It’s going to be a tripped out full-on, fun-style freak fest at Grant Street this weekend. With a tripped out, eclectic line up of bands, DJs, punk rock, belly dancers and whatnot. The Botanist, Brass Mimosa, Machete, Foul Stench of Youth, The Tribalist Drum Circle & Trybe Habibi Belly Dancers, Home-Grown Reggae, El Domania, The Sleepless Sessions, mykronic, DJ Steven Bernard, The Kabuki Crew, Rasta-Sol, King Yellastone, DJ Doctor J, Riffs of Griff and a bunch more will be providing the live entertainment at the all-day event. A portion of the proceeds will go to a local breast cancer awareness organization. Be at Grant Street for the Pre-Halloween Monstrous Mash-up show on Oct. 30.
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.