Who doesn’t love to be taken around the world, and it’s not only by the music at Festival International de Louisiane. Grub from across the globe is on the menu. Greek fare like spanakopita (spinach and cheeses baked in a buttery filo crust), burritos and chimichangas from south of the border, Asian salads and middle eastern falafel sandwiches join our own exotic Cajun offerings such as fried alligator and pork and sausage jambalaya. Thirty-three food and drink vendors will provision famished festers for the four days of Festival International. For a complete list of who, what and where, click here .
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.