Acadiana Profile - February-March 2018

Lynda Frese

Former UL professor takes a 40-year look in the rearview mirror, while also looking ahead


New Iberia’s Colby Hebert combines a love of performing, costumes and culture to fit perfectly atop your head

A Lent-Approved Valentine’s Day Menu

There will be leftovers of the soup and dessert, which can be served again at another meal. Valentine’s Day this year is the day after Mardi Gras, which is Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), declared by the Catholic…

Rum Revival

Shake up a sassy spring cocktail with a tart-sweet edge

Signature Style

A notable artist revives a midcentury modern house with nature as his muse

Note from the Editor

In the publishing business, the new year is often a time to revamp our publications by making additions and changes in the departments and features or rolling out a new design for the magazine. We’ve done just that with Acadiana…

Close Encounters of the Scaly Kind

Lake Charles, Breaux Bridge, Morgan City Just before Christmas, a big gator was spotted by motorists lazily crossing the road near the I-10 Westbound Ryan St. exit in Lake Charles. It was eventually removed by wildlife agents, but not before…

Community of the Year

Breaux Bridge remains authentically Cajun with a thriving art scene, innovation and small town charm