LAFAYETTE, LA: The Acadian Cultural Center will offer its annual Cultural Camps this summer. Children will explore the cultural diversity that influences life in south Louisiana as well as the land and ecology of the Acadiana area. The Acadian Cultural Center is located off Surrey Street at 501 Fisher Road,... more »
Friday night was the kick off to the 38th annual Festivals Acadiens et Creoles in Lafayette, and what better way to celebrate that commemorating the Girl Scouts of Louisiana Acadian Heritage Badge, started in Lafayette in the 1960's in honor of Acadian culture.
Six year old Addison Stelly is... more »
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) - Operators of the Palisades nuclear plant in southwestern Michigan say they're making progress in the face of a series of safety issues and a poor report card from federal regulators. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission held another in a series of public meetings in South Haven... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - It wasn't just the botched technical decisions. BP and other companies' management, communication and overconfidence in dealing with risk led to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, investigators for the presidential commission said Tuesday. The commission's chief engineer, Richard Sears, outlined seven managerial findings, including muddled lines... more »
New Iberia is moving forward with its initiative to grow and prosper. Wednesday, city and state officials met with residents about the "Louisiana Development Ready Community" program.
"This is about the business community, the private citizenry and the government coming together, to grow," said Mike Tarantino with Iberia Industrial... more »
City council members got a sneak peak of the newest addition to the Acadiana Center for the Arts facility, for now it's wires and drywall, but soon it will be one of only a few integrated arts centers in the United States.
Phillip Gould, secretary for the Acadiana... more »
A fourth large public mural in downtown Opelousas is dedicated to telling the story of the region's Acadian culture.
"I love it. I think this is one of the best compositions I've ever done," said Jerome Ford, a local art teacher who has been working on the mural for... more »
ELTON, LOUISIANA (November 30, 2009) - The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana is working to protect and showcase it's rich culture and proud history, investing in the development of a new, 20,000-square-foot Coushatta Heritage Center that is set to be completed in 2010.
The Center will house a theater, interactive... more »
December 9, 2009: "Animalia"
The Fugro Chance Family Performance Series presented by the Acadiana Center for the Arts continues its 2009 - 2010 series on December 9 with master puppeteer Hobey Ford's Animalia. Animalia explores the beauty and movement of whales, dolphins, birds, butterflies, wolves and a menagerie of... more »