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8 Sun. April 21 | Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar) attends a staged reading of his play about California’s Proposition 8, the law banning same-sex marriage, which is before the Supreme Court. Black attends a VIP reception. At the Civic Theatre. PAGE 47. Big Easy Music Awards Mon. April 22 | The Big Easy Music Awards honor Entertainer of the Year Anders Osborne, Lifetime Achievement Award recipients The Meters and winners in 24 categories, including top album and male and female performers of 2012. There are performances by nominees. At Harrah’s New Orleans. PAGE 49.

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NOPD officers have depended on secondary employment — ‘detail work’ — for decades. The system is about to be handed over to City Hall, and many cops are unhappy about it. By Charles Maldonado


sets up a special enterprise fund into which all police secondary employment revenues will flow, and out of which all costs associated with the program will be drawn,” Berni wrote. “By law, we cannot arbitrarily remove the money and use it for something else.” Details are a vital source of supplemental income for many officers. Sixty-eight percent of respondents to a 2012 NOPD job satisfaction survey conducted by Tulane University criminologist Peter Scharf reported doing detail work. Eighty-six percent said they were opposed to the Landrieu administration’s plan. Last week, FOP President Walter Powers wrote an open letter to officers, saying recent talk of boycotting security details during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival — in protest of the city’s proposed overhaul of the police paid detail system — is “premature.” He called the idea a “nuclear option.” That was the overt message, at least. The letter, posted on the FOP’s website, also had the effect — intentional or not — of alerting the media and the administration that the city’s police associations were talking about boycotting off-duty security details during major events. The news came just one day before a scheduled April 9 City Council committee hearing on the new detail system, which was subsequently pushed back to April 17. The boycott idea was initially floated during an April 3 PANO meeting, according to PANO attorney Eric Hessler. The talk concerned not only Jazz Fest — still several weeks off — but also last weekend’s French Quarter Festival. “The French Quarter Festival and other major events offer extra work and extra money to NOPD officers who are not on the page 9


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he New Orleans City Council is set to debate two proposed ordinances this week that will drastically change how the New Orleans Police Department’s (NOPD) paid detail system works. The ordinances will create a funding mechanism for the new Office of Police Secondary Employment (OPSE). The OPSE will take the management of off-duty security work out of NOPD and into City Hall, making the OPSE the first of its kind in the U.S. An overhaul of the paid detail system — NOPD’s “aorta of corruption,” according to a 2011 U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation of the department — is mandated by the federal consent decree approved earlier this year. Mayor Mitch Landrieu and NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas have long identified it as a priority. Landrieu created the OPSE last year, appointing retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. John Salomone to head it. Under the plan, Salomone’s office will collect and disburse detail pay, create and manage off-duty detail contracts, and assign officers to details on a rotating basis. Salomone’s office will phase in a new system to manage all off-duty details over the rest of the year, but first it needs to be funded. One of the two proposed OPSE ordinances creates a new enterprise fund for the office’s operations. Another sets a uniform pay rate schedule — based on officer rank — that includes $5 hourly administration fees. A business employing a patrol officer in a security detail would pay $34 per hour to the city. Of that, $29 would be paid to the officer and $5 would be retained by the OPSE. The city’s two largest officers’ associations — the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and the Police Association of New Orleans (PANO) — have pledged to fight implementation of the new system. FOP attorney Ray Burkart said last week that the city has failed to make its case that the detail overhaul is necessary. And he objected to the use of fees on top of detail pay being used to fund a newly created city office. “They are shafting the officers and trying to make a dollar off them,” Burkart said. “The city just wants a cut.” Burkart says protecting the OPSE revenue stream from being rerouted to the city’s general fund (and used for other purposes) would require a City Charter amendment. Mayoral spokesman Ryan Berni disputed that in an email to Gambit. “One of the ordinances that will go before the City Council

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city’s clock,” Berni wrote. “Paid details are privileges. We have worked hard over the past few years to come up with a paid detail reform plan that makes the system fairer and more transparent for all officers as well as the public.” Hessler noted that the group was neither calling for nor urging a boycott, he said. It was merely brought up during discussion at the meeting. Still, Hessler added, “I think that consideration shows a level of frustration with the detail system that’s being proposed.”

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Both PANO and FOP have expressed concerns about adverse impacts to officer pay. Asked how the city arrived at the $5 additional service charge, Berni wrote that the city determined the fee amount after examining 15 departments nationwide with similar centralized off-duty detail systems. (None took details out of their respective police departments entirely, as is proposed here.) The average came out to $4.49, Berni said. Then the city asked local detail customers what they pay officers per hour under the old system. The rate, Berni wrote, represents a shared burden between officers and detail customers. “Based on the current local averages of customer cost and officer pay, customers end up paying [7 to 10 percent] more than they do now for the hourly officer rate, and officers end up making [5 to 6 percent] less than the average officer hourly pay (both depending on the rank of officer),” Berni wrote. “So one might look at the additional $5 burden as being ‘paid’ by both the customer and the officer, with the customer’s share of $3.33 and the officer’s share of $1.67.” Also in question is whether the city — having taken the reins under the new system — would be on the hook for benefits and overtime for detail hours worked. Burkart showed Gambit an April 5 email from FOP attorney Donovan Livaccari to Salomone, asking whether detail pay will be included on officers’ regular W-2 forms and whether the city will be liable for injuries while on details. “Should the officers [who are working details] get a 1099 (reflecting independent contractor income) or a W-2 because he’s working for the city?” Burkart said. Berni did not respond to the tax question, but the “Frequently Asked Questions” page on the city’s OPSE website says officers will likely be paid via direct deposit on their regular paychecks, subject to W-2 tax accounting. That would suggest to some that cops working details under the new system would be working for the city. If that’s the case, Burkart said, federal law requires the city to pay overtime and benefits based on those hours. “Look at the consent decree. They control everything, just like they would if the officer were on duty,” Burkart said. “They’re not on their normally scheduled shift. It’s more like overtime.” In a related development, state Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, has filed legislation requiring the city to include detail pay when calculating NOPD pension benefits and longevity pay increases. The FOP makes the argument in spite of a February letter from the U.S. Department of Labor, submitted as an exhibit in the federal consent decree lawsuit, indicating the hours would be exempt from overtime. Burkart noted that the letter does not cite examples from case law. Both arguments — regarding Perricone and potential labor law violations — should sound familiar to the city. Attorneys for City Hall used both when it filed a motion to vacate the consent decree in late January. In fact, the Department of Labor letter was part of the DOJ’s response to the city’s motion to vacate. “The inclusion of secondary employment or paid detail provisions in a Consent Decree intended to address constitutional policing was not necessary,” reads a memorandum in support of the city’s motion, submitted to U.S. District Court by Assistant City Attorney Sharonda Williams. It continues, “Mr. Perricone had a personal viewpoint that permeated the negotiations; the DOJ apparently relied on Mr. Perricone’s tainted assessment of paid details in its findings report, which led to its insistence on including secondary employment in the Consent Decree. As this Court is aware, the secondary employment provisions in the Consent Decree have created unforeseen issues and may conflict with the [Fair Labor Standards Act].” Though he did not respond specifically to either the Perricone or labor law concerns, Berni wrote that the city has been steadfast in its support of detail reform: “Our position has not changed,” Berni wrote. “All along, we have said that the paid detail system needs to be reformed and managed.”

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Jindal tax edition     “I’m not going to pout.  I’m not going to take my  ball and go home.” — Gov. Bobby Jindal, announcing that he would “park” his plan to swap state income taxes for the highest sales tax rate in the country (see Cover Story, p. 17).     “It doesn’t bode well for  a governor’s leadership  skills just to … throw his  hands up and say, ‘I don’t  want to have anything to do  with it, but if it passes I’ll  take credit for it.’” — State Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Jefferson, one of the Legislature’s “fiscal hawks,” to The New York Times’ Campbell Robertson.     “Monday’s announcement by [Gov.] Bobby Jindal that he was ‘parking’  his tax swap for the 2013  regular session was not a  strategic withdrawal. It was a reaction  to an old-fashioned ass-whipping laid  on him by the people of Louisiana.”  — Attorney and frequent Jindal critic C.B. Forgotston.     “Just about everyone dislikes this  plan. It’s been roundly excoriated,  frankly. And all of this has taken a toll  on [Jindal’s] popularity, which is at a  historic low heading into the legislative  session when he needs to have higher  popularity than he’s ever had.” — Pearson Cross, a professor of political science at University of LouisianaLafayette, to Benjy Sarlin of Talking  Points Memo.     “Two years is a long time. It is time  enough for (Gov. Bobby) Jindal to  convert this debacle into a narrative  about how national political elites  came to despise him. … Republicans  have nominated governors before who  were vastly unpopular in their home  states. Have I introduced you to Willard Romney?” — Charles Pierce in Esquire, saying Jindal shouldn’t be counted out of the 2016 presidential sweepstakes.

PAC man landry wants republicans in the house     Former U.S. Rep. Jeff Landry,  the one-term congressman who  was defeated by U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany in the race for Louisiana’s  redrawn 3rd Congressional District,  has now formed a Super PAC. Restore Our Republic, which the website  Politico calls a “hardcore PAC for  hard-right Republicans,” aims to raise  money to support fiscal and social  conservatives in races for the U.S.  House of Representatives, though it 

The Dalai Lama will make his first-ever visit to New Orleans next month. On April 20, the team behind his visit will be hanging Tibetan prayer flags around the city in advance of his May 17 and 18 speeches.

hasn’t announced formal support of any  candidates yet.     Landry, who expressed his disgust  with Washington on his way out the  door (some of his fellow congressmen  say the feeling was mutual), told the  media his first priority upon returning  to Acadiana was getting back to duck  hunting. That didn’t stop speculation  that Landry might run against U.S. Sen.  Mary Landrieu next year, a notion  Landry himself has never quite discouraged. But Politico speculates the  establishment of the Super PAC makes  a Landry candidacy less likely.     So far the only official challenger to  Landrieu is U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy,  R-Baton Rouge, who made his official  announcement April 3. He already  has a Cassidy 2014 website up and  running. Another possible opponent:  Family Research Council head Tony Perkins, who served in the state House  from 1996 to 2004. In 2002, Perkins  ran against Landrieu; he finished fourth  and Landrieu won a second term. A  potential wild card is Chas Roemer,  son of former Gov. Buddy Roemer  and president of the Louisiana Board of  Elementary and Secondary Education,  who has expressed interest in the Senate position.     U.S. Rep. John Fleming, R-Minden, 

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Dalai lama to visit New orleaNs in preparation for the Dalai Lama’s first-ever visit to new Orleans in may, the team behind his visit is organizing residents and businesses to hang Tibetan prayer flags April 20. Details of the flag-hanging event were still underway as Gambit went to press. Presented by Tulane University’s school of social work, more than 60 events will commemorate the visit. Beginning may 14, there will be a Tibetan bazaar at the ernest n. morial Convention Center where monks from Drepung Loseling monastery will sell Tibetan crafts and goods. The monks also will create a sand mandala, a large colored-sand painting made over four days. On may 17, the sand will be gathered and a procession will take it to the mississippi River where it will be ceremoniously dispersed. The convention center will be open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. may 14-17 to watch the mandala being created. The Dalai Lama will host two public talks (both already sold out) may 17 and may 18 at the convention center and the UnO Lakefront Arena. At the events, the 14th Dalai Lama will address “strength through compassion” and “strength through connection,” respectively. He also will preside over an academic conference (“Resilience: strength Through Compassion and Connection”) where author Margaret Wheatley and psychology and psychiatry professor Richard J. Davidson also will speak. Dr. Ronald Marks, dean of Tulane’s school of social work and a chief organizer of the event, has led graduate social work student trips to Dharamsala in northern india for more than a decade. The Dalai Lama, now 77, was awarded the nobel Peace Prize in 1989 for his protest of Chinese rule in Tibet, which he fled in 1959. He makes two annual trips to the U.s. a year, typically in may and October, though this will be his first to Louisiana. He also will address graduating Tulane students at the 2013 commencement ceremony may 18. — ALex wOODwARD

• On the House side, HB 660 seeks to allow Louisiana public school students to recite The Lord’s Prayer at the beginning of each school day. The bill is sure to be criticized by House Democrats, but complicating matters is its sponsor: Rep. Katrina Jackson, a monroe Democrat who also is chairwoman of the Legislative Black Caucus … • At last week’s new Orleans City Council meeting, councilmembers passed a zoning change for the development of magnolia marketplace, a shopping complex on south Claiborne and washington avenues with T.J. maxx, shoe Carnival, Raising Cane’s, Petsmart and other stores. The zoning change would allow for a fast food restaurant as well. The council also voted to approve the demolition of several dozen blighted Housing Authority of new Orleans properties. After District D Councilwoman Cynthia Hedge-Morrell filed to demolish several properties in her district, all other district councilmembers promptly filed motions for demolitions in their own districts. … • in a video interview with the New Orleans Tribune, Orleans Parish sheriff Marlin Gusman agreed with a reporter who said, “There still seems to be a concerted attack against your leadership as sheriff. Do you think it is personal in any way, maybe even couched in some sort of race-based effort to malign your work as sheriff?” Gusman replied, “The only way i could explain how someone would question my leadership, my ability, has to be because they have a different agenda. … maybe they’re looking at, they don’t like the way that person looks. so — maybe that’s what it’s about. i’m not sure.” earlier this month, Gusman accused mayor Mitch Landrieu of employing “Archie Bunker rhetoric” in Landrieu’s criticism of the way Gusman runs Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) … • And speaking of OPP: nOLA. com made a big deal of Fox news personalities Bill O’Reilly and Geraldo Rivera’s criticism of the city (“a vast wasteland”) on the show The O’Reilly Factor in the wake of the now-infamous Orleans Parish Prison video. not mentioned in the kerfuffle: Bill O’s trip to the super Bowl two months ago, which seemed to have been just fine. “A bunch of us at The Factor went down to new Orleans over the weekend,” he told his audience on Feb. 4. “Didn’t stay for the game for a variety of reasons — mostly time constraints — but i did have a good look around. new Orleans has come back big time from Katrina,” he concluded. “it’s once again a great American destination.” vast wasteland, great American destination — what’s the difference? — Kevin ALLmAn & ALex wOODwARD

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Evolving and not evolving unfortunate enshrinement of a ban against same-sex marriage and civil unions in the state Constitution. The gap between Landrieu’s demurral and Democrats’ frustration with her should be viewed through another lens: how blue New Orleans is compared to the rest of the state; and how red Louisiana is compared to the rest of the country. A recent Pew Center survey found that 53 percent of Americans now support same-sex marriage, while 56 percent of Louisianans do not. Whether Landrieu’s reluctance to step forward on this issue shows a lack of courage is debatable. It’s a sure bet, though, that her opponents next year are going to tune up the old “family values” fiddle, even if the national GOP is trying to turn down the volume to appeal to a broader audience. U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, has already declared his intention to run against Landrieu next year. He no doubt will make an issue of any Landrieu endorsement of same-sex marriage. If

Profile in courage? No, this is a profile in pragmatism. Family Research Council (FRC) president Tony Perkins also challenges Landrieu, as he has indicated he may do, the contrast would be even clearer. Perkins, like U.S. Sen. David Vitter, has made no secret of wanting to amend the U.S. Constitution to outlaw same-sex marriage. Last week, Perkins and the FRC threatened to end their support of the GOP if the party moved an inch on the issue. The prospect of another hard-right Republican representing Louisiana in the U.S. Senate is probably why organizations like the Forum for Equality, a Louisiana-based advocacy group for gays and lesbians, have soft-pedaled any criticism of Landrieu. Much of the pressure on Landrieu has come from outside Louisiana. Profile in courage? No, this is a profile in pragmatism. While disappointing to Democrats who would like Landrieu to lead on this issue, her position reflects the time and the state in which we live. Given the likely field in the 2014 Senate race, Democrats will have to decide whom they prefer: a moderate Democrat they know, or the prospect of a Vitter clone who, most certainly, will never “evolve” on this important issue.

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pinions on the issue of same-sex marriage have “evolved” — to use President Barack Obama’s term — at lightning speed over the past year. It was May 2012 when Obama endorsed the concept, and since then dozens of politicians, both Democrat and Republican, have said their opinion has changed as well. So far, Louisiana’s senior U.S. senator, Mary Landrieu, has not been among them, and the frustration among national Democrats has risen — particularly among younger Democrats, who in some polls support same-sex marriage by as much as 80 percent. Faced with such numbers, many other politicians are “evolving” quickly. In the past month alone, 12 U.S. senators, including two Republicans, announced their support for same-sex marriage, giving it a Senate majority. Of the holdouts, only three are Democrats: Landrieu, West Virginia’s Joe Manchin and Arkansas’ Mark Pryor. Not surprisingly, both Landrieu and Pryor represent deep-red states — and both are up for re-election in 2014. Both, in fact, were tagged by the political website Roll Call as the two most vulnerable senators up for re-election next year. Landrieu’s current stand is an uneasy one. In late March, she said her personal opinion on same-sex marriage has, like Obama’s, “evolved,” but that “the people of Louisiana have made clear that marriage in our state is restricted to one man and one woman.” She added that she supported “the outcome of Louisiana’s recent vote” (it was nine years ago). One day later, speaking to CNN, Landrieu said she personally believed “people should love who they love and marry who they want to marry” — but then stopped short of endorsing same-sex marriage. Those expressing disappointment over Landrieu’s fence straddling should remember two things. First, any show of support for same-sex marriage right now would be entirely symbolic; there are no votes on the issue coming up in the Senate. The current battlefield is the U.S. Supreme Court. Second, gay and lesbian groups have considered Landrieu an ally over the years, particularly for a senator from a state as deeply conservative as Louisiana. Louisiana’s delegation in Washington has only two members who have been at all friendly toward such issues: Landrieu and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans. Meanwhile, Landrieu has voted for expanding the definition of hate crimes to include gays and lesbians, for employment protections and against the constitutional amendment that would have put a samesex marriage ban in the U.S. Constitution. Moreover, she has supported civil unions for many years, despite Louisiana voters’


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Do you have any information about the mural of the old archaeologist on Frenchmen Street? Each time I see it, I notice it gets tagged more with spray paint, and you can barely see the images anymore.

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Dear Karoline, I’m sorry to tell you that the mural at 601 Frenchmen Street has been painted over. Rain Webb created the mural, titled Neighborhood Archaeology, in 1986 and it was dedicated July 13. The mural depicted a white-haired, balding man with glasses who was screening dirt and finding pieces of pottery. Also depicted were a book, a vase and a pick — the tools of an archaeologist. It was a tribute to the city’s history and culture. The wall was owned by Philippe Blenet, who was born in Morocco and raised on the French island of Corsica. He was a former deep-sea diver, offshore construction supervisor, industrial photographer and part-time sculptor. He came to America in 1969 and lived in the French Quarter before moving to the Faubourg Marigny. Blenet was renovating an apartment building and bought a small lot near it for parking. One day when he was cleaning up the lot, Webb approached Blenet and asked if he could paint a mural on a big wall at the back of the lot. Webb offered to do it for free because, he said, it was something he had wanted to do for a long time: a picture that would show New Orleans as an archaeological dig. The mural was proceeding nicely except for the face of the main character, the old archaeologist. Then Blenet had an idea. He found a photograph of his father, took it to Webb and the problem was solved. Blenet’s father had wanted to come to America since he was 16, before World War I, but he never fulfilled that dream. He was living in a village in the south of France at the time the mural

Rain Webb painted the outdoor mural Neighborhood Archaeology on the side of a building in 1986 as an homage to New Orleans’ history and culture. The wall has since been painted.


was created. He was very pleased when he was told about his picture being on the wall, saying that after years of dreaming, he finally was living in the United States. Hey Blake,

What is the correct pronunciation of “Metairie”? What is the origin of the word? Daniel Chun Dear Daniel, The correct pronunciation is MEHT-uhree (emphasis on the first syllable), but the word has had different spellings including Maiterie, Meteria and Maitery. And, of course, some locals call it Metry. Metairie is a French word meaning a small farm. The term “metairie” comes from the French word moitie, meaning one-half. In the feudal days of Europe in the 12th century, the term moitoire was used to describe a certain type of French farming relationship in which a landowner would lease some of his property to a farmer, and as rent, the farmer gave the landowner 50 percent of the crops or produce raised on the land. In the early days of colonization, Frenchmen rented land on the high ground, where vegetables were raised. Agriculture was one of the main activities in the Metairie area from the 1760s to the 1930s. The small farmers probably were the first sharecroppers in Louisiana. And it was along Metairie Road that the farmers brought their produce into the city to sell at the markets.

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advice … and a warning “5. Get as many stakeholders as possible to literally sign on to the proposal. show broad-based support and use that support network to sell the plan.” Juneau notes that “several of those steps were missing” from Jindal’s proposal. He’s being kind. All of them were missing. This is the wrong time; too few people crafted the plan; Jindal tried to rush it through; and too few “stakeholders” actually signed on. Now Jindal has punted “tax reform” to lawmakers. In doing so, he has discarded the parts of his plan that actually made sense — lowering business taxes (which LABI didn’t even ask for), raising the cigarette tax, and streamlining sales tax reporting and collections. Now, all Jindal wants is a bill that will eliminate

Louisiana’s income tax is not what’s ‘broken.’ What’s broken is a revenue stream for higher education and health care. individual income taxes — even if it’s not “revenue neutral.” Which brings me to my warning: If lawmakers fail to heed Juneau’s advice, they are going to create more problems than they solve. Truth is, Louisiana’s income tax is not what’s “broken.” What’s broken is a revenue stream for higher education and health care. so what should lawmakers do? stick to what they know works — and solve the real problem. Here’s how: • Focus on the budget. That’s the real problem. • Raise the cigarette tax by at least $1 a pack, and dedicate all additional revenue to health care and higher education. • Convert all “tax reform” bills to study resolutions. spend the summer and fall gathering ideas and hard data — with lots of public input. • Call a special session next spring to address tax reform. • Make sure all proposals are publicized well in advance. • And remember: rushing “reform” always creates more problems than it solves.












