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Arts & Culture

Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Thad M. Morgan Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Gallery 912, 912 Coolidge Blvd

7:00pm-10:00pm

Thad M. Morgan Exhibit New works of colors that speak volumes by renowned artist Thad M. Morgan for his first return exhibit in Lafayette in over 2 years! Morgan, who now resides and makes his living as an artist in Austin, TX undoubtedly still has a huge following in Lafayette. Many of his paintings are of subjects very familiar to us , yet the colors and technique are like nothing you have ever seen, artists and art lovers alike are confounded and wonder just how he does it. Vibrant and full of energy, this exhibition will sh… [Event Website]

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia

by: Cal Editor

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia Biophilia will create a space that evokes memory through sensory experience, and bring to the surface childhood ideals. By interacting in the space, the viewer or performer will reflect on complex ideals that are associated with adulthood and reconnect with the basic wants and needs he or she had as a child. Through this experience the viewer will realize that those necessities have in fact not changed, and are still attainable. … [Event Website]

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design The Art of Seating, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville and the Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen Ph.D. Foundation, presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. The chair is experienced not only as a functional item, but as sculptural in viewthe chair as art. Each of the approximately 40 chairs in the exhibition was chosen for their beauty and historical context with important social, economic, political and cultural infl… [Event Website]

Richard Landry: 1970s New York City Downtown Artists

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

Richard Landry:  1970s New York City Downtown Artists Known primarily as a musician, Richard Dickie Landry (born in Cecilia, LA, 1938) has played a large range of music including classical, jazz, rhythm and blues, zydeco, reggae, punk and avant-garde. He has performed with Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, Talking Heads, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Clifton Chenier and Lafayette based Lil Band OGold. Landry has also collaborated on other projects with Lawrence Weiner, Paul Simon, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Wilson, Trisha Brown, Keith Sonn… [Event Website]
Other Events

IPL Create An Egg Craft

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Coteau Library, 6308 Coteau Park Road, New Iberia

1:30pm-5:30pm

Admission:

During the month of April, the Iberia Parish Library has many fun crafts and Easter programs to attend with your children. All drop-in crafts and Easter programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Library and your Iberia Parish Library. To register for a program you can call any branch of the Iberia Parish Library or go online at www.iberialibrary.com and click on the SignUp calendar link.… [Event Website]

''In Our Veins''

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

''In Our Veins'' The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

''Personal, Provocative, and Political: Magical Realism and the Art of Amy Guidry'

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

Water Music

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

St. John's Cathedral

7:30am

Admission: $35

Baroque masterpieces will gloriously resound in St. John's Cathedral, followed by the Acadiana premiere of Estonian composer, Arvo Part, through his masterwork, Fratres, transfixing in its beatific simplicity. The dulcet voices of the University of Louisiana Chamber chorus will perfect the sonic experience.… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

IPL Annual Bookmark Contest

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Library Branches

Admission:

The Iberia Parish Library, the Friends of the Library, Sir Speedy and The Daily Iberian are sponsoring the 16th Annual Bookmark Contest for children to celebrate the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Children in preschool through the sixth grade may enter their best efforts. Judges will base their decisions on the following criteria: originality, design, and work that reflects the summer reading theme of "Fizz, Boom - READ!" with a focus on all things science. First and second place winners will be reproduced … [Event Website]

More Than Tin: A Visual History of the University Art Museum

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

April of 2014 will mark ten years that the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum has been providing exceptional exhibits in its state of the art building designed by the New Orleans firm of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. The University Art Museum is one of the most unique and grand exhibit spaces in the Gulf South region. In honor of the buildings ten year anniversary, the exhibit More Than Tin will be presented from January 25 to May 24, 2014. From its humble origins in the 1950s at Brown Ayers Hal… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia

by: Cal Editor

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia Biophilia will create a space that evokes memory through sensory experience, and bring to the surface childhood ideals. By interacting in the space, the viewer or performer will reflect on complex ideals that are associated with adulthood and reconnect with the basic wants and needs he or she had as a child. Through this experience the viewer will realize that those necessities have in fact not changed, and are still attainable. … [Event Website]

