Six key numbers can tell you your risk for heart disease. And some of them don’t even require a trip to the doctor’s office.
When I’m working, I sometimes get greeted with, “Oh, you’re the photographer.” The gasp of horror from photographers everywhere aside, I’m not and never will be. I simply take pictures. There’s a huge difference.
Every year, from early autumn through midwinter, our giant sycamore drops a steady blizzard of brown. Thousands of leaves the size of saucers fall from the sycamore’s limbs, burying the lawn so deeply that we despair of digging ourselves out. Some…
A creative Valentine’s Day gift from yours truly exhibits his romanticism. My one-of-a-kind Valentine the year before Hank and I married was a subscription to Field and Stream magazine.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Symphony Orchestra will be joined by New York-based PROJECT Trio when it takes the stage for its Feb. 22 concert conducted by Michael Blaney.
The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette, will host a free Free Family Day: Neon Nights, celebrating all things that glow in the dark from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.
A public fundraising effort is underway to restore a historic building at the edge of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus.
When you walk into one of the galleries at the Hilliard University Art Museum, to your left is a huge wall-sized photo of prisoners behind razor wire-topped fence.
Holly Husband, 48, spends her days working as a clinical manager for a healthcare company and her free time caring for aging parents.
Back when Lady Katherine was single and living in New Orleans, I visited her on weekends. We went out for dinner one wintry Friday, in the kind of weather the tourism folks don't tell you about.
Karel Anne Zilde often travels to Lafayette, Lake Charles, Breaux Bridge and Church Point to dance to the zydeco music she loves because it’s become increasingly difficult to find live zydeco music in St. Landry Parish.
King Louis XXXVIII Bryant J. Bourque and Queen Anna XXXVIII Brylie Klaire Guidry ruled over the Krewe of Karencro's Mardi Gras Ball on Feb. 9 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Lafayette.
The Krewe of Attakapas, the first women’s Carnival krewe in Lafayette, celebrated with a theme of “Sand Paintings of the Navajo” at its 51st annual ball Saturday, Feb. 9, at Frem Boustany Convention Center in Lafayette.
This is the Chinese Year of the Pig. Bear in mind the Chinese have a very different attitude toward the animals symbolizing their zodiac than we do. They believe the events of the year are affected by 12-year cycles, which ancient astrologers thou…
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin has been making a splash with “Leadership in Turbulent Times,” her best-seller about what presidents can teach us about finding clarity of purpose — even when the going seems tough.
Before my husband, Rodney Gatzman, died in August 2001, he was a patient of Hospice of Baton Rouge. After he died, I became a member of a wonderful grief group at Hospice, and Esther Sachse was the coordinator of our group.
When Corey Frank drove to The Northgate Mall last year to watch high school girls pick out donated prom dresses, he expected to witness a scene from the 1986 rom-com “Pretty in Pink.”
Two of New Iberia’s most notable natives will continue to inspire Acadiana through a new public park and exhibit hall under construction in the city’s historic downtown district.
The Lafayette indie rock band GIVERS will kick off the spring season of Downtown Alive! starting at 5 p.m. March 8 in downtown Lafayette.
I was surfing Twitter on Monday to see what folks had to say about the Sunday evening travesty in Atlanta and the New Orleans mega-party, and came across this exchange, which made my day.
From Carencro to U.S. tours, a four-year gig at an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino owned by a future president of the United States, a spell in Nashville and Texas, worldwide touring and eventually back home, Gregg Martinez has led quite the mus…
Frances Pickering Billeaud says, "My dad, Jack Pickering, was with Desi Arnaz’s band (before the 'I Love Lucy' show), and the band was on tour a good part of many years.
Les Brigands de Lafitte held its 65th Ball Masque on Feb. 2 in the Frem F. Boustany Ballroom at the Heymann Performing Arts and Convention Center.
As a former film critic, I look forward every year to the Oscar nominations. What I enjoy most is not the movies, but figuring out what’s gone through The Academy’s collective mind. It’s usually a very short trip.