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lot of folks can take credit for convincing Gov. Bobby Jindal to “park” his much-maligned “tax reform” plan last week, none more so than Dan Juneau, president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI). In the Capitol’s pack of lobbying hounds, LABI is The Big Dog — particularly on tax matters. Jindal’s proposed tax-swap plan was already on life support even before LABI pulled the plug March 27. When the state’s leading business lobby announced its opposition to any plan that would increase the tax burden on businesses (which Team Jindal admitted the plan would do), the patient was officially dead. or was it? Jindal is still prodding lawmakers to eliminate the individual income tax. He just isn’t offering any advice as to how to do it. As Juneau noted in his latest weekly column (, the governor’s latest move actually exposes his true objective: eliminating the individual income tax at any cost. There’s danger in that. Juneau has led LABI for decades. He has seen — and supported — many attempts at tax reform. His column offers some “unsolicited advice” to lawmakers. They should take it. I’ve been around this process almost as long as Juneau. I’m quoting his advice below — and adding a warning of what will happen if that advice is not heeded. “1. Do not attempt tax reform in times of uncertain revenues or budget crises. Tax reform is best done when budget surpluses are occurring and revenues are on a sustained growth curve. A high degree of revenue certainty makes taxpayers and government service recipients more tolerant of experiments with the tax code. That is certainly not the case at the moment. “2. Before embarking on a tax reform mission, gather hard, verifiable data about the current tax system and any variants that may be proposed. share that information with potential proponents and opponents of the reforms. Be totally transparent and honest about the numbers at every step of the process. … “3. Pitch a big tent and bring every potential stakeholder inside of it early on in the process. If the meetings get heated, so much the better. Let everyone have input and let everyone, not just a select few, have an opportunity to shape the proposal. … “4. Do not rush the process. Develop a well-constructed proposal and spend the amount of time necessary selling it to what will likely be a skeptical public. Take constructive criticism and modify the proposal according to that input.


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t was as if Huey Long’s Capitol building had been overinflated and suddenly punctured, blowing back hair and rustling papers, letting waves of angst and uncertainty escape over the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge, and ultimately restoring the proper pressure inside the limestone skyscraper. A number of lawmakers even gave Gov. Bobby Jindal a standing ovation for his dramatic retreat on the opening day of the annual legislative session April 8, when he declared his tax-swap plan politically untenable. The weeks leading up to Jindal’s speech last Monday brought tensions to a critical mass. The business lobby vowed opposition to Jindal’s plan, research groups questioned its math and public opinion tanked on the idea of exchanging personal income taxes for a significantly broader — and higher — sales tax. The governor won lots of praise from national conservative think tanks, but inside Louisiana, the worm turned quickly against him — and against House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, R-Lake Charles. Endorsed for the gavel by Jindal and easily the governor’s most reliable legislative ally in the current term,

Kleckley had delivered on education and retirement reforms last year and so far has kept the lid on serious budget objections from fellow GOP conservatives, known as the fiscal hawks. As before, Jindal hoped Kleckley would keep the troops in line behind his tax-swap proposal, but House members urged the speaker to slow down the plan. Days after public opinion polls showed Louisiana voters solidly against Jindal’s proposal, Kleckley obliged his colleagues by pushing back the bill’s start date, explaining he wanted to wait until the Legislative Fiscal Office released its analysis. That meant a delay of at least two weeks, possibly more. Against that backdrop, Jindal’s opening-day announcement that he had decided to “park” his plan was universally described as a defeat for the governor — if not an abdication on his part. Jindal effectively punted the entire issue of tax reform to lawmakers, urging them to find a way to pay for eliminating individual income taxes but offering no alternatives himself. Kleckley said in an interview afterward that Jindal’s decision gives the Legislature “a great opportunity.” page 18

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GOV. BOBBY JINDAL Gov. Jindal surprised many when, on the opening day of the annual legislative session, he dropped his much talked-about tax-swap during his opening statement.

The author of the governor’s plan said he learned about the reversal just moments before Jindal took to the dais — via a text message sent by a reporter.

Also instrumental in the demise of Jindal’s proposal, possibly more so than anyone else, was House Ways and Means chairman Joel Robideaux, R-Lafayette, who did not grant an interview for this story. Robideaux actually beat Kleckley to the punch in calling for a delay. Sources close to the negotiations between the chairman and the administration also say Robideaux, who was scheduled to author Jindal’s tax swap bills, privately told Team Jindal that the votes were not there. The news was not well-received. In the end, Robideaux completely disassociated himself from the governor’s package, say some lawmakers, who add that he vowed not to move the bills or file any other version of them, so as to completely remove Jindal’s touch, real and perceived, from the process. The chairman’s move bolstered his standing among his colleagues. “We have the right guy for the job,” one Ways and Means Committee member said of Robideaux. After Jindal “retrenched” on his plan (as The New York Times described it), Robideaux told a small group outside the House chamber that he had no idea Jindal was going to pull down the tax plan in his speech. The author of the governor’s plan said he learned about the reversal just moments before Jindal took to the dais — via a text message sent by a reporter. In the hours following the governor’s address, in the marbled rotunda between the House and Senate chambers, lawmakers milled around, discussed possibilities, joked with lobbyists, picked up complimentary coconut pies — among the many perks during session, like free Ponchatoula strawberries and Ruston peaches — and many gave interviews. During that short spell, it felt like a spring Louisiana session again. It did not seem to matter how the plan was axed or even what came next. A political showdown had been avoided, although perhaps only temporarily. “Now we can all take a deep breath,” Rep. Jerry “Truck” Gisclair, D-Larose said. That patch of serenity did not last long. In promoting an ambitious plan in the face of mounting opposition, and after traveling the state to initiate a tax reform dialogue that he since has abandoned, Jindal has created a huge void in the Capitol’s normally dense political universe. It is said that nature abhors a vacuum, and that is certainly true of politics. Jindal’s decision to “park” his tax plan — followed by his request that lawmakers finish the job themselves — has touched off a political footrace to someplace unknown. Republicans, Democrats, a statewide elected official and one of the Legislature’s rare independents are jostling to fill the void and give the session some meaning. While Jindal spent months drafting his plan, those vying to pick up his gauntlet have only until June 6 to gauge public opinion, craft an alternative and pass it through the House and Senate. Their task is all the more daunting in light of constitutional requirements; repealing or lowering taxes only takes a simple majority of each legislative chamber, but raising taxes to replace the lost revenue takes a two-thirds vote in each chamber. Many urge prudence, subtly reminding lawmakers not to forget what Jindal has learned. Just look to Nebraska, where legislators recently slowed their tax overhaul train, opting instead for a study commission. PAGE 20

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Sen. Karen Carter Peterson, D-New Orleans, noted that Greene proposed a 10-year phaseout of personal income taxes in 2011, which stalled on the House floor after Jindal opposed it for not replacing lost revenues.


“Starting all over in the limited timeframe of the current legislative session would be a daunting task at best and of great potential risk for the state at worst,” said Barry Erwin, president of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL). The day after Jindal’s retreat, CABL suggested that lawmakers do likewise and focus instead on the budget and education reform. Other factors weigh in favor of caution. Tim Barfield, the state Revenue Department’s executive counsel and Jindal’s point man on taxes, was criticized by lawmakers last week for not specifically asking that any plan lawmakers pass be revenue neutral. Revenue neutrality (i.e., making sure that the loss in income tax revenues is made up through additional taxes or other means) was a cornerstone of Jindal’s original plan. Meanwhile, House conservatives are picking up the slack without totally embracing revenue neutrality, or using the phrase. “If we eliminate income taxes, we’re

going to have to replace it with something,” Kleckley said, adding that he favors a 10-year phase-out of the personal income tax that would begin in two years. House Republican Delegation Chairman Lance Harris, R– Alexandria, urges the same course. “There seems to be broad agreement that while an income tax repeal or phaseout is a desirable goal, it should be done in a responsible way that protects our core priorities,” he said. Barfield further suggested that phasing out the income tax over 10 years would give lawmakers more time to find replacement revenue. Others noted that some of those pushing for a 10-year phaseout will not be around in just a few years — effectively punting the issue of revenue neutrality to future Legislatures. For his part, Jindal now appears to favor a repeal in personal income taxes only, rather than repealing corporate income taxes as well. His original plan included

a repeal of all income taxes. That, however, was before the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) came out against his sales tax increase. In the wake of Jindal’s retreat, some lawmakers are queuing up to put forward their own ideas. Rep. Jerome “Dee” Richard of Thibodaux, who has no party affiliation, says he will file legislation to “cut back on, if not eliminate, income taxes.” The Legislative Black Caucus filed its own plan even before Jindal punted. The caucus plan would reduce individual income taxes, repeal corporate franchise taxes and increase taxes on tobacco products. That package is championed by caucus Chairwoman Rep. Katrina Jackson,

disagreement over exactly how much to cut income taxes and some Democrats have suggested the package is no longer relevant, with Jindal’s plan out of the way. The difficult part for any plan to eliminate current taxes is finding alternative taxes to replace the more than $3 billion the state brings in from income taxes (personal income taxes alone bring in $2.7 billion). If there is an easy part, many lawmakers favor a higher cigarette tax and scaled-down sales tax exemptions — elements that were in Jindal’s original plan. The difference is the governor’s plan broadened the sales tax so much that it gagged businesses as well as advocates for the poor. Modest revenue streams might give lawmakers enough money to

While Jindal spent months drafting his plan, those vying to pick up his gauntlet have only until June 6 to gauge public opinion, craft an alternative and pass it through the House and Senate. cover the front end of a phaseout, but it would be up to the next House and Senate, and the next governor, to make the really touchy choices down the road. That means Jindal’s tax debate, if not resolved this year, could go on much longer than anyone expected a few months ago. The governor may not have poisoned the well for tax reform this year, but a lot of folks certainly seem reluctant to drink these days. State Treasurer John Kennedy said that is because the decisionmaking authority is in the wrong hands. Any proposed tax changes should be put into a proposed constitutional amendment and sent to voters for final approval, he said. “Though well-intentioned, the governor’s plan was not going to pass. Nor should it, if for no other reason than it would have raised taxes on businesses by $500 million,” Kennedy said, referring to Jindal’s original proposal to impose a sales tax on a variety of


D-Monroe, a rookie legislator who is quickly earning the respect of her colleagues. Reps. Hunter Greene, R-Baton Rouge, and Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, have introduced separate bills to phase out personal and corporate income taxes over a 10-year period, while Rep. Harold Ritchie, D-Bogalusa, has introduced bills to reduce personal and corporate income taxes. Rep. Kirk Talbot, R-River Ridge, has bills to phase out corporate income and franchise taxes and to flatten the personal income tax to 1.9 percent on incomes greater than $12,500. He also has proposed an alternate plan to phase out the personal income tax. Members of the House Ways and Means Committee say the bills authored by Greene and Jackson have generated early interest and may be heard this week. In their current form, though, Jackson’s bill are not supported by the entire Black Caucus; there is a



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business services that have been exempt for decades. Some New Orleans lawmakers believe Jindal’s failed tax plan already has had a detrimental effect on the state by distracting attention away from his administration’s budget, which is facing a $1.3 billion shortfall. Sen. Karen Carter Peterson, D-New Orleans, noted that Greene proposed a 10-year phase out of personal income taxes in 2011, which stalled on the House floor after Jindal opposed it for not replacing lost revenues. “We believe the focus needs to be on our state budget, which has been cut to the bone over the past few years,” said Peterson, who also chairs the Louisiana Democratic Party. Most lawmakers interviewed for this story expressed greater concern over Jindal’s proposed $24.7 billion budget than the tax debate. “It’s going to be brutal,” said Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, a member of the budget-writing Finance Committee. “There’s not enough money to go around for all of the services we need.” House Speaker Pro Tempore Walt Leger, D-New Orleans, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, said emotional testimony from the public is heating up. “Today we heard from Louisianans who have disabilities, from senior citizens and others who talked about how the cuts will negatively impact their lives if Gov. Jindal’s budget recommendations are adopted,” Leger said April 9. “The most important bill in this session is the budget bill.” Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, described attempts to fashion sound tax policy at this point as “fiscal fantasy.” He also likened Jindal’s budget to a “house of cards” that’s tipsy — “If just one

thing goes wrong, the whole thing will come falling down,” he said. Jindal’s budget relies heavily on contingencies such as refinancing debt, legal settlements, land sales, transferring dedicated funds and health care privatization contracts. A member of the Appropriations Committee said the structure is worrisome, “making it not when the budget gets out of committee, but if.” Moreover, the contingencies amount to one-time revenue, which the Constitution says cannot be used for recurring budget costs. That has not stopped Jindal — or other governors — in the past, but lawmakers now worry that Jindal’s budget takes that practice to dangerous extremes. Conservative lawmakers, like members of the Budget Reform Coalition (aka the fiscal hawks), have blasted Jindal’s budget as irresponsible, noting the state is budgeting money it may not receive. Several of them, including Talbot, have sued the governor in an attempt to bring the issue to a constitutional head in court. If certain lands are not sold or if other deals turn south, Jindal’s budget could quickly fall out of balance. For example, the Willis-Knighton Health System recently announced it was pulling out of negotiations at the medical center in Shreveport, the biggest of the public hospitals Jindal is attempting to privatize. Additional legal challenges loom. For example, the governor wants to use money from an artificial reef fund to prop up education and health care. In response, the state Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, consisting solely of Jindal appointees, is debating possible litigation. Elsewhere, the popular TOPS scholarship program, according to the current budget bill, would

Jindal’s tax debate, if not resolved this year, could go on much longer than anyone expected a few months ago.

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of public hospitals; the funding obstacles faced by the state’s construction program; money for higher education; the future of the state’s Medicaid program; and the court challenges delaying his landmark education and retirement reforms of 2012, which may have to be voted on again this session. Rep. Herbert B. Dixon, D-Alexandria, noted that the session has many moving pieces, and some were obscured in the mists of Jindal’s tax-swap proposal. That is troubling, he said, because this year’s session may well be remembered for the budget it produces, not the tax plans it studied but did not pass. “This is the time where John Q. Public needs to get very involved. They need to come to the Capitol, use the phone, send an email, mail a letter, find a homing pigeon — whatever it takes,” said Dixon. “Things are about to get really moving here and people are going to be caught by surprise.”

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BREW and Katey Red. Owner Peter Free happy hour Syverson serves shows by Billy up many local Franklin and beers at The Tri-Fi are offered Prytania Bar, on Thursdays, which features and Fridays free live music feature the John Thursdays and Dobry Group. Fridays. Milk Bar, PHOTO By the restaurant CHeRyL GeRBeR that shares the building with the Prytania Bar, offers its menu to bar patrons. On Sundays, the bar hosts a free brunch at noon. “We’ve done breakfast tacos, biscuits and gravy, and shrimp and grits,” Syverson says. The Prytania Bar’s Facebook (www. and Twitter (@theprytaniabar) accounts keep customers posted regarding free food and crawfish boils. The taps feature local craft beers, as well as seasonal beers from NOLA Brewing and Abita Brewery. Regulars appreciate the $2 High Life, Rolling Rock and PBR and the weekday happy hour. Syverson seeks to provide customers with a clean bar and affordable drinks served by a friendly staff. He also offers offer something for everyone. Gay happy hour is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Tuesday is dart league night, and Wednesday is trivia night. “Prytania strives to be your local bar,” Syverson says. “If you want a cold beer or a good bourbon served to you by a fun bartender who can tell a funny story, we’re the place for you.”

SHoppiNg NEWS DiSNEy STORES opened a new location at Lakeside Shopping Center (3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-830-3420; www. last week. It features interactive displays, a castle and a Disney Store Theatre. DaT DOg (5030 Freret St., 504-8996883; celebrated the opening of its second location (3336 Magazine St., 504-324-2226) last week. The hot dog restaurant features an outdoor beer garden and patio.

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Last week, PJ’S COFFEE (citywide; www. opened a new location at 630 Chartres St. below the historic Pontalba Apartments in Jackson Square. NEW ORlEaNS PaiNT N PaRTy (101 River Road, Suite 201, 504-833-1070; www. hosts a fundraiser to benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, April 25. Tickets are $40. Food and drinks will be served, and participants can bring their own alcohol. Make reservations through the Paint N Party website.

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he corner bar across from Touro Infirmary has a different vibe since owner-operator Peter Syverson took over in July 2012. The Prytania Bar (3445 Prytania St., 504-891-5773; had former incarnations as Cafe Banquette and then Cafe Prytania, which catered to a college crowd. Now the bar draws a more local and diverse set of regulars and music lovers who want to see a good show. “Prytania Bar is closer for most Uptowners compared to Magazine Street bars and our prices are better, so we’d like to be the place for the locals who’d rather walk or bike over,” Syverson says. Originally from the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Syverson moved to New Orleans to pursue a master of fine arts degree in creative writing. He managed Cafe Rani on Magazine Street before he got the opportunity to open his own bar. He jumped at the challenge. “We’ve been working very hard to curate a clientele,” Syverson says. “We have nurses and doctors from Touro, lawyers, construction workers, waiters and other bartenders.” The 360-degree bar, which has seating for 40, has expanded its operations into a music venue with performances by local rock, jazz, hiphop and brass bands on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. “Our venue can hold 200-plus so it’s great for intimate shows,” Syverson says. During Carnival, the bar hosted Rebirth Brass Band, Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes, Happy Talk Band


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Galatoire’s opens steakhouse

The owners of Galatoire’s Restaurant last week unveiled Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak (215 Bourbon St., 504-525-2021;, a new bar and steakhouse in the building adjacent to their century-old landmark restaurant. The menu at 33 features steaks and a few French-Creole set pieces, including shrimp remoulade, oysters Rockefeller and turtle soup. There’s also lobster maison, an upscale twist on Galatoire’s famous crabmeat maison, and a platter of appetizers, the goute 33, with bone marrow, deviled eggs with crab ravigote and smoked trout. Galatoire’s executive chef Michael Sichel oversees Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak. PAGE 28

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2009 Monthelie Cuvee Paul Chef Jonathan Lestingi prepares creative brunch items at La Fin du Monde. PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER

A bistro offers daily brunch and craft cocktails. By Ian McNulty


unday brunch is indispensible in New Orleans, but it turns out the Sunday part of the equation isn’t essential. Combine a crossover menu with the attitude that a daytime drink is not just permissible but integral and you can have brunch anytime you want. That’s how things look from the patio at La Fin du Monde, a bistro offering French, Southern and a quirky streak of Korean flavors, as well as a unique approach that fuses a brunch spot and craft cocktail bar. The restaurant serves brunch every day, and in the evenings it offers what can feel more like an extended happy hour than conventional dinner service. Bridging the two is a serious but accessible cocktail menu that represents at least half the purpose of this place. La Fin du Monde opened in December (the name is a reference to the Mayan calendar), taking over the address that housed Cafe Rani. As before, the focal point of the space is a large oak shading the patio, but there also is the indoor dining room, nicely revamped with subway tiles. The bar is curiously tiny for a place with a strong focus on cocktails, but the staff doesn’t mind if you get a table and order drinks only. Chef Jonathan Lestingi previously was at Stella!, where he discovered a zeal for kimchee. He makes an array of pickled and fermented vegetables — the latest with mirliton — and though very spicy, the heat is enlivening rather than numb-

ing. This kimchee goes into butter lettuce cups with slabs of pork belly, over toasty-flavored (loose-textured) rice grits with poached eggs and even into one of the three Bloody Mary varieties from cocktail maven Michelle McMahon. Luscious and well-accompanied duck pate and rillettes, challah French toast with a heady rum syrup and shrimp and grits with an especially hearty gravy (full of flavor and shrimp antennae) stand out on the brunch menu, while Bellinis and lighterthan-air Ramos gin fizzes come from the bar. Some brunch dishes reappear on the dinner menu, which is short and heavily weighted toward “middles” — cheese plates, charcuterie and mussels with the sour tang of fish sauce. Lestingi stretches out a bit with a handful of entrees. Portions (and prices) are modest, and even if these dishes don’t scream for attention they are smartly balanced and crafted. Slices of lamb loin arrived simply presented, but sweet carrots, bitter radicchio mellowed by grill char and the earthiness of pecans and shiitakes made the dish complete. You could eat a three-course meal at La Fin du Monde, but the menu, cocktails and, most of all, the patio ambience all recommend it more for the anytime brunch or social evening. When Delachaise is too crowded, you’re underdressed for Cure or the wait at La Crepe Nanou is too long, La Fin du Monde can punch some of the same buttons in its own way.

Classic Monthelie is noted for its slightly lesser quality and more affordable price than its more prominent Volnay neighbor in Burgundy’s Cote de Beaune. The fourth-generation Paul Garaudet estate, producer of this Monthelie, is planted almost exclusively with pinot noir. Following harvest, indigenous yeasts are added to the grapes for vinification in large vats for three weeks, then is transfered to French oak casks (one-third new oak) for 12-18 months. A beautiful expression of its terroir, this wellbalanced, traditional Burgundy offers aromas of dried cherry, blackberry and mushrooms and lush flavors of tart cherry and raspberry, earthy undertones and pleasant spice notes, finishing with lively acidity and smooth tannins. Open 30 minutes before serving. Drink it with tuna, salmon, duck, coq au vin, roasted pork, grilled steak and shiitake risotto. Buy it at: Swirl Wine Bar & Market, The Wine Seller, Cork & Bottle, Keife & Co., Faubourg Wines and Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket. Drink it at: Galatoire’s Restaurant, Boucherie, Herbsaint Bar & Restaurant, Stella!, MiLa, Grille by the Hill and Loa.

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interview The Galatoire’s 33 name is a reference to an address the building used in the past as part of a now-obsolete street numbering system, says Melvin Rodrigue, the restaurant’s president. In addition to the bar and steakhouse, the building holds private dining rooms on its upper floors. With tile floors, a pressed-tin ceiling and marble-topped tables, the bar has a classic look but an altogether different design from Galatoire’s iconic dining room. There also are TVs to show sports and a grand piano where Jep Epstein performs from 9 p.m. to midnight Thursday through Saturday. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, the bar offers a half-price ($4) special on classic cocktails. This raft of changes for the old-line restaurant feels timely and optimistic, and maybe even brave. Galatoire’s has long felt like an Old World oasis amid the lowest common denominator of T-shirt shops, daiquiri bars and scoop-and-serve tourist trap restaurants that have held sway on much of Bourbon Street. But the city’s most famous street once had more dining and entertainment options that weren’t so cartoonish, and at least from early visits, it seems that Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak is reclaiming a little turf for class acts. The bar is open daily from 11 a.m. and the steakhouse serves dinner nightly and lunch on Friday. The steakhouse accepts reservations.

