Acadiana Profile - June-July 2015

Vive le Québec! Vive le Québec libre!

The influences that formed Acadiana are multiple. The arrival and establishment of the French, Creoles, Acadians and non-French speaking people, such Africans, Germans, Italians, Irish, Anglo-Americans, and many Native American tribes already there, are often mentioned. A Quebec friend recently…

Letting the Light Shine Through

The stained-glass art of Lake Charles’ Frank Thompson both illuminates bare walls all across Acadiana and brightens up churches rebounding from darker days.

Traces of Home

Drawing upon experiences from her upbringing in rural Acadiana for inspiration, Maggie Perrodin Collins tells a classic Louisiana tale in her first novel, Celestial Blue Skies.

Foodie Fun

Stations, bars, flights and food trucks are the way to go at wedding receptions and after parties

Garden Romance

Rip Van Winkle Gardens in New Iberia is more than just picturesque. Situated on the shore of Lake Peigneur, it’s positively fairytale-like, with graceful peacocks roaming the grounds; Spanish moss-draped trees, bamboo gardens; and blooming flowers. Here, we are able to showcase seven elegant gowns with the Gardens as our enchanting backdrop.

Top Dentists

135 dentists in 7 specialties across Acadiana’s 22 parishes

Toughest Case: Untreated Patients

Daniel Domingue General Dentistry | Lafayette For Dr. Danny Domingue, his toughest cases as a dentist are actually the cases he hasn’t tackled. “The toughest cases for me are the patients that go untreated. It's tough to see patients…

Toughest Case: Full Rehabilitation

Katie Courville Roberts General Dentistry | Lake Charles For Dr. Katie Courville Roberts, the toughest kind of case she deals with as a dentist is also her most rewarding: when a patient's teeth have irreparable damage that requires full…

Summer Living

A party house on the Vermilion River created for poolside grilling, seafood boils, fishing and summer fun on the waterfront

Nouvelles De Villes

Better Cajun Blues For Your Ears The much anticipated new album by slide-guitarist Sonny Landreth, Bound by the Blues, debuts June 9 and features a radical departure from his prior two albums, 2012’s classical jazz fusion Elemental Journey and 2008’s…

Summer Love

Music, fashion, food and fun abound in Acadiana.