Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Alliance Française de Lafayette hosted Francophones for some cuisine camerounaise at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Center. “Cuisine of the World I: Cameroon,” part ticketed fundraiser and part outreach, is intended to further…

Monday, March 27, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Oscar-nominated "Hidden Figures," the story of the NASA women responsible for putting John Glenn in orbit, has brought to light the sidelining of women throughout history. There’s no better time than March to recall the facts, and it will interest…

Friday, March 24, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette welcomed Paul Hayes Tucker, the world’s leading authority on Claude Monet, with a cocktail reception at Fletcher Hall. The distinguished gentleman was in town to deliver a lecture entitled “Monet: Method an…

Monday, March 20, 2017
Sunday, March 19, 2017

Before we get off the subject of fried chicken, I must share this note from Sherry Laiche, of Gonzales, which she sent along with a recipe for Jersey Farm Style Southern Fried Chicken, which she found in her mother's "All-American Cook Book."

Saturday, March 18, 2017

March is Women’s History Month, and as Frederick Douglass received his share of notoriety recently, it seems only fair to spotlight the distaff side. Cherished but overshadowed, Anna Murray Douglass represents the many dutiful wives overlooked by …

Friday, March 17, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As we've mentioned before, Louisiana's abundance of seafood, plus cooks who know how to prepare it, make meatless days of Lent somewhat less than sacrifices.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Acadiana Center for the Arts welcomed “Skilled Hands,” artists of a different stripe. Local Drs. Bradley Chastant, Juan Perez-Ruiz and Jeffrey Joseph showcased their off-duty skills on behalf of the Lafayette General Foundation, and several we…

Monday, March 13, 2017
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Saturday, March 11, 2017

I’m often asked what things are like behind the scenes, a less homogenized view of what’s in the newspaper, the unexpurgated version, the real deal. Now that Mardi Gras est tous disparu, all gone, here’s how it was.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Dear Smiley: I think LSU should make an offer as their next men's basketball coach to (Baylor women's coach) Kim Mulkey. A Louisianian who is an intense no-nonsense proven winner. It would be an intriguing and historic move.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Kelly Simoneaux, of Baton Rouge, says when his granddaughter, at her wedding reception, asked him the secret to a lasting marriage (he and wife Lois have been married 68 years), "I told her we had a simple agreement from the start — her grandmothe…