In a related matter, G&G Editor-in-Chief David DiBenedetto is scheduled to be a guest on MSNBC's Morning Joe Wednesday around 9:30 a.m. to discuss Southern music and that will include the bands Feufollet and the Alabama Shakes. Keep an ear out for some music, too.
Elvis Costello called Feufollet's Grammy-nominated En Couleurs, “one of the most beautifully melodic records I’ve heard all year.” Feufollet has also won praise from NPR's All Things Considered and The New York Times, and a whole lot of other media outlets.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.