Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Sponsors join forces to honor the architects and designers of our present and future
Citing diverse projects from Lafayette’s gleaming new Acadiana Center for the Arts to a historic renovation in Eunice, Independent Weekly Co-Publisher Cherry Fisher May says the local design community produced more entries and winners for INDesign Awards in 2011 than ever before. “We look forward to celebrating their work in this, our seventh luncheon, honoring excellence in architecture, interior and landscape design,” she says of the upcoming event, slated for Thursday, May 19.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
In opening his eighth annual State of the Parish address at the Cajundome Convention Center Feb. 16, Joey Durel borrowed a line from Ryan Teten, an assistant political science professor at UL. “Lafayette as a whole is becoming the focal point of culture within the state; Lafayette is becoming a powerhouse of technology and production, and it’s a place where people want to be. It’s a great ‘big-small town.’”
IBERIABANK presents The Independent Weekly’s Lecture Series…
The Challenges and Consequences for Acadiana
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
2011 INDesign Awards for Excellence in Architecture,
Interior Design, Historic Preservation and Urban Planning
OPEN TO PROJECTS COMPLETED IN 2009 AND 2010
Controversial film draws hundreds, initiates public dialogue. Photos by Travis Gauthier
The Jan. 12 screening of the acclaimed documentary Waiting for Superman — the first event in the 2010 Independent Weekly Lecture Series sponsored by IberiaBank — appears to have sparked an ongoing community dialogue about public education in Acadiana. United Way of Acadiana, which helped facilitate the event that drew about 600 people to The Grand Theatre on Kaliste Saloom, has launched a series of Community Conversations to forward that dialogue.
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