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The Acadiana Center for the Arts

corner of Vermilion and Jefferson streets, Lafayette, LA
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Ranked #8 of 20 Attractions in Lafayette
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Mar 4, 2014
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Beautiful building. A great place to see a performance - very up close and personal. Always interesting exhibits. Very supportive of the children of Acadiana, love Gulf Brew. Wish that their exhibits turned over more frequently

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montreal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

The night we were there was a gala for Steve Riley and the Mamou Boys. It is a wonderful theater, smallish but sensibly designed. The performance was remarkable and the center made every aspect of the concert more delightful.

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Lafayette, LA
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292 reviews 292 reviews
37 attraction reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We went to the newly renovated theater to hear music performed by members of the UL School of Music, and then returned for a performance by students of CYT. We had no idea how fabulous this venue is since the renovations were done. Congratulations to the Acadiana Center for the Arts for bringing Lafayette a first class venue for live... More

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American Expat
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99 reviews 99 reviews
15 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I love the art in the ACA and have come here when they have a new exhibit for the past 6 years. A year ago or so they finished and opened a theater for drama and plays, and it is very nice and professional. There is an in-house theater troupe that is outstanding! My only complaint is that parking is... More

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Punta Cana
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7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

short (30 min) film explains the history of the Acadians (aka Cajuns), their persecution and exile from Canada and their eventual settling Louisiana. Very well done and informative

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is a wonderful place to spend an evening. They have a wide variety of musical and cultural events presented in a small, intimate setting. It's frequently possible to get student pricing, depending on the event, so it's worth investigating even if money is tight.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

There is always something interesting to see or do here. At any given time, there are art exhibits in different galleries, performances in the state-of-the-art theatre, and workshops for interested artsy patrons.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Price of $5 was OK, but really needed more art to look at.

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DeForest, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

This place is beautiful. Great theater for music or other events, and wonderful exhibit space.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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27 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

This newly remodeled building, theater, gallery, bar is just gorgeous. Make a real evening of it by attending the next Artwalk on the second Saturday of the month, eat at Pamplona's and enjoy the holiday lights!

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