Theatre + Art

Bringing Paintings To Life

The famed Mexican muralist Diego Rivera once said a mural “is like a poem in colors.” Artist Connie Harris of St. Gabriel in Iberville Parish has gained a large following, painting her own poems “in colors” on the walls of…

Lost and Found

  Historians love to write about the Acadian diaspora, and Longfellow tells us of their “wonder and sadness.” Now, Lafayette artist Cecilia O’Keefe Neustrom shows us the faces of their “Cajun” descendants who live across the prairies and along…

Music Makers

For several years, the Illinois-born singer-songwriter Andrew Bird has been travelling into natural and urban landscapes — the Coyote Gulch canyon of Utah, say, or under the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge in Los Angeles — to compose music that he bases…

PASA Performances Begin September 20

  LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – Performing Arts Serving Acadiana (PASA) launches its first season, staging a comeback as one of the first to reopen the Heymann Performing Arts Center this September with nationally and internationally acclaimed performing arts entertainment.…

Iberia Film Festival Returns

NEW IBERIA, La (press release) – The Iberia Film Festival, sponsored by the Iberia Performing Arts League (IPAL), will be held Nov. 14, 2020 at the Essanee Theater (126 Iberia St.) in downtown New Iberia. Covid-19 precautions will be in…

Traveling Louisiana: Spring Adventures

  Color has returned to Louisiana after a memorable cold winter, and residents across the state are welcoming spring with open arms and open windows. As life returns to the teeming bayous and flowering gardens, life also returns to communities…

Beyond the Surface

The environment is the driving force behind Thibodaux woodworker David Bergeron’s work

Spring Festivals

The awe-inspiring diversity of Louisiana is easily taken for granted. A quick survey of the state’s spring festivals — Louisiana is home to more annual festivals than there are days in the year — is an apt reminder that there’s…

Louisianians of the Year

Meet eight people who are changing lives, making a difference in their profession, contributing to the state culture in big ways and making Louisiana proud

Fall Festivals

Load up the car and hit the road to enjoy one of these four eclectic festivals throughout the state

Bayou Hopping

The woodland waterways of northeast Louisiana offer a world of adventure seemingly little changed since the days of De Soto, Mark Twain and Audubon. Here gators glide, pelicans preen, frogs hop, turtles bask on stumps and part-sunken logs while impossibly…

Meet Zydeco Radio

A new generation of Lafayette musicians incorporates old-school grooves.

Unfinished Business

Despite her lengthy, celebrated career deemed worthy of a reflective lecture series, Lafayette artist and professor Chryl Savoy isn’t done creating just yet.

Small Performers, Big Talent

For Kerry Onxley, Artistic Director of The Children’s Theatre Company of Lake Charles and Westlake High School, the show has gone on… and on, and on, and on.

The Work of Artist Amy Guidry

Lafayette-based artist Amy Guidry draws up a decades-old conceptual approach to address important issues in the here and now.