Tomorrow night at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, Louisiana Crossroads will unveil its musical lineup - with 17 scheduled musical performances - and artwork by Fred Daspit for its ninth season. Saxophonist Dickie Landry will also perform with Creole reggae band True Man Posse's guitarist and vocalist Walter Thibeaux.
The event gets underway on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 and are available at LouisianaCrossroads.org or by calling 233-7060. Admission at the door is $12.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
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.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.