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Judge outlines requirements for Pope’s 173 hours of community service
No longer a long-shot candidate
‘Freakishly warm’ Gulf could trigger powerful spring storms
JBE’s tax plan surprises many
3 people, K-9 officer dead, cop wounded in Acadia shootings
Lawmaker vows to fix La. marriage law
Walter Pierce RE:
What’s the matter with Lake Charles?
Candyce Perret’s very troubling candidacy
Have you ever been deported?
This week in terrifying the Baptists while picking their pockets
The Multiplier Effect
Good read: Bob Mann on La.’s cowardly GOP congressmen
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Heaving on the Bayou
Aug. 4, 2016
On “Archipelago” Melody Parker promises pop music infused with "Cajun" influences. She doesn’t deliver ...
On the Record: Ashana Sophia
July 28, 2016
"Lumière — Heart Notes on The Bayou" is not an everyday sort of album. But that isn’t a flaw ...
On the Record: Jim Pharis
July 21, 2016
Sure to Offend’s cuts are live, non-overdubbed tracks of just Pharis and his guitar, with him utilizing his raw finger-picking style to weave vignettes and half-indictments of the current state of the nation ...
On the Spot: Chistopher Deshazo
June 30, 2016
Deshazo talks about his new band, Durwoord, which makes its debut July 2 with The Butchers and Cathead Biscuit Boys at the Blue Moon ...
On the Record: Tortue
June 23, 2016
Longtime Lafayette musicians Danny Kimball, Phil Kaelin, Blake Castille and Lee Tedrow elevate guitar rock to the level of political and social consciousness with an ear for history ...
On the Record: Bri
June 17, 2016
Most of Briana Babineaux's songs fall under the stylistic umbrella of contemporary urban gospel — with a few departures here and there — and all of it is well produced ...
On The Record: Viatones
June 10, 2016
Despite your frame of mind, your job prospects, the day you had at work, it is undeniable how stellar the Viatones sophomore effort is ...
Voodoo Fest 2016 lineup announced
June 7, 2016
The 2016 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience Lineup has finally been announced featuring performances from Tool, Arcade Fire, The Weeknd and many more ...
Garfunkel concert at AcA traces its roots to Katrina
June 2, 2016
Art Garfunkel’s performance will benefit a foundation dedicated to alleviating child and family grief through art and music ...
On the Record: Gregg Martinez — 'Soul of The Bayou'
May 31, 2016
There’s a lot of soul sounds on these tracks, along with smoky Southern grooves, Delta guitar licks and swamp pop styles ...
Community chooses &lsquo;Journey&rsquo; for airport
The colored-glass design was also the choice of IND readers in our own survey ...
Higgins pledges support for I-49 South
Higgins joins the national GOP's resurgent interest in infrastructure spending, saying the Louisiana congressional delegation unanimously supports completing I-49 South ...
Footlights go dark on Ricky Briggs, Lafayette comedian and actor
Ricky would definitely have some kind of smart-ass remark at the ready if he saw how much fuss folks are making about his untimely death ...
Egan concerts celebrate life of gifted songwriter
"Sing It: The David Egan Songbook" will be a mini tour in March featuring an all-star cast performing David Egan's spectacular songs — and raising money for his eponymous fund ...
Karma&rsquo;s a Bitch
Lafayette has relied on a bar moratorium to control nightlife Downtown; our failure to address the issue with best-practices ordinances has come back to bite us ...
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