This week in Acadiana, there are various events designed to cultivate community. Whether you’re interested in participating or watching live comedy, attending a ladies-only rock climbing session, or simply having some wine and hand-crafted dessert,, we’ve got you covered.
9/21: Bonne Vie Macarons: A Timeline of Taste, 6:30-9:30 p.m.: Hosted by Bon Fete Boutique, Bon Vie Macarons will celebrate one year of operation with a party featuring a collection of its past flavors as well as a look into its 2019 New Years Collection. Each ticket includes access to 34 varieties of macarons, including its 12 upcoming flavors for the holidays, wine or cocktail pairings, hand crafted hor d’oeuvres, swag bags, and more. Tickets are $50 each and available through eventbrite.com.
9/22: Sticky Zingers, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.: Wing Fingers hosts Live Comedy Night every second and fourth Saturday of the month, and each set is different. This all ages event is free to the public, and each set offers one spot available for someone who wants to try stand-up comedy for the first time. The headliner for this show is Laura Sanders of New Orleans, and featured comedians for this set include Shelby Shone, Rhet Concienne and Jade Patton. More comedians are expected to be announced.
9/22: Artivism: Elevating the Arts with Diversity, 1-4 p.m. Broadway veteran Joshua Castille will lead this workshop on inclusion in the arts at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Castille will share his Experience as a Deaf actor who has elevated scripts and developed techniques to add layers to his performances. The workshop will focus on discussions and conducting hands-on activities to promote inclusion through collaboration. Tickets are $10 for students, $20 for artists and $30 for the general public via the AcA.
9/26: A. Hays Town documentary screening and discussion, 6-8 p.m.: Filmmaker Nick Campbell will screen his new documentary “From House to Home” on famed Louisiana architect A. Hays Town “From House to Home” at the Paul and Lulu Hilliard Art Museum. Campbell will discuss his inspiration and process in the film’s development.