February 18, 2014 9:00 AM
The Sixth International Petanque Tournament of Lafayette, Louisiana scheduled in Girard Park, Lafayette, Louisiana. Petanque is a French outdoor game played with hand-sized chrome balls rolled on a crushed stone court.
March 28: Friday Night 5:00 PM- Welcome to Visiting Players at the French Table at Johnston Street Java,... more »
June 6, 2013 7:36 AM
The African Diaspora Heritage Trail (ADHT) is an initiative spear headed by a former Bermuda Minister of Tourism Minister David Allen, who had a vision for the world to have an appreciation and acceptance of the heritage of Africa and the African Diaspora. The Foundation seeks to establish heritage trails... more »
May 17, 2012 6:59 AM
STANSTEAD, Quebec (AP) - The winds blowing through Canada's broad St. Lawrence Valley and across Vermont's hilltops are stirring up an international tempest over which country's laws should govern how those breezes are harnessed for electricity. Some residents of the Quebec town of Stanstead are upset about plans in Vermont... more »
April 27, 2012 10:53 AM
PARIS (AP) - The musicians at International Jazz Day have a message for the world: Speak the same language without saying a word. Just use your heart, your soul and your ears. The scores of musicians kicking off Friday's inaugural event are using the sounds, rhythms and improvisations of jazz... more »
April 24, 2012 7:03 PM
The 26th annual Festival International de Louisiane is only a day away, but setting everything up has been in the works since Sunday.
Tents and stages, merchandise and more are almost all in place for Festival weekend. Area companies come back year after year doing the heavy lifting and... more »
March 28, 2012 7:26 PM
A $5 million deficit has Lafayette City-Parish council members debating on how to fill the gap, by either making cuts for next year's budget, or increasing revenues. Talks of cuts could mean the deficit might hurt arts and public service organizations in Lafayette.
"With our current budget we are... more »
January 16, 2012 9:37 AM
Elizabeth Futral will be showcased with the Performing Arts Society of Acadiana
On Friday January 20, 2012, at 7:30 pm Elizabeth Futral will be performing with local ASO musicians.
Please contact: 337-291-5555
Or visit PASA at: www.pasa-online.org
April 29, 2011 2:15 AM
Every high energy, heart pounding beat resonates through your body as the Master Drummers of Burundi sing, dance and hammer out exciting rhythms on their drums made of hollowed out trees and cow hides.
"We're here to get people up off their feet and a smile upon their lips... more »
April 26, 2011 2:43 AM
Preparations are underway for Festival International de Louisiane. Crews are busy constructing the six stages for the five-day music festival in downtown Lafayette. The festival is in it's 25th year and relies heavily on community support; purchasing festival pins helps keep festival free for everyone, and the event is also... more »
February 20, 2011 1:33 PM
A family friendly event in downtown Lafayette Saturday evening.
Folks had a good time at "Hope-Fest" over at Parc International. There was food, music from local bands, and games. The event was sponsored by the junior class of St. Thomas More Catholic High School, and all money raised going... more »
February 1, 2011 9:46 PM
Many Egyptians here in Acadiana watch the unfolding protests from a distance. But one UL student says he wishes he was in his home country of Egypt to join in the protests.
Abdelhamid Moursy came to UL with his wife and children five years ago to study computer science.... more »
November 19, 2010 9:14 AM
Today is international "Stand up to Bullying Day."
Schools across Acadiana will be taking in part in various events. We want to remind you, we here at KATC have taken the pledge, "bullying stops with me!"
The campaign between us here at TV-3, the Family Tree and Acadiana... more »
November 15, 2010 9:46 AM
This Friday is international "Stand up to Bullying day." Schools across Acadiana will be taking in part in various events.
And we want to remind you we here at KATC have taken the pledge, "Bullying Stops with Me!" The campaign between us here at TV 3, the Family Tree... more »
July 8, 2010 11:47 PM
A California music critic for the Oakland Tribune has named Lafayette one of America's most tuneful cities. In High Notes: America's best music towns , Jim Harrington writes: "Louisiana's fourth largest city, located roughly two hours west of [New Orleans], is such an appealing hotbed of authentic Cajun, Creole, zydeco... more »
July 2, 2010 7:21 PM
"I can't do this alone--someone out there knows something," Diana Huynh said.
That's a plea from a desperate mother in search of her only son.
Huynh last saw her son--Eitan--in February 2008.
"I'm pretty angry as you can imagine--it's been depressing--you know it's hard trying to... more »
April 27, 2010 6:50 PM
The Lafayette Police Department reported only minor incidents occurring over the 5 day event of Festival International. Below is a list of the incidents reported and arrest made at the festival:
A total of 2 arrestees were transported to the Lafayette Parish Correction Center. 1. 1 Arrest for Disturbing... more »
April 19, 2010 12:05 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette is getting ready for the annual Festival International de Louisiana. The festival returns to downtown Thursday through Sunday. Kim Neustrom, vice president of marketing on the Festival's board of directors, says there will be an increased focus on children's activities Saturday and Sunday. And for... more »
March 11, 2010 12:30 PM
Lafayette, LA - Festival International is only two months away and we need your help! Festival International is truly a community event. Our volunteers are an integral part of the Festival team, and are vital to our longevity and success. The Festival offers an array of opportunities for volunteers, such... more »
January 19, 2010 12:17 PM
Lafayette, LA - Festival International de Louisiane celebrates 24 years of music, art, cuisine and so much more! This year's phenomenal line-up includes performances by Steele Pulse, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, King Sunny Adé, Sierra Leone's Refugee Allstars, and Sonny Landreth. Over 100 performances over 5 days and its... more »
January 17, 2010 11:12 PM
Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel in conjunction with Festival International and Le Centre International de Lafayette will hold an 11 a.m. news conference Monday, January 18, 2010 (tomorrow) at the Martin Luther King Center to announce a benefit concert to support relief efforts in Haiti.
January 15, 2010 11:21 AM
" Monetary donations are preferred to commodity contributions.
" Anyone wishing to donate or provide assistance in Haiti following the devastating earthquake that struck near Port au Prince on Jan 12, 2010, is asked to contact the Center for International Disaster Information at www.cidi.org or call 703-276-1914.
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January 14, 2010 2:33 PM
The International Committee of the Red Cross has launched a Web site to help Haitians find loved ones missing in the devastating earthquake that hit the capital Port-au-Prince.
The Red Cross says it hopes the dedicated site will help restore contact between separated family members.
The site can... more »
November 27, 2009 1:48 PM
United Blood Services in Lafayette hosts a special Black Friday Blood Drive on Friday. Donors will be entered to win several prizes. If you'd like to donate blood, call 235-LIFE(5433) for more information. Acadiana will be walking in remembrance this Saturday. The 3rd Annual World Aids Walk begins at 11am,... more »
November 20, 2009 12:08 PM
While Lafayette is beginning to climb out of the "Oil Pits" by the mid 80's, oil companies are moving out of the Oil Center and the medical industry starts moving in. USL is an unrealized asset and downtown is becoming an international festivity; this was Lafayette in the late 1980's.
October 19, 2009 3:00 PM
BREAUX BRIDGE, La. - As part of its longstanding commitment to supporting the communities in which it does business, Cargill announced today it has donated a total of $9,300 to two local education programs.
Funds from Cargill will help send Comeaux High School students, along with other students from... more »