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New Kingfish in town


The name Kingfish (337 Chartres St., 504-598-5005; www.kingfishneworleans. com) leaves little doubt that the fare at this new French Quarter restaurant has a Louisiana focus, and indeed the menu is full of local seafood, andouille and cochon de lait. Yet none of the dishes are standards. The crawfish salad is crossed with hoppin’ John, barbecue shrimp is ladled over a crunchy sweet potato waffle shaped like a pirogue, and pompano is cooked and served on a solid block of Himalayan salt. Gumbo is made with smoked rabbit, French sorrel sausage and served with “dirty” basmati rice. The approach at Kingfish is less startling when you learn that the kitchen is led by Greg Sonnier, a veteran New Orleans chef with a reputation for robust and creative reinterpretations of Louisiana flavors. An early protege of chef Paul Prudhomme, Sonnier and his wife Mary ran the Esplanade Avenue restaurant Gabrielle for 13 years before Hurricane Katrina and the levee failures. Kingfish was opened last week by Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts, a company that runs a string of bars and restaurants around the French Quarter. This is easily the company’s most ambitious project. The building, previously used as a pizza parlor, has been renovated, and exposed brickwork and dark colors give it a vintage look. Sonnier works from a glassed-in kitchen and the large bar is overseen by Chris McMillian, a leader in the city’s classic cocktail revival. There’s a piano in the bar with live music Thursday

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uests at Jamila’s Mediterranean Tunisian Cuisine (7808 Maple St., 504866-4366) often get a booming welcome from Moncef Sbaa, who also is quick with a splash of aromatic orange flower water for their hands as they depart. In between, he helps ferry couscous, tagines, merguez and savory brik pies from the kitchen run by his wife Jamila. They both grew up around food production in their native Tunisia — Jamila on a family farm, Moncef near his family’s camelpowered olive oil press. They opened Jamila’s in 1994 and have run a food booth at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival since 1997. Jamila’s merguez is now carried at Langenstein’s grocery stores ( What is the essence of Tunisian food? Sbaa: I grew up in an Italian-French-Jewish-Arab neighborhood. We always had a mix around us, and that’s what the food is like too. It’s about olive oil, garlic, mint, rosemary; it’s fresh lamb and fish and how you season it. The idea is always to put different ingredients together but not to lose their flavors when you do. Did you ever worry about how New Orleans would respond to traditional dishes? S: We wrote the menu many times before we opened. People ask me today, “Why don’t you have hummus on the menu?” Well, 20 places around me have hummus. It’s good to create your own space. You see a lot of restaurants opening now with the same menus. But I always thought the more specialized, the more particular your food was to your restaurant, the better. You always seem to be having a blast at work. What’s the secret? S: We love this place. We believed in it, we dreamed it, we got our reputation and we want to keep that. I think hospitality is making sure everyone is happy, even the toddler who wants his bread right away. I even give the babies menus. The parents say, “But he can’t read.” But if everyone has a menu, I want him to have one too. You have to have pleasure in what you do, not be so worried about how many tables you turn. That way everyone goes home happy — the customers, the staff, you. And that way everyone comes back. — IAN MCNULTY

through Saturday evenings. Kingfish marks a return of sorts for Sonnier. For the past few years, the chef has been trying to reopen Gabrielle in an Uptown neighborhood, and that effort ultimately foundered in the face of determined opposition from some neighbors and difficulties with City Hall’s zoning and permitting apparatus. Sonnier says his plans for Gabrielle are off, the building he purchased for it is for sale and he’s excited to get back into a restaurant kitchen full time. Kingfish serves dinner daily and will add lunch soon. Sonnier says the restaurant also will open a take-out shop called Kingfish Counter with a separate entrance on Chartres Street to serve sandwiches, snacks and butcher shop items.

crawfish boil benefit

Hot crawfish and cold beer work wonders together. For the past few years, Bugs & Brew for Drew has shown what the duo can do for community causes too. The upcoming edition Saturday

should underscore the point. Like many New Orleans events, this combination crawfish cook-off and beer festival started among friends and has grown quickly. In its fourth year, the event moves from Jesuit High School to River City Plaza, the riverfront festival grounds at Mardi Gras World (1380 Port of New Orleans Place). More than 50 teams will boil crawfish, and the Louisiana Craft Brewers Guild will run a beer garden featuring seven local brewers: Abita, Bayou Teche, Chafunkta, Covington, NOLA, Parish and Tin Roof. Local funk bands perform throughout the day. Bugs & Brew for Drew is a benefit for the Drew Rodrigue Foundation, named for a late football coach. It benefits cancer-fighting organizations and youth sports. Admission is free, and tickets are available on site for food and drinks, or attendees can purchase a Cajun Pass ($60) which includes food and drinks all day. The event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit for details.

FIVE in FIVE dIshEs that pay trIbutE tO NOLa grEats Brigtsen’s Restaurant 723 dante st., (504) 861-7610 Baked oysters with crab and shrimp is from LeRuth’s.

Mondo 900 Harrison ave., (504) 224-2633 Trout with “muddy waters” sauce was created at Uglesich’s.

Restaurant R’evolution 777 Bienville st., (504) 553-2277 Weekday lunch specials recreate dishes from Maylie’s to Kolb’s.

Serendipity 3700 orleans ave., (504) 407-0818 A dessert salutes down-but-notout Hubig’s Pies.

Upperline Restaurant 1413 upperline st., (504) 891-9822 Garlicky oysters bordelaise is a nod to Restaurant Mandich.




Trends, notes, quirks and quotes from the world of food. “Promoting the development and expansion of nightlife hubs should be a key economic development priority for cities. Or, rather, preventing neighborhood busybodies from stifling them ought to be. That means making decisions about liquor-licensing rules at a higher level, with consideration of the full citywide effects in terms of tax revenue and job creation. … Cities need to treat it as a more serious matter than a simple question of neighborhood opinion.” — Matthew Yglesias, from a piece in Slate on NIMBY (not in my backyard) reactions to new bars and restaurants.




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Out 2 Eat is an index of Gambit contract advertisers. Unless noted, addresses are for New Orleans. Dollar signs represent the average cost of a dinner entree: $ — under $10; $$ — $11 to $20; $$$ — $21 or more. To update information in the Out 2 Eat listings, email, fax 483-3116 or call Will Coviello at 483-3106. Deadline is 10 a.m. Monday.

AMERICAN Indulge Island grIll — 845 Carondalet St., (504) 609-2240; — This Caribbean- and pirate-themed restaurant offers everything from seafood and salads to burgers, sandwiches and ribs. Pirate’s Kiss seafood pasta combines sauteed shrimp, crawfish and catfish in lemonvodka cream over linguine and is topped with pepper bacon. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

O’HenrY’s FOOd & sPIrITs — 634 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-9741; 8859 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Kenner, (504) 461-9840; — Complimentary peanuts are the calling card of these casual, family friendly restaurants. The menu includes burgers, steaks, ribs, pasta, fried seafood, salads and more. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ sOMeTHIn’ else CaFe — 620 Conti St., 373-6439; — Combining Cajun flavors and comfort food, Somthin’ Else offers noshing items including shrimp baskets, boudin balls and alligator corn dogs. There are burgers, po-boys and sandwiches filled with everything from cochon de lait to a trio of melted cheeses on buttered thick toast. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, late-night Thu.Sat. Credit cards. $$ Treasure Island BuFFeT — 5050 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 443-8000; www. — The all-you-can-eat buffet includes New Orleans favorites including seafood, salad and dishes from a variety of national cuisines. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

BaYOu Beer garden — 326 N. Jefferson Davis Pwky., (504) 302-9357 — Head to Bayou Beer Garden for a 10-oz. Bayou burger served on a sesame bun. Disco fries are french fries topped with cheese and debris gravy. No reservations. Lunch and dinner, late-night Fri.Sat. Credit cards. $ dOWn THe HaTCH — 1921 Sophie Wright Place, (504) 5220909; www.downthehatchnola. com — The Texan burger features an Angus beef patty topped with grilled onions, smoked bacon, cheddar and a fried egg. The house-made veggie burger combines 15 vegetables and is served with sun-dried tomato pesto. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $ rendOn Inn’s dugOuT sPOrTs Bar — 4501 Eve St., (504) 826-5605; www. — The Boudreaux burger combines lean ground beef, hot sausage and applewood-smoked bacon on a ciabatta bun with cheese, onions and remoulade. Fresh cut fries are served with Parmesan cheese and a drizzle of truffle oil. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $ THe rIVersHaCK TaVern — 3449 River Road, (504) 834-4938; — This bar and music spot offers a menu of burgers, sandwiches overflowing with deli meats and changing lunch specials. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $ sHaMrOCK Bar & grIll — 4133 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 301-0938 — Shamrock serves an Angus rib-eye steak with a side item, burgers, shrimp or roast beef po-boys, grilled chicken, spinach and artichoke dip and more. No reservations. Dinner and late night daily. Credit cards. $

BARBECUE BOO KOO BBQ — 3701 Banks St., (504) 202-4741; www. — The Boo Koo burger is a ground brisket patty topped with pepper Jack cheese, boudin and sweet chile aioli. The Cajun banh mi fills a Vietnamese roll with hogshead cheese, smoked pulled pork, boudin, fresh jalapeno, cilantro, cucumber, carrot, pickled radish and sriracha sweet chile aioli. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Cash only. $ HICKOrY PrIMe BBQ — 6001 France Road, (757) 2778507; www.hickoryprimebbq. com — Proprietors Billy Rhodes and Karen Martin have won several barbecue competitions.

They serve Texas-style brisket, smoked chicken, ribs and more. The pulled pork platter features pork cooked for 12 hours over hickory and white oak and it comes with two sides. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ sauCY’s — 4200 Magazine St., (504) 301-2755; www. — Saucy’s serves slow-smoked St. Louisstyle pork ribs, pulled pork, brisket, smoked sausage and grilled chicken. The cochon blue is a sandwich of pulled pork, blue cheese and melted mozzerella on a bun. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

BURGERS CHeeseBurger eddIe’s — 4517 West Esplanade Ave., Metairie, (504) 455-5511; www. — This eatery serves a variety of specialty burgers, Mr. Ed’s fried chicken, sandwiches, po-boys, salads, tacos, wings and shakes. Besides patty melts and chili-cheeseburgers, there also are seafood burgers featuring tuna, salmon or crabmeat. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

CAFE anTOIne’s anneX — 513 Royal St., (504) 525-8045; — The Annex is a coffee shop serving pastries, sandwiches, soups, salads and gelato. The Caprese panino combines fresh mozzarella, pesto, tomatoes and balsamic vinaigrette. The ham and honeyDijon panino is topped with feta and watercress. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $ Breads On OaK — 8640 Oak St., Suite A, (504) 3248271; — The bakery offers a range of breads, muffins, pastries and sweets. Pain au chocolat is a buttery, flakey croissant filled with dark chocolate, and a vegan version also is available. The breads include traditional, hand-shaped Parisian-style baguettes. No reservations. Breakfast Thu.-Sun., lunch Thu.Sat. Credit cards. $ CaFe FrereT — 7329 Freret St., (504) 861-7890; www. — The cafe serves breakfast itemes like the Freret Egg Sandwich with scrambled eggs, cheese and bacon or sausage served on toasted white or wheat bread or an English muffin.Signature sandwiches include the Chef’s Voodoo Burger, muffuletta and Cuban po-boy. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Fri.-Wed., dinner Mon.-Wed.,

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KnuCKleHeads eaTerY — 3535 Severn Ave., Suite 10, Metairie, (504) 888-5858; www. — This casual eatery serves burgers, sandwiches, wraps, salads and bar noshes. Mulligan Mike’s all-Angus chuck burger is topped with grilled ham and Swiss or cheddar cheese and comes with fries and a pickle. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $



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CAFE NOMA — New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, (504) 482-1264; www.cafenoma. com — The cafe serves roasted Gulf shrimp and vegetable salad dressed with Parmesan-white balsamic vinaigrette. Other options include chipotle-marinated portobello sliders and flatbread pizza topped with manchego, peppers and roasted garlic. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Tue.-Sun., dinner Fri. Credit cards. $ 

ONE RESTAURANT &  LOUNGE  — 8132 Hampson St., (504) 301-9061; — Chef Scott Snodgrass prepares refined dishes like char-grilled oysters topped with Roquefort cheese and a red wine vinaigrette, seared scallops with roasted garlic and shiitake polenta cakes and a memorable cochon de lait. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Mon.Sat. Credit cards. $$

LAKEVIEW BREW COFFEE  CAFE — 5606 Canal Blvd., (504) 483-7001 — This casual cafe offers gourmet coffees and a wide range of pastries and desserts baked in house, plus a menu of specialty sandwiches and salads. Breakfast is available all day on weekends. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $


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FIVE HAPPINESS — 3511 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 482-3935 — The large menu at Five Happiness offers a range of dishes from wonton soup to sizzling seafood combinations served on a hot plate to sizzling Go-Ba to lo mein dishes. Delivery and banquest facilities available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$



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PINKBERRY — 300 Canal St.; 5601 Magazine St., (504) 899-4260; www.pinkberry. com — Pinkberry offers frozen yogurt with an array of wet and dry topping choices including caramel, honey, fruit purees, various chocolates and nuts and more. There also are fresh fruit parfaits and green tea smoothies. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

BAYONA — 430 Dauphine St., (504) 525-4455; www.bayona. com — House favorites on Chef Susan Spicer’s menu include sauteed Pacific salmon with choucroute and Gewurztraminer sauce and the appetizer of grilled shrimp with black-bean cake and coriander sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

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JUNG’S GOLDEN DRAGON  — 3009 Magazine St., (504) 891-8280; — Jung’s offers a mix of Chinese, Thai and Korean cuisine. Chinese specialties include Mandarin, Szechuan and Hunan dishes. Grand Marnier shrimp are lightly battered and served with Grand Marnier sauce, broccoli and pecans. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

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OAK — 8118 Oak St., (504) 302-1485; — This wine bar offers small plates and live musical entertainment. Gulf shrimp fill tacos assembled in house-made corn tortillas with pickled vegetables, avocado and lime crema. The hanger steak bruschetta is topped with Point Reyes blue cheese and smoked red onion marmalade. No reservations. Dinner and late-night

CREOLE ANTOINE’S RESTAURANT  — 713 St. Louis St., (504) 5814422; — The city’s oldest restaurant offers a glimpse of what 19th century French Creole dining might have been like, with a labyrinthine series of dining rooms. Signature dishes include oysters Rockefeller, crawfish Cardinal and baked Alaska. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Mon-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$ MONTREL’S BISTRO — 1000 N. Peters St., (504) 524-4747 — This casual restaurant serves Creole favorites. The menu includes crawfish etouffee, boiled crawfish, red beans and rice and bread pudding for dessert. Outdoor seating is adjacent to Dutch Alley and the French Market. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ REDEMPTION — 3835 Iberville St., (504) 309-3570; www. — Chef Greg Piccolo’s menu includes dishes such as the crispy avocado cup filled with Louisiana crawfish remoulade. Roasted duck breast is served with red onion and yam hash, andouille, sauteed spinach and grilled Kadota fig jus. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$ SAINTS & SINNERS — 627 Bourbon St., (504) 528-9307; www.saintsandsinnersnola. com — Styled to reflect era of Storyville, the restaurant serves Creole and Cajun dishes, raw oysters, seafood, steaks, poboys, burgers and more. The Politician’s Special features a trio of jambalaya, crawfish pie and a cup of gumbo. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$$ STEAMBOAT NATCHEZ — Toulouse Street Wharf, (504) 569-1401; — The Natchez serves Creole cuisine while cruising the Mississippi River. At dinner, the Paddlewheel porkloin is blackened pork served with Creole mustard sauce or Caribbean butter spiked with Steen’s cane syrup. Bread pudding is topped with candied pecans and bourbon sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$ WILLIE MAE’S SCOTCH  HOUSE — 2401 St. Ann St., (504) 822-9503 — This popular neighborhood restaurant is know for its wet-battered fried chicken. Green beans come with rice and gravy. There’s bread pudding for dessert. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

DELI JIMS — 3000 Royal St., (504) 304-8224 — The Reuben is fill seeded rye bread with corned beef, pastrami, provolone and Swiss cheeses, German sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing. The Bywater cheese steak sandwich combines marinated steak, grilled onions, green pepper and Havarti cheese on a rustic roll. No reservations. Breakfast Sat.-Sun., lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $ KOSHER CAJUN NEW YORK  DELI & GROCERY — 3519 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-2010; www.koshercajun. com — This New York-style deli specializes in sandwiches, including corned beef and pastrami that come straight from the Bronx. No reservations. Lunch Sun.-Thu., dinner Mon.-Thu. Credit cards. $ MARDI GRAS ZONE — 2706 Royal St., (504) 947-8787; — The 24-hour grocery store has a deli and wood-burning pizza oven. The deli serves po-boys, salads and hot entrees such as stuffed peppers, beef stroganoff and vegetable lasagna. Vegan pizzas also are available. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $ MARTIN WINE CELLAR  — 714 Elmeer Ave., Metairie , (504) 896-7350; — The wine emporium offers gourmet sandwiches and deli items. The Reuben combines corned beef, melted Swiss, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on rye bread. The Sena salad features chicken, golden raisins, blue cheese, toasted pecans and pepper jelly vinaigrette over field greens. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Fri., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$ QUARTER MASTER DELI  — 1100 Bourbon St., (504) 529-1416; — Slow-cooked pork ribs are coated in house barbecue sauce and served with two sides. Slow-roasted beef is sliced thin, doused in gravy and served on 10-inch French loaves. No reservations. 24 hours daily. Cash only. $ QWIK CHEK DELI & CATERING — 2018 Clearview Pkwy., Metairie, (504) 456-6362 — The menu includes gumbo, po-boys, pasta, salads and hot plate lunches. The hamburger po-boy can be dressed with lettuce, mayo and tomato on French bread. Shrimp Italiano features shrimp tossed with cream sauce and pasta. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

FRENCH FLAMING TORCH — 737 Octavia St., (504) 895-0900; — The menu includes pan-seared Maine diver scallops with chimichurri sauce and smoked bacon and corn hash. Coffeeand coriander-spiced rack of lamb is oven roasted and served with buerre rouge and chevre mashed potatoes. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$







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INDIAN JULIE’S LITTLE INDIA KITCHEN AT SCHIRO’S — 2483 Royal St., (504) 944-6666; — The cafe offers homemade Indian dishes prepared with freshly ground herbs and spices. Selections include chicken, lamb or shrimp curry or vindaloo and vegetarian saag paneer. Schiro’s also serves New Orleans cuisine. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $ NIRVANA INDIAN CUISINE — 4308 Magazine St., (504) 8949797 — Serving mostly northern Indian cuisine, the restaurant’s extensive menu ranges from chicken to vegetable dishes. Reservations accepted for five or more. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$ TAJ MAHAL INDIAN CUISINE — 923-C Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 836-6859 — The traditional menu features lamb, chicken and seafood served in a variety of ways, including curries and tandoori. Vegetarian options are available. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

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ITALIAN ANDREA’S RESTAURANT — 3100 N. 19th St., Metairie, (504) 834-8583; — Chef/owner Andrea Apuzzo’s specialties include speckled trout royale which is topped with lump crabmeat and lemon-cream sauce. Capelli D’Andrea combines house-made angel hair pasta and smoked salmon in light cream sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$ CAFE GIOVANNI — 117 Decatur St., (504) 529-2154; www. — Chef Duke LoCicero serves inventive Italian cuisine and Italian accented contemporary Louisiana cooking. Shrimp Dukie features Louisiana shrimp and a duck breast marinated in Cajun spices served with tasso-mushroom sauce. Belli Baci is the restaurant’s cocktail lounge. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$ MAXIMO’S ITALIAN GRILL — 1117 Decatur St., (504) 586-8883; www.maximosgrill. com — Sit at the bar overlooking the open grill and watch chefs prepare dishes like the fish of the day pan-sauteed in habaneroinfused olive oil and served with seasonal vegetables. Osso buco is a braised veal shank served with garlic, thyme and white wine demi-glace, herb-roasted Parmesan potatoes and grilled asparagus. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily, lunch Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$ MOSCA’S — 4137 Hwy. 90 W., Westwego, (504) 4368950; www.moscasrestaurant. com — This family-style eatery has changed little since opening in 1946. Popular dishes include shrimp Mosca, chicken a la grande and baked oysters Mosca, made with breadcrumps and Italian seasonings. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Cash only. $$$

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RED GRAVY — 125 Camp St., (504) 561-8844; www. — The cafe serves breakfast items including pancakes, waffles and pastries. At lunch, try handmade meatballs, lasagna and other Italian specialties, panini, wraps, soups and salads. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Thu.-Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $ VINCENT’S ITALIAN CUISINE — 4411 Chastant St., Metairie, (504) 885-2984; 7839 St. Charles Ave., (504) 866-9313; — Try house specialties like vealand spinach-stuffed canneloni. Bracialoni is baked veal stuffed with artichoke hearts, bacon, garlic and Parmesan cheese and topped with red sauce. Reservations accepted. Chastant Street: lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. St. Charles Avenue: lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

JAPANESE CHIBA — 8312 Oak St., (504) 826-9119; www.chiba-nola. com — Chiba puts creative local touches on Japanese cuisine. The satsuma strawberry roll bundles scallop, yellowtail, strawberry, mango, jalapeno, wasabi tobiko and tempura flakes and is topped with spicy sauce and satsuma ponzu. Pork belly steamed buns are served with Japanese slaw and pickled onions. Reservations recommended. Lunch Thu.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$ KAKKOII JAPANESE BISTREAUX — 7537 Maple St., (504) 570-6440; www. — Kakkoii offers traditional sushi, sashimi and Japanese cuisine as well as dishes with modern and local twists. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.Sun., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$


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ORIGAMI — 5130 Freret St., (504) 899-6532 — Nabeyaki udon is a soup brimming with thick noodles, chicken and vegetables. The long list of special rolls includes the Big Easy, which combines tuna, salmon, white fish, snow crab, asparagus and crunchy bits in soy paper with eel sauce on top. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ ROCK-N-SAKE — 823 Fulton St., (504) 581-7253; www. — Rock-n-Sake serves traditional Japanese cuisine with some creative twists. There’s a wide selection of sushi, sashimi and rolls or spicy gyoza soup, pan-fried soba noodles with chicken or seafood and teriyaki dishes. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Fri., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$




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MIYAKO JAPANESE SEAFOOD & STEAKHOUSE — 1403 St. Charles Ave., (504) 410-9997; www.japanesebistro. com — Miyako offers a full range of Japanese cuisine, with specialties from the sushi or hibachi menus, chicken, beef or seafood teriyaki, and tempura. Reservations accepted. Lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

YUKI IZAKAYA — 525 Frenchmen St., (504) 943-1122; www. — This Japanese tavern combines a selection of small plates, sake, shochu, live music and Japanese kitsch. Dishes include curries, housemade ramen soups, fried chicken and other specialties. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

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MIKIMOTO — 3301 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 488-1881; — Sushi choices include new and old favorites, both raw and cooked. The South Carrollton roll includes tuna tataki, avocado and snow crab. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner daily. Delivery available. Credit cards. $$



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LA MACARENA PUPSERIA AND LATIN CAFE — 8120 Hampson St., (504) 862-5252; — This cafe serves Latin and Caribbean dishes, tapas and appetizers like guacamole and chips. Spanish garlic shrimp is served with refried black beans, saffron rice and tropical salad. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.Mon. Checks. $$

LOUISIANA CONTEMPORARY HERITAGE GRILL — 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 150, Metairie, (504) 934-4900; www. — This power lunch spot offers dishes like duck and wild mushroom spring rolls with mirin-soy dipping sauce and pan-fried crab cakes with corn maque choux and sugar snap peas. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri.

