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'Be annoying' LSU President F. King Alexander made some bold statements recently about the impact on higher education of Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposed budget. Alexander's warnings are so dire some might call them shrill, which is exactly what Jindal and his few rema
Gambit Weekly | Mar 28, 2015 12:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
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Gambit Weekly | Mar 27, 2015 8:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Refurbished St. Roch Market to offer local food, drink and produce April 10 The refurbished St. Roch Market is poised to open April 10, and its dozen food stalls will offer a variety of prepared items and produce. “Everyone remembers it as a seafood market,” says proprietor Will Donaldson, “so we'll have Elysian Fields Se
Gambit Weekly | Mar 27, 2015 6:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Review: The Wrecking Crew The unsung heroes of rock 'n' roll can get their due if documentary filmmakers have anything to say about it. Recent films have shed light on background singers (20 Feet From Stardom) and brilliant, influential bands that didn't find recognition in
Gambit Weekly | Mar 27, 2015 4:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Listen: Uptown Messenger on NOPD task forces being diminished, consolidated This week in Gambit, Robert Morris of Uptown Messenger reported on how specialized New Orleans Police Department task forces designed to prevent crime before it occurs had been eroded by reassigning officers.Today he spoke with WWNO-FM's Eve Troeh about t
Gambit Weekly | Mar 26, 2015 10:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Foodfest celebrates casual fare at the French Market March 28-29 New Orleans has many festivals featuring food trucks and booths run by local restaurants, but what makes Foodfest a little different is its visiting vendors. The festival includes several events and participants from as far away as Connecticut.New Haven
Gambit Weekly | Mar 26, 2015 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
The Young Leadership Council selects One Book One New Orleans 2015 Each year, the Young Leadership Council (YLC) chooses a book for One Book One New Orleans, a citywide reading event meant to encourage community reading and promote literacy across New Orleans. The YLC announced in a press release today that the book it's
Gambit Weekly | Mar 26, 2015 7:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Led Zeppelin still won't reunite for a tour but you can see them on the big screen at Elmwood It's been more than seven years since Led Zeppelin reunited for a single show at London's 02 Arena to pay tribute to late Atlantic Records boss Ahmet Ertegun. But rumors of a possible reunion tour never cease — especially for Jimmy Page and Robert Plant
Gambit Weekly | Mar 26, 2015 2:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Mayor Landrieu proposes French Quarter quarter-cent tax to pay for State Police presence At a press conference in front of the New Orleans Police Department's 8th District Command Center in the French Quarter this afternoon, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, flanked by New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Chief Michael Harrison, a dozen local and state l
Gambit Weekly | Mar 25, 2015 10:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Shotgun Cinema presents Actress tonight at CAC Films that blur the line between documentary and narrative fiction have become a genre unto themselves in recent years with memorable and hard-to-define works like Sarah Polley's Stories We Tell and Nick Cave's 20,000 Days on Earth. Actress also fits this
Gambit Weekly | Mar 25, 2015 2:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana