Acadiana Profile - August-September 2011

From Accordion to Zydeco

Our guide to the music of Cajun Country, some great places to get to two-steppin’ and some of the best performers in the genres

The Funniest Guys in South Louisiana (Part II)

Picking up where I left off in the past issue of Acadiana Profile, I’d like to introduce two more of the funniest guys who ever cracked a joke in South Louisiana.Dave Petitjean of Crowley is the epitome of the Cajun…

August 15th, Sacred Feast or Heck of a Party?

Since its adoption as the Acadians’ national holiday in July 1881 during the first Acadian convention in Memramcook, New Brunswick, Aug. 15, the Feast of the Assumption, holds a choice place on both secular and liturgical calendars in Acadia. Three…

Young Artist Is Bound for D.C.

LAFAYETTE – The artwork of Sarah Ahrens, a 17-year-old student at St. Thomas More High School, will be showcased on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., for the next year.Ahrens’ piece, titled Shades of Autumn – an oil painting depicting the…

Chill Out with Sandwiches

When you’re starving but can’t stand the thought of heating up the kitchen, sandwiches are the perfect solution.

Timeless and True

The Harwoods’ home is a genuine reflection of their lifelong pursuit of cherished collectibles in a setting worthy of housing them.

Rise & Dine!

Some of the best spots for breakfast and brunch in Acadiana.

Trynd-Setter

Starting from scratch, Nidal Balbeisi has built a restaurant empire in Lafayette.