Here’s to new energy sources. You may not have heard of zero-point energy and over-unity devices yet, but definitely know something about solar power. That is good. Local bands, DJs, belly dancers, and activists are gathering to lend their talents to Sol Musica, a fundraiser for LA Clean Tech, a Louisiana non-profit working to promote alternative energy and installation training programs like those at Acadiana Tech College. Radio Discordia & Discordia Culture Shop, Jerikaye Maria Magdalena, and Bodacious Brothers are presenting the show, which will include Really Really, SILVAS, Ismonic Trybe Habibi Bizarre The FireMaiden from OuterSpace, One-Eyed Doll from Austin. The show starts at 8 p.m. at Grant Street on Oct. 1.
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.