In anticipation of Sunday’s stage presentation of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” the Performing Arts Society of Acadiana is hosting a series of events this week surrounding the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and stage adaptation beginning with a panel discussion at 6 p.m. today at the Lafayette Public Library South Regional Branch on Johnston Street.
The panel will feature UL Professor Mary Ann Wilson, author William Cobb and others as they explore issues in Harper Lee’s novel. Other events will follow Tuesday through Thursday elsewhere in town. Stay tuned to the INDsider for details.
Tickets to Montana Repertory Theatre’s Sunday’s performance of “To Kill a Mockingbird” in the Heymann Performing Arts Center can be obtained through TicketMaster. For details, call PASA at 237-2787.
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to offer shares of its stock to the public for the first time.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.