The Acadiana Outreach Center’s annual fête of food and art included a delicious selection of both, with The Victorian in Broussard serving as the backdrop. Guests enjoyed innovative eats like The Lab’s affogato, made with espresso and bourbon-salted caramel cold cream, Poupart’s shrimp-stuffed puff pastry and Charley G’s foie gras PB&J before a live auction that included far flung trips around the world and art for which Palates and Pâté has become appropriately known.
Ladies in metallic dresses were the order of the evening, and we saw fabulous fur on the likes of Kathy Cox and Julie Breaux while lace on Carrie Leonard and Kiki Frayard was absolute sophistication. Richard Young didn’t disappoint on the décor and looked dapper in suit. When it came time for the art auction, it was the Abraham Lincoln piece by Clay Judice Jr. that captured our attention. (And it didn’t hurt that the man behind the charcoal looked dashing in a scarf and coat.)
1. Brooke McMichael and Ambur Perrodin
2. Carrie Leonard, Leah Sullivan, Lindsay Finley and Caroline Barry
3. Denise Stagg and Elizabeth Bernard
4. Kelli and Dr. Henry Kaufman
5. Erica Courtney, Kiki Frayard and Jayne Carl
6. Kristina Suire
7. Wendy Lane and Renee Helmer
8. Sally Burdette and Elaine Jackson
9. Mary Guidry and Matt Dugas
10. Wendy and Clay Judice Jr.
11. Denny and Katie Culbert
For the first time in at least five years, retired teachers, state workers and school system employees could see an increase in their pension checks.
Lawmakers and Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration shared a collective sigh of relief with the news that Louisiana's tax amnesty program brought in the $200 million that they used to help balance this year's budget.
Drew Brees often makes the extraordinary look routine, particularly during night games in the Superdome.
The Cane Fire Film Series will be screening The Savoy King, a feature documentary on Swing-era drummer-bandleader Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald, and Harlems Savoy Ballroom.
The teams were extended invitations Sunday for the New Year's Day matchup played at Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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Funds will expand Early College Academy from 250 to 1,000 students
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Some of the many events taking place this weekend include The Festival of Light and the Fire & Water Festival.
Appropriate for the season of giving, exhibit features behind-the-scenes images of beloved icon.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 this week to 1,775.
The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial claims decreased to 1,850 from the previous week's total of 2,854. For the comparable week a year earlier, there were 4,048.
If all 44 projects are approved, about $300 million would remain in the fund set up as a down payment to help the Gulf.
Last week, the Saints gave up 429 yards to Seattle, second most in a game this season.
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