Acadiana Center for the Arts

How the punks are saving a folk art

Teaming up with the Center for Louisiana Studies, artist Chrysi Forton is saving Acadiana’s flyer art before it burns out or fades away.

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Celebrating 20 years, PACE comes full circle

Artist Ben Guidry’s first taste of Picasso was through PACE. Nearly 20 years later, he’s paying it forward as a teacher in the program.

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‘That’s how we roll here.’ Joel Savoy talks cultural mashed potatoes, curating Louisiana Crossroads and the trouble with tradition

Guest curator Joel Savoy closes out this Louisiana Crossroads season showcasing the other dimensions of Acadiana’s and New Orleans’ musical traditions.

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Funk, soul brother: Akie Bermiss talks about how he joined Lake Street Dive

Bermiss talks competition among music school geeks (or the lack thereof), joining a band on a never-ending tour and the ins and outs of defying musical categories.

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Gold recycled in reach

Jewelry maker JelLyn Morvant’s latest collection marries luxury and recycled goods, artistry and craftsmanship, earthiness and glam.

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The Band is back

Two dozen Lafayette musicians revive their detailed reenactment of The Band’s farewell concert doc, The Last Waltz

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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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Arts Beat: 9/5 – 9/11

All the cool stuff you can do in one Lafayette week.

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Junior League members gather in front of the future site of the Hilliard University Art Museum

Celebrating the Junior League of Lafayette The original angel investors

Take a minute to think about where you go when you want to experience art in Lafayette. Where do you bring your children to spark their creativity? Chances are, the Junior League had a hand in creating it.

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