Credit cards. $$ MANNING’S — 519 Fulton St., (504) 593-8118; — Named for former New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning, this restaurant’s game plan sticks to Louisiana flavors. A cast iron skillet-fried filet is served with two-potato hash, fried onions and Southern Comfort pan sauce. The fish and chips feature black drum crusted in Zapp’s Crawtator crumbs served with Crystal beurre blanc. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$ RALPH’S ON THE PARK — 900 City Park Ave., (504) 488-1000; — Popular dishes include turtle soup finished with sherry, grilled lamb spare ribs and barbecue Gulf shrimp. Tuna two ways includes tuna tartare, seared pepper tuna, avocado and wasabi cream. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$ RESTAURANT R’EvOLUTION — 777 Bienville St., (504) 5532277; — Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramanto present a creative take on Creole dishes as well as offering caviar tastings, house-made salumi, pasta dishes and more. “Death by Gumbo” is an andouille- and oyster-stuffed quail with a roux-based gumbo poured on top tableside. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$ TOMAS BISTRO — 755 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 5270942 — Tomas serves dishes like semi-boneless Louisiana quail stuffed with applewood-smoked bacon dirty popcorn rice, Swiss chard and Madeira sauce. The duck cassoulet combines duck confit and Creole Country andouille in a white bean casserole. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ TOMMY’S WINE BAR — 752 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 5254790 — Tommy’s Wine Bar offers cheese and charcuterie plates as well as a menu of appetizers and salads from the neighboring kitchen of Tommy’s Cuisine. No reservations. Lite dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ ZACHARY’S RESTAURANT — 902 Coffee St., Mandeville, (985) 626-7008 — Chef Zachary Watters prepares dishes like redfish Zachary, crabmeat au gratin and Gulf seafood specials. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

MEDITERRANEAN/ MIDDLE EASTERN ATTIKI BAR & GRILL — 230 Decatur St., (504) 587-3756 — This restaurant and hookah bar serves an array of Mediterranean dishes. Tomato Buffala features baked tomatoes and mozzarella topped with basil and olive oil. Grilled filet mignon is topped with creamy mushroom sauce and served with two sides. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$ BABYLON CAFE — 7724 Maple St., (504) 314-0010; —The Babylon platter includes stuffed grape leaves, hummus, kibbeh,

rice and one choice of meat: lamb, chicken or beef kebabs, chicken or beef shawarma, gyro or kufta. Chicken shawarma salad is a salad topped with olives, feta and chicken breast cooked on a rotisserie. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ PYRAMIDS CAFE — 3151 Calhoun St., (504) 861-9602 — Diners will find Mediterranean cuisine featuring such favorites as sharwarma prepared on a rotisserie. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

MEXICAN & SOUTHWESTERN JUAN’S FLYING BURRITO — 2018 Magazine St., (504) 569-0000; 4724 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 486-9950; www. — Mardi Gras Indian tacos are stuffed with roasted corn, pinto beans, grilled summer squash, Jack cheese and spicy slaw. Red chile chicken and goat cheese quesadilla features grilled Creole chicken breast, salsa fresca, chile-lime adobo sauce, and Jack, cheddar and goat cheeses pressed in a flour tortilla. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $ LUCY’S RETIRED SURFERS’ BAR & RESTAURANT — 701 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 5238995; www.lucysretiredsurders. com — This surf shack serves California-Mexican cuisine and the bar has a menu of tropical cocktails. Todo Santos fish tacos feature grilled or fried mahi mahi in corn or flour tortillas topped with shredded cabbage and shrimp sauce, and are served with rice and beans. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late night Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$ SANTA FE — 3201 Esplanade Ave., (504) 948-0077 — This casual cafe serves creative takes on Southwestern cuisine. Bolinos de Bacalau are Portuguese-style fish cakes made with dried, salted codfish, mashed potatoes, cilantro, lemon juice, green onions and egg and served with smoked paprika aioli. Outdoor seating is available. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$ TIJUANA’S MEXICAN BAR & GRILL — 533 Toulouse St., (504) 227-3808; www. — This eatery serves nachos, flautas, quesadillas, burritos, enchiladas, tacos, fajitas, ropa vieja and more. Fritanga features traditional carne asada with gallo pinto, fried pork, cabbage salad, fried plantains and fried cheese. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

MUSIC AND FOOD BOMBAY CLUB — 830 Conti St., (504) 586-0972; www. — Mull the menu at this French Quarter hideaway while sipping a well made martini. The duck duet pairs confit leg with pepperseared breast with black currant reduction. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

out to eat The Columns — 3811 St. Charles Ave., (504) 899-9308; — there’s live music in the Victorian Lounge at the Columns. the menu offers such Creole favorites as gumbo and crab cakes and there are cheese plates as well. Reservations accepted. Breakfast daily, lunch Fri.-Sat., dinner Mon.-thu., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$ GAZeBo CAFe — 1018 Decatur St., (504) 525-8899; — the Gazebo features a mix of Cajun and Creole dishes and ice cream daquiris. the New orleans sampler rounds up jambalaya, red beans and rice and gumbo. other options include salads, seafood po-boys and burgers. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ house oF Blues — 225 Decatur St., 310-4999; www. — try the pan-seared Voodoo Shrimp with rosemary cornbread. the buffet-style gospel brunch features local and regional groups. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$ lITTle Gem sAloon — 445 S. Rampart St., (504) 267-4863; — Little Gem offers Creole dining and live jazz. Chef Robert Bruce prepares dishes including two Run Farms oxtail stew, Creole crab cakes with caper-lemon beurre blanc and fish amandine. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

sIBeRIA — 2227 St. Claude Ave., (504) 265-8855; — the Russki Reuben features corned beef, Swiss cheese, kapusta (spicy cabbage) and Russian dressing on grilled rye bread. Potato and cheese pierogies are served with fried onions and sour cream. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $.

NeIGHBORHOOD ARTZ BAGelZ — 3138 Magzine St., (504) 309-7557; www. — Artz bakes its bagels in house and options include onion, garlic, honey whole wheat, cinnamon-raisin, salt and others. Get one with a schmear or as a sandwich. Salads also are available. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $ CAFe B — 2700 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 934-4700; — this cafe serves an elevated take on the dishes commonly found in neighborhood restaurants. Grilled redfish is served with confit of wild mushrooms, spaghetti squash, charred Vidalia onion and aged balsamic vinegar. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

SteaKHOUSe AusTIn’s seAFooD AnD sTeAKhouse — 5101 West Esplanade Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-5533; — Austin’s serves prime steaks, chops and seafood. Veal Austin features paneed veal topped wwith Swiss chard, bacon, mushrooms, asparagus, crabmeat and brabant potatoes on the side. Reservations recommended. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$


ChoPhouse neW oRleAns — 322 Magazine St., (504) 5227902; — this traditional steakhouse serves uSDA prime beef, and a selection of super-sized cuts includes a 40oz. Porterhouse for two. the menu also features seafood options and a la carte side items. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Don FoRTunATo’s PIZZeRIA — 3517 20th St., Metairie, (504) 302-2674 — the Sicilian pizza is topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella, prosciutto, roasted red peppers and kalamata olives. the chicken portobello calzone is filled with grilled chicken breast, tomato sauce, mozzarella, ricotta, portobello mushrooms and sun-dried tomato mayo. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $ mARKs TWAIn’s PIZZA lAnDInG — 2035 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-8032; — Disembark at Mark twain’s for salads, po-boys and pies like the Italian pizza with salami, tomato, artichoke, sausage and basil. No reservations. Lunch tue.-Sat., dinner tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $ neW YoRK PIZZA — 4418 Magazine St., (504) 891-2376; — Choose from pizza by the slice or whole pie, calzones, pasta, sandwiches, salads and more. the Big Apple pie is loaded with pepperoni, Canadian bacon, onions, mushrooms, black olives, green peppers, Italian sausage and minced garlic and anchovies and jalapenos are optional. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $ Theo’s neIGhBoRhooD PIZZA — 4218 Magazine St., (504) 894-8554; 4024 Canal St., (504) 302-1133; www. — there is a wide variety of specialty pies or build your own from the selection of more than two-dozen toppings. Also serving salads and sandwiches. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $ WIT’s Inn — 141 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 486-1600 — this MidCity bar and restaurant features pizzas, calzones, toasted subs, salads and appetizers for snacking. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

SaNDWICHeS & PO-BOYS DRess IT — 535 Gravier St., (504) 571-7561 — Get gourmet burgers and sandwiches dressed to order. original topping choices include everything from sprouts to black bean and corn salsa to peanut butter. For dessert, try a chocolate chip cookie served with ice cream and chocolate sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $ JuGheAD’s CheesesTeAKs — 801 Poland Ave., (504) 304-5411; — Jughead’s specializes in cheese steaks on toasted Dong Phuong bread. the regular cheese steak features

taPaS/SPaNISH thin-sliced rib-eye, sauteed mushrooms, onions, peppers and garlic and melted provolone and mozzarella. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and latenight daily. Credit cards. $ KIlleR PoBoYs — 811 Conti St., (504) 252-6745; www. — At the back of erin Rose, Killer Poboys offers a short and constantly changing menu of po-boys. the Dark and Stormy features pork shoulder slowly braised with ginger and old New orleans Spiced Rum and is dressed with house-made garlic mayo and lime cabbage. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Cash only. $ mAGAZIne Po-BoY shoP — 2368 Magazine St., (504) 522-3107 — Choose from a long list of po-boys filled with everything from fried seafood to corned beef to hot sausage to veal. there are breakfast burritos in the morning and daily lunch specials. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $ mAhonY’s Po-BoY shoP — 3454 Magazine St., (504) 899-3374; — Mahoney’s serves traditional favorites and original po-boys like the Peacemaker, which is filled with fried oysters, bacon and cheddar cheese. there are daily lunch specials as well. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $ PARRAn’s Po-BoYs — 3939 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 885-3416; www. — Parran’s offers a long list of po-boys plus muffulettas, club sandwiches, pizzas, burgers, salads, fried seafood plates and CreoleItalian entrees. the veal supreme po-boy features a cutlet topped with Swiss cheese and brown gravy. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $ slICe — 1513 St. Charles Ave., 525-7437; 5538 Magazine St., (504) 897-4800; — Slice is known for pizza on thin crusts made from 100 percent wheat flour. other options include the barbecue shrimp po-boy made with Abita Amber and the shrimp Portofino, a pasta dish with white garlic cream sauce, shrimp and broc-

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coli. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $ The sToRe — 814 Gravier St., (504) 322-2446; — the Store serves sandwiches, salads and hot plates, and there is a taco bar where patrons can choose their own toppings. Red beans and rice comes with grilled andouille and a corn bread muffin. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

SeaFOOD ACme oYsTeR house — 724 Iberville St., (504) 522-5973; 1202 N. Hwy. 190, Covington, (985) 246-6155; 3000 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 309-4056; — the original Acme oyster house in the French Quarter has served raw oysters for more than a century. the full menu includes char-grilled oysters, many cooked seafood dishes and New orleans staples. the Peace Maker po-boy combines fried shrimp and oysters and is dressed with tabasco-infused mayo. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ GAlleY seAFooD ResTAuRAnT — 2535 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-0955 — Galley serves Creole and Italian dishes. Blackened redfish is served with shrimp and lump crabmeat sauce, vegetables and new potatoes. Galley’s popular soft-shell crab po-boy is the same one served at the New orleans Jazz & heritage Festival. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$ GRAnD Isle — 575 Convention Center Blvd., (504) 520-8530; — the Isle sampler, available as a half or full dozen, is a combination of three varieties of stuffed oysters: tasso, havarti and jalapeno; house-made bacon, white cheddar and carmelized onions; and olive oil, lemon zest

and garlic. the baked Gulf fish is topped with compound chili butter and served with local seasonal vegetables and herb-roasted potatoes. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ mR. eD’s seAFooD & ITAlIAn ResTAuRAnT. — 910 West Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 4633030; 1001 Live Oak St., Metairie, (504) 838-0022; www.mredsno. com — the menu includes seafood, Italian dishes, fried chicken, poboys, salads and daily specials. eggplant casserole is stuffed with shrimp and crabmeat and served with potatoes and salad. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$ neW oRleAns hAmBuRGeR & seAFooD Co. — citywide; — Menus vary by location but generally include burgers, salads, po-boys, fried seafood and New orleans favorites. the thin fried catfish platter comes with wedge-cut garlic-herb fries, hush puppies and Mardi Gras coleslaw. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$ ReD FIsh GRIll — 115 Bourbon St., (504) 598-1200; www. — Seafood favorites include hickory-grilled redfish, pecan-crusted catfish, alligator sausage and seafood gumbo. Barbecue oysters are flash fried, tossed in Crystal barbecue sauce and served with blue cheese dressing. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

SOUL FOOD BIG mommA’s ChICKen AnD WAFFles — 5741 Crowder Blvd., (504) 241-2548; www. bigmommaschickenandwaffles. com — Big Momma’s serves hearty combinations like the six-piece which includes a waffle and six fried wings served crispy or dipped in sauce. Breakfast is served all day. All items are cooked to order. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

mImI’s In The mARIGnY — 2601 Royal St., (504) 872-9868 — the decadant Mushroom Manchego toast is a favorite here. or enjoy hot and cold tapas dishes ranging from grilled marinated artichokes to calamari. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner and late-night tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $ VeGA TAPAs CAFe — 2051 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 836-2007; www.vegatapascafe. com — Paella de la Vega combines shrimp, mussels, chorizo, calamari, scallops, chicken and vegetables in saffron rice. Pollo en papel features chicken, mushrooms, leeks and feta in phyllo pastry. Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

VIetNaMeSe AuGusT moon — 3635 Prytania St., (504) 899-5129; — August Moon serves a mix of Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine. there are spring rolls and pho soup as well as many popular Chinese dishes and vegetarian options. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $ CAFe mInh — 4139 Canal St., (504) 482-6266; www.cafeminh. com— the watermelon crabmeat martini is made with diced watermelon, Louisiana jumbo lump crabmeat, avocado, jalapenos and cilantro and comes with crispy shrimp chips. Seafood Delight combines grilled lobster tail, diver scallops, jumbo shrimp and grilled vegetables in a sake soy reduction. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$ Doson nooDle house —135 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 309-7283 — traditional Vietnamese pho with pork and beef highlight the menu. the vegetarian hot pot comes with mixed vegetables, tofu and vermicelli rice noodles. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$ Pho TAu BAY ResTAuRAnT — 113 Westbank Expwy., Suite C, Gretna, (504) 368-9846 — you’ll find classic Vietnamese beef broth and noodle soups, vermicelli dishes, seafood soups, shrimp spring rolls with peanut sauce and more. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Wed. & Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

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The mARKeT CAFe — 1000 Decatur St., (504) 527-5000; — Dine indoors or out on seafood either fried for platters or po-boys or highlighted in dishes such as crawfish pie, crawfish etouffee or shrimp Creole. Sandwich options include muffulettas, Philly steaks on po-boy bread and gyros in pita bread. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

KATIe’s ResTAuRAnT — 3701 Iberville St., (504) 488-6582; www.katiesinmidcity. com — Favorites at this Mid-City restaurant include the Cajun Cuban with roasted pork, grilled ham, cheese and pickles pressed on buttered bread. the Boudreaux pizza is topped with cochon de lait, spinach, red onions, roasted garlic, scallions and olive oil. there also are salads, burgers and Italian dishes. Reservations accepted. Lunch daily, Dinner tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$



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Deep Routes Nick Spitzer celebrates American Routes’ 15th anniversary. By Brad Rhines


Dolly Parton, Les Paul and Fats Domino, and the prerecorded approach lets Spitzer fix flubs and highlight engaging moments from lengthy interviews. After leaving WWOZ in search of a more flexible format, Spitzer started recording the show at the University of New Orleans. The new facility was great for production, but he had a hard time getting aired locally on WWNO-FM, the city’s NPR affiliate, despite American Routes’ success in bigger markets like New York and Boston. “They were still spinning classical records dominantly at WWNO,” Spitzer says. “The station manager at the time, who shall go nameless, said to me that my work ‘represented the decline of Western civilization.’” Spitzer moved to Tulane in 2008, and now he reaches nearly a million listeners each week. People also tune in online, and almost every program from the last 15 years is archived in a searchable database. Licensing agreements prevent users from downloading shows, but entire episodes can be streamed from computers and mobile devices. To celebrate the popularity of American Routes, Spitzer and his staff are throwing a party. The first half of the concert features the Treme Brass Band and the Lost Bayou Ramblers, acts that pay homage to the musical traditions of New Orleans and South Louisiana. The second half of the show is a soul and R&B revue anchored by pianist Jon Cleary and his band, with star turns from Irma Thomas, Robert “Barefootin’” Parker, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Ivan Neville and a few surprise guests. Between sets, Spitzer will interview some of the people responsible for the show’s success to share behindthe-scenes stories from their 15 years on the air. The concert and interviews will be recorded for a special 4th of July episode of American Routes. “I’m confident that New Orleans and south Louisi-

Folklorist Nick Spitzer explores American roots music on his weekly radio show. PHOTO BY THOM BENNETT



American Routes 15th Anniversary Party 8 p.m. Friday Rock ’N’ Bowl 3000 S. Carrollton Ave. 504) 861-1700

ana music, known and unknown, has a national audience,” Spitzer says. “I’ve taken the view that America should not be dictated to by media and cultural centers in Washington, New York, Boston, or for that matter, Los Angeles and San Francisco. We’ve argued that it’s not just two coasts; it’s not East and West. There’s the Gulf South, the Gulf Coast, the Lower Mississippi Valley — call it what you want, but it’s the source of so much American vernacular, so let’s start with that as the centering point rather than the marginal.”

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t’s been a long road for Nick Spitzer, host of the public radio program American Routes. Spitzer, who also teaches anthropology at Tulane University, began his career in Baton Rouge as a folklorist focusing on Louisiana culture. He left to work with the Smithsonian Institute and National Public Radio (NPR), moving back to New Orleans in 1998 to produce America Routes, a show devoted to blues, R&B, country, zydeco and other regional music. Initially only seven stations picked up the show, which today it airs on nearly 300 public radio outlets nationwide. Spitzer celebrates American Routes’ 15th anniversary with a concert showcasing Louisiana’s rich musical heritage at Rock ’N’ Bowl Friday. As early as 1974, when he worked in college and rock radio, Spitzer toyed with the idea of a show called “American Roots.” As he continued his education and research in ethnography and cultural anthropology, his perspective shifted. “I began a transition in my thinking from R-O-O-TS to R-O-U-T-E-S,” Spitzer says. “The metaphor of the traveler, the migrant — from the Middle Passage and the horror of enslavement, to the choice of the family vacation and Route 66, to migration from South America to North — all the ways that people move.” Spitzer believes migration and movement are the basis for America’s most compelling music traditions. Since much of this music is outside the mainstream, Spitzer says he works to keep American Routes entertaining and informative, especially as many public radio listeners gravitate toward news and talk shows like All Things Considered and This American Life. His playlists often consist of three songs linked by a common thread. “Familiar song, familiar artist, or familiar genre,” Spitzer explains. “You can play an offbeat song by a familiar artist; you can play a familiar song by an unfamiliar artist; you can play ragtime country blues guitar by the Rev. Gary Davis and you can put it next to the Rolling Stones doing [their version of Mississippi Fred McDowell’s] ‘You Gotta Move.’” The songs are edited together at a small studio on Tulane’s Uptown campus, where Spitzer adds voiceovers and segments from interviews. The end result is a polished product ideal for public radio, but different from live radio broadcasts. Spitzer says some friends call NPR “National Perfect Radio,” poking fun at the network’s high production values. But Spitzer believes the show’s style respects music and musicians often marginalized by popular culture. In the early days, American Routes was a threehour live show on WWOZ-FM that was edited to two hours for national broadcast, but Spitzer wasn’t completely satisfied with the results. The program attracts big name guests, including Kris Kristofferson,




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Spotted Cat — Andy J. Forest, 4; Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns, 6; Smokin’ Time Jazz Club, 10

AllWays Lounge — All-Star Covered-Dish Country Jamboree feat. Wasted Lives, 9 Banks Street Bar — Peripheral, Dirty Sticks, 9 Bombay Club — Monty Banks, 7 Chickie Wah Wah — Johnny Sansone & John Fohl, 8 Columns Hotel — John Rankin, 8 d.b.a. — The Treme Brass Band, 9 Dos Jefes Uptown Cigar Bar — Tom Hook & Wendell Brunious, 9:30 Freret Street Publiq House — Chris Mule & the Perpetrators, 6

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Hi-Ho Lounge — Songwriters Gumbo, 8 Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse — Jason Marsalis, 8 Little Gem Saloon — Charlie Miller, 4:30; Marc Stone, 7:45 Louisiana Music Factory — Kid Simmons’ New Orleans Jazz Band, 6 The Maison — Gregory Agid, 6; Magnitude, 9 Maple Leaf Bar — Rebirth Brass Band, 10:30 Neutral Ground Coffeehouse — Tom Henehan, 9; Michael Liuzza & Friends, 10 Old Point Bar — Ian Cunningham, 8 Old U.S. Mint — Dr. Michael White & the Original Liberty Brass Band, 7 One Eyed Jacks — Har Mar Superstar, Purple, 9 Preservation Hall — Preservation Hall-Stars feat. Shannon Powell, 8 Ralph’s on the Park — Joe Krown, 11 a.m. Siberia — People’s Temple, Babes, Bottom Feeders, DJ 9ris 9ris, 10

Wednesday 17 Banks Street Bar — Smashing Blonde, 8; Major Bacon, 10 Bombay Club — Monty Banks, 7; Tony Seville, 7 Buffa’s Lounge — Sam Price, 7 Cafe Negril — Sam Cammarata & Dominick Grillo, 7:30; Another Day in Paradise, 9:30 Carousel Piano Bar & Lounge — Tom Hook & Wendell Brunious, 5; Smoking Time Jazz Club feat. Chance Bushman, 8:30 Chickie Wah Wah — Meschiya Lake & Tom McDermott, 8 Circle Bar — Chris Lee, 6; Lake Street Dive, 10 Columns Hotel — Andy Rogers, 8 The Cove at University of New Orleans — Kate McGarry & Keith Ganz, 7 d.b.a. — Tin Men, 7; Walter Wolfman Washington & the Roadmasters, 10 Dos Jefes Uptown Cigar Bar — Meghan Stewart, 9:30 Freret Street Publiq House — John Mooney, 6 Funky Pirate — Blues Masters feat. Big Al Carson, 8:30 Hard Rock Cafe — Rock-aHolics, 10 House of Blues — Domenic, 6; Jet Lounge, 11 House of Blues (Parish) — Son Volt, 9 Howlin’ Wolf Den — Hooten Hollars, My Graveyard Jaw, Todd Day Waits Pigpen, 10 Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse — Kipori Woods, 5; Irvin Mayfield’s NOJO Jam, 8

