The Blue Moon has long been a breeding ground for singer-songwriters, so it’s no surprise that they have their own official gathering of such. Get your Gordon Lightfoot groove on and head over to the Nue Moon Revue. It’s like Laugh-In meets The Gaslight in ’62 with vaudevillian shenanigans thrown in for kicks with a prime collection of seasoned pros and up and coming songwriters. Ashley Hayes, Emily Neustrom, Jim Phillips, Hart Fortenbery, Cal Stevenson, and Ann Savoy fill out the bill for this season’s edition of the Nue Moon Revue at the Blue Moon on Oct. 23.
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.
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.