Author: Lisa LeBlanc-Berry

Dynamic Details

Inspired kitchen and bath elements are showcased to stir inclinations for refreshing spring renewals

artfully refined spaces

A continually evolving Lafayette home reflects classic modern sensibilities and a designer’s global appeal

Warming Effect

Thaitini at Blu Basil in Lafayette will keep your spirits high

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Film Features Cajun Musicians A new three-part documentary executive produced by Robert Redford, “American Epic,” featuring various Cajun musicians in addition to Elton John, Steve Martin and Willie Nelson, is slated to air in mid-2017 on PBS and BBC. The…

Common Ground

A Louisiana film showcases domestic violence legislation and non-partisan advocacy

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From Acadie to Acadiana Activist, poet and singer-songwriter Zachary Richard’s theme song “Toujours Batailleur” was selected as the No. 1 song in Acadie, New Brunswick. The world premiere of Phil Comeau’s new 60-minute film, “Zachary Richard, Toujours Batailleur” was recently…

That’s a Wrap

A year-end review of Hollywood South in 2016, from major movie releases to the latest productions slated for 2017 and beyond

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Calcasieu, Vermilion, Iberia and Lafayette Cajun Nation volunteers continue Surrounded by TV cameras while surveying the damage in Zachary after the Great Flood of 2016, President Barack Obama promised a sustained national effort to rebuild the ravaged region “even after…

French Country Charm

With a love for the arts and a passion for Provence, a musically-inclined couple fashions a fashionable home in Lafayette

Tops of Acadiana

In Acadiana, there’s no shortage of delectable food, boogie-down music, talented individuals, stylish shops, tasty brews and places for cultural enlightenment or entertaining adventures. Which makes it nearly impossible to pick and choose favorites. Perhaps we are gluttons for punishment, …

Clothiers in Their Culinary Element

Lafayette interior designer Justine Hebert renovates her parents’ new home to complement their gourmet devotions and relaxed lifestyle beyond the men’s fashion biz

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Lafayette Going German-Cajun We’ve had boudin served in many ways in recent years, such as the Cajun benedict with boudin and eggs in a pool of gumbo at the French Press in Lafayette, or the Orielle de Cochon (pig’s ear)…

Alligator Man

Kingfish Chef Nathan Richard brings his brand of Cajun magic from the swamp to the table

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Ça C’est Bon! Maurice, Youngsville, Broussard, Lafayette If you have an envie for a delicious, quick plate lunch-to-go, stop by Jody and Tonya Hebert’s newest spot, A Venue by Dupuy at 9511 Maurice Ave. in Maurice (they own Dupuy’s Seafood…

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Boats Afloat Vermilionville The 5th annual Bayou Vermilion Festival and Boat Parade has been moved up to May 15, 2016 from its traditional October slot according to Vermilionville’s Director of Communications, Erin Segura. “We’re expanding considerably,” she explains of their…

Pathways to Gold

In St. Bernard Parish, Jason Waggenspack and Sidney Torres III broaden the playing field with a world-class facility for Louisiana-shot films.

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Artfully Devoted Lafayette As a dedication to the community’s tragic July 2015 movie theater shooting in Lafayette, students and faculty from the UL-Lafayette School of Architecture and Design collaborated with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Acadiana…

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Folk Art: Allons se voir là-bas! Jeanerette “The Art and Social Commentary of Clementine Hunter,” a traveling exhibit from the Louisiana State Museum runs through January 15 at the Jeanerette Museum (500 Main St.; 337-276-4408). While there, check out the…

They've Got Game

‘Tis the season for holiday feasts and playoff barbecues featuring wild game at the Heberts’ French Country residence in Lafayette