Documentary filmmaker Jon Bowermaster has a fine blog up today about Louisiana’s relationship with oil and water. Bowermaster has been working on a film set in the Bayou State for the past two years, exploring the connections between man and the water. It begins, he says, with one oil spill, in the Mississippi River, and now, just as he was wrapping it up, he had to come back to update the film, SoLa, Louisiana Water Stories, with footage of the current disaster in the Gulf.
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.