For those who questioned whether Crystal Castles could get any sicker — after a second dose of intravenous dance music, (II), worsened the Toronto duo’s already ruinous outlook in 2010 — Alice Glass agrees with you. “I didn’t think I could lose faith in humanity any more than I already had,” the shrieker/songwriter said in an August 2012 press statement, two months before the release of (III). “But after witnessing some Crystal Castles aPRIl things, it feels like the world is a dystopia where victims don’t get justice 9 p.m. Friday and corruption prevails. I’m one step away from being a vigilante to protect people and bring justice to the people I love. I’ve thought about it.” Those House of Blues “things,” Glass and producer Ethan Kath have revealed in unguarded 225 Decatur St. interviews, include specific crimes against loved ones as well as unaddressed injustices at large: sex trafficking, domestic abuse, child exploi(504) 310-4999 tation, rape — basically the worst the human race has to offer. Crystal Castles didn’t need any more fuel for its fire, but (III) locks together exactly as its prequels came apart, channeling its rage away from aggravated assaults and toward strobed waves of gloaming and increased heart rates measured in triple-digit BPM. “Hide all that you could/ Done for the greater good/ It’s later understood,” Glass sings through a multi-tracked prism on the album comedown, “Child I Will Hurt You.” True story. Doldrums opens. Tickets $31, $80 balcony seating. — NOAH BONAPARTE PAIS


The Maison — The Messy Cookers Jazz Band, 6; Ashton Hines & the Big Easy Brawlers, 10 Maple Leaf Bar — Profit feat. Andrew Block & Friends, 10:30 Old Point Bar — Mumbles, 8 Old U.S. Mint — Delfeayo Marsalis, 7 One Eyed Jacks — James McMurtry, 9 Palm Court Jazz Cafe — Lars Edegran, Topsy Chapman & Palm Court Jazz Band, 8 Preservation Hall — Preservation Hall Jazz Band feat. Mark Braud, 8 Ralph’s on the Park — Joe Krown, 5 Rock ’N’ Bowl — Johnny J & the Hitmen feat. Derek Huston, 8:30

Lafayette Square — Wednesday at the Square feat. Revivalists, Disco Demolition Knights, 5

Siberia — Sarah McCoy & the Oopsie Daisies, Night Janitor, Yes Ma’am, 10

Little Gem Saloon — Joshua Paxton, 4:30

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro — Uptown Jazz Orchestra, 8 & 10

Spotted Cat — Ben Polcer, 4; Orleans 6, 6; St. Louis Slim & the Frenchmen Street Jug Band, 10 Three Muses — Schatzy, 7

THuRsday 18 3 Ring Circus’ The Big Top — Ashley Rossi, Three Chords & the Truth, Thomas & Theresa, 7; Thomas & Theresa, Three Chords & the Truth, Ashley Rossi, 8 AllWays Lounge — Sour Soul, Hazy Ray, 10 Armstrong Park — Flow Tribe, 5; James Andrews, 6:30 Banks Street Bar — Mikey B3, 10 The Blue Note — Bella Nola, 9 Buffa’s Lounge — Aurora Nealand & Tom McDermott, 8 Carousel Piano Bar & Lounge — George French Quartet, 8:30 Chickie Wah Wah — Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irions, Grayson Capps, Corky Hughes, 8

Circle Bar — Colt 45s, Dave Easley, Spacial Migration, 10 Columns Hotel — Kristina Morales, 8 Davenport Lounge — Jeremy Davenport, 5:30 d.b.a. — Jon Cleary, 7; Los PoBoy-Citos feat. Jon Gros & Tom McDermott, 10 Dos Jefes Uptown Cigar Bar — Loren Pickford, 9:30 Freret Street Publiq House — Colin Lake, 6; Brass-AHolics, 9:30 Fulton on Tap — Rich Collins Trio, 9 Funky Pirate — Blues Masters feat. Big Al Carson, 8:30 Hard Rock Cafe — Tyler Kinchen & the Right Pieces, 10 Hi-Ho Lounge — Denton Hatcher, The Local Skank, The Quickening, 9

Little Gem Saloon — Andre Bohren, 4:30; Lucas Davenport, 7:45 The Maison — Erin Demastes, 5; Barry Stephenson’s Pocket, 10 Maple Leaf Bar — The Trio, 10:30 Mojitos Rum Bar & Grill — 30x90 Blues Women, 9:30 Neutral Ground Coffeehouse — Daron Douglas, 7; Nattie, 8; Gina Forsyth, 9; Rob Reid, 10 Oak — Meghan Stewart, 9 Old Point Bar — Upstarts, 6; Chapel Blues, 9 Old U.S. Mint — Xavier University Jazz Ensemble feat. Donald Harrison, 7 Palm Court Jazz Cafe — Charlie Miller, Otis Bazoon & Crescent City Joymakers, 8

Howlin’ Wolf Den — Chappo, Promdate, Rareluth, 10

Pavilion of the Two Sisters — Thursdays at Twilight feat. John Boutte, 6

Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse — Leroy Jones Quintet, 8

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Ralph’s on the Park — Joe Krown, 5

Green Room — Bloomin’ Onions, 8

Rivershack Tavern — Jukebox Heroes, 7

Hangar 13 — DMC New Orleans DJ Battle feat. Tony Skratchere, 9

Rock ’N’ Bowl — Lil Wayne Singleton & Same Ol’ 2 Step, 8:30 Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro — Kate McGarry & Keith Ganz, 8 & 10 Spotted Cat — Sarah McCoy, 4; Miss Sophie Lee, 6; Jumbo Shrimp, 10


St. Roch Tavern — JD Hill & the Jammers, 8:30 Three Muses — Tom McDermott, 5; Lisa Lynn, 7:30

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Andrea’s Capri Blu Lounge — Phil Melancon, 7


Banks Street Bar — Hannah KB Band, Ron Hotstream, Clyde Albert, 7


Bayou Beer Garden — Chapel Blues, 8:30 Samuel’s Blind Pelican — Von Zipper & the Pope, 6 Blue Nile — Kermit Ruffins, 7 Buffa’s Lounge — Honeypots, 8 Cafe Negril — El DeOrazio, 7

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Carousel Piano Bar & Lounge — Lena Prima & Band, 9


Carrollton Station — Stoop Kids, Hot Dots, 9 Chickie Wah Wah — Paul Sanchez, 8 Circle Bar — Norbert Slama, 6; Left of the Dial, 10 Clever Wine Bar — DeSoto Street Band, 8 Columbia Street, downtown Covington — Sonic Migration, 6; Double Date, 7 Columns Hotel — Ted Long, 6 Davenport Lounge — Jeremy Davenport, 9 d.b.a. — Hot Club of New Orleans, 6; Alvin Youngblood Hart and Muscle Theory, 10 DMac’s — Southern Drawl Band, 9 Dos Jefes Uptown Cigar Bar — Joe Krown Trio, 10

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Historic New Orleans Collection — Lars Edegran, 6 House of Blues — Crystal Castles, Doldrums, 8 House of Blues (Parish) — The Final Chapter, 11 Howlin’ Wolf — Al “Carnival Time” Johnson CD release feat. Big “Al” Carson, Big Daddy O, Waylon Thibodaux and others, 7 Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse — Joe Krown, 5; Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown, 8 Little Gem Saloon — Micah McKee, 4:30; Debbie Davis, 9 The Maison — Jenn Howard, 4; Emily Estrella & the Faux Barrio Billionaires, 7; Lagniappe Brass Band, midnight Mandeville Trailhead — Soul Revival, 6:30 Neutral Ground Coffeehouse — Damn Hippies, 7; Mike True, 9; Bob Reid, 10 NOLA Spaces — New Orlean Nightingale Revue feat. Jayna Morgan & the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band, 7:30 Oak — Jenn Howard, 9 Old Point Bar — Rick Trolsen, 5; Major Bacon, 9:30 One Eyed Jacks — Pile, Native America, Fat History Month, Y’all, Woozy, 9 Palm Court Jazz Cafe — Duke Heitger & Palm Court Jazz Band, 8 Prytania Theatre — Fake Carls, Cozy, Paperhaus, Cavemen, 9 Rivershack Tavern — Hangovers, 10 Rock ’N’ Bowl — American Routes Anniversary Concert feat. Treme Brass Band, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Irma Thomas and others, 9 Siberia — Elijah Von Cramon benefit feat. Bipolaroid, Holy Wave, Super Nice Bros., Birthstone, DJ 9ris 9ris, 9 Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro — Germaine Bazzle, 8 & 10 Spotted Cat — Andy J. Forest, 4; Washboard Chaz Trio, 6; Cottonmouth Kings, 10

Fair Grinds Coffeehouse — Lips & Trips, 7:30

Three Muses — Royal Roses, 6; Glen David Andrews, 9

Freret Street Publiq House — Blue Trees CD release, 10:30

Tipitina’s — Papa Mali & Friends, Colin Lake, 10

Fulton on Tap — Kenny Triche Band, 11


Hi-Ho Lounge — Chris Mule & the Perpetrators, 9

Funky Pirate — Blues Masters feat. Big Al Carson, 8:30

Saturday 20 3 Ring Circus’ The Big Top — Secret Walls, M@ Peoples, Brother Electric, Shanook, 8 8 Block Kitchen & Bar — Anais St. John, 9 Abita Springs Town Hall — Bobby Lounge & the Recliners, Double Date, Storyville String Band, Petty Bones, 7 Andrea’s Capri Blu Lounge — Phil Melancon, 7 Banks Street Bar — Harvard, Roarshark, Ma’am Doubloom, 10 Bayou Beer Garden — Clockwork Elvis, 8:30 Blue Nile — Washboard Chaz Blues Trio, 7 Buffa’s Lounge — Royal Rounders, 8 Cafe Negril — Jamey St. Pierre & the Honeycreepers, 7; El DeOrazio, 10 Carousel Piano Bar & Lounge — Jubilation Band, 9 Carrollton Station — Little Freddie King, 10 Circle Bar — Gal Holiday & the Honky Tonk Revue, 10 Clever Wine Bar — Scott Sanders Quartet feat. Olivier Bou, 8 Davenport Lounge — Jeremy Davenport, 9 d.b.a. — John Boutte, 8; Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs, 11 Dew Drop Social and Benevolent Hall — Bayou Shufflers, 4; Anais St. John Quartet, 5:30; Dapper Dandies, 7; Cindy Scott Quintet, 8:30 Dos Jefes Uptown Cigar Bar — Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots, 10 Fulton on Tap — Ben Joseph & the Laylows, 11 Funky Pirate — Blues Masters feat. Big Al Carson, 8:30 Green Room — Debauche, 8 Hangar 13 — Iron Lion Fest IV feat. Jessie Jendah, Christini & Irie Trinity, Ken Serious & Ian Sweetness and others, 10 House of Blues — BMG Pound & Dusty Money Fam, Daniel Heartless, New Renaissance, Raw D.I. and others, 10 Howlin’ Wolf — Curren$y, Corner Boy P, Young Roddy, Fiend, 9 Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse — Carl LeBlanc, 8; Free Agents Brass Band, midnight

UNO Lakefront Arena — Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank, 8

Little Gem Saloon — Honeypots, 8; Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, 9

Windsor Court Hotel (Cocktail Bar) — Shannon Powell Trio, 5

Louisiana Music Factory — Andrew Duhon, 2; Miss Sophie Lee, 3; Dave Jordan, 4 page 40

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Showcasing Local Music MON 4/15

Papa Grows Funk

TUE 4/16

Rebirth Brass Band

WED 4/17

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The Maison — T’Canalle, 4; Smoking Time Jazz Band, 7; Street Legend Brass Band, 12:30 a.m. Manning’s — Soul Express Brass Band, 7 Melius Bar & Grill — Bandog, 9 Neutral Ground Coffeehouse — Clint Kaufmann, 7; Mario, 8; Mr. Steve, 9; Adam Lynn, 10

THU The Trio feat. Johnny V, George 4/18 Porter Jr. & Special Guests FRI 4/19 SAT 4/20

Oak — Reed Alleman, 9 Old Point Bar — Mike Doussan Band, 9:30


Palm Court Jazz Cafe — Lionel Ferbos & Palm Court Jazz Band, 8 Ritz-Carlton — Catherine Anderson, 1

Derrick Freeman’s Smokers World

Rivershack Tavern — Detective Fish & the Brass Band, 10

SUN Joe Krown Trio w/Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Joe Krown Trio SUN 4/21 feat. Russell Batiste & Walter Batiste 3/13 Russell Wolfman Washington

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts — Wynn Varble, 8 Rock ’N’ Bowl — Vince Vance, 9

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April 16 wednesday

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April 18

John Mooney 7pm Jenn Howard 7pm Brass-A-Holics 9:30pm


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April 25

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Corey Henry’s Treme Funktet, Big Sam’s Funky Nation 9:30pm

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Kermit’s Treme Speakeasy Restaurant & Bar — Kermit Ruffins, 6 The Maison — Dave Easley, 5; Too Darn Hot feat. Meghan Stewart, 7; Soul Project, 10 Maple Leaf Bar — Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Russell Batiste, 10:30 Old Point Bar — Brent Walsh & Romy Kaye, 3:30; Tom Witek Sextet, 7 Palm Court Jazz Cafe — Lucien Barbarin & Sunday Night Swingsters, 8 Ralph’s on the Park — Joe Krown, 11 a.m. Ritz-Carlton — Armand St. Martin, 10:30 a.m.; Catherine Anderson, 2 Roosevelt Hotel (Blue Room) — James Rivers Movement, 11 a.m. Siberia — King Louie’s Missing Monuments, Mean Jeans, Hollywood, Buck Biloxi & the F-cks, 9

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro — Astral Project, 8 & 10

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro — Butch Thompson, 8 & 10

Spotted Cat — Showarama Hot Trio, 3; Panorama Jazz Band, 6; Sasha Masakowski, 10

Spotted Cat — Rights of Swing, 3; Kristina Morales & the Bayou Shufflers, 6; Pat Casey & the New Sounds, 10

Tipitina’s — Gravity A, Paradim3, 10

Chris Mule & the Perpetrators 7pm

Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse — Germaine Bazzle & Paul Longstreth, 8

Siberia — Alex McMurray, 6; Mars, Suplecs, Sunrise: Sunset:, The Weakness, 9

Three Muses — Debbie Davis, 6; Mario Abney, 9 Tuesday

Howlin’ Wolf Den — Hot 8 Brass Band, 10

Three Muses — Raphael & Norbert, 5:30; Shotgun Jazz Band, 8

Tommy’s Wine Bar — Julio & Caesar, 10

Tipitina’s — Bruce Daigrepont, 5:45

Trinity Episcopal Church — Albinas Prizgintas Anniversary Concert, 7


Tulane University — Crawfest feat. Funky Meters, Honey Island Swamp Band, Wild Magnolias and others, noon

SUNDAY 21 Banks Street Bar — NOLA County, 3; Ron Hotstream, 9 Bayou Beer Garden — Colin Davis, 5 Bombay Club — Tony Seville, 7 Buffa’s Lounge — Some Like it Hot!, 11 a.m. Circle Bar — Micah McKee & Little Maker, 6 Columns Hotel — Chip Wilson, 11 a.m. d.b.a. — Palmetto Bug Stompers, 6; Dave Jordan, 10 Fair Grinds Coffeehouse — Snail Party, 8 Funky Pirate — Blues Masters feat. Big Al Carson, 8:30 House of Blues — Youngblood Hawke, 8

Banks Street Bar — South Jones & Friends, 10 BJ’s Lounge — King James & the Special Men, 10 BMC — Lil’ Red & Big Bad, 6 Bombay Club — Monty Banks, 7 Chickie Wah Wah — Jon Cleary, 8 Circle Bar — Missy Meatlocker, 6 Columns Hotel — David Doucet, 8 d.b.a. — Kristin Diable & The City, 7; Glen David Andrews, 10 Dos Jefes Uptown Cigar Bar — John Fohl, 9:30 Hi-Ho Lounge — Bluegrass Pickin’ Party, 8 House of Blues (Parish) — August Alsina, 9 Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse — Gerald French & the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, 8 Kermit’s Treme Speakeasy Restaurant & Bar — Kermit Ruffins, 6

The Maison — Chicken & Waffles, 5; Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses, 7; Gene’s Music Machine, 10 Maple Leaf Bar — Papa Grows Funk, 10:30 Neutral Ground Coffeehouse — Insomniac Folklore, 10 Old Point Bar — Brent Walsh Trio feat. Romy Kaye, 7 Preservation Hall — Preservation Hall Living Legends feat. Maynard Chatters, 8 Rivershack Tavern — Miles Cabeceiras, 7 Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro — Charmaine Neville, 8 & 10 Spotted Cat — Sarah McCoy & the Oopsie Daisies, 4; Dominick Grillo & the Frenchmen Street All-Stars, 6; Kristina Morales & the Bayou Shufflers, 10 Three Muses — Norbert Susemihl, 7

clASSicAl/ coNcertS Christ Episcopal Church — 120 S. New Hampshire St., Covington, (985) 892-3177 — Sun: Concert Choir of Southeastern Louisiana University, 5 First Christian Church — 8121 Airline Hwy., Metairie — Thu: UNO Choir and the Jefferson Chorale present “Sacred Sound,” 7:30 Lakeview Presbyterian Church — 5914 Canal Blvd., 482-7892; — Sun: The Masakowski Family, 5 Loyola University New Orleans, Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall — 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 8652074; — Sat: Loyola Concert Band, Loyola Wind Ensemble, 3; Sun: Loyola Jazz Band, 3 St. Louis Cathedral — Jackson Square — Sun: Samuel Liegeon, 7 Trinity Episcopal Church — 1329 Jackson Ave., (504) 522-0276; — Tue: Organ & Labyrinth Organ Recital feat. Albinas Prizgintas, 6; Sun: UNO Choir and the Jefferson Chorale present “Sacred Sound,” 5 Tulane University — Dixon Hall, (504) 865-5105 ext. 2; — Mon: nienteForte ensemble, 7 Ursuline Chapel — 2701 State St. — Sun: Musica da Camera presents “The Flower of Paradise,” 4 Xavier University Center Ballroom — 4980 Dixon St., (504) 486-7411; www.xula. edu — Fri: Three Tours Chinese Music & Dance Team, Xavier Department of Music musicians, 7





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NoW ShoWINg 42 (PG-13) — The film tells the story of Jackie Robinson and his historymaking signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace 20, Canal Place, Chalmette Movies, Grand, Hollywood 9, Hollywood 14, Prytania ADMISSION (PG-13) — A straight-laced princeton University admissions officer (Tina Fey) is told that the son she gave up for adoption may be attending one of the high schools at which she recruits. AMC Palace 20, Hollywood 14

THE CALL (R) — A call from a kidnapped teen (Abigail Breslin) prompts an operator for an emergency call-center (Halle Berry) to do whatever she can to save her life. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace 20, Grand, Hollywood 9, Hollywood 14 THE CROODS (PG) — A prehistoric family is taken off guard by the arrival of a more evolved caveman in the animated film. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace 20, Chalmette Movies, Grand, Hollywood 9, Hollywood 14 EVIL DEAD (R) — Friends retreat to an isolated cabin and unintentionally conjure demons in the nearby woods in the remake of the 1981 horror classic. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace 20, Canal Place, Chalmette Movies, Grand, Hollywood 9, Hollywood 14

THE HOST (PG-13) — The sci-fi film adapted from Twilight author Stephenie Meyer’s novel centers around parasitic aliens who have invaded Earth. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace 20, Grand, Hollywood 9, Hollywood 14 HURRICANE ON THE BAYOU (NR) — The film tells the story of Hurricane Katrina and the impact that Louisiana’s disappearing wetlands has on hurricane protection. Entergy IMAX JURASSIC PARK 3-D (PG-13) — Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster about an experimental island inhabited by dinosaurs returns in 3-D. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace 20, Canal Place, Chalmette Movies, Grand, Hollywood 14 THE LAST REEF: CITIES BENEATH THE SEA (NR) — The documentary explores exotic coral reefs and vibrant sea walls around the world. Entergy IMAX NO (R) — A young ad executive (Gael García Bernal) is recruited to speardhead a campaign against Chilean dictator Augusto pinochet. Canal Place OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN (PG) — Terrorists launch a daytime attack on the White House, taking the president and his staff hostage. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace

Trance © 2013 Fox Searchlight PictureS

Trance (R) Directed by Danny Boyle Starring James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson Limited release

English filmmaker Danny Boyle hit it big in recent years with widely acclaimed and not-quite-mainstream movies including Slumdog Millionaire and 127 Hours. But he began his big-screen career with two films — Shallow Grave and Trainspotting — that revealed his signature style: crisp pacing, lush visuals, witty dialogue and a knack for infusing noir-ish crime thrillers with a punk rocker’s anarchic sense of fun. Trance is Boyle’s 11th feature, but it would have served perfectly as his third. Trance’s dazzling 10-minute intro sequence provides a prime example of Boyle’s style. Successful auctioneer Simon (Danny McAvoy) wryly narrates propulsive scenes detailing the security required for the multimillion-dollar paintings he puts on public display. We know what’s coming, but it’s a pleasure when it arrives. The meticulously crafted heist unfolds and Simon eventually wakes up in the hospital. The painting (Goya’s 1798 Witches in the Air) is nowhere to be found — by good guys or bad, though it soon becomes difficult to tell the difference between them. Was it an inside job? And why can’t Simon remember what happened? Simon soon finds his way to hypnotist Elizabeth Lamb (Rosario Dawson) at the behest of gangster Franck (Vincent Cassel) and the movie gradually goes completely nuts, blurring all the lines between dreams, visions, perceptions and reality. No one is who he or she seems to be, and anything you think you know about characters and events is subject to change at any moment. Boyle eventually piles on a few too many surprises, and where the film ends up isn’t really as interesting as where it began — especially given the insanely wild ride it takes to get there. But Trance’s eventual cult-movie status seems assured. Fans will pore over every detail in multiple viewings to make sure it all adds up. Trance may be overwrought, but boring it’s not. — KEN KORMAN

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G.I. JOE: RETALIATION (PG-13) — The G.i. Joe team (Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis, Dwayne Johnson) faces threats from a past enemy and from the U.S. government. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace 20, Canal Place, Chalmette Movies, Grand, Hollywood 9, Hollywood 14


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The Place Beyond the Pines (R) Directed by Derek Cianfrance Starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes and Ray Liotta Limited release

There’s no shortage of ambition in The Place Beyond the Pines, the third feature from writer/director Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine). Essentially three related but distinct 45-minute films, The Place Beyond the Pines reaches for epic scale in its story of fathers, sons and the inescapable legacies passed on to future generations. But it never quite fulfills its apparent quest for something meaningful to say. Playing against type, Ryan Gosling aces the difficult role of Luke Glanton, a hard-luck motorcycle stunt driver who turns to robbing banks after he discovers he has a son to support. And Bradley Cooper leaves the excesses of Silver Linings Playbook far behind as the small-town cop who inadvertently confronts Glanton and pays a heavy price. But Cianfrance disrupts his film with musical passages so emotionally specific they’d make Steven Spielberg blush, spotlighting the gulf between the film’s small successes and its needlessly self-important tone. Sometimes modesty is the best policy. — KEN KORMAN

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FIlM LISTINGS films. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace 20, Chalmette Movies, Grand, Hollywood 9, Hollywood 14 SPRING BREAKERS (R) — After robbing a diner to pay for a spring break trip, a group of college students dabbles in a life of crime when they arrive in Florida. AMC Palace 20 TO THE ARCTIC (G) — Meryl Streep narrates the documentary following a polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the Arctic wildernes. Entergy IMAX TRANCE (R) — The lines between truth and deceit begin to blur after an art heist goes wrong. AMC Palace 20, Canal Place TYLER PERRY’S TEMPTATION: CONFESSIONS OF A MARRIAGE COUNSELOR (PG-13) — An aspiring marriage counselor whose own marriage is growing stale succumbs to the charms of a client at her internship. AMC Palace 10, AMC Palace 12, AMC Palace 16, AMC Palace 20, Canal Place, Chalmette Movies, Grand, Hollywood 9, Hollywood 14

OPENING FRIDAY OBLIVION (PG-13) — Tom Cruise is a security repairman working on Earth after a devestating alien war whose life is changed by the arrival of a strange woman.

