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La La Land
Spirited March for Science courses through UL Research Park
Vermilion, West Cote Blanche bays projects added to coastal Master Plan
Brew-haha erupts over university-branded beers
Basinkeeper: CRPA plans benefit a few millionaires
With federal funds flowing, Restore Louisiana Task Force meets Friday
Theall pulls even in the money race as Perret's contributions dry up
Walter Pierce RE:
Delay, delay till after Election Day
Is this now Susan Theall's race to lose?
LPSB answers the misinformation
LWV-L: Support for public schools is 'a Lafayette value'
What’s the matter with Lake Charles?
Candyce Perret’s very troubling candidacy
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Slim’s Y-Ki-Ki closes, blames patrons and bands
Jan. 18, 2016
It’s Monday, so here’s some depressing news ...
On the Record: Nigel Hall
Jan. 15, 2016
His debut record, "Ladies & Gentlemen … Nigel Hall," is retro and alive ...
On the Record: Skye!, Belle of the Boot
Jan. 7, 2016
If she puts together a knockout band, she could easily be sharing a bill with Keith Frank, J Paul, Chris Ardoin and the other top draws in young zydeco. In no time, they’d say “Rosie who?” ...
On the Spot: Tom Aswell
Dec. 28, 2015
You may know him as the intrepid independent journalist who covers state government with his Louisiana Voice website, but Aswell is also an accomplished music writer ...
On the Record: Jaryd Lane’s ‘The Drifter’
Dec. 23, 2015
Lane's new EP displays his best qualities: earnest and hard-hitting songwriting driven by his dynamic voice ...
Back Tracks: Santeria’s ‘House of the Dying Sun’
Dec. 10, 2015
Easily one of the best — if not the best — modern rock albums to come out of Lafayette, the 2002 release was a Southern rock gem with a heady edge, poetic lyrics and auditory delights ...
On the Record: Sweet Cecilia
Dec. 3, 2015
While not to compare the lovely ladies of Sweet Cecilia to the caloric bomb sitting in my fridge, their Sweet Christmas album is a bit like eggnog ...
ON THE RECORD: T’Monde’s ‘Yesterday’s Gone’
Nov. 20, 2015
Is this a collection of 100-year-old, archival traditional Cajun tracks or does it just sound that way? ...
Catching up with St. Paul
Nov. 13, 2015
In an exercise of vanity, I brag about my personal relationship with St. Paul and his Broken Bones, set to play ACA this Saturday ...
Back Tracks: C.C. Adcock
Nov. 12, 2015
Recorded in 1991 and 1992 and released in 1994, C.C. Adcock’s self-titled debut got his career as a solo musician/band leader started. Here he looks back on a record he cut at the age of 21 ...
Who pays for what on the I-49 Connector remains unknown, at the city's peril
We don't know what the Connector will look like, or who will pay for it ...
Animal rights group renews effort to free &lsquo;Tony&rsquo;
After several failed legal maneuvers by the Animal Legal Defense Fund since 2011, the 16-year-old Bengal-Siberian tiger still languishes amid diesel fumes in an eclosure skirting I-10 ...
C'est what? High-speed internet for schools nixed for lack of interest
A plan to provide high-speed internet access to Louisiana's public school districts at no cost to them has died because local educators showed too little interest ...
Candyce Perret&rsquo;s very troubling candidacy
She’s been less than truthful, won’t face her opponents in public forums and has left more questions than answers in this short election. Let’s hope the public has until April 29 to get some answers ...
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