Acadiana, Lagniappe

Art Night for Teachers Sparks Creativity and Hope

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – Teachers from across Acadiana are invited to a virtual teacher night filled with arts, creativity, and hope!. “Arts Create Hope” is a partnership between the Acadiana Center for the Arts, Hilliard Art Museum, Lafayette Parish…

Iberia Film Festival Returns

NEW IBERIA, La (press release) – The Iberia Film Festival, sponsored by the Iberia Performing Arts League (IPAL), will be held Nov. 14, 2020 at the Essanee Theater (126 Iberia St.) in downtown New Iberia. Covid-19 precautions will be in…

Acadiana Profile, Louisiana Life Win Combined 14 National Awards

  NEW ORLEANS – This month, Acadiana Profile and Louisiana Life magazines won a combined total of 14 awards from the International Regional Magazines Association. The organization’s membership consists of state and regional magazines from across the United States and…

Music Returns to Vermilionville

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park invites the community to the return of Saturday Cajun Jam Sessions beginning, Saturday, Oct. 17, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and the Sunday Concert Series beginning Sunday,…

Recipe Pairs Well With Virtual Festivals Acadiens et Créoles

  LAFAYETTE, La – Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is going virtual this year, but that doesn't mean you can't add a little something special while celebrating at home. Acadian Slice sent their "Brown Butta Pecan Pie" recipe to Acadiana Profile…

Lt. Governor Proclaims October as Atchafalaya Month

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser proclaimed October 2020 as Atchafalaya Month in Louisiana, welcoming everyone to safely visit and Feed Your Soul with the sites, flavors, and fun of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area (ANHA).…

Mondo Duplantis Sets Outdoor World Record in Pole Vault

LAFAYETTE, La (runnersworld.com) – Seven months after breaking the world record in the pole vault indoors, Mondo Duplantis achieved the best clearance in history at an outdoor competition on Thursday. On his final attempt at the Diamond League meet in…

Louisiana's Johnette Downing Featured at National Book Festival

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Johnette Downing has been chosen to represent Louisiana at the National Book Festival. Downing is an author/illustrator, performing artist, and Louisiana native. She has penned more than 25 books for children that celebrate our…

Shadows-on-the-Teche to reopen with Community Day

NEW IBERIA, La. (press release) – The Shadows-on-the-Teche is reopening, and they are kicking things off with their annual Shadows Community Day. Join the staff on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m-2 p.m. for grounds only, self-guided tours of the…

New Iberia Running of the Bulls

NEW IBERIA, La (press release) – La Asociación Española de Nueva Iberia (LAENI) will hold the Running of the Bulls 5K/1 Mile Fun Run on Sat., Sept. 26, 2020 in downtown New Iberia. The event is a dog friendly 5k/1…

Webinar: Using Shopify to Launch Your E-Commerce Business

  LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – Join 1A and presenter Orhan McMillan on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 9:00 a.m. for this interactive webinar that will give small business owners the tactical tools to set up an e-commerce website through Shopify,…

New Iberia Food Subscription Box Available

NEW IBERIA, La. (press release) –  The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program offers weekly to members top-quality hand selected produce from the Iberia Community Garden and Acadiana Growers Alliance affiliate farmers/producers. In addition to receiving locally grown produce you’ll be…