BIRDEMIC 2: THE RESURRECTION (NR) — In the sequel to the cult horror, eagles and vultures attack Hollywood. A Q&A with producer and actor Thomas Favaloro follows the screening. Tickets $10.50 general admission, $9.50 students, $8.50 children and seniors. 10 p.m. Saturday, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., (504) 891-2787; www. BURN: ONE YEAR ON THE FRONT LINES OF THE BATTLE TO SAVE DETROIT (NR) — The documentary follows a crew of firefighters in one of Detroit’s most blighted neighborhoods. Tickets $7 general admission, $6 students and seniors, $5 members. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 8275858; CHOSEN (NR) — Paul Dale’s horror film, which follows a man who becomes obsessed with the story of a girl who disappeared, features actor George Hardy (Troll 2). 6

DARK VICTORY (NR) — Bette Davis stars as a socialite diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Tickets $5.75. 10 a.m. Wednesday, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., (504) 891-2787; www. THE FIVE HEARTBEATS (R) — The musical drama loosely based on the stories of The Temptations, the Four Tops, The Dells and others follows the rise and fall of a fictional R&B group. The screening is part of DJ Soul Sister’s Musically Speaking series. Free admission. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Antenna Gallery, 3718 St. Claude Ave., (504) 298-3161; GIRL RISING (PG-13) — Richard Robbins’ film includes authors’ stories of girls from nine countries narrated by renowned actresses. Tickets $7 general admission, $6 students and seniors, $5 members. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 827-5858; THE ISLAND PRESIDENT (PG) — The documentary follows President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a country so low-lying that a small rise in sea level could make its islands uninhabitable. Free admission. 6 p.m. Friday, Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-9070; www. LEONIE (PG-13) — Emily Mortimer stars in the film based on the life of Leonie Gilmour, an American who fell in love with Japanese poet Yone Noguchi while working as his editor. Tickets $7 general admission, $6 students and seniors, $5 members. 8 p.m. Friday-Monday, then nightly through April 25, Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 827-5858; MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (NR) — The museum hosts an outdoor screening of the 1945 July Garland musical that takes place in the year before the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. Tickets $6 general admission, $3 New Orleans Film Society and NOMA members and children ages 7-17. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, (504) 658-4100; www.

REBECCA (NR) — Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine star in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 adaptation of the Daphne Du Maurier novel. Tickets $5.75. 10 a.m. Sunday and April 24, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., (504) 891-2787; www. REEFER MADNESS: THE MOVIE MUSICAL (R) — The musical is a satire of the 1936 propaganda film Reefer Madness. Tickets $10.50 general admission, $9.50 students, $8.50 children and seniors. Midnight Friday-Saturday, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., (504) 891-2787; www. SEVEN SAMURAI (NR) — Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 film follows a village of farmers who hire samurai to combat bandits. Tickets $10. 7 p.m. Thursday, noon Saturday, The Theatres at Canal Place, Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., (504) 581-5400; THE WE AND THE I (NR) — Michel Gondry’s film observes the dynamics of a group of Bronx teens who ride the same bus route. Tickets $7 general admission, $6 students and seniors, $5 members. 6 p.m. Friday-Monday, then nightly through April 25, Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 827-5858; www.







FIlM FEsTIVAls TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM (NR) — The opener of the inaugural Louisiana International Film Festival is Morgan Neville’s documentary about backup singers. Neville and singer/actress Mary Clayton will attend the screening. Visit for details. Tickets $15. 7 p.m. Thursday, Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., (504) 528-9569; AMC Palace 10 (Hammond), (888) 262-4386; AMC Palace 12 (Clearview), (888) 262-4386; AMC Palace 16 (Westbank), (888) 262-4386; AMC Palace 20 (Elmwood), (888) 262-4386; Canal Place, 363-1117; Chalmette Movies, 304-9992; Entergy IMAX, 581-IMAX; Grand (Slidell), (985) 641-1889; Hollywood 9 (Kenner), (504) 464-0990; Hollywood 14 (Covington), (985) 893-3044; Kenner MegaDome, (504) 468-7231; Prytania, (504) 891-2787; Solomon Victory Theater, National World War II Museum, (504) 527-6012



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OPENING ANTIEAU GALLERY. 927 Royal St., (504) 304-0849; — “Gathering Stars,” works by Chris Roberts-Antieau, through May 20. Opening reception 5 p.m. Saturday. CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER. 900 Camp St., (504) 528-3800; — “I’m Not Lost, Just Undiscovered,” works by New Orleans teenagers curated by the CAC Teen Board, through June 16. Opening reception 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. HENRY HOOD GALLERY. 325 E. Lockwood St., Covington, (985) 789-1832 — Paintings and drawings by Gail Hood and Dale Newkirk, through May 11. Opening reception 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

GALLERIES 3 RING CIRCUS’ THE BIG TOP. 1638 Clio St., (504) 5692700; — “Class Reunion,” a group exhibition, through April. ARIODANTE GALLERY. 535 Julia St., (504) 524-3233 — Works by Matilde Alberny, jewelry by Bonnie Miller, crafts by Peg Martinez and works by Myra Williamson-Wirtz, through April. ARTHUR ROGER GALLERY. 432 Julia St., (504) 522-1999; — “The Shape of Relics,” works on paper by Troy Dugas; “Private Practice,” mixed media by Stephanie Patton; both through Saturday.

BENEITO’S ART. 3618 Magazine St., (504) 891-9170; www. — Oil paintings by Beneito Bernard, ongoing. BOYD | SATELLITE. 440 Julia St., (504) 581-2440; www. — “Zombie Katrina, Part One: The Journal,” a multi-media installation by Blake Nelson Boyd, through April 27. BYRDIE’S GALLERY. 2422 A St. Claude Ave., www. — “Relics,” photographs by Robert Moran, through May 7. CALLAN CONTEMPORARY. 518 Julia St., (504) 525-0518; www.callancontemporary. com — “Systems,” mixed media by James Kennedy, through May 25. CAROL ROBINSON GALLERY. 840 Napoleon Ave., (504) 895-6130; — “Float Me Down the River,” oil paintings by Noah Saterstrom, through April. COLE PRATT GALLERY. 3800 Magazine St., (504) 891-6789; — “Creations in Glass,” sculpture by Carlos Luis Zervigon, through April 27. COUP D’OEIL ART CONSORTIUM. 2033 Magazine St., (504) 722-0876; www. — “Please Be Quiet Please,” paintings by Chris Dennis and words by Lauren Capone, through May 18. DILLARD UNIVERSITY. Art Gallery, Cook Communications Center, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., (504) 816-4853; www.dillard. edu — Student art show, through May 6. D.O.C.S. 709 Camp St., (504) 524-3936; www.docsgallery. com — “Exploring the Abstract,” paintings by Roberto Ortiz, through May 30.

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Goddesses and Monsters: Graphite drawings by Monica Zeringue Jonathan Ferrara Gallery 400A Julia St. (504) 522-5471

Go to any major museum and you see art based on mythology, from the Renaissance to modern times. In Goddesses and Monsters at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Monica Zeringue’s spectacular graphite drawings — nude self portraits of the artist in various mythic guises — may offer some clues even as they evoke contemporary performance art. In Cloak (pictured), she appears on all fours in a lion’s skin a la Hercules. This marks a big departure from earlier drawings based on her more introverted schoolgirl self, which resurfaces in her Ophelia Descending drawing in this show. Inspired by John Everett Millais’ great painting of a drowning Ophelia, Zeringue’s version depicts childlike images of herself entangled in a waterfall of hair, the main element in her earlier work. Hair suggests the tangled currents of the psyche, but in these new drawings she’s having a better, or at least THRU Private Practice: bolder, hair day. In Hide and Seek she appears as twin women with APRIL Multimedia by many arms like those multilimbed east Asian deities, only here they Stephanie Patton seem to be questioning each other. Arthur Roger Gallery Myths linger because they distill essential human traits, for better or worse, so they epitomize aspects of who we are inside. In this show, Zeri432 Julia St. ngue takes off in all sorts of ways. (504) 522-1999 Stephanie Patton’s Private Practice show continues her exploration of www.arthurrogergalpsychic and physical healing in padded white vinyl wall hangings, fanciful soft sculptures that evoke the convolutions of the brain or even padded cells — or maybe what might have happened had a bedding company hired Salvador Dali as a designer. But Patton offers a few clues in the form of mattresslike letters spelling out the words “Good Boy,” or a video of her head covered in mummylike Band-Aid wrappings that she painfully yanks off one by one. Enigmatic and minimal, her soft sculptures defy easy interpretation, and if that seems like too much work, remember — you can probably sleep on them. — D. ERIC BOOKHARDT



DU MOIS GALLERY. 4921 Freret St., (504) 818-6032; — “Seamless,” works by Angela Burks, Mandy Rogers Horton and Carri Skoczek, through April 27. THE FOUNDATION GALLERY. 608 Julia St., (504) 568-0955; — “The

Offing,” works by Casey Ruble, through Saturday.

THE FRONT. 4100 St. Claude Ave.; www.nolafront. org — Kinetic installation by Anne Boudreau; documentary photographs by Audrey Mandelbaum; abstract collages by Barrett Langlinais; drawings by Colleen Ho; all through May 5.

THE GARDEN DISTRICT GALLERY. 1332 Washington Ave., (504) 891-3032; — “Louisiana Landscapes II,” paintings by Mickey Asche, Marcia Holmes and Pio Lyons, through April. ISAAC DELGADO FINE ARTS GALLERY. Delgado Community College, Isaac Delgado Hall, third floor, 615

City Park Ave., (504) 361-6620; — Interior design student show, through Thursday.

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OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART. 925 Camp St., (504) 539-9600; — “To Paint and Pray: The Art and Life of William R. Hollingsworth Jr.”; “Eudora Welty: Photographs from the 1930s and ’40s”; both through July 14. Works by Walter Inglis Anderson from the museum’s permanent collection; an exhibition of southern regionalists from the museum’s permanent collection; both ongoing. Opening Thursday.

BARRISTER’S GALLERY. 2331 St. Claude Ave., (504) 525-2767; — “Cardak Ni Na Nebu Ni Na Zemlji,” a group show curated by Srdjan Loncar; works by Silke Thoss and Bob Tooke; both through May 4.


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JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY. 400A Julia St., (504) 522-5471; www. — “Goddesses and Monsters,” graphite drawings by Monica Zeringue, through April 23. LEMIEUX GALLERIES. 332 Julia St., (504) 5225988; www.lemieuxgalleries. com — “Submerged,” works by Kathryn Hunter; “Water Garden,” wall sculpture by Emily Wilson; both through May 25.

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LIVE ART STUDIO. 4207 Dumaine St., (504) 4847245 — “Southern Fried Fractals,” paintings by Chris Clark; “Light & Atmosphere,” paintings by Sean Friloux; “Random Shots from My Camera,” photographs by Eliot Kamenitz; all through May.


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MAY GALLERY AND RESIDENCY. 2839 N. Robertson St., Suite 105, (504) 316-3474; www. — “Green Waves,” moving image installation by Nicolas Sassoon, through May. MICHALOPOULOS GALLERY. 617 Bienville St., (504) 558-0505; www. — “Fly Me to the Moon,” paintings and sculpture celebrating the French Quarter Festival’s 30th anniversary, through April 25. MID-CITY THEATRE. 3540 Toulouse St., (504) 488-1460; — “Femme Fest,” an exhibition of female artists curated by the Women’s Caucus for Art of Louisiana, through Friday.

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NEW ORLEANS GLASSWORKS & PRINTMAKING STUDIO. 727 Magazine St., (504) 529-7277; www.neworleansglassworks. com — Hand-blown glass sculpture by James Mongrain and Jason Christian; metal sculpture by Jonathan Christie and Jay thrash; gyotaku fish prints by Scott Johnson; all through April. NEW ORLEANS PHOTO ALLIANCE. 1111 St. Mary St., (504) 610-4899; www. neworleansphotoalliance. — “Another Way of Seeing,” a group exhibition of contemporary photographers using manual processes, through May 18.

OCTAVIA ART GALLERY. 4532 Magazine St., (504) 309-4249; — “Cuba Connection,” a group show of paintings, photography, mixed media and installation, through April 27. PARSE GALLERY. 134 Carondelet St — “the White Snake,” interactive ritual and healing performance by VnessWolfCHild and Amanda Stone, through Friday. POET’S GALLERY. 3113 Magazine St., (504) 899-4100 — “Mississippi Mermaids,” works by Sean Yseult, through May. REYNOLDS-RYAN ART GALLERY. Isidore Newman School, 5333 Danneel St., (504) 896-6369; www. — Works by three Fleming Sisters of Lafitte, through May 2. RHINO CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS GALLERY. The Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., second floor, (504) 5237945; — Works by Lauren thomas, Sabine Chadborn, Vitrice McMurry, Andrew Jackson Pollack and others, ongoing. SCOTT EDWARDS PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY. 2109 Decatur St., (504) 610-0581 — “We Saw the Music,” photographs by Baron Wolman and Bob Compton, through June 1. SECOND STORY GALLERY. New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., (504) 710-4506; www. — “Lite Bright: Experiments of Form and Light,” works by Bonita Day and Madeleine Faust, through May 3. SIBLEY GALLERY. 3427 Magazine St., (504) 8998182 — Works by Cleland Powell, through April. SOREN CHRISTENSEN GALLERY. 400 Julia St., (504) 569-9501; www. — “Yonder,” paintings by thomas Swanston, through April. STAPLE GOODS. 1340 St. Roch Ave., (504) 908-7331; staplegoods — “Punch List,” mixed-media drawings by Anne Nelson, through May 5. TEN GALLERY. 4432 Magazine St., (504) 3331414 — “Magic: the Unravelling,” images painted on cards from the game Magic: the Gathering by Jonathan Mayers, through April 28.

TULANE UNIVERSITY, NEWCOMB ART GALLERY. Woldenberg Art Center, (504) 314-2406; www. newcombartgallery.tulane. edu — “Endless Line” and “Self Portrait,” site-specific wall-drawing installation by Pat Steir, through June 16. UNO-ST. CLAUDE GALLERY. 2429 St. Claude Ave. — “Ritual Process,” an MFA thesis exhibition by Kevin Baer, through May 4.

SParE SPaCES HEY! CAFE. 4332 Magazine St., (504) 8918682; — Paintings by Mario Ortiz, ongoing. LA DIVINA GELATERIA. 621 St. Peter St., (504) 302-2692; — New Orleans photographs by Rita Posselt, ongoing. NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY, ROSA KELLER BRANCH. 4300 S. Broad St., (504) 596-2675; — “Artmoor,” a bi-monthly showcase of local established and emerging artists, through May 16.

Call for artiStS DRAWING US TOGETHER. the International House of Blues Foundation holds a contest for artists ages 14 to 24 with the theme “the power of music to transcend differences and draw people together.” Visit www.actionforthearts. org for details. Submission deadline is Monday. ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS STUDENT ART & LANGUAGE ARTS CONTEST. Louisiana students ages 5-18 can submit art or writing under the theme “Louisiana’s Natural Resources: What’s Important to You?” for the contest. Visit www. for details. Submissions deadline is April 26. MANDEVILLE’S MARIGNY OCTOBERFEAST. the City of Mandeville seeks a poster and logo design for the festival. Email for details. Submissions deadline is May 24. MIXED MESSAGES.3: MULTIRACIAL IDENTITY, PAST & PRESENT. the Charitable Film Network and Press Street’s New Or-

leans Loving Festival seeks original artwork and films, with themes concerning race, racism and the multiracial experience, for the June group art show. Visit www. for details. Submissions deadline is April. NO DEAD ARTISTS NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART. Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400A Julia St., (504) 522-5471; www. jonathanferraragallery. com — Artists can apply to be included in the annual juried exhibition at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery. One artist from the September exhibition will win a solo show at the gallery. Visit the website for details. Submissions deadline is June 15.

ST. TAMMANY ART ASSOCIATION NATIONAL JURIED ARTISTS EXHIBITION. the annual competition of contemporary art, opening July 13 and running through Aug. 10, awards cash prizes. Art must have been completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited at the art association. Email summershowentry@gmail. com or visit for details. Application deadline is April.

muSEumS AMISTAD RESEARCH CENTER. 6823 St. Charles Ave., 862-3222 — “Am I Not a Brother, Am I Not a Sister?: An Exhibition Commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation,” through June 28. CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER. 900 Camp St., (504) 528-3800; www. — “A thousand threads,” works by Luba Zygarewicz, through June 2. “Brilliant Disguise: Masks and Other transformations,” an exhibit curated by Miranda Lash; “Beyond Beasts: the Art of Court 13,” through June 16. HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION. 533 Royal St., (504) 523-4662; — “Seeking the Unknown: Natural History Observations in Louisiana, 1698–1840,” through June 2. LONGUE VUE HOUSE AND GARDENS. 7 Bamboo Road, (504) 488-5488; — “A Year and One Day,” sculpture by Andy Behrle, through Dec. 20.

LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM PRESBYTERE. 751 Chartres St., (504) 568-6968; www.lsm. — “they Call Me Baby Doll: A Carnival tradition,” an exhibit about the Baby Dolls, the African-American women’s Carnival group, through January 2014. “It’s Carnival time in Louisiana,” Carnival artifacts, costumes, jewelry and other items; “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond”; both ongoing. MADAME JOHN’S LEGACY. 632 Dumaine St., (504) 568-6968; www. — “the Palm, the Pine and the Cypress: Newcomb College Pottery of New Orleans,” ongoing. NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM. 945 Magazine St., (504) 527-6012; www.nationalww2museum. org — “Gridiron Glory: the Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame,” through May 5. NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART. City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, (504) 658-4100; www. — “Bayou School: 19th Century Louisiana Landscapes,” through May 12. “Reinventing Nature: Art from the School of Fontainebleau,” through May 17. “Portrait of Faith: John Paul II in Life and Art,” through June 16. “Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, 1851-1939,” through Aug. 4. “Forever,” mural by Odili Donald Odita, through Oct. 7. OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART. 925 Camp St., (504) 539-9600; — “What Becomes a Legend Most?: the Blackglama Photographs from the Collection of Peter Rogers,” through June. SOUTHEASTERN ARCHITECTURAL ARCHIVE. Tulane University, Jones Hall, 6801 Freret St., (504) 865-5699; seaa. — “the Dome,” an exhibition anticipating the 40th anniversary of the Superdome, through Nov. 1. SOUTHERN FOOD & BEVERAGE MUSEUM. Riverwalk Marketplace, 1 Poydras St., Suite 169, (504) 569-0405; www. — “Lena Richard: Pioneer in Food tV,” an exhibit curated by Ashley Young; “then and Now: the Story of Coffee”; both ongoing.

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THEATER 8. The Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe Ave., (504) 2720865; — southern rep theatre and the forum for equality present a staged reading of the play by Dustin lance black, who won the 2009 best screenplay oscar for Milk. black will participate in a discussion after the reading. Visit www. for reservations. tickets $15-$50 general admission, $100 pre-performance party. 7 p.m. sunday.

LOCKDOWN. Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-9070; — troi bechet and michael “Quess” moore’s play explores education reform in post-Katrina new orleans. tickets $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. 7:30 p.m. thursday-sunday. LOT O’ SHAKESPEARE. Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., (504) 2988676; — actor timothy mooney performs shakespeare monologues picked via lottery, and the audience can play along with bingo cards. tickets $10. 9 p.m. thursday-sunday. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., (504) 525-1052; www. — the musical is inspired by a recording session featuring elvis presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry lee lewis and

MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA. National World War II Museum, Stage Door Canteen, 945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1944; www.stagedoorcanteen. org — four singers bring sinatra’s repertoire to life. 8 p.m. friday-saturday, 1 p.m. sunday, through may 12. PINTS & PLAYS. Rusty Nail, 1100 Constance St., (504) 525-5515; www. — actors read from selected works at southern rep’s event. this month’s event features tom gibbons’ permanent Collection. free admission. 7:30 p.m. monday. THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., (504) 671-5012; — the school stages its production of the rock musical on an outdoor stage, and there will be prop bags for audience participation for sale. Call (504) 6716392 for reservations. tickets $12 ground seating, $15 preferred seating. 8 p.m. thursday, 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. friday-saturday. SORDID LIVES. Cutting Edge Theater, 747 Robert Blvd., Slidell, (985) 290-0760; www. cuttingedgeproductions. org — brian fontenot directs Del shores’ cult classic play that follows a colorful texas family as it plans a funeral for the family matriarch. tickets $20. 8 p.m. fridaysaturday, through april 27. SPIRIT HOUSE: A STAGED READING. Dryades Theater, 1232 Oretha C. Haley Blvd — the multi-media theater piece examines the impact of exclusionary housing practices on families. admission is free. reservations required. Call (504) 596-2100 ext. 109 or email srosen@

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amid the flourishing genre of musicals that might be called pseudo-operas, like The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables, there is a smaller genre of offbeat, catchy rock musicals based on science fiction. Delgado Community College is presenting richard o’brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, which premiered in london in 1975. the film adaptation, of course, has become a cult classic. the Delgado production is outdoors and features a mixture of students and professional actors. Director timothy K. baker created a rousing, light-hearted mood and tossed in many clever touches. Jeff becker’s set consists of a two-story gray-and-white interior. the central portion, a pair of circular staircases wrapped around an open-air elevator revolved at times to change the set. an excellent four-piece band performed on the upper level. the play begins with an introductory song by three movie usherettes inviting the audience to a creature feature. next, a pickup truck rolls across the grass in front of the stage. brad (timothy Harry terrell) and his sweetheart Janet (Christina ingrassia) get out. they are conventional-looking types who might have been cast by norman rockwell — which makes them a set-up for the weirdos they encounter. brad sings a proposal to Janet (“Dammit, Janet”), and she accepts. a heavy rain begins. the couple retreat to a castle they remembered passing to ask if they can use the phone, and they are ushered in by the staff: riff-raff (tony Coco), magenta (idella Johnson) and Columbia (shannon flaherty). this is an unusual trio, and the castle seems more like the home of andy warhol than Count Dracula. Dr. frank-n-furter (Christopher bentivegna) appears at the top of the staircase, wearing a corset, fishnet stockings and high heels. He has a shaved head and tattoos from shoulder to wrist on both arms, and the staff refers to him as “master.” He is, he explains, a transsexual from transylvania. He also is pure id, but he also has some analytical powers as shown by his scientific experiments. He is, in fact, in the process of creating life. rocky (fred washington) is an athletic creature contrived from bits and pieces spun into existence on a rotating energizer. from this point, the tale follows sexual complications involving just about everybody in every combination. Curiously, playwright o’brien said crossdressing was not so important in early versions of the play. the exuberantly transgendered frank-n-furter seems to drive all the conflicts and entanglements in Rocky Horror as it stands. sci-fi does make a comeback, however. magenta and riff raff reveal they are from a distant planet and zap everyone with a ray gun, except a visiting science teacher (louis Q. barroso). it’s over the top and joyously so. the music is delightful and the singing and dancing are right on the money (thanks in part to musical director Karl Harrod and choreographer nicole boyd-buckels). Johnson, flaherty and his evil majesty bentivegna turn in fine performances. — Dalt wonK page 48

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THE CLIFTON MONROE CHRONICLES. Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., (504) 298-8676; — the radio-show mystery series follows an ace reporter and his sidekick. tickets $12 general admission, $10 students, $20 for two tickets. 7 p.m. thursdays-saturdays. through may 5.

