|Sponsor Sharon Moss, Moss Motors; supporting sponsor
Nolan Pellerin, Sir Speedy Printing; media partner
Shelly Kilburn of Hot 107.9 and KTDY-FM ; and
presenting venue sponsor Gerd Weustemann,
for the Arts.
|Supporting sponsor Richard Young, Event Rental|
The extraordinary creative energies of six Lafayette hair salons will explode on stage at the new Acadiana Center for the Arts Theatre during The Independent Weekly’s Big Hair ’Do Ball & Benefit. Co-presented this year by The AcA, it’s the city’s most astonishing fashion event and takes place next Friday, Aug. 27. The VIP preview reception starts at 6:30 p.m. Doors open to the general public at 7:30 p.m., and the show will start at 8:30 p.m.
Artists from six salons will weave their magic through the tresses of models representing different fantasy themes chosen by each team of stylists.
Salon sponsors this year include Salon Nivag, Cabelo, The Color Bar, Suave House Beauty Salon, Salon Indigo and Jagged Edge. Guests are encouraged to compete for prizes for Tallest Hair, Wildest Style, Best Group and Best Do. Other sponsors include Moss Motors, Acadiana Security Plus, Sir Speedy Printing, Event Rental, HOT 107.9 and KTDY-FM. Show producer is the team of Bob Pastor & Company.
In addition to the high-energy runway show, ticket-holders will be treated to hors d’oeuvres from several of the city’s leading restaurants and an after-show dance party. A limited number of VIP tickets are available with extra perks, including a preview reception, reserved seating and complimentary cocktails. Supporting restaurants this year include Tsunami, Artmosphere, Poupart’s, Prejean’s, Crowne Plaza, Jolie’s Louisiana Bistro, Don’s Seafood, Don’s Seafood Hut and a la Carte. A cash bar will be available, as will complimentary styling stations for those who want to add a little something extra to their own ’do at the event.
|Kristen Holmes Andrepont; Salon Indigo, Jessica Taylor; Suave House Beauty Salon,
Gavin Welch; Salon Nivag and Brennon Prestenbach; Jagged Edge Salon
Sitting Left to Right: Catherine Goudeau; The Color Bar, Courtney Kunau-Davis;
Salon Indigo, Catrina Dworaczyk; The Color Bar, Julie Underwood; Cabelo ,
Marissa Slocum Pahal; Salon Nivag, and Sheila Chouest; Jagged Edge Salon
Thursday's Blogs from the Bog!
Women sue over sperm mix-up; Romney on campaign trail; Ebola patient was released from hospital and more national and international news for Thursday, October 02, 2014.
State Rep. Joel Robideaux, R-Lafayette, surprised few in the Hub City Wednesday afternoon when he made (semi) official what most of us have known for months: He is running to replace Joey Durel as city-parish president.
Two bedroom town home or three bedroom contemporary home
Let the party begin
Louisiana's first black Republican state senator since Reconstruction — who was a Republican before he was a Democrat before he was a Republican again — is accusing Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu of using the black community for votes and providing nothing in return.
LSU's governing board has backed new hospital privatization contracts that give hospital managers greater ease to leave the deal and fewer restrictions about must-have services.
Rachel Hector returns home to cultivate a generation of yoga instructors.
Acadiana's nightlife guide.
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is courting young voters in several appearances across Louisiana this week, talking about her support for legislation that could lower students' college costs.
It is distinctly possible control of the U.S. Senate will hinge on Louisiana, which is why, during the last several months, outside groups have made this the most expensive election in Louisiana history.
A constellation of South Louisiana musical stars descends on Parc Sans Souci to honor an ailing David Egan.
INDStyle Awards 2014 was one for the books; the American Cancer Society took over The Victorian's big tent; and the battle of the sexes was alive and well for Walk a Runway's Christmas fundraiser.
The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra teams up with choreographer Clare Cook for a modern take on a Stravinsky classic.
Local food pantries begin seasonal drives
A girl's best fashion friend
Stage 4 vet takes on cancer and reminds us all what it really means to get involved.
Creative living flourishes at Downtown’s artist hub
Four bedroom cottage or four bedroom traditional
Bold looks for fall define INDStyle Awards 2014
Statement pieces for the season
The gents venture out
Project Front Yard has been launched to help us change our image and our habits.
Alleged victim is a Navy vet with brain trauma resulting from a car accident three decades ago.
Is Mary fading as Vitter solidifies his lock on the fourth floor?
Richard Buswell was sentenced Tuesday to more than 10 years in prison for his role in an investment scheme that defrauded his clients of more than $6 million.
The Latin Music Festival returns to Parc International this Saturday, Oct. 4, from noon to 10 p.m.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has renegotiated contracts for six LSU hospital privatization deals, hoping to reach a compromise with federal health officials that will keep Medicaid dollars flowing to the privatized patient services.
Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is defending her record on gun rights, seeking to rebut sharp criticism from the NRA in a state where the right to bear arms is given special constitutional protection.