SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER
VIEW THE DIGITAL EDITION
Calendar of Events
La La Land
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
Calendar of Events
On the Spot: Judd Kennedy
March 17, 2016
Though not at all old, Judd Kennedy is an elder statesman of the Acadiana music scene, having ridden it out from the days of the Purple Peacock to deejaying at Nitecaps and running Renaissance ...
Back Tracks: Sean Ardoin+Zydekool
March 10, 2016
In ‘Return of the Kool’ Sean Ardoin invented a new genre — with a band that had never cut a zydeco record before ...
On the Spot: Mitch “Heffe” Briggs
March 3, 2016
A champion of the local scene, Mitch “Heffe” Briggs used to run Heffe’s Saloon. Now, he is trying to turn the ‘used to run’ into ‘runs’ again ...
Wouldn't it be Nicest?
Feb. 24, 2016
Lafayette’s Nicest of the Damned follow-up the Beach Boys, but not really at all ...
Back Tracks: Kristi Guillory
Feb. 19, 2016
By the time she recorded 1994’s "Réveille: The New Cajun Generation" (Swallow Records), Kristi Guillory — then only 15 — had been called the best emerging Cajun star by Zachary Richard ...
Back Tracks: Zachary Richard, 'Cap Enragé'
Feb. 12, 2016
Nearing its 20 year anniversary, Zachary Richard looks back on "Cap Enragé," a record that changed his approach to the recording process and ushered in a return to his French language roots ...
On the Record: John Lisi, 'Shut the Front Door'
Feb. 4, 2016
Lisi does a great job of fusing New Orleans rhythm and groove into the blues and introducing new tracks to the lexicon, which has far too many covers ...
On the Record: Julian Primeaux
Jan. 21, 2016
From start to finish, this is a great album that somehow pulls from multiple influences yet remains unique ...
Local musician Caleb Elliott to perform on CBS: This Morning
Jan. 20, 2016
CBS is about to become ‘Caleb Bows Sweetly’ thanks to the Acadiana-based cellist ...
Slim’s Y-Ki-Ki closes, blames patrons and bands
Jan. 18, 2016
It’s Monday, so here’s some depressing news ...
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 ...
Read the flipping paper