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design The Art of Seating, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville and the Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen Ph.D. Foundation, presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. The chair is experienced not only as a functional item, but as sculptural in viewthe chair as art. Each of the approximately 40 chairs in the exhibition was chosen for their beauty and historical context with important social, economic, political and cultural infl… [Event Website]

Richard Landry: 1970s New York City Downtown Artists

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

Richard Landry:  1970s New York City Downtown Artists Known primarily as a musician, Richard Dickie Landry (born in Cecilia, LA, 1938) has played a large range of music including classical, jazz, rhythm and blues, zydeco, reggae, punk and avant-garde. He has performed with Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, Talking Heads, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Clifton Chenier and Lafayette based Lil Band OGold. Landry has also collaborated on other projects with Lawrence Weiner, Paul Simon, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Wilson, Trisha Brown, Keith Sonn… [Event Website]
Other Events

New Iberia ArtWalk

by: Acadiana 365

Downtown New Iberia

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

New Iberia ArtWalk The New Iberia ArtWalk begins at the Shadows-on-the-Teche on East Main Street following Main Street to the Episcopal Church on Jefferson Street then to the A&E Gallery on Railroad Avenue [Event Website]

New Iberia Downtown Artwalk

by: Acadiana365

Donwtown New Iberia

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

Local artists gather in the downtown area to showcase their work. Begins at Shadows-on-the-Teche (317 East Main Street), following Main Street to Railroad Avenue, then to A&E and NILA Gallery on W. St. Peter St. Historic Downtown New Iberia, Main Street, New Iberia, 4 - 7 p.m., 337-369-2330, Cityofnewiberia.com, Facebook.com/newiberia.mainstreet… [Event Website]

''In Our Veins''

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

''In Our Veins'' The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

''Personal, Provocative, and Political: Magical Realism and the Art of Amy Guidry'

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

Water Music

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

St. John's Cathedral

7:30am

Admission: $35

Baroque masterpieces will gloriously resound in St. John's Cathedral, followed by the Acadiana premiere of Estonian composer, Arvo Part, through his masterwork, Fratres, transfixing in its beatific simplicity. The dulcet voices of the University of Louisiana Chamber chorus will perfect the sonic experience.… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

IPL Annual Bookmark Contest

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Library Branches

Admission:

The Iberia Parish Library, the Friends of the Library, Sir Speedy and The Daily Iberian are sponsoring the 16th Annual Bookmark Contest for children to celebrate the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Children in preschool through the sixth grade may enter their best efforts. Judges will base their decisions on the following criteria: originality, design, and work that reflects the summer reading theme of "Fizz, Boom - READ!" with a focus on all things science. First and second place winners will be reproduced … [Event Website]

More Than Tin: A Visual History of the University Art Museum

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

April of 2014 will mark ten years that the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum has been providing exceptional exhibits in its state of the art building designed by the New Orleans firm of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. The University Art Museum is one of the most unique and grand exhibit spaces in the Gulf South region. In honor of the buildings ten year anniversary, the exhibit More Than Tin will be presented from January 25 to May 24, 2014. From its humble origins in the 1950s at Brown Ayers Hal… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia

by: Cal Editor

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia Biophilia will create a space that evokes memory through sensory experience, and bring to the surface childhood ideals. By interacting in the space, the viewer or performer will reflect on complex ideals that are associated with adulthood and reconnect with the basic wants and needs he or she had as a child. Through this experience the viewer will realize that those necessities have in fact not changed, and are still attainable. … [Event Website]

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design The Art of Seating, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville and the Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen Ph.D. Foundation, presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. The chair is experienced not only as a functional item, but as sculptural in viewthe chair as art. Each of the approximately 40 chairs in the exhibition was chosen for their beauty and historical context with important social, economic, political and cultural infl… [Event Website]

