“They are a glimpse into a story,” says Schexnayder. “The process for each piece is similar to writing an original story. The setting is made from cut pieces of wood, arranged in a unifying composition. Colorful symbols, landscapes and figures make up the characters. The plot is the musical rhythm and charged emotion that moves through each story. The delicate details sweep across a dreamy land. They have a sense of place with the universal qualities, experiences and exploits of life.” Image: Double Bayou by Paul Schexnayder Storylines opens Saturday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at Galerie Eclaireuse, 535 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Call 234-5492 for more info.
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again, it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to go public this year.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.