Written by Mary Tutwiler
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
UL prof Lynda Frese embarks on a spiritual and environmental journey
in the creation of a new series called Pacha Mama.
There is something to be said for working under a bower of roses. Artist Lynda Frese’s backyard studio smells as fragrant as the gardenias blooming in her yard. That’s highly unusual in a painter’s studio that often reeks of turpentine and mineral spirits..
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Written by Walter Pierce
Haunted by South Louisiana, the widely collected painter opens his most ambitious exhibition ever at UAM.
When painter Hunt Slonem’s one-man exhibition opens Saturday, May 15 at the Paul & Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, it will be without precedent, both for the museum and the artist. “It’s the largest show on that scale I’ve ever done,” Slonem admits. It will also be the first time Slonem’s work has...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Written by Nathan Stubbs
Photo by Jillian Johnston
Feufollet’s defining new album, En Couleurs, takes the band to new creative heights.
Like many bands in the traditional music genre, Feufollet, which formed 13 years ago as a group of precocious teenagers adroitly picking up the banner of Cajun music, made its name mining and re-working a rich catalogue of heritage recordings. But late last year, the band entered the studio armed with a batch of original songs which, for the first time, make up the bulk of a Feufollet album...
Written by Dege Legg
Wednesday, 28 April 2010
Grant Street Dancehall returns to its live music roots with a full month of shows in May.
The building is over 100 years old. Built of brick and cypress wood. After getting its start as a fruit warehouse, the building eventually became a live music venue. Grant Street Dancehall officially came into being on July 4, 1980. On that night, the King of Zydeco Clifton Chenier and the Red Beans & Rice Revue played the club. Over the ensuing years, Grant Street Dancehall quickly became the preeminent live music venue in town.
Written by Megan Wyatt
Photo by Robin May
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Stickman Joe turns hobby into profit.
Tucked inside a quiet Carencro neighborhood is a dynamic artist who not only creates awe-inspiring art, but who also breathes life into each of his artistic undertakings. Since the age of 6, Joe Gray has been called Stickman Joe, a name he has embraced and a name that has embraced him through the years.
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