Local performing arts patrons ate, drank and were merry in the festively decked IberiaBank Tower lobby during “Land of the Sweets,” an annual opportunity to mingle with the stars of The Nutcracker, produced by Lafayette Ballet Theatre.
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012
Local performing arts patrons ate, drank and were merry in the festively decked IberiaBank Tower lobby during “Land of the Sweets,” an annual opportunity to mingle with the stars of The Nutcracker, produced by Lafayette Ballet Theatre with guest artists from Pacific Northwest Ballet. Contributors included IberiaBank, CC’s Coffee House, Allen Breaux Studios, Pizza Hut and Acadiana Bottling. Proceeds benefited Lafayette Ballet Theatre — a nonprofit organization providing classical ballet instruction, educational programs and quality stage performances. (1) Christine Beaullieu, Alex McBride and Katelyn Musumeche (2) Claire Stearns, Hannah Dakin and Lindsay Sagrera (3) Dallas Brister and Sophie Luciano (4) Beth Lamkin and Mary Cain (5)Paul Beaullieu and Crissy Camp (6) Michelle and Isabel Smith
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.