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  1. Massive crowd in New Orleans marches against white supremacy and in solidarity with CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Best of New Orleans

    As temperatures reached above 100 degrees, Nana Anoa Nantambu sang from a microphone to a growing crowd at Congo Square. Hundreds of people sang along as she led them through "we're gonna stand" and replaced "this little light of mine" with "standing for justice and freedom."

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  2. Terminator 2: Judgement Day returns to theaters in 3-DRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Best of New Orleans

    Iconic 1991 sci-fi epic Terminator 2: Judgement Day has been converted to 3-D by its director, James Cameron, and will open locally at the Elmwood Palace theater next Friday, Aug. 25. As part of the 3-D process, the film was given a full 4K restoration, which will also make a big difference for future non-3-D home viewings.

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  3. Cedric Richmond on Steve Bannon's departure from the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Best of New Orleans

    Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond, who heads the Congressional Black Caucus, issued this statement today on the departure of former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon : "Firing Steve Bannon is not enough because the issue of him working in the White House has never only been about him. It's also been about the racist and discriminatory policies he's helped draft and implement which hurt African Americans and other communities or color.

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  4. Ogden hosts eclipse-viewing party Aug. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Best of New Orleans

    Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host an eclipse-viewing party Aug. 21. On Monday, patrons can view the eclipse from the museum's rooftop terrace from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Water and soft drinks are sold and the La Cocinita food truck will park in front of the museum for post-event snacks. Eclipse glasses are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  5. Review: Logan LuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Best of New Orleans

    It seemed a huge loss when writer-director Steven Soderbergh announced his retirement from filmmaking at age 50 in 2013. Soderbergh played a major role in establishing a new era of American independent film through his groundbreaking 1989 debut feature Sex, Lies, and Videotape .

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  6. Mayor Sisyphus and his legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Best of New Orleans

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu's legacy always was destined to be a mixture of successes and failures. Such is the fate of all mayors, though history seemed likely to paint Landrieu in mostly positive hues - until recently.

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  7. Editorial: After CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Best of New Orleans

    Watching the images and hearing the words out of Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend was depressing, sickening, infuriating - and necessary. Necessary because the country got a good look at the people who call themselves the "alt-right," which is their sanitized term for neo-Nazis, white supremacists, Klansmen and other haters who feel emboldened in America today.

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  8. New Orleans City Council approves $34 million drainage budget after August floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Best of New Orleans

    The New Orleans City Council has approved nearly $34 million to cover drainage repair and flood response in the wake of August flooding and systemic failures throughout the Sewerage & Water Board and Department of Public Works . That $34 million includes $22 million for repairs through DPW and $11.9 from the general fund to target drainage and bulk up future flood prevention.

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  9. Rene Brunet Jr., theater owner and passionate film enthusiast, dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Best of New Orleans

    Rene Brunet Jr., who spent his life running New Orleans movie houses, was a familiar face at the Prytania Theatre, which he bought in 1996 . Brunet died Thursday.

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  10. New Louisiana Children's Museum facility breaks ground in City Park this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Best of New Orleans

    This month, the Louisiana Children's Museum officially breaks ground on its new home in City Park, with ambitious plans to offer ground-breaking programming to improve child welfare in New Orleans. "Our focus on interactive learning and play remains the same," says Julia Bland, CEO of LCM.

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  11. Review: CaligulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Best of New Orleans

    Every era has its tyrants. We've got Kim Jong-un. Not long ago, there was Idi Amin and Radovan Karadzic.

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  12. There's a heat advisory in New Orleans todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Best of New Orleans

    The City of New Orleans issued a press release last night announcing a heat advisory from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Due to high humidity levels, heat indices may reach 105 to 110 degrees, meaning you should be cautious about your outdoor activities - and definitely move that noon run to an air-conditioned indoor treadmill.

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  13. Free admission for Louisianans to NOMA, Ogden Museum and CAC Aug. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Best of New Orleans

    The Helis Foundation is providing free admission for Louisiana residents to the New Orleans Museum of Art , Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the Contemporary Arts Center on Thursday, Aug. 17. The offer also is good for Ogden After Hours. The CAC will give away free iced coffee.

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  14. New Orleans City Council to hold meeting on Sewerage & Water Board updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Best of New Orleans

    Sewerage & Water Board staff and city officials will face members of the New Orleans City Council a second time after daily revelations about the city's drainage infrastructure have shown deep dysfunction and frustration within the agency and at City Hall. The meeting is planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17 in City Council chambers at City Hall.

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  15. Big Freedia, Naughty Professor and Big Sam's Funky Nation to headline Fried Chicken FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Best of New Orleans

    Big Freedia, Naughty Professor and Big Sam's Funky Nation will headline the National Fried Chicken Festival on Sept. 23 and 24. Big Freedia, Naughty Professor and Big Sam's Funky Nation will perform at the National Fried Chicken Festival on Sept.

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  16. City Hall issues call for reports on S&WB failures; repair costs hit $35 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Best of New Orleans

    As New Orleans officials continue daily updates revealing deep dysfunction at the beleaguered Sewerage & Water Board, the city has put out a call for firms to diagnose the issues leading up to and after Aug. 5 flooding. According to FEMA, more than 800 insurance claims have been filed through its National Flood Insurance Program.

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  17. Brewsday Tuesday: Local IPAs gain recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Best of New Orleans

    India Pale Ale, or IPA, is the king of the craft beer movement, but it is a continuously evolving style. The once-popular West Coast-style IPA, known for its bitter and resinous hop character, has been replaced by the New England style: an unfiltered, juicy brew with more floral and citrus character.

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  18. Steve Beatty, longtime publisher of The Lens, departs under unclear circumstancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Best of New Orleans

    Steve Beatty, longtime publisher and CEO of The Lens, "has left the nonprofit, investigative newsroom in New Orleans to pursue other interests," The Lens announced today - a characterization Beatty disputes. The Lens' website already lists Beatty in its alumni section .

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  19. 5 dining and drinking events this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Best of New Orleans

    Meauxbar will host a dinner inspired by Julia Child in honor of the legendary chef's birthday on Aug. 15. Staying in is overrated. Here are five picks for dining and drinking events in the city this week.

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  20. Turkey and the Wolf is America's Best New Restaurant, says Bon AppetitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Best of New Orleans

    Turkey and the Wolf is America's best new restaurant, according to Bon Appetit . Mason Hereford's Irish Channel sandwich shop has been killing it since opening last year, garnering accolades from critics near and far , so it shouldn't come as a surprise that the restaurant snagged the food magazine's top spot.

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