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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Philippe Billeaudeaux’s claymation life at Pompano Studio

For years Musician Philippe Billeaudeaux made waves as a first-call bassist in Lafayette’s music scene. Now he’s making them with clay.

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To taste paradise, head to this taco spot

You’re lounging in a hidden, green outdoor oasis with cold tequila cocktails and a breeze in the air. Are you at Guero’s in Austin? No, you’re in Downtown Lafayette!

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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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Food summit organizers want to mend broken links in the food chain

The inaugural South Louisiana Food Summit aims to fix communication gaps among farmers, restaurants and policy makers over a two-day slate of site visits and panels.

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