New Orleans Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Y@ Speak: hate won't winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    My brother is gay, my best friend is an atheist, and I have a bible on my nightstand.

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  2. Jason Isbell to perform two nights at The Joy TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Isbell performs Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 22-23. Josh Ritter opens on Oct. 22, and John Moreland opens Oct. 23. Tickets are $39.50-$75 and go on sale 9 a.m. Friday, June 17.

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  3. Scenehound app helps sniff out overcrowded bars and restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    A new app called Scenehound is making it easier to plan your next night out on the town. The app allows users at any restaurant or bar to report on crowd size, wait times, male-to-female customer ratios and the general ambience of a place.

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  4. Interview: Snake Oil Fest performers talk about the world of the sideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    In rock clubs, at festivals and on few-and-far-between carnival midways, sideshow performers are returning to the spotlight. They're sucking down fire, hanging from hooks like devotees of some high-tech yogic sleeping practice, and reviving classic arts as they juggle Champagne bottles.

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  5. Commentary: "Gang of No" fiddles while Louisiana burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Like Nero fiddling while Rome burned, the leadership of the Louisiana House of Representatives has played childish political games as the state descends further into fiscal chaos. Evidence of this is overwhelming.

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  6. Cafe Henri opens in BywaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Cafe Henri , a new restaurant from the team behind the Uptown cocktail lounge Cure , is open in Bywater. The restaurant takes over the blue corner building formally home to Booty's Street Food, which closed in January.

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  7. Chaise Delachaise opens UptownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Wine bar and bistro Chais Delachaise is now open Uptown. The offshoot of the St. Charles Avenue wine haunt The Delachaise took over the space formerly home to The Sammich, which closed late last year.

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  8. Mr. Bubbles Cafe offers bubble tea and banh mi in the CBDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Banh mi and bubble tea shop Mr. Bubbles Cafe is now open inside the New Orleans BioInnovation Center . It is the second location from the owners of Mr. Bubbles Sandwich House , inside Gretna's Hong Kong Food Market .

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  9. Burmese pop-up hosts fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Burmese pop-up Lahpet holds a fundraiser on June 15. The multi-course Taste of Burma benefit dinner at Live Oak Cafe is the last event before the team travels to Southeast Asia next month.

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  10. Abita hosts dog-friendly fundraiser for LA/SPCARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Abita Brewing Company hosts the "Turbo Dog Days of Summer," a fundraiser for the Louisiana SPCA from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 18. Dog owners and their furry friends are welcome to enjoy the Abita outdoor grounds . Twenty percent of sales of beer and Turbodog merchandise will be donated to LA/SPCA.

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  11. Beer buzz: new brews from Abita, Covington and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    As the weather turns from warm to hot, local brewers - and breweries from out of state - are releasing new beers to stores and bars around Louisiana, crafted to refresh beer lovers on the hottest days of summer. Abita Brewing Company on the Northshore is rolling out a new Harvest lineup.

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  12. Gambit's Digital Edition, June 7, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    All content included on or in this issue, such as text, photos, logos, advertisements, graphics, computer code, and the arrangement and selection of such content, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, and/or other intellectual property rights of Gambit Communications and/or its third-party content providers. You may use material from this issue only for your own personal, non-commercial use.

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  13. New Orleans dining specials arrive for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Chef Alon Shaya's namesake restaurant is on a roll. It was named Best New Restaurant in America at the James Beard Foundation awards in May, and Esquire 's Tom Junod named Shaya the magazine's restaurant of the year in March.

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  14. Review: 91%Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Just about every documentary made to deliver a socio-political message winds up preaching to the converted. From abortion to economic inequality to gun control, hot-button topics make for provocative films but mostly attract audiences predisposed to agreeing with a particular filmmaker's underlying point of view.

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  15. Chalmette Movies screens little-seen Italian horror classic A Cat in the BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Released in 1990, A Cat in the Brain is one of the last films by Lucio Fulci, the "Italian godfather of Gore." Fulci plays himself and includes clips from his previous films to tell the story of a horror-movie director who may be losing his mind.

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  16. Zeitgeist presents 'See the North,' a touring series of new Canadian filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Starting tonight, June 3, Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center becomes the second U.S. venue to host "See the North," a touring series of the best Canadian Films of the past year curated by the Toronto Film Festival. Tonight's 7:30 p.m. screening of haunting coming-of-age story Sleeping Giant will be preceded by a 5:30 p.m. reception sponsored by the Canadian Consulate of Dallas and Telefilm Canada and featuring cheese imported from Canada and Canadian whiskey.

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  17. Edwards: Beatings will continue until ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Gov. John Bel Edwards has called state lawmakers into a second special session after the regular session ends June 6. In calling state lawmakers back into yet another special session just 30 minutes after the annual regular session adjourns this week, Gov. John Bel Edwards seems to have adopted the jocular admonition, "Beatings will continue until morale improves." The beatings, in this case, are the painful choices that legislators must make these days: raise taxes or cut critical programs such as public hospitals and TOPS college scholarships.

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  18. Interview: Sonya Thomas, competitive eaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Sonya Thomas, 48, began competitive eating more than a decade ago as a hobby - one that has earned her more than 50 world records for competitive eating. At only 5 feet tall and 98 pounds, the Virginia native has defeated men two and three times her size, earning her the nickname "The Black Widow."

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  19. Sidney Torres updates crime app, announces new patrol cars and a 'war room'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Former garbage king and current crime-fighting real estate developer Sidney D. Torres IV announced a new fleet of vehicles and a "2.0" version of the French Quarter Task Force app he developed last year, described as the "Uber of policing" in the neighborhood. Torres jumpstarted the program last year with more than $300,000 and a handful of off-duty New Orleans Police Department officers riding souped-up ATV-like Polaris golf carts responding to some crimes in the French Quarter.

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  20. Artist requests participants for coastal erosion art installation June 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    In many ways, coastal erosion is hard to understand. We resort to graphs, animated projections and imperfect analogiesa S-a Sfor some reason, football fields always come upa S-a Sto try and grasp the deterioration of the land surrounding the Gulf of Mexico.

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