Ken Stickney – Lifelong Journalist With a Zest for Life

The Acadiana Advocate’s Ken Stickney joined Discover Lafayette to share his life story as a career journalist. He is a man with a compassionate heart who truly loves what he does for a living. Ken is a native New Englander who grew up in Peabody, Massachusetts, just north of Boston. He moved to the Deep South […]

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Ceci Neustrom – Landman Tapping into Artistic Passion to Create Acadian Heritage Series

Cherie Hebert, Ceci Neustrom and Jan Swift at taping of Discover Lafayette

Ceci O’Keefe Neustrom never pictured herself as an artist. Growing up as an older daughter in a family of 13 children in Mississippi, Ceci was a nurturer who took care of things…she cooked, sewed, and cleaned. “Art was never a part of my life.” We taped this episode at the offices of BBR Creative with […]

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Rafael Garcia – Proprietor of Cafe Habana City, Shares His Journey as a Cuban Dissident Who Built a New Life as a U. S. Citizen

Rafael Garcia, proprietor of Café Habana City, Lafayette’s first Cuban restaurant, joins Discover Lafayette to share his story of gaining political asylum in the U. S. Rafael relocated to Lafayette with several family members on March 31, 1998, and as he remembers, “we landed at 11:45 a.m. after taking four flights to travel from Havana […]

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Understand Your Home Insurance Rights – Louisiana Department of Insurance Know Your Policy Tour

Ron C. Henderson and Ron Camarota of the Louisiana Department of Insurance’s Office of Consumer Advocacy join Discover Lafayette to speak on the ins and outs of home insurance policies, figuring out how to get adequate coverage, and what your rights are as a consumer, especially after a storm. With hurricane system here, this is […]

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Lo Graham – Lafayette Native Building Career in Film and Television

Lo Graham, a Lafayette native making her mark in the film and television industry, joins Discover Lafayette to discuss her starring role in Unhuman, a Blumhouse Productions horror movie, premiering digitally on June 3, 2022. You can rent the movie anywhere you get your streaming services. Unhuman follows a group of high school students whose […]

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