April 27, 2009 09:03 AM
David Duke, the former KKK Grand Wizard and Louisiana representative, was expelled from the Czech Republic by government officials over the weekend. Duke had been scheduled to give a ...
April 24, 2009 09:18 AM
If paying nearly $6 a pack doesn't get you to quit smoking cigarettes, Louisiana lawmakers just might. One of the last bastions of smokedom — the bar — is now under fire. Rep. Gary Smith of Norco wants to ban smoking in bars, too, ...
April 22, 2009 09:19 PM
On Tuesday night, after members of the Lafayette City-Parish Council debated whether to oppose the state's mandate for municipalities to fluoridate their water supplies, there was another conversation about fluoridation at UL's campus — but without ...
April 20, 2009 09:42 PM
Wendell Pierce, the New Orleans native and actor who portrayed Bunk Moreland in The Wire, is working to rebuild Pontchartrain Park, the neighborhood in which he was raised and which was flooded during Hurricane Katrina. Pierce has been splitting his time ...
April 19, 2009 04:48 PM
The Pine Leaf Boys are in the Middle East for a 16-day tour performing Cajun music. The National reports in "Unquiet Americans": Assembled in a plush ...
April 17, 2009 10:44 AM
If you haven't already, check out Gambit Weekly's cover story this week — " ...
April 15, 2009 12:00 AM
The Louisiana debut of the Lil’ Band O’ Gold documentary highlights the Acadiana Film Festival. C.C. Adcock was tired of the blank stares whenever he described Lil’ Band O’ Gold. “The basic idea was to make a film so that we could explain to ...
April 14, 2009 09:49 PM
Well it's about time. It took Valcour Records and Christine Balfa producing an entire album of Cajun music on nothing but a triangle, but the national ...
April 14, 2009 09:52 AM
In a video for the Gulf Restoration Network, Dr. John sits in the yard of his New Orleans home. "I like sitting here," he says, "and I hate having to evacuate to some place I don't feel like being." ...
April 10, 2009 09:41 PM
On Thursday morning, Lafayette Consolidated Government sent out an e-mail to local officials and media stating that the agenda for the April 14 council meeting wasn't available on LCG's Web site because of technical problems. The agenda was attached ...

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