Cité des Arts
Sun, Oct 14|
Cité des Arts
Gee’s Bend tells the story of post-Civil War Boykin, Alabama and the Pettway family. The Pettways, in 1939, teach us how to survive civil unrest, poverty, bad weather and show gratitude during rough times.
Time & Location
Oct 14, 2018, 3:00 PM
Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St, Lafayette, LA 70501, USA
About The Event
Gee’s Bend tells the story of post-Civil War Boykin, Alabama and the Pettway family. The
Pettways, in 1939, teach us how to survive civil unrest, poverty, bad weather and show gratitude
during rough times. Sheryl Ned leads the cast as Sadie. Her strong will to survive by quilt-
making is observed by the whole family: Nella, Sadie's older sister; Alice, Sadie's mother; Asia,
Sadie's daughter and Macon.
In addition to the performance, the audience will be able to see on display and in the show, quilts
from across Louisiana and the country, including Gee's Bend. Ms. Katheryn Batiste, is
Coordinator for Quilting Sisters and member of Quilter's Guild of Acadiene. The guild with
about 140 members gives quilts to police departments, veteran’s groups, hospice, hospitals and
About Omni Artiste, Inc.
Founded in 1987, Omni Artiste, Inc., is the parent company of Omni Artiste Productions. During
production season 2017-2018, Omni Artiste presents shows to over five thousand attendees
across Acadiana in more than 7 venues and online. Omni Artiste online services are available
through www.squareup.com/store/omniartiste. Omni Artiste also supports local communities
with fundraising endeavors and contributes as a sponsor to many charitable causes. For a more
in-depth look, visit www.squareup.com/store/omniartiste and interact with Omni Artiste
on TWITTER @OMNIARTISTE & FACEBOOK /omniartiste.
Student / Senior Admission