Lafayette’s Skate Spot does a killer job of keeping kids occupied with positive activities like skateboarding and freestyle BMX riding. Tonight, March 22, Rick Thorne'sGrindz and Rhymez Tour, hits The Skate Spot. The demo-type event features live music from The Nerostotles and Rick Thorne’s band Good Guys Wear Black, a pro BMX and skateboard demo (Monster Energy and Famous Stars and Straps), and a BMX and skateboard contest. It’s free event. No admission cost. Bring the kids out for some positive aggression at Skate Spot. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. For more info, call 981-6566.
The Skate Spot? 4317 Johnston Street Lafayette, LA? (337) 981-6566?
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.