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A fun, light-hearted podcast discussing business, developments, and many other topics.

The Tea Podcast Developing Lafayette

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

A fun, light-hearted podcast discussing business, developments, and many other topics.

    Gus Rezende, Local Serial Entrepreneur

    Gus Rezende, Local Serial Entrepreneur

    Gus Rezende co-owns Central Pizza, Tula Tacos, Tropical Smoothie Café, and owns an entertainment business, called Social Entertainment.

    Gus is originally from São Paulo, Brazil. He moved to the states and became an official US Citizen to create an empire for him and his family.


    The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana.

    The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014.

    Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links:

    Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/

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    • 56 min
    Rick Watkins, Executive Director of Trust Acadiana Inc. and Charlie Davis, President of Moxey Inc.

    Rick Watkins, Executive Director of Trust Acadiana Inc. and Charlie Davis, President of Moxey Inc.

    We discuss how the popular bartering network, Trust Acadiana, was formed, the benefits to their members, the different types of businesses in the network, and the region the network covers. We are also discussing Moxey and Trust Acadiana’s relationship, future goals along with Wefunder.

    https://www.trustacadiana.com/

    https://www.moxeyusa.com/



    The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana.

    The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014.

    Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links:

    Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/

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    • 54 min
    Ravi Daggula - Local Lafayette Developer

    Ravi Daggula - Local Lafayette Developer

    Ravi Daggula, Local Developer, who is also renovating the famous John Nickerson House in the Sterling Grove Historical District near downtown Lafayette.


    The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Graze Acadiana.

    The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014.

    Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links:

    Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Maureen Dugas Foster, Property Manager at the new Bottle Art Lofts

    Maureen Dugas Foster, Property Manager at the new Bottle Art Lofts

    Maureen has a Bachelor and Master of Architecture from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Since 2006 Maureen has worked in architecture firms throughout Louisiana, founded a nonprofit for women in architecture called Designing Women of Acadiana, been the first ever Director of Downtown Lafayette Unlimited, and has recently taken the reins as Property Manager for Lafayette Bottle Art Lofts. She believes designers have the power to lead the way in communicating the importance of positive social and environmentally responsible messages.

    Maureen is fueled by her passions of creating value through meaningful experiences. As a Lafayette native and lover of Acadiana she has a passion for photography, Cajun culture, urban gardening, and changing the world one small step at a time. In her free time Maureen enjoys laughing, taking photographs, getting outside with her family, and working at Mosie’s Farm - her urban gardening experiment that can be followed via Instagram and Facebook @mosiesfarm.



    The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Graze Acadiana.

    The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014.

    Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links:

    Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/

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    • 48 min
    Allison Barron Brandon, founder of Wonderland Performing Arts

    Allison Barron Brandon, founder of Wonderland Performing Arts

    Mrs. Allison Barron Brandon is the Founder of Wonderland Performing Arts & serves as the company's President. Allison grew up in Lafayette, LA as a dance enthusiast. She has studied ballet, tap, & jazz during her childhood and went on to enjoy and study the genres of modern dance, show choir, and musical theatre as a teenager & adult.

    Allison & I will be talking about their newly opened space, how the space is used, how they handled opening a new location during a pandemic, and what events, shows, and workshops that are coming up for people to enjoy.

    You can find out more at https://wonderlandperformingarts.com/



    The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Graze Acadiana.

    The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014.

    Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links:

    Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/



    Graze Acadiana, Acadiana’s original grazing company provides the community with the highest quality charcuterie & cheese boxes, platters, and tables. In their new location on The Boulevard, guests will have tons of choices to put together ‘cheesy’ gift sets from the pantry area, pick up Grab & Graze options, and fill their home with quality, unique home essentials. The mother-daughter duo hopes to bring people together over beautiful, delicious foods to gather & graze.

    https://www.grazeacadiana.com

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Hannah Gumbo, local illustrator & muralist

    Hannah Gumbo, local illustrator & muralist

    Hannah is a Broussard, LA native who now calls Eunice, LA her home. She recently received ArtSpark from Lafayette Economic Development Authority LEDA and the AcA for her collaboration on a special project. We will get to know her, her work, and what is in store for her in the future.



    The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Graze Acadiana.

    The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014.

    Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links:

    Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/

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    Graze Acadiana, Acadiana’s original grazing company, provides the community with the highest quality charcuterie & cheese boxes, platters, and tables. In their new location on The Boulevard guest will have tons of choices to put together ‘cheesy’ gift sets from the pantry area, pick up Grab & Graze options, and fill their home with quality, unique home essentials. The mother-daughter duo hopes to bring people together over beautiful, delicious foods to gather & graze.

    https://www.grazeacadiana.com/

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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Jagger19er ,

Gets better and better

Keep pushing out good content. Very informative, interesting stuff. Lafayette needs this.

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Super amazing podcast with the best host! Highly recommend!

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