Arts + Culture

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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Living through Covid in Louisiana French

In interviews with Cajun elders, UL archivists explore the experience and expression of the pandemic in Louisiana French.

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A seat at the (Lafayette comedy) table

Local comedians and performers want to build a more inclusive scene in world dominated by “white dudes with beards.”

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