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. At 5:30 p.m. today in the computer science building on the UL campus, author William Cobb will read from his novels The Hermit King, A Spring of Souls and A Walk Through Fire. At 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, The Acadiana Arts Council will present a workshop entitled “Exploring Points of View through Drama: Walking in Another’s Shoes.” The workshop will be lead by Judy Thibault Klevins and will focus on Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The session is geared towards teachers of grades 5-12.
Tickets to Montana Repertory Theatre’s Sunday’s performance of “To Kill a Mockingbird” can be obtained through TicketMaster. For details on the production or for more information on this week's lead-up events, call PASA at 237-2787.
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.
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.
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