Submissions are being accepted for the The Great Oil Leak 2010 Poster Contest. Artists, designers and malcontents are being asked to submit entries to the contest. There is not entry fee, and the guidelines, according to the organizers, are simple: “A screed written on a panel of a cereal box? Perfect. Have 50 full color self-published offset lithographs? Love to take them. Letterpress, silk screen? Excellent. Point being, we want meaningful and lucid work. This is a selected showing. ... There are no restrictions on size, color or formatting. Any work will be considered. Our goal is simple. Speak up. All posters must be made for the Great Oil Leak of 2010.”
The contest is being curated by John Gibby and Jeff Lush. Entries must be in either pdf or jpeg form and be under 1.5 megabytes. Posters can be uploaded at the contest’s Web site, TheGreatOilLeak.com. The deadline to submit an entry in June 19. For further information, send an inquiry to
. Proceeds from the contest benefit Gulf Aid Acadiana.
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.