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StAGE LIStINGS page 47 for details. 6 p.m. Fri., April 19. WOLFBOY. Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., (504) 488-1460; www.midcitytheatre. com — two teen boys share an adventure in a mental hospital in Brad Fraser’s play. tickets $15. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday.

BURLESQUE, CABAREt & VARIEtY BURLESQUE BALLROOM. Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St., (504) 553-2299; — trixie Minx’s burlesque show features the music of Romy Kaye and the Brent Walsh Jazz trio. Call (504) 553-2331 for details. 11:50 p.m. Friday. FLEUR DE TEASE. One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., (504) 569-8361; www.oneeyedjacks. net — the burlesque troupe presents “the Petting Zoo.” tickets $15 general admission, $20 reserved seating. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday. SLOW BURN BURLESQUE. Cafe Istanbul, New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave.; — the burlesque troupe performs with the band this Stunted Sextette. tickets $15. 10 p.m. Friday.




THE 9TH WARD OPERA COMPANY. Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St., (504) 948-9998; — the group performs Robert Schumann’s song cycle Frauenliebe und -leben, which includes a modern dance piece, and Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s comic opera From Maid to Mistress. tickets $20 general admission, $10 students. 8 p.m. Wednesdaythursday and Sunday.

FAMILY RAPUNZEL. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner, (504) 461-9475; — Ricky Graham directs a creative spin on the children’s tale. tickets $12-15. 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. SaturdaySunday.

AUDItIONS NORDC/NOBA CENTER FOR DANCE SUMMER INTENSIVE. Tulane University, McWilliams Hall, 6823 St. Charles Ave., (504) 865-5105 ext. 2; — the tuition-free summer program for dancers ages 9-18 holds auditions. Call (504) 522-0996 ext. 213, e-mail or

visit for details. Ages 9-12 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., ages 13-18 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

CALL FOR tHEAtER NEW ORLEANS BURLESQUE FESTIVAL. the festival (Sept. 19-21) accepts applications from striptease dancers (male and female), singers, emcees, magicians, contortionists, aerialists, novelty and variety acts. Visit www. for details. Application deadline is May 26.

COMEDY ALLSTAR COMEDY REVUE. House of Blues Voodoo Garden, 225 Decatur St., (504) 310-4999; www.houseofblues. com — Leon Blanda hosts the stand-up comedy show. Free admission. 8 p.m. thursday. BITS & JIGGLES. Siberia, 2227 St. Claude Ave., (504) 265-8855 — the show mixes comedy and burlesque. Free admission. 9 p.m. Monday. BROWN IMPROV COMEDY. Rendon Inn’s Dugout Sports Bar & Grill, 4501 Eve St., (504) 826-5605; www.therendoninn. com — the local improv troupe performs. Visit for details. tickets $10, $7 students. 9:30 p.m. Saturday. C-4 COMEDY NIGHT. Eiffel Society, 2040 St. Charles Ave., (504) 525-2951; www. — Corey Mack hosts the stand-up. Visit www. for details. Admission free in advance, $5 at the door. 8 p.m. Wednesday. COMEDY BEAST. Howlin’ Wolf Den, 828 S. Peters St., (504) 522-9653; www. — the New Movement presents stand-up comedy. Free admission. 8:30 p.m. tuesday. COMEDY CATASTROPHE. Lost Love Lounge, 2529 Dauphine St., (504) 944-0099; — Cassidy Henehan hosts the comedy showcase. Free admission. 9 p.m. tuesday. COMEDY GUMBEAUX. Howlin’ Wolf Den, 828 S. Peters St., (504) 522-9653; — Local comedians perform. 8 p.m. thursday. COMEDY NIGHT. Grit’s Bar, 530 Lyons St., (504) 899-9211 — Vincent Zambon hosts the free stand-up comedy showcase. 9 p.m. thursday. COMEDY SPORTZ. La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St., (504) 231-7011; www. — the theater hosts an all-ages improv show. tickets $10. 7 p.m. Saturday.

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER WITH JOHNNY DIAMONDS. The New Movement, 1919 Burgundy St.; — the talk show features the “world’s saddest late night host” and a cast of characters. tickets $5. 8 p.m. Saturday. FEAR & LOATHING WITH GOD’S BEEN DRINKING. La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St., (504) 231-7011; — the show includes Fear and Loathing’ sketch comedy and God’s Been Drinking’s improv comedy. tickets $10, $5 with drink purchase. 8:30 p.m. Friday. THE FRANCHISE. The New Movement, 1919 Burgundy St.; — the showcase rotates tNM house improv troupes. tickets $5. 10:30 p.m. Friday. GIVE ’EM THE LIGHT OPENMIC COMEDY SHOW. House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., (504) 310-4999; — Leon Blanda hosts the showcase. Sign-up 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. tuesday. JOE DEROSA. The New Movement, 1919 Burgundy St.; www.newmovementtheater. com — the comedian who has appeared on Louie and Bored to Death performs. tickets $10. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday. LAUGH & SIP. Therapy Wine Lounge, 3001 Tulane Ave., (504) 784-0054; www. — Mark Caesar and DJ Cousin Cav host local comedians. Call (504) 6066408 for details. tickets $7. 8 p.m. thursday. LIGHTS UP. The New Movement, 1919 Burgundy St.; www. — New improv troupes perform. tickets $5. 9 p.m. thursday. THE MEGAPHONE SHOW. The New Movement, 1919 Burgundy St.; — A guest shares true stories, the details of which inspire improv comedy. tickets $8. 10:30 p.m. Saturday. OPPOSITES. The New Movement, 1919 Burgundy St.; www. — the Austin-based improv duo consists of Patrick Knisely and Mark Carpenter. tickets $5. 8 p.m. Saturday. SATURDAY NIGHT LAUGH TRACK. La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St., (504) 2317011; — the theater hosts a stand-up comedy showcase. tickets $5. 11 p.m. Saturday. THINK YOU’RE FUNNY? COMEDY SHOWCASE. Carrollton Station, 8140 Willow St., (504) 865-9190; www. — the showcase is open to all comics. Sign-up 8 p.m., show 9 p.m. Wednesday.


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FAMILY THURSDAY 18 THE WHITE SNAKE. Alvar Library, 913 Alvar St., (504) 596-2667 — The Mudlark Puppeteers perform their adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale in which a young man and his animal friends try to free a princess of a curse. Call (504) 596-2667 for details. Free admission. 7 p.m.


IMAGINATION MOVERS. Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 465-9985; www. — The children’s music group performs its first hometown concert in two years. Tickets $10-$25 general, $50 post-show meet-and-greet (plus fees), free for children under 2. 1 p.m. KIDS FEST. Rault Center, 110 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie — The event has games, food, prizes and health information. Call (504) 838-8283 ext. 234 or email chip.patterson@ for details. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MEET ME AT THE FAIR FAMILY DAY. New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, (504) 658-4100; www.noma. org — The festival includes live music, museum tours, art activities and demonstrations. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

YOUTH MUSIC WORKSHOP. Tipitina’s, 501 Napoleon Ave., (504) 895-8477; www.tipitinas. com — Children of all ages can play with and learn from musicians at the free workshop. This week’s workshop features Tommy Malone, Chris severin and Johnny Vidacovich. Free admission. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

EVENTS TUESDAY 16 CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET. Tulane University Square, 200 Broadway St. — The weekly market features fresh produce, kettle corn, Green Plate specials and flowers. Visit for details. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. DINNER WITH A CURATOR. American Sector, 945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1940; — Museum curator Larry Decuers discusses “World War II in the Movies” during a three-course dinner. reservations are required. Call (504) 528-1944 ext. 213 for details. Admission $40-$50. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. FRIENDS OF THE UNO LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE. University of New Orleans, Lakefront Campus, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, Earl K. Long Library, fourth floor, 280-6939 — The sale and fundraiser includes a bake sale and raffle. Call (504) 250-6556 for details. Admission $5 from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday only; otherwise free. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday. HYSTERECTOMY SEMINAR. Touro Infir-

The Big Easy Music Awards presents special recognition awards and announces winners in 24 categories for performances in 2012, including best album and top male and female performers. Guitarist/ singer/songwriter Anders Osborne (pictured) will be honored as Entertainer of the Year, and New Orleans’ legendary funk band The Meters will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. As it marks its 10th anniversary, Dumpstaphunk will be recognized as Ambassador of Entertainment. Musical categories include best traditional and contemporary jazz and brass bands, best funk, rock, roots music, Cajun, zydeco, electronica/DJ and others. The event includes performances by nominees. Proceeds benefit the Foundation for Entertainment, APR Development and Education, which awarded $23,500 in grants for arts education and development in 2012. — WILL COVIELLO


mary, President’s Room, 1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-8500; — OB/GYN Dr. Paul DuTreil leads the seminar on elective hysterectomies for benign conditions. Noon to 1 p.m. YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NIGHT. The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., (504) 4868351; www.cannerynola. com — 504ward, Young Leadership Council and the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce host a networking event with hors d’oeuvres and drink specials. Pre-registration is encouraged. Email rsvp@ for details. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY 17 COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET. Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington, (985) 892-1873 — The market offers fresh locally produced foods every week. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. saturday. DIANE NASH. Tulane University, Lavin-Bernick Center, Kendall Cram Lecture Hall — Tulane pro-

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a conversation with the civil rights leader. Free admission. 7 p.m. LUNCHBOX LECTURE. National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., (504) 527-6012; www. — The semi-monthly lecture series focuses on an array of World War II-related topics. Call (504) 528-1944 ext. 229 for details. Noon. ROCK ’N’ ROLL FOR PASSARO. Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, (504) 581-4367; www.generationshall. net — Charmaine Neville, Bucktown Allstars, Wise Guys and more perform at the fundraiser for NOPD officer John Passaro, who was severely injured after he was shot several times during a robbery. Visit for details. Tickets $25. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. SOUTHERN STYLE WITH MILES REDD. Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., (504) 5399600; www.ogdenmuseum. org — The artist and interior designer presents a talk with cocktails and a book signing. Admission $15 members, $20 nonmembers. 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY AT THE SQUARE. Lafayette Square, 601 S. Maestri Place; — The Young Leadership Council hosts weekly spring concerts featuring live music, food and drink vendors and more. Free admission. Visit www. wednesdayatthesquare. com for details. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. WESTWEGO FARMERS & FISHERIES MARKET. Westwego Farmers & Fisheries Market, Sala Avenue at Fourth Street, Westwego — The market offers organic produce, baked goods, jewelry, art, live music and pony rides. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and saturday.

THURSDAY 18 BARN DANCE HOOTENANNY. Grow Dat Youth Farm, 150 Zachary Taylor Drive; — Bruce “sunpie” Barnes & the Louisiana sunspots and the small Batch string Band perform at the fundraiser with square dancing, an oldfashioned cake walk, the Fat Falafel food truck, craft cocktails and beer. Call (504) 377-8395 for details. Admission $15-$25. 7 p.m.

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CRITTER CINEMA. LA/ SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., (504) 368-5191; — The LA/ sPCA screens G-rated movies at the event with pizza, popcorn and animals for cuddling. The event is for children ages 5-10, and guests should bring a sleeping bag and pillow. Pre-registration is required. Call (504) 368-5191 ext. 207 or email hollie@la-spca. org for details. Admission $25. 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.



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EVENT LIStINGS COCKTAILS & CUISINE. New Orleans Board of Trade, 316 Board of Trade Place — the Junior League of New Orleans kicks off its annual kitchen tour with an event featuring live music, food, a raffle and auction. Call (504) 891-5845 or visit for details. Admission $100 per person, $150 per couple. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ELEVATION YOGA SERIES. W Hotel New Orleans, 333 Poydras St., (504) 525-9444 — A free yoga class on the hotel’s rooftop is followed by a cocktail hour with drink specials and a DJ. 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. yoga, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. cocktails. JAZZ IN THE PARK. Armstrong Park, North Rampart and St. Ann streets — the cultural heritage of New Orleans is spotlighted in this concert series, sponsored by People United for Armstrong Park. the third year of the series features live music from jazz and brass bands, an arts and crafts sales area, food and a children’s play area. Free admission. 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. LAKEVIEW SHEPHERD CENTER GALA. Lakeview Shepherd Center, 316 38th St., (504) 484-0885; — the nonprofit senior center hosts a fundraising gala to celebrate its 36th anniversary. Call (504) 484-0885 or email for details. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. MARKETPLACE AT ARMSTRONG PARK. Armstrong Park, North Rampart and St. Ann streets — the weekly market features fresh produce, baked goods, Louisiana seafood, handmade beauty products, art, crafts and entertainment. Visit for details. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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ORAL, HEAD AND NECK CANCER SCREENINGS. Touro Infirmary, Coliseum Room, 1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-8500; — the hospital provides free screenings in honor of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. Pre-registration is required. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


PERSPECTIVES ON GOVERNOR JINDAL’S TAX PLAN: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION. Tulane University, Rogers Memorial Chapel, 1229 Broadway St., (504) 862-3214 — tulane’s Murphy Institute presents the panel. Free admission. Noon to 1:30 p.m. ROCKIN’ THE RAILS. Covington Trailhead, 419 N. Hampshire St., Covington — the weekly series offers free concerts by area musicians. Free admission. 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. SIERRA CLUB PROGRAM. Tulane Law School, Room 110, 6329 Freret St.; www. — NOAA scientist tim Osborn, tulane ecologist Bruce Fleury and Jordan Macha and Devin Martin from the Sierra Club discuss “the New Atlantis? Climate Disruption and New Orleans.” Call (985) 209-5454 or email devin.martin@ for details. 7 p.m.






THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT. Pavilion of the Two Sisters, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, (504) 482-4888 — A different musician performs every week at the event that includes food, mint juleps, wine, beer and soft drinks. Admission $10, $3 children ages 5-12. 6 p.m.

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FRIDAY 19 AMERICAN ROUTES 15TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT & BROADCAST. Rock ‘N’ Bowl, 3016 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 861-1700; — Lost Bayou Ramblers, treme Brass Band and others perform at the anniversary concert and fundraiser for the locally produced public radio show. General admission


EVENT LIStINGS $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $100 VIP admission (includes food, drinks and a meet-and-greet with the artists). 8 p.m. CAMP TIGER AUCTION. New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, (504) 658-4100; www. — the fundraiser for LSUHSC New Orleans School of Medicine’s camp for children with disabilities includes a silent auction, free food and drinks and live jazz music. Visit www.camptiger. org for details. Admission $40. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. ROAST OF THE TOWN. Harrah’s Casino (Harrah’s Theatre), 1 Canal St., (504) 533-6600; — Local celebrity guests roast Leon L. Giorgio Jr., president and CEO of Select Properties Ltd. and vice chairman of the Delgado Foundation Board, at the annual fundraiser featuring dinner and a live auction. Call (504) 671-5412 or visit for details. 7 p.m. SENTIMENTAL JOURNEYS. Private residence, call for details — Longue Vue House and Gardens’ gala has the theme “Venetian Carnevale” and features a Ferrari display, a cigar bar, fire-eaters, auctions, live music by Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and food by Galatoire’s executive chef Michael Sichel. Call 2934723 or jgick@longuevue. com for details.

SATURDAY 20 BIG EASY, BIG HEART FUN WALK & RUN. The Fly, behind Audubon Zoo (6500 Magazine St.) at the river — the 5K run/walk benefits the New Orleans Mission. Visit for details. Admission $20 in advance, $25 day of event. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. BRAIN STORM: SCI HIGH’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School, 5625 Loyola Ave. — the event includes cocktails, “cooking with chemistry” and a performance by the 610 Stompers. General admission $20, $15 alumni from the past 10 years. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. BUGS & BREW FOR DREW CRAWFISH COOK-OFF & BEER FESTIVAL. Mardi

BURAS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT BOIL-OFF. Fort Jackson - Kelly Hingle Ball Park, P.O. Box 730, 504657-7742 — the crawfish boiling competition features live music by Junior & Sumtin Sneaky and Aaron Foret. Call (504) 657-7742 for details. tickets $10 in advance, $12 day of event, free for 12 and under. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. CRAWFEST. Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., (504) 862-8000; www. — tulane’s annual festival features more than 18,000 pounds of crawfish, food and art vendors and music by the Funky Meters, Stooges Brass Band, the Main Squeeze and others. Visit for details. Free admission. Noon to 9 p.m. DISCO FOR DANCE GALA. NOLA Spaces, 1719 Toledano St. — the arts nonprofit Hope Stone New Orleans hosts the Studio 54-themed event with hors d’oeuvres, drinks, raffles and disco music. Disco costumes are encouraged. Call (504) 390-8399 or email dana@ for details. tickets $75 general admission, $250 VIP package. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. DOUGLAS REDD CULTURAL SUMMIT. Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-9070; www. — In honor of the visual artist, the event for local cultural workers includes panel discussions, networking opportunities and a health fair. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET. Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan — the market features a wide range of fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers and other items. Visit www. germancoastfarmersmarket. org for details. 8 a.m. to noon. GRETNA FARMERS MARKET. Gretna Farmers Market, Huey P. Long Avenue, between Third and Fourth streets, Gretna, (504) 362-8661 — the weekly rain-or-shine market features more than 30 vendors offering a wide range of fruits,

vegetables, meats and flowers. Free admission. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. GUMBALAYA COOK-OFF. St. Angela Merici Parish, 835 Melody Drive, (504) 8358491; www.stangelaschool. org — the fundraiser for the parish is a gumbo and jambalaya cook-off with games, raffles, spacewalks, food and drinks, and an auction. Admission $5-$13. 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. HYNES HUSKY FUN RUN & FAIR. Hynes Charter School, 990 Harrison Ave., (504) 324-7160; www. — the fundraising event includes a fun run, games, live music, food and a market. Run 8:30 a.m., fair 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. JUNIOR LEAGUE OF NEW ORLEANS KITCHEN TOUR. the self-guided

tour features 12 kitchens in the Garden District and Audubon Park neighborhoods. tickets $35. Visit for details. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

LAWRENCE KRAUSS. University of New Orleans, University Center ballroom, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, 280-6000 — the foundation professor of the School of Earth and Space Exploration, director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University and author presents a lecture. Call (504) 280-6341 for details. Free admission. 7 p.m. MADISONVILLE ART MARKET. Madisonville Art Market, Tchefuncte River Front at Water Street, Madisonville, (985) 871-4918; www. — the monthly market features works by local artists including paintings, mixed-media works, photography, jewelry, wood carving, sculpture, stained glass and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. MELIORISTICA TREME IN TRANSITION TOUR. Treme Market Branch building, 800 N. Claiborne Ave. — the walking tour includes stops at closed-to-the-public sites, including Circle Foods Store, the Andrew J. Bell Junior High School, the treme Market Branch building, and a former dormitory for Straight College, the first AfricanAmerican university in New Orleans. Pre-registration is encouraged. Visit www. for details. Admission $5. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. MUTTS IN THE MARIGNY. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2624 Burgundy St., 945-3741; — Activities include pet adoptions, an owner/pet look-a-like contest and a kissing booth, and proceeds benefit the Louisiana SPCA and Animal Rescue

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WHERE Y’ART. New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, (504) 658-4100; — the museum’s weekly event features music, performances, lectures, film screenings, family-friendly activities and more. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Gras World, 1380 Port of New Orleans Place, (504) 361-7821 — the Drew Rodrigue Foundation hosts the annual event featuring a crawfish competition, beer garden, kid’s entertainment and live music by Papa Grows Funk, Honey Island Swamp Band, Johnny Sketch and Stone Rabbits. Visit for details. General admission is free, VIP admission $60. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


EVENT LIStINGS of New Orleans. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. NEW ORLEANS ENTREPRENEUR EXPO. Cafe Istanbul, New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave.; — Business owners can showcase their products and aspiring entrepreneurs can learn more about business at the event. Visit www.nolaeexpo2013. for details. Admission $5. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. RETRO HAIR & FASHION SHOW. Metropolitan, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, (504) 568-1702; www. themetropolitannightclub. com — New Orleans and Baton Rouge boutiques and hair salons team up for a show featuring fashions and hairstyles from past decades. Admission $15. 10 p.m.

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RIVERTOWN FARMERS MARKET. Rivertown, 400 block of Williams Boulevard., Kenner, (504) 468-7231; www.kenner. — the twice-monthly market features local fruit, vegetables and dairy, homemade jams and jellies, cooking demonstrations and more. 8 a.m. to noon. First and third Saturday of every month.


SANKOFA FARMERS MARKET. ARISE Academy, 3819 St. Claude Ave. — the weekly market offers locally grown fruits and vegetables, fresh eggs and other goods. Call (504) 872-9214 or visit www. for details. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. SEAFOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL. Maison du Lac, 7412 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 309-0700; — the festival benefits teamSmile, which provides free dentistry to low-income children in New Orleans. there’s crawfish, shrimp, drinks, sno-balls, music and more. Admission $20. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. SON OF A SAINT AMAZING CHALLENGE. Pinkberry, 300 Canal St., 899-4260; — teams of two featuring one boy or girl (ages 9-13) and one adult compete in 11 different challenges around the city to benefit the Son of a Saint Foundation. Visit for details. 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. to noon race. SORAPARU SOIREE. Raphael Academy, 517

Soraparu St., Suite 104, (504) 598-3227; www. — the fundraiser for the new school for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities features a raffle, silent auction, live music, drinks and light fare. Visit www. for details. Admission $30 in advance, $35 at the door. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. SOUL REVIVAL. Private residence, call for details — the Legacy Donor Foundation hosts its annual fundraiser with food and live music. Call (504) 558-8900 or visit www. for details. tickets $150 general admission, $100 ages 35 and under. 7 p.m. SPRING FOR ART. Columbia Street, downtown Covington, Columbia Street, (985) 892-1873 — Dozens of artists will showcase artworks, plus there’s music and food. Visit www. sttammanyartassociation. org for details. Free admission. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ST. BERNARD SEAFOOD & FARMERS MARKET. Aycock Barn, 409 Aycock St., Arabi — the market showcases fresh seafood, local produce, jams and preserves, baked goods, crafts, live entertainment, children’s activities and more. Call (504) 355-4442 or visit www.visitstbernard. com for details. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A SWEET SOIREE. Stone Creek Club and Spa, 1201 Ochsner Blvd., (985) 8017100; — the fundraiser for ACCESS features music by David and Damon Batiste and Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys, a silent auction and food. Visit www. for details. Admission $50 in advance, $75 at the door. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. ZOMBIE WALK & PUB CRAWL. Balcony Bar & Cafe, 3201 Magazine St., 894-8888 — Participants are encouraged to dress as zombies for the bar crawl benefiting the Louisiana and Jefferson SPCAs. the event starts at Balcony Bar and ends at Half Moon Bar & Restaurant (1125 St. Mary St.) for an after-party with contests and raffles. Visit for details. Admission $30. 4 p.m.


