As the year draws to a close, give the Gift of Art to all of Acadiana. With your generous donation to the Acadiana Center for the Arts, you show your support for arts in education, community outreach, exhibitions andall of the performing arts: from our acclaimed Louisiana Crossroads series to AcA All-Stars, Jazz @ the Center,theatre, dance and film.
A great community deserves great culture and a great community knows the importance to support its own cultural assets. Since opening our doors in November of 2010, they’ve presented more than 100 diverse performances, curated 40 visual arts exhibits, served more than 30,000 children and thousands of artists throughout Acadiana.
Your donation will help to ensure the viability of the arts in our community for years to come. Contribute in a loved one’s name and AcA will send a card, informing them of your gift. Your charitable donation is fully tax-deductible and may be paid at once or in installments.
Help Acadiana Experience it All @ the Center by supporting AcA with your generous year-end gift!
Payment options: Online through our donation portal Or by calling 337.233.7060 Ext. 225 or visiting them at 101 W Vermilion St.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.