Making Music // Recording Studio

by Ashlyn Verda, staff writer Hidden in the quaint suburbs of Houma, Digital Sac-a-Lait Productions serves as an essential recording studio for musicians in the Bayou Region. Pershing Wells— a professional guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter from Bayou Black— owns Digital Sac-a-Lait Productions, where he works with local songwriters to develop their music into tunes that […]

Local Music // Kerry Thibodaux

by Ashlyn Verda, staff videographer Photos by Hannah Grigsby The man himself, Kerry Thibodaux. Kerry Thibodaux playing his second instrument, guitar. Who is the man behind the shades? Kerry has been playing instruments most of his life, with his first guitar at 11. Frets Kerry’s Guitar. Kerry Thibodaux, downtown Thibodaux Thibodaux in Thibodaux Kerry graduated […]

Local Moving // Cajun Dance Lessons

video by Wes Barnett, staff videographer and article by Madison Boudoin, staff writer Dance lessons are available all across southern Louisiana for locals or visitors who wish to dig deeper into the rich Cajun culture of the bayou. Tourists can easily take home a piece of the culture by learning how to dance like a […]

Preserving Cajun Music // A Society

by Madison Boudoin, staff writer In the small town of Thibodaux, the Cajun Music Preservation Society is striving to keep authentic Cajun music alive throughout the bayou region of Louisiana. The society is preserving not only the music, but the rich Cajun culture as well. This non-profit organization sends a group of musicians to perform […]

It’s a Party // Mardi Gras Like a Local

by Madison Boudoin, staff writer Down on the bayou, locals know exactly how to have a good time. Even the smallest of gatherings can turn into a celebration and for no particular reason at all. People on the bayou know how to throw a great party, and Mardi Gras is no exception. Mardi Gras is […]

Local Art // Chauvin Sculpture Garden

A sculpture depicting Christ and his follower carrying a cross symbolizing the meaning of cross carrying in the bible, which is carrying your own burdens. Photo credit: Sydney Moxley A sculpture of an angel blowing a horn, similar to a revelation in the Bible when the seventh angel will blow the trumpet to announce the […]