& ARTS FESTIVAL. Abita Springs Trailhead, 22049 Main St., Mandeville, (985) 373-6415; www.abitapark. com — Erika Lewis, Aurora Nealand, Buffalo Death Rattle and others perform at the festival featuring more than 20 artist vendors and food and drinks from area restaurants. Noon to 6 p.m. ALICE EVENING. Columns Hotel, 3811 St. Charles Ave., (504) 8999308; www.thecolumns. com — Women in Film and television Louisiana’s networking event includes presentations by television producer Paula Pendarvis and life coach Ali Duffey. Email wiftlouisiana@gmail. com or visit for details. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. CREATIVE FLEA MARKET. Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., (504) 528-3800; www. — the market features artists, musicians, writers and more selling collectables, antiques and their own creations. Visit for details. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. NEW ORLEANS EARTH DAY FESTIVAL AND GREEN BUSINESS EXPO. Bayou St. John, at Orleans Avenue and N. Jefferson Davis Parkway — this daylong event presented by the Louisiana Bucket Brigade has music, food, beer, youth activities and vendor booths for nonprofits, green businesses and crafts. Visit www.nolaearthdayfest. for details. Free admisson. 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. PINCH A PALOOZA.

Deanie’s Seafood, 1713 Lake Ave., (504) 8314141;

— theresa Andersson, Vince Vance & the Valiants, Benjy Davis, Hot 8 Brass Band and others perform at the event with boiled crawfish and other crawfish dishes, kids’ entertainment, an artists market and a crawfish eating contest. Visit www.pinchapalooza. com for details. Noon to 8 p.m. SIPPIN’ ON THE RIVER.

Creole Queen Paddlewheel Boat, Spanish Plaza, 529-4567; www. —

the wine tasting event showcases more than 100 small-production wines from Oregon, California, Washington, Portugal and France. there also is live jazz music and a selection of cheeses. Visit www.

sippinontheriver2013. for details. Boarding 1:30 p.m., cruise 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ST. ALPHONSUS PARISH HOMECOMING DAY. St. Mary’s Assumption Church, 2030 Constance St., (504) 522-6748; www. stalphonsusneworleans. com — the event features a Mass, refreshments and tours of the St. Alphonsus campus. 10:30 a.m. YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF THE LOWER 9TH WARD SPRING GALA FUNDRAISER. Cafe Istanbul, New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave.; — Matt Rhody of Cottonmouth Kings, Ingrid Lucia, and Mitchell Player of Preservation Hall perform at the fundraiser that includes food, a silent auction and raffles. Admission $40 general admission, $60 reserved seating. Visit for details. 5:30 p.m.

MONDAY 22 BIG EASY MUSIC AWARDS. Harrah’s Casino (Harrah’s Theatre), 1 Canal St., (504) 533-6600; www.harrahsneworleans. com — Gambit’s Big Easy

Foundation’s annual awards honors excellence in music and features performances from nominees, a buffet and an open bar. Call (504) 483-3129 for details. Admission $125. 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show.

SPORTS ZEPHYRS. Zephyr Field, 6000 Airline Drive, Metairie, (504) 734-5155; www. — the Zephyrs play the Memphis Redbirds. 7 p.m. tuesdayFriday. BIG EASY ROLLERGIRLS. UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., (504) 280-7171; www. — the Big Easy All-Stars take on the Charlotte Rollergirls. Visit www.bigeasyrollergirls. com for details. Admisison $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 6 p.m. Saturday. ZURICH CLASSIC. TPC Louisiana, 11001 Lapalco Blvd., Avondale, 436-8721; www.tpc. com/daily/louisiana — PGA professionals compete at the golf tournament which also features food and live music. Visit www.zurichgolfclassic. com for the full schedule and other details. Admission starts at $25. Monday, then nightly

through April 28.

WORDS CHRISTOPHER SCHABERG. Maple Street Book Shop at Bayou St. John, 3122 Ponce de Leon St.; — the author reads from and signs the textual Life of Airports. 6 p.m. Saturday. “A COMPANY MAN: THE REMARKABLE FRENCH-ATLANTIC VOYAGE OF A CLERK FOR THE COMPANY OF THE INDIES”. Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., (504) 5234662; — tHNOC hosts an event to celebrate its latest release, a travelogue from 1729 that has been translated and annotated by staff historian Erin Greenwald. 6 p.m. Wednesday. “DORADO NO. 2” RELEASE PARTY. McKeown’s Books and Difficult Music, 4737 Tchoupitoulas St., 895-1954 — Poets Joseph Bienvenu, thaddeus Conti and Gina Ferrara read at the celebration of the literary magazine’s release. 7 p.m. Wednesday. INGRID GREEN ADAMS. Community Book Center, 2523 Bayou Road, 9487323; — the author signs Of Days Gone By. 2 p.m. Saturday. JUDY CONNER. F&M Patio Bar, 4841 Tchoupitoulas St., 895-6784; — the author discusses and signs Southern Fried Divorce: The After Party. 3 p.m. Sunday. KERRY DUNN. Garden District Book Shop, The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., (504) 895-2266 — the author signs and discusses Joe Peace. 1 p.m. Saturday. ROD DREHER. Garden District Book Shop, The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., (504) 895-2266 — the author discusses and signs The Little Way of Ruthie Leming. 5:30 p.m. Friday. STUART WOODS. Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., (504) 899-7323 — the author reads from and signs Unintended Consequences. 6 p.m. tuesday. VIRGINIA BARKLEY. East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, (504) 838-1190 — the author discusses ClutterBusting for Busy Women. 7 p.m. tuesday.


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Dear New Orleans Job Guru, “I moved to New Orleans from Los Angeles late last Fall and intended to start job hunting as soon as the holidays were over. But right after the holidays, there was the Super Bowl, Mardi Gras, and now it’s Jazz Fest time! Fortunately, I have some savings, and my background in marketing should fit in well, but I need to start looking soon. Is summer a bad time to look for work in the Big Easy?” — Sara K., New Orleans, LA

Dear Sara, If you’re waiting for the festival and partying season to end in New Orleans, don’t hold your breath… At any given time of year, we have festivals and celebrations for every imaginable reason. As you know, we just finished the French Quarter Festival. Jazz Fest takes us through early May, and then there’s the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience, the Greek Festival, Tales of the Cocktail, Essence Festival, and Grant Cooper the Satchmo Summer Fest. White Linen Night ties up the summer. Traditionally, summer has been a good job hunting season. Many professionals change jobs in the summer and settle in to new positions in time to get kids into new schools and communities. Our résumé writing and career coaching firm is seasonal, and summer is always one of our busiest times of year. However, keep in mind that summer is vacation time and scheduling interviews with companies of interest can be problematic. It may take longer in the summer to get a search committee or interview panel together for interviews. One client of Strategic Résumés arrived in New Orleans last summer and decided to attend the Essence Festival. During the festivities, he met some influential people in his field. He then called our office to quickly update his résumé, and after circulating it to his new acquaintances, he landed a great position in medical administration.

The main question is how to look for work in New Orleans. As you may know by now, New Orleans is a very sociable city, and you can use that factor to your advantage. As you are out there celebrating and partying, take the time to ask people where they work, what they do, and show an interest in their fields. Invite them to lunch (food is always a good intro here), and since you have a bit of spare time now, offer to help with their projects or events. Try not to inquire too closely about a job until you have gained their trust and demonstrated your abilities. Here are a few factors that make a New Orleans summer job search a good bet: • As you will very soon find out, our challenging temperatures and humidity keep many tourists and visitors away from New Orleans in the summer, so it is easier to stand out. • Interviewers are more relaxed as everything slows down here. In some industries, like accounting, winter and spring are the busiest, so summer is when they are likely to hire and train new staff. • There are more contract-to-hire positions in the summer, as companies recruit temps to fill in for staff on vacation and sabbaticals. Those who shine in temp positions are often hired. • Longer daylight hours, lax schedules, unofficial long weekends, and company gatherings for July 4th and Memorial Day before the faster pace of Fall returns, all add up to premium networking opportunities. New Orleans Job Guru is New Orleans native Grant Cooper. President of Strategic Résumés®, Grant ranks within the top LinkedIn Résumé Writing Experts nationwide and has assisted the U.S. Air Force, Kinko’s, the Louisiana Dept. of Labor, the City of New Orleans, NFL/NBA players & coaches, as well as universities, regional banks, celebrities, and major corporations.

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MegaCuts now hiring FT & PT Hairstylists. Hourly wages + great tips. Apply at 2200 David Drive, Metairie or call (504) 339-5435


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Jobs in Bookkeeping/Accounting, Sales, Marketing, Graphics/Web, $2550K. Email resume to:

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Is seeking a Server. Please apply in person between 10-2:00 PM,1403 St. Charles Ave.


Morial Convention Center. Exp Banquet Servers - up to $17/hr. Apply : Morial Convention Ctr Skywalk by Hall D. 900 Convention Blvd.,M-F,10-2pm. Free parking E.O.E

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Bar & Pizza Kitchen Apply in person Mon-Fri, 1-4:30 pm 141 N. Carrollton Ave.

EMPLOYMENT RETAIL Fun sales/merchandising job! Upscale Bourbon St. gift shop. PT. Exp., bckgrnd chk, refs, drug test req. $8-$12/hr. Possible advancement. (504) 905-5290, m_nunziante@




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Offers Volunteer Opportunities. Make a difference in the lives of the terminally ill & their families. Services include: friendly visits to patients & their families, provide rest time to caretaker, bereavement & office assistance. School service hours avail. Call Volunteer Coordinator @ 504-818-2723 #3016

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WILD LOTUS YOGA - Voted “Best Place to Take a Yoga Class” 10 yrs in a row by Gambit Readers.” New student special: 10 classes for $60. www. - 899-0047.

REWARD for Lost 7-Year-Old black & white male cat with clipped ear. Lost in the area of Scott St. between Canal and Orleans. Call (504) 339-1909.

Double Jogging Stroller. Great for Mardi Gras! Only $75.00. Call 504-832-1689

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Authentic Handmade Indian Rug 100% Wool • Made in India • Size 7’-11’’ x 10’-2” Purchased at Hurwitz Mintz in 2007 • Original Price $2,700.00 • Selling for $1,300 REDUCED PRICE! Please call (504) 458-7904 King Pillowtop Mattress, NEW!!! ONLY $299 Can deliver. 504-9528404 (504) 846-5122 NEW Pub Height Table Set all wood, still boxed. Delivery available. $250. 504-952-8404 (504) 846-5122


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Rescued from a hoarder, Houdini was kept in a carrier for over a year. Unbelievable personality - a total lovebug! This precious kitty is totally vetted. (504) 454-8200; spaymartadopt@


Complete lovebug! Older snow white kitty w/large gold eyes; super gentle & relaxed. Wonderful addition to any family! (504) 454-8200; spaymartadopt@ Green eyed beauty. Sybil’s family surrendered her because of their unruly toddler. Sybil doesn’t understand why she was given up. She is a 7 yr old LARGE girl & just adorable. 504) 4548200;

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Maize’s owner lost her home to foreclosure and could no longer keep her beloved cats. This sweetie is looking for a family to love her forever! Maize is about 5 years old and fully vetted.

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Adorable calico. Maybeline is as cute as can be with uneven “makeup’ markings. She is a young, sweet & gentle calico. (504) 454-8200;


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Last seen at 9999 Lake Forest Blvd. Maxxie is a male, 7 yr old, light brown poodle. He need his heartworm & ear medication. He is an important part of our family. Please call his Mom, she is worried sick. (504) 491-3481. REWARD OFFERED!

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Adorable lap cat. Misha loves nothing more than to lay in a warm lap - a perfect companion! Misha is about 2 yrs. Sweet & gentle -waiting for a family! (504) 454-8200; spaymartadopt@


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SUCCESSION OF KERRY P. GRUNDMEYER Notice is given that the Administratrix of this succession has petitioned the court for authority to sell immovable and movable property belonging to the decedent at private sale in accordance with the provisions of C.C.P. art. 3281 of the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure with the immovable property being sold for $140,000.00 cash minus closing costs attributable to the seller and the movable property shall be sold for $3,000.00 cash to the succession, both properties to be sold at private sale and is described as follows: Immovable property located at 956 Tavel Drive, Kenner, Louisiana And One (1) 1998 Acura motor vehicle

Elsa is a 5-year-old, spayed, Terrier

ELSA Kennel #A19425133

mix who is genuinely a sweet gal. She’s housetrained, gets along well with kids and dogs, is quiet and is working on getting her girly-figure back. To meet Elsa or any of the other wonderful pets at the LA/SPCA, come to 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd. (Algiers), 10-4, Mon.-Sat. & 12-4 Sun. or call 368-5191.

Payton is an 8-year-old, neutered,

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Any heir or creditor who opposes the proposed sale must file his opposition within seven (7) days from the day on which last publication of this notice appeared. BY ORDER OF THE COURT Attorney: Al Mendoza Address: 2439 Manhattan Blvd., Ste. 207 P.O. Box 1044 Harvey, LA 70058 Telephone: (504) 362-1002 Gambit: 4/16/13 & 4/23/13

22ND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT FOR THE PARISH OF ST. TAMMANY STATE OF LOUISIANA NO: 2012-30206 SEC. J SUCCESSION OF WILLIAM ALBERT POWE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO SELL IMMOVABLE PROPERTY AT PRIVATE SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that WILLIAM ROBERT POWE, the duly appointed and qualified Administrator of the Succession of William Albert Powe has, pursuant to the provisions of the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure, article 3281, petitioned this Honorable Court for authority to sell at private sale, for the price of ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED FORTY-NINE THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($1,249,000.00), the Succession’s undivided one-half (1/2) interest in and to the following described property: ONE CERTAIN LOT OF GROUND, together with all the buildings and improvements thereon, and all the rights, ways, privileges, servitudes, appurtenances and advantages thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining, situated in the SECOND DISTRICT of New Orleans, Louisiana, in SQUARE NO. 71, bounded by St. Louis Street, Bourbon Street, Toulouse Street and Dauphine Street, designated as LOT 8 on a survey by F. G. Stewart, C.E. & Surveyor, dated October 9, 1947, a copy of which is annexed to an act before Harry Sonchon, N.P. dated October 21, 1947, registered in COB 556, Folio 193, and according thereto said lot commences at a distance of, in American Measure, 102 feet, 10 inches & 5 lines (Actual 102 feet, 3 inches & 6 lines title), from the corner of St. Louis Street and Dauphine Street and measures thence 25 feet, 10 inches & 5 lines (Actual 25 feet, 7 inches title) front on St. Louis Street, same width in the rear, by a depth of 130 feet (Actual 127 feet, 10 inches & 6 lines title) between equal and parallel lines. All as more fully shown on survey by Gilbert, Kelly & Couturie, Inc. dated May 24, 1990. The improvements thereon bear the Municipal Nos. 827 ST. LOUIS STREET, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, 70112 Being the same property acquired by transferee by act registered in CIN 193119, Parish of Orleans, Louisiana. NOW THEREFORE, in accordance with law, notice is hereby given that WILLIAM ROBERT POWE, Administrator, proposes to sell the aforesaid immovable property at the private sale for the price and upon the terms aforesaid, and the heirs, legatees, and creditors are required to make opposition, if any they have or can, to such sale, within seven (7) days, including Sundays and holidays, from the date whereon the last publication this notice appears. Malise Prieto, Clerk of Court 22nd JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT PARISH OF ST. TAMMANY Attorney: Keary L. Everitt Address: 400 Poydras Street, Suite 2107 New Orleans, LA 70130 Telephone: (504) 571-1901 Gambit: 3/26/13 & 4/16/13 Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Michael Reynaud Stern, please contact Keith A. Doley, atty, 1544 N. Broad St., New Orleans, LA 70119, 504-9437071. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Raymond Saffrhan, III, formerly residing at 7030 Bramberry, New Orleans, LA 70126; please contact George V. Perez, Jr., Attorney at Law (504) 858-8127

CLASSIFIEDS Anyone knowing the whereabouts of the spouse of Christopher Gordon, Carl A. Riddle and Troy Riddle, please contact Keith A. Doley, atty,1554 N. Broad, New Orleans, LA 70119, 504943-7071.


NOTICE TO SELL MOVABLE OR IMMOVABLE PROPERTY AT PRIVATE SALE SUCCESSION OF BILLY EASON Whereas the Executor of the above Estate, has made application to the Court for the sale at private sale of the immovable property herein described, to wit:

to make any opposition which they have or may have to such application, at any time, prior to the issuance of the order or judgment authorizing, approving and homologating such application and that such order or judgment may be issued after the expiration of seven (7) days, from the date of the last publication of such notice, all in accordance with law. BY ORDER OF THIS COURT, (Sgd.) Tiffany Gautier Chase Judge - Division A Attorney: Scott C. Dusang Address: 401 Weyer Street Gretna, LA 70054 Telephone: (504) 368-5223 Gambit: 3/26/13 & 4/16/13


Part of Lot 11, Square 533, Second District, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Improvements bear Municipal No. 220 North Pierce Street, New Orleans, LA 70119


UPON THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS, TO WIT: ONE HUNDRED FORTY FIVE THOUSAND AND NO/100 ($145,000.00) DOLLARS cash for one hundred percent (100%) interest in said property less the usual and customary expenses of the sale, all as per the agreement to purchase and sell, with the final addendum dated February 26, 2013. Notice is hereby given to all parties to whom it may concern, including the heirs and creditors of the decedent herein, and of this estate, be ordered

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Janie P. Young, duly qualified and acting Administratrix of the Succession of Genevia Young, has pursuant to the provisions of the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure Article 3281 petitioned this Honorable Court for authority to sell at private sale, for the price of Twenty-eight Thousand and No/100 ($28,000.00) Dollars, payable at closing, the interest owned by the Succession in the following described immoveable property, to-wit:



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BY ORDER OF THE CIVIL DISTRICT COURT FOR THE PARISH OF ORLEANS, on this 20th day of March, 2013. Attorney: Timothy D. Bordenave Address: PO Box 750156, New Orleans, LA 70175 Telephone: 504-838-8181 Gambit: 3/26/13 & 4/16/13


STATE OF LOUISIANA NO. “99-18504” DIVISION “G” SECTION “11” SUCCESSION OF STANLEY CHARLES ROSKIND NOTICE IS GIVEN that VINCENT B. “CHIP” LOCOCO, in his capacity as duly qualified and acting Dative Testamentary Executor of the SUCCESSION OF STANLEY CHARLES ROSKIND, and pursuant to the provisions of the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure, Article 3281, petitioned this Honorable Court for authority to sell at private sale, for the price of ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND N0/100 ($100,000.00) DOLLARS, cash, the Succession’s interest in and to the following described property: METHODIST BEHAVIORAL RESOURCES PARTNERSHIP, a Partnership The Succession owns a FORTY-ONE (41%) PERCENT interest in said partnership.

NOW THEREFORE, in accordance with the law made and provided in such cases, notice is hereby given that VINCENT B. “CHIP” LOCOCO, in his capacity as duly qualified and acting Dative Testamentary Executor, proposes to sell the aforesaid property, at private sale, for the price and upon the terms aforesaid, and the heirs, legatees, and creditors are required to make opposition, if any they have or can, to such course, within ten (10) days, including Sundays and holidays, from date whereon the last publication of this notice appears. This is the sole publication. Attorney: Stephen P. Schott Energy Centre - Suite 3600 1100 Poydras Street New Orleans, Louisiana 70163 Telephone: 504-569-2900 Gambit 4/16/13


IN AND FOR CLAY COUNTY, FLORIDA No.: 10-2012- DR-002168 Division: F MICHELLE ALAINA PERKINS, Petitioner and EDUARDO RENE SANABRIA, Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR MINOR NAME CHANGE TO: Eduardo Rene Sanabria 1500 Hickory Ave. #C Harahan, Louisiana 70123 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on the attorney for Petitioner Michelle Alaina Perkins, whose name and address are Amanda Meyer, Esquire, 6136 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, Florida 32211 on or before June 1,2013, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 825 North Orange Ave, Green Cove

Springs, Florida 32043, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, arc available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office. You may review these documents upon request You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s office. 04-05-13 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Gambit 4/16/13 & 4/23/13 Herman Terrell or anyone knowing his whereabouts, contact Atty. R.L. Saizan, (504) 210-4985.

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Beautiful 2br/2.5 ba in the heart of Magazine shopping district. 1450 sf living, hdwd flrs, Corian countertops, lots of closets, wd burning frplc, DSL cable, 1 prkg spot/unit in a secure lot. Pool. Pets allowed. $269,000. Call Gilyard & Assoc Realty 504/460-9852.

ST. TAMMANY PARISH 159 Partially Wooded Acres With Pond For Sale. Highway 21, Sun Louisiana. Call Bryan 985-516-1834.


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REMODELED TO PERFECTION. Large living area features: Gas FP & Wet bar w/Mahogany Cabinets, Top of line kitchen appliances including 48” Wolf Range. Granite & Porcelain Floors; 1st level. Plaster & Wood Molding throughout. Master Bath w/steam shower. Custom Maple Shelving in closets. Recessed Halogen Lighting. 50 yr roof. Huge Double Lot. This home is one of a kind. $599,000

HISTORIC CONDO WITH BALCONY. Cozy Condo w/ Old World Romantic Charm. Lower Garden District. Architectural Masterpiece- 12 ft ceilings, Original Hdwd Flrs, Triple Crown Moulding. Lots of Natural Light, Well Maintained Bldg/Impeccable Unit. Watch Parades From Spacious Balcony. Centrally Located between Fr. Qtr & Uptown, Close to 1-10, CBD, SuperDome. Pet Friendly. Perfect to Live In or As A Weekend Getaway! $139,000 ABR, CRS, GRI, SFR, SRS

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Gambit New Orleans: April 16, 2013  

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