Paul Kieu – Photojournalist, South Louisiana Enthusiast

Paul Kieu’s photography is rich and colorful and captures the essence of any moment being commemorated. His work speaks for itself and includes iconic local events such as Festival International de Louisiane in 2017. A freelance photojournalist specializing in editorial, commercial, music and event photography, Paul grew up in Abbeville the son of Vietnam War […]

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Philip Gould, Documentary and Architectural Photographer

Philip Gould’s exquisite photography brings the unique culture of Louisiana to life.  A documentary/architecture photographer who has made Louisiana his home and favorite subject since 1974, Gould has photographed throughout the state, across the nation, around Europe, with ventures into Mexico and the Caribbean. He prefers long, in-depth, multi-year projects, which more often than not […]

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Scott Feehan, Festival International CEO

Lafayette is known for its family-friendly music festivals. Festival International is the largest international music and arts festival celebrated in the  U. S. with over 300,000 attending the free outdoor event for five days the last week in April each year. Showcasing Lafayette’s warm joie de vivre and family-friendly environment, visitors travel here from around […]

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Issac Williams, Executive Director of AMIkids Acadiana

Issac Williams serves as Executive Director of AMIkids of Acadiana, which is located in Branch, a rural town right outside of Lafayette in Acadia Parish.  Mr. Williams has 24 years of experience working with troubled youth and has dedicated his life to helping young men separate their troubled past from a bright future. His own […]

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Tom Cox, Founder and CEO of Golfballs.com

Lafayette enjoys a wildcatter mentality, which makes it an inviting place for entrepreneurs. In this episode of Discover Lafayette, Jan Swift interviews Tom Cox, whose own entrepreneurial days in Lafayette started back in 1995. As founder & CEO of Golfballs.com, Tom launched the first online retail business in Louisiana. From the first year’s sales of […]

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