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Draw-a-thon is at Michalopoulas Studios Nov. 29-30 Press Street's 2014 Draw­-a-thon kicks off Saturday at Michalopoulos Studios (527 Elysian Fields Ave.). The 24­hour event is free and all art supplies are provided.“[Draw­A­Thon] is not a spectator sport, it is participatory,” says organizer Sus
Gambit Weekly | Nov 26, 2014 11:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Post-turkey beer events on Thanksgiving and Black Friday Looking for a distraction from family togetherness or Black Friday madness? For beer fans, check out the Thanksgiving-adjacent craft beer events happening Thursday and Friday in New Orleans.On Thursday, the Courtyard Brewery (1020 Erato St.) will be open
Gambit Weekly | Nov 26, 2014 8:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Saints' Benjamin Watson on the Ferguson grand jury decision Normally a celebrity or public figure's social-media-posting opinion on current events is worth exactly what you pay for it, but Benjamin Watson, tight end for the New Orleans Saints, posted a Facebook update with his thoughts on the grand jury decision i
Gambit Weekly | Nov 26, 2014 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Whitney Plantation promises an education in American slavery, wherever you are When visitors approach the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana after its opening on Dec. 7, they won't be greeted by an actress in period dress ready to explain the origins of an antique tablecloth. Instead they'll see an enormous, rusted anchor and
Gambit Weekly | Nov 25, 2014 11:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Five local alternatives to Black Friday Sure, you could set up camp outside a big-box retailer to scoop up the Black Friday deals. Or you could sleep in and do your shopping at a number of December holiday events, where locally made gifts, free-flowing booze and live entertainment are often par
Gambit Weekly | Nov 25, 2014 11:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Maybe we've seen this particular New Orleans Saints movie before This Saints team is stupid, so here's a cat in a Drew Brees jersey. Via Peter Vidrine.The Saints are 4-7.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Gambit Weekly | Nov 25, 2014 10:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
The Onion on the Keystone pipeline Now that The Daily Show With Jon Stewart has weighed in on the Keystone XL pipeline controversy, The Onion is doing the same: ¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Gambit Weekly | Nov 25, 2014 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Walter Isaacson will give two readings in New Orleans this week You've got two opportunities to see Walter Isaacson over the next week. The bestselling biographer of Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin and Henry Kissinger will be back in his hometown after Thanksgiving, first at Isidore Newman School (1903
Gambit Weekly | Nov 25, 2014 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Brewsday Tuesday: beer appreciation class Carol Rice started teaching the Crescent City Homebrewers' (CCH) Beer Appreciation Class in 2007 because she had so many questions about beer that she wanted answered. She took the class in 1999, and the Beer Judge Certification Program-certified beer e
Gambit Weekly | Nov 25, 2014 5:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Dining for charity tonight It's the season of giving, and if you have dinner at one of Dickie Brennan's four New Orleans restaurants tonight starting at 5 p.m., 20 percent of proceeds will be given to a charity chosen by that restaurant's staff.Bourbon House (144 Bourbon St.,
Gambit Weekly | Nov 25, 2014 4:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana