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‘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
Agenda for spring session taking shape
Green alliance offers advice to LCG on water contamination
Walter Pierce RE:
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
Survey says: Journey
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By Nick Pittman
On the Spot: Michael Tisserand
March 6, 2017
The author of ‘The Kingdom of Zydeco’ talks about the book, its reissue and who will next wear the crown ...
On the Spot: Kathy Dorsey of the Louisiana Praline Company
Feb. 22, 2017
The Kween Cake, with its crumbly mix of cinnamon and brown sugar yellow cake topped with the difference-making crunchy sugar, may be the best local Mardi Gras indulgence ...
No Easy Choice
Feb. 9, 2017
This weekend, a Louisiana artist will most likely win another Grammy. But which one? ...
That one time at SXSW with Scott H. Biram
Jan. 25, 2017
Catch the Dirty Old One Man Band at the Blue Moon — while you still can ...
On the Record: Courtney Granger's ‘Beneath Still Waters’
Jan. 4, 2017
This record is too country for the country charts. And that is the saddest part of all ...
On the Spot: ‘The Last Waltz’
Nov. 16, 2016
Locals recreate The Band’s final peformance Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at Acadiana Center for the Arts ...
For the first time since 2007, The Weary Boys play the Blue Moon
Nov. 2, 2016
The Weary Boys were indicative of the sound that had a great run in Austin and Lafayette during the early 2000s: anchored in traditional and old school country music but played with a youthful, near manic vibrancy ...
On the Record: Doublewide
Oct. 20, 2016
Doublewide is the band Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister would have fronted in Austin 12 years ago ...
Rhythms on the River goes Nashville
Oct. 12, 2016
William Michael Morgan performing at Rhythms on the River Thursday (Oct. 13) is one of the series’ biggest bookings ever ...
On the Record: The Nouveau String Band
Sept. 30, 2016
This record will probably not delight purists and staunch fans of the artists from which they borrow but that doesn’t mean its not fit for the rest of us ...
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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