Barkopolis is Lafayette’s first membership dog park and pub!


Started by Desi Comeaux, Barkopolis is a place where two- and four-leggeds breeds and creeds can enjoy social time with their favorite friends and furballs, in a casual off-leash environment.

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bckstry helps creatives develop a career through their art.

BCKSTRY IS DEDICATED TO MENTORING, TRAINING AND SUPPORTING OUR LOCAL CREATIVES TO DEVELOP A FULLY SUSTAINABLE ARTS COMMUNITY.

Started in 2015 as a grassroots effort, bckstry (backstory) is focused on supporting young creatives in the Lafayette, LA and Acadiana region through mentorship, job training and opportunities, We have grown into the community voice for all modern artists.

Our organization is comprised of filmmakers, dancers, graphic designers, musicians, photographers and creative professionals all focused on establishing a sustainable career through their art.

Our unique mentorship and job training program has successfully trained over 30 community members who have gone on to get jobs in their respective industries.

bckstry.org is here to train the next generation of creatives while supporting our modern artists in order to develop a sustainable arts community. If you’re looking for a creative professional group, come join us and let us help you get to where you want to be.