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  1. Bouquets & BrickbatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Hyatt Regency New Orleans donated nearly $1,200 for the Susan G. Komen New Orleans Race for the Cure through the month of October. The hotel donated a portion of sales from a Breast Cancer Awareness Month cocktail and held a bake sale among staff members with all proceeds benefiting the organization.

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  2. Kream of the new cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Vincent Cook III and two partners will open the ice cream parlor Kream at 8116 Oak St. in February 2015. It will offer sweet treats with adult ingredients until midnight.

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  3. ICYMI: The Daily Show takes on Mary Landrieu and the Keystone XL pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    By most accounts , Sen. Mary Landrieu is well behind Rep. Bill Cassidy in the runoff election and here to rub a little salt into the wound is Comedy Central's Jon Stewart. On The Daily Show Thursday night, Stewart looked into Landrieu's efforts to get the Senate to pass the Keystone XL pipeline bill in a last-ditch effort to save her seat.

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  4. French Ciné Club to screen Jacques Demy's Lola on Monday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Romantic drama Lola was debut of French New Wave filmmaker Jaques Demy in 1961. The director long described Lola as "a musical without music" and intended it as a tribute to pioneering German director Max Ophuls .

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  5. Upcoming performance screenings at Elmwood Theater include Metropolitan Opera and a Queen concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Fathom Events broadcasts live and pre-recorded performances and sporting events on a regular basis to movie theaters across the country, including the Elmwood Palace in Harahan. The company truly bridges the cultural divide over the next few days with presentations of the Metropolitan's Opera's production of Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Queen Rock Montreal 1981 - as in Freddie Mercury's band Queen.

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  6. Sunday: Nine Times second line paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Start: 2933 Louisa St. Down Louisa and over the canal. Left on Florida Ave. Down Florida to Desire St. Right on Desire to N. Galvez.

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  7. Solange wedding not properly permitted, says city spokesperson; Marigny Opera House needs major workRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    After the New Orleans Fringe Festival was denied a permit to perform at the Marigny Opera House this week - one day after entertainer Solange Knowles held her wedding at the facility - many in the New Orleans arts community wondered why the high-profile wedding was allowed to take place while the theater festival was not. According to Garnesha Crawford, director of communications for the city, parties representing Knowles never applied to the city for a special-use permit to hold the wedding at the Marigny Opera House last Sunday, Crawford told Gambit in an email tonight.

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  8. Early voting begins Sat. Nov. 22: Our recommendations in the racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Early voting for Louisiana's Dec. 6 runoff election begins Sat. Nov. 22 and concludes Sat., Nov. 29. There is no voting on Thu., Nov. 27, or Fri., Nov. 28, in honor of Thanksgiving.

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  9. Review: The New Orleans Fringe Festival so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    The New Orleans Fringe Festival has more than 80 shows to choose from and there is a great variety of options. Below are reviews of shows we've seen so far.

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  10. Judge clears Marigny Opera House for Fringe Festival shows, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    The New Orleans Fringe Festival will present shows at the Marigny Opera House Friday evening after Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Ethel Julien removed a temporary injunction imposed by the City of New Orleans Wednesday . Permit issues over use of the Marigny Opera House arose last week when the city considered permit requests for the wedding of Solange Knowles, which took place Sunday at the Marigny venue and was covered by media around the world.

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  11. Mudbug Brewery opens in ThibodeauxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Mudbug Brewery, LLC has become the 13th production brewery in Louisiana. Brewery partners Leith Adams, Brance Lloyd and Peter Leichty have announced they've achieved the final step to become a working brewery - Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission approval.

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  12. Brass Bed celebrates new single at Publiq House Nov. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    For all its familiar pop leanings, Brass Bed has relied on its unpredictability, its knack for discovery and surprise over the course of its six year-career, whether in its three full-length albums or offbeat tributes to Harry Nilsson and collaborations with Lafayette brethren Feufollet. The Lafayette-New Orleans band's colorful psych-pop and kaleidoscopic garage rock throws back to Big Star's jangly '70s power-pop or Brian Wilson's sunny studio operas, all with a hefty dose of big guitars and crooked grin lyrics.

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  13. New underground record store Sisters in Christ opens on Freret StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Vinyl records are large, unwieldy, and, as anyone who's ever hefted a milk crate full of them knows, very physically present. There was a time when these characteristics seemed like liabilities, but as technology strives to further alienate us from our music, shifting lately from locally stored MP3s to remote, server-dependent streaming, plenty of people crave vinyl's warm sound, big gatefold covers and hands-on playback.

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  14. Cheap Trick, Kool & the Gang coming to Champions Square; Journey,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Today brings news of several classic rock staples heading to New Orleans: Legendary funk outfit Kool & the Gang and power-pop mainstays Cheap Trick headline the fourth annual Friday Night Concert series to kick off the 2014 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. The concert is 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19 at Champions Square, and the game is 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 inside the Superdome.

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  15. Prytania Theatre presenting 'Holiday Classics' movie seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    The Prytania Theatre continues it themed presentations of vintage movies with a "Holiday Classics" series running throughout November and December. All screenings are scheduled for Sundays and Wednesdays at noon and tickets are $5.75.

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  16. Many reasons to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    The U.S. Senate showdown between incumbent Mary Landrieu and challenger Bill Cassidy is not the only hotly contested race on the Dec. 6 ballot. Several other local races are providing almost as many fireworks as the Senate shootout.

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  17. Initiate Maximum Juju: On Monday night, the Saints can save their seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Four years ago, just before Halloween, the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints were reeling. They'd just been shellacked at home by a terrible Cleveland Browns team, and risked seeing their season spiral out of control with a decidedly not terrible Pittsburgh Steelers squad coming to town.

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  18. First draft of New Orleans 'no smoking' ordinance bans all tobacco products from public areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    New Orleans District B City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell caps off 2014's second Smoke-Free Week with the first look at a citywide smoking ordinance that aims to significantly limit where smoking is allowed, in the name of public and workplace health and safety. The measure, which amends the city's already-existing smoking ordinances under its Smoke-Free Air Act, prohibits not only cigarettes but all tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, hookahs and "natural or synthetic marijuana" and "other plant products" in bars, casinos, private clubs, correctional facilities and other "public" areas, including workplaces and school campuses, colleges and specialty schools.

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  19. Marigny Opera House shut down following Solange wedding, forcing rescheduling of Fringe Fest showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    The New Orleans Fringe festival canceled opening day and Thursday shows at the Marigny Opera House after a special use permit for the venue was denied by the city. The festival is rescheduling shows and organizers are unclear whether Fringe Fest will be able to use the venue, which has been a Fringe venue for the past several years.

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  20. This picture of Will Ferrell and Pelicans GM Dell Demps has us asking so many questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    The Pelicans are in the middle of a four-game road trip in which Anthony Davis has been a complete monster . But today the team's social media arm posted this picture of General Manager Dell Demps posing actor/comedian Will Ferrell wearing a full Pelicans' uniform complete with Davis' No.

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