Richard Landry: 1970s New York City Downtown Artists

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

Richard Landry:  1970s New York City Downtown Artists Known primarily as a musician, Richard Dickie Landry (born in Cecilia, LA, 1938) has played a large range of music including classical, jazz, rhythm and blues, zydeco, reggae, punk and avant-garde. He has performed with Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, Talking Heads, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Clifton Chenier and Lafayette based Lil Band OGold. Landry has also collaborated on other projects with Lawrence Weiner, Paul Simon, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Wilson, Trisha Brown, Keith Sonn… [Event Website]
Other Events

Charley G's Easter Brunch Sunday

by: Acadiana 365

Charley G's, 3809 Ambassador Caffery

10:30am-1:30pm

Admission:

Easter Brunch Sunday April 20, 2014 Make your reservations today for our Easter brunch. Seating times available: 10:30, 11:15, 12:45 and 1:30 Chef Holly will be featuring a special 3 course brunch with a variety of choices per course. Call 337-981-0108 to reserve your table. … [Event Website]

''In Our Veins''

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

''In Our Veins'' The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

''Personal, Provocative, and Political: Magical Realism and the Art of Amy Guidry'

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

Water Music

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

St. John's Cathedral

7:30am

Admission: $35

Baroque masterpieces will gloriously resound in St. John's Cathedral, followed by the Acadiana premiere of Estonian composer, Arvo Part, through his masterwork, Fratres, transfixing in its beatific simplicity. The dulcet voices of the University of Louisiana Chamber chorus will perfect the sonic experience.… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

IPL Annual Bookmark Contest

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Library Branches

Admission:

The Iberia Parish Library, the Friends of the Library, Sir Speedy and The Daily Iberian are sponsoring the 16th Annual Bookmark Contest for children to celebrate the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Children in preschool through the sixth grade may enter their best efforts. Judges will base their decisions on the following criteria: originality, design, and work that reflects the summer reading theme of "Fizz, Boom - READ!" with a focus on all things science. First and second place winners will be reproduced … [Event Website]

More Than Tin: A Visual History of the University Art Museum

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

April of 2014 will mark ten years that the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum has been providing exceptional exhibits in its state of the art building designed by the New Orleans firm of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. The University Art Museum is one of the most unique and grand exhibit spaces in the Gulf South region. In honor of the buildings ten year anniversary, the exhibit More Than Tin will be presented from January 25 to May 24, 2014. From its humble origins in the 1950s at Brown Ayers Hal… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Monday, Apr 21, 2014

Shadow Zombie

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $5

Shadow Zombie Kim lives with his dad, sells weed to skaters, writes poetry, and snorts painkillers to get through the day. One evening, while strolling through the subdivision painted up as his alter ego Shadow Zombie, Kim catches the eye of a registered nurse and part-time clown Brandi. What follows is a brief romance marked by destruction by the very real phantoms emanating from Kim's dead-end present and Brandi's traumatic past. Shooting under near-documentary conditions in and around Lafayette, Louisiana, Jorge Torres-… [Event Website]

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia

by: Cal Editor

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia Biophilia will create a space that evokes memory through sensory experience, and bring to the surface childhood ideals. By interacting in the space, the viewer or performer will reflect on complex ideals that are associated with adulthood and reconnect with the basic wants and needs he or she had as a child. Through this experience the viewer will realize that those necessities have in fact not changed, and are still attainable. … [Event Website]

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design The Art of Seating, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville and the Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen Ph.D. Foundation, presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. The chair is experienced not only as a functional item, but as sculptural in viewthe chair as art. Each of the approximately 40 chairs in the exhibition was chosen for their beauty and historical context with important social, economic, political and cultural infl… [Event Website]

