1. The Misfits: grandfathers of horror-punk. 2. Deadbolt: down-tempo California surf-rock. Self proclaimed “scariest band in the world.”
3. The Creepy Creeps: kooky retro-monster garage rock.
4. The Mummies: stronger than dirt! 5. The Ghastly Ones: reverb drenched surfy spookiness.
Christopher Slim is a songwriter, musician, designer, weirdo, and multi-instrumentalist, most notably recognized as the bassist for various well known bands in the southern U.S. including The Transmission, The Howdies, and Florida's horror-punk kingpin, Aaron Omen. Slim has an extensive body of work in several musical genres. Since the mid-90s, he has released several LPs, EPs, and split singles between his various projects. In addition, he is the author of a large collection of unreleased works and is the founder of the eccentric social group The Slick Squid Cocktail Society and the Founder of Z.A.P.T. (Zombie Attack Preparedness Team).”
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.
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.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.