Acadiana Profile - February-March 2012

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Ragin’ Cajuns Win Bowl Game LAFAYETTE – For the first time in 41 years, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team played in the postseason, earning an invitation to the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl held on Dec. 17, 2011, in…

The Writer’s Assistant

For 20 or 25 years now, I’ve been writing and editing with the assistance of my dogs – miniature schnauzers. First, there was Pepper; now there’s Campbell. Their mere presence, curled up in their daybed a few feet from my…

The Storytellers’ Story

Two filmmakers from different generations and different parts of the state capture the everyday essence of Acadiana together.

Date Night

These restaurants step up the romance factor – for Valentine’s Day or year-round.

A Colorful Preservation

What was an underappreciated historical gem became a gallery of unique art as well as a small town’s social center with one man’s vision and ingenuity.

Ride of Her Life

Through her signature Little Red Tricycle series, Lafayette artist Vergie Banks captures an audience longing for the sentimental.

No Sacrifice

These fast and easy Lenten meals are so delicious that you won’t even miss the meat.

Lost in Translation

A language directs the mind in a certain direction rather than in another. As the speaker of a particular language, one is more likely to conceive the world on a metaphoric and allegoric level that is different from that of…