Author: Will Kalec

Les personnes: Of Hitting and Healing

As the applause fades, a trio of hot podium microphones pick up the minutiae of the moment. Formal introductions like these are often clunky, everyone dressed in suits and ties to announce the hiring of someone paid to coach a…

Les personnes: Man at the Mic

It’s 5:50 a.m. in mostly-still-sleeping Eunice, and though the ON-AIR studio light won’t flash red for another 10 minutes, the show — now in its 41st year — has already begun. Though beloved KBON radio DJ Hoss Childress is a…

Les artistes: Energy All Her Own

Familiar scenes of the industrial heartbeat of South Louisiana play out in unexpected colors and tones, as artist Hannah Smith Mason — whose life has always been tied to the energy sector — reimagines the instantly recognizable with each impressionist…

Les artistes: Lightbulb Moment

Now that the tables have turned, and the spotlight beams down on the man who made his mark pointing it at others so that they may shine, Lafayette transplant Brian Schneider punts on the notion of calling himself an artist…even…

Les personnes: If You Braise It, They Will Come

As far as Acadiana culinary destinations go, Café Josephine isn’t the easiest to find. So for the directionally-challenged who get lost along the way, just use the giant Town of Sunset water tower as a paint-peeling North Star and follow…