Richard Landry: 1970s New York City Downtown Artists

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

Richard Landry:  1970s New York City Downtown Artists Known primarily as a musician, Richard Dickie Landry (born in Cecilia, LA, 1938) has played a large range of music including classical, jazz, rhythm and blues, zydeco, reggae, punk and avant-garde. He has performed with Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, Talking Heads, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Clifton Chenier and Lafayette based Lil Band OGold. Landry has also collaborated on other projects with Lawrence Weiner, Paul Simon, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Wilson, Trisha Brown, Keith Sonn… [Event Website]
Other Events

''In Our Veins''

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

''In Our Veins'' The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

''Personal, Provocative, and Political: Magical Realism and the Art of Amy Guidry'

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

Water Music

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

St. John's Cathedral

7:30am

Admission: $35

Baroque masterpieces will gloriously resound in St. John's Cathedral, followed by the Acadiana premiere of Estonian composer, Arvo Part, through his masterwork, Fratres, transfixing in its beatific simplicity. The dulcet voices of the University of Louisiana Chamber chorus will perfect the sonic experience.… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

IPL Annual Bookmark Contest

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Library Branches

Admission:

The Iberia Parish Library, the Friends of the Library, Sir Speedy and The Daily Iberian are sponsoring the 16th Annual Bookmark Contest for children to celebrate the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Children in preschool through the sixth grade may enter their best efforts. Judges will base their decisions on the following criteria: originality, design, and work that reflects the summer reading theme of "Fizz, Boom - READ!" with a focus on all things science. First and second place winners will be reproduced … [Event Website]

More Than Tin: A Visual History of the University Art Museum

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

April of 2014 will mark ten years that the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum has been providing exceptional exhibits in its state of the art building designed by the New Orleans firm of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. The University Art Museum is one of the most unique and grand exhibit spaces in the Gulf South region. In honor of the buildings ten year anniversary, the exhibit More Than Tin will be presented from January 25 to May 24, 2014. From its humble origins in the 1950s at Brown Ayers Hal… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

You're in Charge

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:00pm

Admission: Free

You're in Charge Set in the heart of Cajun Louisiana, YOURE IN CHARGE begins on the day Eddie Guidry gets out of prison. Brimming with New Age optimism, he reinvents himself as a doctor of alternative medicine, and sets out to redeem himself in the eyes of his family. With the help of the latest technology in urinalysis and a positive attitude, he convinces Dicky, his recently unemployed brother-in-law, to come on board. Eager to turn his own fortunes around before his wife gives birth to their first child, Dicky secretly… [Event Website]

You're in Charge

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

4:30pm

Admission: Free

You're in Charge Set in the heart of Cajun Louisiana, YOURE IN CHARGE begins on the day Eddie Guidry gets out of prison. Brimming with New Age optimism, he reinvents himself as a doctor of alternative medicine, and sets out to redeem himself in the eyes of his family. With the help of the latest technology in urinalysis and a positive attitude, he convinces Dicky, his recently unemployed brother-in-law, to come on board. Eager to turn his own fortunes around before his wife gives birth to their first child, Dicky secretly… [Event Website]

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia

by: Cal Editor

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia Biophilia will create a space that evokes memory through sensory experience, and bring to the surface childhood ideals. By interacting in the space, the viewer or performer will reflect on complex ideals that are associated with adulthood and reconnect with the basic wants and needs he or she had as a child. Through this experience the viewer will realize that those necessities have in fact not changed, and are still attainable. … [Event Website]

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design The Art of Seating, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville and the Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen Ph.D. Foundation, presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. The chair is experienced not only as a functional item, but as sculptural in viewthe chair as art. Each of the approximately 40 chairs in the exhibition was chosen for their beauty and historical context with important social, economic, political and cultural infl… [Event Website]

