this weekend’s calendar.

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Lafayette was on ‘SNL’ last weekend, and it was “surreal”

AOC executive director and one of the creators behind the AOC logo talk about seeing their work on “Saturday Night Live”

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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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Community service

It took one group text and less than 30 minutes for the Islamic Center of Lafayette to raise the $6,000 needed to build a covered bus shelter in front of the police station on Pinhook Road.

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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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Fashion strong: Morgan Pete

Last week, the semi-annual sartorial showcase known as New York Fashion Week, or #nyfw to those more digitally inclined, left a splattering of headlines in its wake. Beyond the predictable celebrity drama and season’s must-haves (hold on to your prairie dresses), the biggest cultural moments stemmed from who walked the runway — not just what they wore.

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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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