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Hard-won reforms in Jefferson schools Four years ago, the Jefferson Parish Public School System was in shambles. The previous school board had run up a $30 million deficit, nearly two-thirds of parish public schools were rated “D” or “F,” and the system overall scored a “D” — ma
Gambit Weekly | 6 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Sunday: Da Truth Brass Band performance There's no second line parade this weekend. However, Da Truth Brass Band is giving the social aid and pleasure club members and buckjumpers a way to burn off steam by performing Sunday 1pm until...¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this st
Gambit Weekly | 9 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Hannibal Buress returns to New Orleans Dec. 5 Personal parade fan Hannibal Buress will return to New Orleans later this year with a headlining gig at the Civic Theatre. The comic — who has performed in New Orleans several times over the last few years, with intimate gigs at local comedy shows and a
Gambit Weekly | 12 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
How to exorcise your haunted house in four easy steps Countless tour guides call New Orleans the most haunted city in America. Psychic medium Cari Roy — the top-billed psychic in New Orleans, according to Travel Channel and BBC America — says this is due to the city's compact size, history of disasters a
Gambit Weekly | 15 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Let's talk about stuff the New Orleans Saints do well Even without a healthy Jimmy Graham, the Saints still have some good things going for them. via via AFN-Pacific Hawaii News BureauSince the New Orleans Saints have won twice and lost four times, most of the words written about them concern the things they
Gambit Weekly | Oct 23, 2014 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
2014 New orleans Film Festival closes tonight with red carpet premiere of The Big Beat The 2014 New Orleans Film Festival's week-long, city-wide immersion in new films of every imaginable kind closes tonight, Oct. 23, with two screenings of The Big Beat. Directed by Joe Lauro, the film tells the story of New Orleans R&B through the lens of
Gambit Weekly | Oct 23, 2014 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Heads up: beer events in New Orleans this weekend Courtyard Brewery (1020 Erato St.) opens today at 2 p.m. Brewer Scott Wood won't be able to serve his own beer for a few weeks, but he has curated an impressive tap list for opening weekend.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Gambit Weekly | Oct 23, 2014 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Storm 'burps' release carbon dioxide The Atlantic hurricane season is over Nov. 30, and so far New Orleans has dodged any bullets, but a Texas researcher says tropical storms and hurricanes are damaging the environment even when they don't destroy property — and he expects it to get wors
Gambit Weekly | Oct 22, 2014 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
Review: I Lay Where I Fall Juston Stens spent five years as the drummer for successful indie roots-rockers Dr. Dog before deciding that his limited creative role in the band was making him miserable. So the self-taught multi-instrumentalist quit Dr. Dog and drove across the country
Gambit Weekly | Oct 22, 2014 6:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana
The Birthday Cake Project hosts one more party Remember that girl who baked free birthday cakes for people born in the month of June? On Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, Louise Neal will debut the photographs from The Birthday Cake Project, the art installation that sent her
Gambit Weekly | Oct 21, 2014 10:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New Orleans, Louisiana