Richard Landry: 1970s New York City Downtown Artists

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

Richard Landry:  1970s New York City Downtown Artists Known primarily as a musician, Richard Dickie Landry (born in Cecilia, LA, 1938) has played a large range of music including classical, jazz, rhythm and blues, zydeco, reggae, punk and avant-garde. He has performed with Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, Talking Heads, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Clifton Chenier and Lafayette based Lil Band OGold. Landry has also collaborated on other projects with Lawrence Weiner, Paul Simon, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Wilson, Trisha Brown, Keith Sonn… [Event Website]
Other Events

Runway Feast

by: Acadiana 365

Downtown Lafayette

6:00pm-11:00pm

Admission: $35, $120

Runway Feast We have a new concept for you. We are throwing a party complete with whole hog barbecue, and we want everyone to be there. It's called Runaway Feast and in the spirit of Runaway Dish, we are bringing together a group of chefs for a one-of-a-kind meal. Runaway Feast Tuesday April 22, 2014 6pm - 11pm Downtown Lafayette (exact location revealed to ticket holders only) Featuring Toby Rodriguez and Bryan Kyzar of Lache Pas Marc Krampe and Clair Burton of Social Southern Table + Bar Manny Augello of Bre… [Event Website]

Riders on the Orphan Train: A multi-media live performance program

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Parkview Library, 500 Grand Pre Blvd., New Iberia

6:00pm

Admission:

Few people today know much about the largest child migration in history. Between 1854 and 1929 over 250,000 orphans and unwanted children were taken out of New York City and given away at train stations across America. Children were sent to every state in the continental United States; the last train went to Sulphur Springs, Texas in 1929. This placing out system was originally organized by Methodist minister Charles Loring Brace and the Childrens Aid Society of New York. His mission was to rid the stree… [Event Website]

''In Our Veins''

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

''In Our Veins'' The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

''Personal, Provocative, and Political: Magical Realism and the Art of Amy Guidry'

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

Water Music

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

St. John's Cathedral

7:30am

Admission: $35

Baroque masterpieces will gloriously resound in St. John's Cathedral, followed by the Acadiana premiere of Estonian composer, Arvo Part, through his masterwork, Fratres, transfixing in its beatific simplicity. The dulcet voices of the University of Louisiana Chamber chorus will perfect the sonic experience.… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

IPL Annual Bookmark Contest

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Library Branches

Admission:

The Iberia Parish Library, the Friends of the Library, Sir Speedy and The Daily Iberian are sponsoring the 16th Annual Bookmark Contest for children to celebrate the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Children in preschool through the sixth grade may enter their best efforts. Judges will base their decisions on the following criteria: originality, design, and work that reflects the summer reading theme of "Fizz, Boom - READ!" with a focus on all things science. First and second place winners will be reproduced … [Event Website]

More Than Tin: A Visual History of the University Art Museum

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

April of 2014 will mark ten years that the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum has been providing exceptional exhibits in its state of the art building designed by the New Orleans firm of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. The University Art Museum is one of the most unique and grand exhibit spaces in the Gulf South region. In honor of the buildings ten year anniversary, the exhibit More Than Tin will be presented from January 25 to May 24, 2014. From its humble origins in the 1950s at Brown Ayers Hal… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia

by: Cal Editor

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia Biophilia will create a space that evokes memory through sensory experience, and bring to the surface childhood ideals. By interacting in the space, the viewer or performer will reflect on complex ideals that are associated with adulthood and reconnect with the basic wants and needs he or she had as a child. Through this experience the viewer will realize that those necessities have in fact not changed, and are still attainable. … [Event Website]

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design The Art of Seating, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville and the Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen Ph.D. Foundation, presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. The chair is experienced not only as a functional item, but as sculptural in viewthe chair as art. Each of the approximately 40 chairs in the exhibition was chosen for their beauty and historical context with important social, economic, political and cultural infl… [Event Website]

Richard Landry: 1970s New York City Downtown Artists

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

Richard Landry:  1970s New York City Downtown Artists Known primarily as a musician, Richard Dickie Landry (born in Cecilia, LA, 1938) has played a large range of music including classical, jazz, rhythm and blues, zydeco, reggae, punk and avant-garde. He has performed with Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, Talking Heads, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Clifton Chenier and Lafayette based Lil Band OGold. Landry has also collaborated on other projects with Lawrence Weiner, Paul Simon, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Wilson, Trisha Brown, Keith Sonn… [Event Website]
Other Events

Festival International de Louisiane

by: LCVC

Downtown Lafayette,444 Jefferson St,Lafayette ,LA,40501

Admission: Free

This free, five day event combines the best in International music, visual arts, theater, dance, and cuisine from the Francophone world with Louisiana's own artistic expressions. [Event Website]

Acadia Players present ''Love, Sex & the IRS''

by: Acadiana 365

Acadia Parish Arts & Culture Center, 530 Mill St., Crowley

7:00pm

Admission: $10, $5

Love, Sex & the I.R.S. will be held at the Center on W. Mill St. April 10, 11, 12, 23, 24 & 26 @ 7 p.m. April 13 & 27 @ 2 p.m. Just in time for tax season! Note mild adult humor, not appropriate for children under 13 years old. Adults $10/Students w/ID $5, tickets available at the Crowley Flower Shop, the door prior to performances and at www.theacadiaplayers.com… [Event Website]

''In Our Veins''

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

''In Our Veins'' The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

''Personal, Provocative, and Political: Magical Realism and the Art of Amy Guidry'

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

Water Music

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

St. John's Cathedral

7:30am

Admission: $35

Baroque masterpieces will gloriously resound in St. John's Cathedral, followed by the Acadiana premiere of Estonian composer, Arvo Part, through his masterwork, Fratres, transfixing in its beatific simplicity. The dulcet voices of the University of Louisiana Chamber chorus will perfect the sonic experience.… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

IPL Annual Bookmark Contest

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Library Branches

Admission:

The Iberia Parish Library, the Friends of the Library, Sir Speedy and The Daily Iberian are sponsoring the 16th Annual Bookmark Contest for children to celebrate the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Children in preschool through the sixth grade may enter their best efforts. Judges will base their decisions on the following criteria: originality, design, and work that reflects the summer reading theme of "Fizz, Boom - READ!" with a focus on all things science. First and second place winners will be reproduced … [Event Website]

More Than Tin: A Visual History of the University Art Museum

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

April of 2014 will mark ten years that the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum has been providing exceptional exhibits in its state of the art building designed by the New Orleans firm of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. The University Art Museum is one of the most unique and grand exhibit spaces in the Gulf South region. In honor of the buildings ten year anniversary, the exhibit More Than Tin will be presented from January 25 to May 24, 2014. From its humble origins in the 1950s at Brown Ayers Hal… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

Boom Boom Burlesque

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

10:00pm

Admission: $15

Boom Boom Burlesque Lafayette's premiere burlesque troupe, Boom! Boom! Burlesque, brings you their next thrilling installment, "Only in Your Dreams," to Cite' des Arts, just in time for Festival International! This spectacular presentation lures you into visions of the night as only Boom! Boom! can - with foxy, frightening and fanciful acts combined to excite and entice you, three nights in a row. Join us Festival weekend:Friday, April 25 at 10pm, Saturday, April 26 at 10pm and Sunday, April 27 at 7pm. Tickets are available… [Event Website]

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia

by: Cal Editor

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Leah Graeff presents Biophilia Biophilia will create a space that evokes memory through sensory experience, and bring to the surface childhood ideals. By interacting in the space, the viewer or performer will reflect on complex ideals that are associated with adulthood and reconnect with the basic wants and needs he or she had as a child. Through this experience the viewer will realize that those necessities have in fact not changed, and are still attainable. … [Event Website]

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design The Art of Seating, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville and the Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen Ph.D. Foundation, presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. The chair is experienced not only as a functional item, but as sculptural in viewthe chair as art. Each of the approximately 40 chairs in the exhibition was chosen for their beauty and historical context with important social, economic, political and cultural infl… [Event Website]

Richard Landry: 1970s New York City Downtown Artists

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

Richard Landry:  1970s New York City Downtown Artists Known primarily as a musician, Richard Dickie Landry (born in Cecilia, LA, 1938) has played a large range of music including classical, jazz, rhythm and blues, zydeco, reggae, punk and avant-garde. He has performed with Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, Talking Heads, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Clifton Chenier and Lafayette based Lil Band OGold. Landry has also collaborated on other projects with Lawrence Weiner, Paul Simon, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Wilson, Trisha Brown, Keith Sonn… [Event Website]
Other Events

IND Monthly Lecture Series: The 2014 INDesign Awards Luncheon & Lecture

by: Acadiana 365

Hilton Lafayette, 1521 W. Pinhook Road

11:45am-1:30pm

Admission: $45

The 11th annual INDesign Awards is produced by IND Media to recognize excellence in architecture, interior design, historic preservation and urban planning in Lafayette and the five surrounding parishes. A lifetime achievement award will be presented to the family of Lafayette trailblazing architect Dave Perkins (1926-2014). This event is also part of the kick-off for INNOV8 Lafayette, and the 2014 INDesign INNOV8tion Award will be presented for the LCG Comprehensive Plan. Keynote speaker will be… [Event Website]

Acadia Players present ''Love, Sex & the IRS''

by: Acadiana 365

Acadia Parish Arts & Culture Center, 530 Mill St., Crowley

7:00pm

Admission: $10, $5

Love, Sex & the I.R.S. will be held at the Center on W. Mill St. April 10, 11, 12, 23, 24 & 26 @ 7 p.m. April 13 & 27 @ 2 p.m. Just in time for tax season! Note mild adult humor, not appropriate for children under 13 years old. Adults $10/Students w/ID $5, tickets available at the Crowley Flower Shop, the door prior to performances and at www.theacadiaplayers.com… [Event Website]

''In Our Veins''

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

''In Our Veins'' The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

''Personal, Provocative, and Political: Magical Realism and the Art of Amy Guidry'

by: Acadiana 365

Academie's Gallery, 200 Polk St.

The solo exhibition will feature paintings from my In Our Veins series on display at the Academie's Gallery on 200 Polk St. The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk on April 12th from 6-9pm. The exhibit will remain up through the end of April. The premise of "In Our Veins" is to explore the connections between all life forms and the cycle of life. Through a psychological, and sometimes visceral, approach, this series investigates our relationships to each other an… [Event Website]

Water Music

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

St. John's Cathedral

7:30am

Admission: $35

Baroque masterpieces will gloriously resound in St. John's Cathedral, followed by the Acadiana premiere of Estonian composer, Arvo Part, through his masterwork, Fratres, transfixing in its beatific simplicity. The dulcet voices of the University of Louisiana Chamber chorus will perfect the sonic experience.… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

IPL Annual Bookmark Contest

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Library Branches

Admission:

The Iberia Parish Library, the Friends of the Library, Sir Speedy and The Daily Iberian are sponsoring the 16th Annual Bookmark Contest for children to celebrate the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Children in preschool through the sixth grade may enter their best efforts. Judges will base their decisions on the following criteria: originality, design, and work that reflects the summer reading theme of "Fizz, Boom - READ!" with a focus on all things science. First and second place winners will be reproduced … [Event Website]

More Than Tin: A Visual History of the University Art Museum

by: Acadiana 365

Paul and Lulu Hilliard, University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

April of 2014 will mark ten years that the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum has been providing exceptional exhibits in its state of the art building designed by the New Orleans firm of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. The University Art Museum is one of the most unique and grand exhibit spaces in the Gulf South region. In honor of the buildings ten year anniversary, the exhibit More Than Tin will be presented from January 25 to May 24, 2014. From its humble origins in the 1950s at Brown Ayers Hal… [Event Website]