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CONTENTS

STAFF

Publisher | MARGO DUBOS Administrative Director | MARK KARCHER EDITORIAL Editor | KEVIN ALLMAN Managing Editor | KANDACE POWER GRAVES Political Editor | CLANCY DUBOS Arts & Entertainment Editor | WILL COVIELLO Special Sections Editor | MISSY WILKINSON Staff Writers | ALEX WOODWARD, CHARLES MALDONADO

July 10, 2012 + Volume 33

+ Number 28

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Editorial Assistant | LAUREN LABORDE listingsedit@gambitweekly.com Contributing Writers

JEREMY ALFORD, D. ERIC BOOKHARDT, RED COTTON, ALEJANDRO DE LOS RIOS, MEG FARRIS, KEN KORMAN, BRENDA MAITLAND, IAN MCNULTY, NOAH BONAPARTE PAIS, MEGAN BRADEN-PERRY, DALT WONK Contributing Photographer | CHERYL GERBER

Interns | NICOLE KOSTER, MATTHEW HOSE PRODUCTION Production Director | DORA SISON Special Projects Designer SHERIE DELACROIX-ALFARO

Web & Classifieds Designer | MARIA BOUÉ Graphic Designers LINDSAY WEISS, LYN BRANTLEY, BRITT BENOIT, MARK WAGUESPACK

Pre-Press Coordinator | GEORGIA DODGE DISPLAY ADVERTISING fax: 483-3159 | displayadv@gambitweekly.com Advertising Director | SANDY STEIN BRONDUM 483-3150 [sandys@gambitweekly.com] Advertising Administrator | MICHELE SLONSKI 483-3140 [micheles@gambitweekly.com] Advertising Coordinator | CHRISTIN JOHNSON 483-3138 [christinj@gambitweekly.com] Sales & Marketing Coordinator | BRANDIN DUBOS 483-3152 [brandind@gambitweekly.com] Senior Account Executive | JILL GIEGER 483-3131 [ jillg@gambitweekly.com] Account Executives JEFFREY PIZZO

483-3145 [jeffp@gambitweekly.com] LINDA LACHIN

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PULLOUT

ON THE COVER

Doing Less With Less ..................................18 David Simon on what veteran beat reporters mean to American cities

Blake Pontchartrain ......................................16 Where Religious and Nuns streets meet Clancy DuBos ................................................... 17 Jindal’s poll numbers: cause for concern?

7 IN SEVEN

SHOPPING + STYLE

Seven Things to Do This Week ..................5 San Fermin in New Orleans, Anything Goes, Indigo Girls and more

NEWS + VIEWS

News .........................................................................7 Louisiana, the Loch Ness monster and a textbook controversy Bouquets + Brickbats .....................................7 Heroes and zeroes C’est What? ..........................................................7 Gambit’s Web poll Scuttlebutt..........................................................10 News briefs and politics News ...................................................................... 11 Rejecting the Affordable Care Act Commentary ......................................................13 The real doozy Jeremy Alford ....................................................15 Bobby’s Rules of Order

What’s in Store ................................................25 Blue Frog Chocolates

EAT + DRINK

Review...................................................................27 Churra’s Brazilian Grill Fork + Center ....................................................27 All the news that’s fit to eat 5 in Five ...............................................................29 Five great crabmeat creations 3-Course Interview .......................................29 John Bartlett

ARTS + ENTERTAINMENT

Best of New Orleans 2012 .........................31 Cast your vote now for the best of everything A + E News ......................................................... 41 Ole! Ouch! It’s the 2012 Running of the Bulls Music .....................................................................43 PREVIEW: High on Fire ...................................43

Film .........................................................................46 REVIEW: Savages..............................................47 REVIEW: To Rome With Love ........................48 Art............................................................................49 REVIEW: New shows at LeMieux and the Ogden .............................................................49 Stage .....................................................................51 REVIEW: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead ............................................................. 51 Events....................................................................52 Crossword + Sudoku....................................62

CLASSIFIEDS

Market Place .....................................................55 Mind + Body + Fitness ...............................56 Weekly Tails + Cat Chat...............................56 Employment.......................................................57 NOLA Job Guru ................................................57 Real Estate .........................................................58 Uptown/Garden District/ Broadmoor Properties ................................58

GAMBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Chairman | CLANCY DUBOS + President & CEO | MARGO DUBOS

COVER DESIGN BY Dora Sison COVER PHOTO BY Cheryl Gerber

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