Musician Drew Landry's short film, Pie Day, screens in Grand Coteau tonight at Casa Azul at 7 p.m. In addition to being a busy musician and activist, Landry dabbles in the film game on occasion. Pie Day is an 18-minute short film that documents the religious custom of eating pies on Good Friday in small Louisiana towns like Scott, Catahoula and St. Martinville. This film is part of a montly program of locally produced independent films being shown at Casa Azul.
This film is appropriate for all ages. Casa Azul is located 232 Martin Luther King Drive in Grand Coteau. For more information, call 662-1032 or e-mail
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.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.