Acadiana, Lagniappe

The Hilliard Art Museum Receives Highest National Recognition

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) - The Hilliard Art Museum has achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, and to…

Moncus Park Releases Christmas Event Schedule

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – The magic of Christmas returns to Moncus Park! Christmas in the Park presented by First Horizon Bank is a free three-night seasonal experience beginning Friday, December 16 through Sunday, December 18. The event features live…

Lafayette Ballet Theatre’s 2022 The Nutcracker Cast Announced

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – Lafayette Ballet Theatre has released the cast for The Nutcracker on Saturday, December 10, and Sunday, December 11, 2022. The Nutcracker performances include 150 student performers from throughout Acadiana. The cast includes professional company dancers from…

Accordion Prodigy Returns to Zydeco Capital Jam

OPELOUSAS, La (press release) – Truck-driving, accordion ace Ryan Perkins returns to the Zydeco Capital Jam from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at the St. Landry Parish Visitor Center, I-49 exit 23, in Opelousas. Perkins, a 24-year-old truck…

Creative Acadiana Kicks Off Fall Workshop Series

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – Creative Acadiana kicks off this week at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. First on the schedule is Grant Writing as part of Artistic Process on Sept. 8. Session information: Led by filmmaker Tracie Holder,…

Lafayette Small Business Expo Jan. 4, 2023

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – The Lafayette Small Business Expo is headed to the Cajundome Jan. 4, 2023 from 5 - 9 p.m. The expo says to connect business owners with decision makers with over 1,000 business professionals, decision makers,…

PASA Announces New Season, Tickets on Sale Now

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – Performing Arts Serving Acadiana (PASA) announced its stellar lineup of five performances today and the live entertainment spans dance, a wide range of music, history, local culture and theater. PASA is known for its decades-long…

Hilliard Art Museum's Annual Fall Opening Celebration, Sept. 9

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – September marks the community-worthy Fall Opening celebration, featuring an exciting lineup of exhibits and events at The Hilliard Art Museum. “From watercolors to theatrical installations to archival prints, Hilliard’s fall exhibition and programming offer opportunities…

Third Annual Boogie on the Bayou Announced.

MORGAN CITY, La (press release) – NephCure Kidney International, a nonprofit dedicated to finding better treatments for patients suffering from Nephrotic Syndrome and other rare, chronic kidney diseases, will be hosting its third annual Boogie on the Bayou event on…