This month Downtown businesses and galleries will open their doors for a celebration of student art.
From paintings to chalk art in Parc Sans Souci and poetry readings in businesses to mixed media works, the Lafayette Parish School System’s 2010 Student Arts Expo showcases the creative talent from every school in the parish. There will be a ceremony to kick off this great occasion and announce the winners of the chalk art contest in Parc Putnam at 2 p.m. May 8.
Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., 233-7060
Main Gallery: May 8 – July 24, Southern Open 2010
Side Gallery: May 8 – June 4, Jeremiah Ariaz: Tucumcari
Vault Series: May 8 – July 24, Pat Juneau
Louisiana Folk Roots: Jam Des Amis
|Tucumcari 1, Jeremiah Ariz, in the Side Gallery at the AcA|
Adrian Fulton’s Fine Art Gallery, 302 Jefferson St., 658-3274
Five minute caricatures and 10 minute portraits.
Architects + Artists Gallery, 200 Jefferson St., 234-4166
Artwork by students of the Lafayette Parish School System’s Talent Art Program
Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St., 233-3331
Works by Kayla Balyak, Cat Fontenot and Kain Russo; cigar box guitar performance by Albert Guilliot.
Cajun Spice, 535 Jefferson St., 232-3061
Eclectic Chairs, Mosaics and More by Tanya Falgout through May 31
Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., 291-1122
Cité des Arts is proud to host artwork from the local talent in our Lafayette Parish Schools.
Francis Pavy Studio, 210 Gordon St., 232-6682
Galerie Eclaireuse, 535 ½ Jefferson St., 234-5492
Works by Sue Boagni and Paul Schexneider.
Gallery 549, 549 Jefferson St., 593-0796
|Sculpture by Fred Daspit|
Frederic O. Daspit — New Sculpture
Gallery R (at The Russo Group), 116 E. Congress St., 769-1530
Exuberance: The Art of Coyo with special guest Kid Midi, and featuring an LA 31 Bayou Teche Biere tasting.
Lounge Art Gallery, 402 S. Buchanan St., 236-5570
Pottery Alley, 205 ½ W. Vermilion St., 267-4453
Sans Souci Gallery, 219 E. Vermilion St., 266-7999
Louisiana Wild comes to Sans Souci bearing elegant handmade goat’s milk soaps.
Whoojoo Stained Glass, 532 Jefferson St., 269-9310
New menu items ready for the Lenten season
The Cane Fire Film Series screens “MaidenTrip” on Monday, March 10, at the AcA.
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The Louisiana Workforce Commission said Friday that initial claims rose to 2,125 from the previous week's total of 1,964. There were 2,887 initial claims during the comparable week in 2013.
The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has stalled action on a $3.5 billion annual school funding formula due to state lawmakers by March 15.
The New Orleans Saints have yet to make it official as of this writing, but popular wide receiver Lance Moore has reportedly been cut by the team to free up salary-cap space on the roster.
While two medical marijuana bills are slated for the upcoming legislative session, what some Louisianans might not know is that the plant was approved for therapeutic use by state lawmakers in 1991.
The agenda is shaping up to be lighter than in previous years. But Jindal is term-limited, with fewer than two years remaining in office, and he saw his last big initiative — a proposed rewrite of Louisiana tax law — collapse without getting a vote in 2013.
Sharper has been held without bail because of an arrest warrant issued by Louisiana authorities accusing him and another man of raping two women.
Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday, March 07, 2014:
Two Lafayette men have been revealed by police as the infamous duo behind a caper that shook our fair city to its core.
She’s the daughter of the legendary Johnny Cash, but she’s been a gifted artist in her own right for three decades, and she’s coming to Lafayette.
The Lafayette Parish School Board has received a second letter of demand related to last year’s insurance debacle, this time from Key Benefit Administrators claiming it’s owed $93,000 from the school system.
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The Louisiana coastline is vanishing faster than mappers can keep track.
A bill that would have overridden local ordinances prohibiting public and private employers from discriminating against lesbian, gay and transgender people has been pulled within less than a week of being filed.
The panel that selects nominees for a controversial New Orleans area flood control board — a board that is suing more than 90 oil, gas and pipeline companies — is set to discuss legislation affecting its independence.
State prison officials cannot keep secret the seller and manufacturer of the two drugs purchased for executions at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
State lawmakers will not appeal a judge's ruling that it was improper to use $3.7 million from a probation and parole officers' retirement fund to balance the state's operating budget.
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Conservatives have been losing their minds over this satirical bit on the Colbert Report.
Due to the chaos of Mardi Gras and the weather, the entry deadline for this year's INDesign Awards has been extended by one week.
The Lafayette Parish School Board leaves a lot to be desired, but is scrapping the election process in favor of an appointed board the answer?
Queen Evangline and King Gabriel ruled Tuesday night
The House approved legislation Tuesday night to roll back a recently enacted overhaul of the federal flood insurance program, after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp premium increases.
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The NFL has formally designated New Orleans' Jimmy Graham as a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag value, which is now set at $7.05 million next season unless Graham and the Saints subsequently agree on a long-term deal.