Grammy Award winner Terrance Simien teams up tonight with Susan Cowsill and friends for the first of three shows for Louisiana Crossroads. Tonight at 7 p.m. they take the stage in Lake Charles at Central School Theater; hear the simulcast on KRVS 88.7 FM. Tomorrow night catch them in Lafayette at the Vermilionville Performance Center, and Friday night they will perform at the Sliman Theater in New Iberia. Visit www.LousianaCrossroads.org for more information and for tickets.
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.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.