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Josh Weil: The Great Glass Sea
James Wallace & the Naked Light, Julie Odell
A Sunny Day in Glasgow
Treme Brass Band
Rebirth Brass Band
Dave Hill, Fayard Lindsey
Dinky Tao Poetry
Surrender the Fall, Artifas, Colossal Heads
Peter Matthew Bauer, Ben Jones, Skyler Skelset
Crescent City Farmers Market
Ogden After Hours
Thursdays at Twilight
Gisela in Her Bathtub & A Hand of Bridge
20,000 Days On Earth
Yojimbo, Down By Law
Coathangers, White Fang, Trampoline Team, Bottom Feeders
Chewbacchus Captain Masters Drone, Offers Class
If the summer must drone on, Ryan Ballard believes it should at least fly. On Sunday, July 27, Ballard, overlord of the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus, will hold a three-hour class to teach those interested in learning how to fly drones.
Summer Reading: Jindal, Matalin, Roberts, Brazile
Beltway bulldog Politico took a look at what’s being read this summer by those with their hands on the handles of power. Louisiana was well represented in the survey. The article looked not just at names like Boehner, Emanuel, Rice, and Albright, but also at the Pelican State’s Bobby Jindal, Mary Matalin, Cokie Roberts, and Donna Brazile.
L-SPCA: Fireworks and Dogs Don't Mix
Fireworks are far from fun for our furry friends. The Louisiana Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (L-SPCA) has issued a reminder that dogs are frightened by fireworks and often run away on the Fourth. According to the group, dogs have hearing 10 times more sensitive than humans, and the booms and bangs of pyrotechnics take a toll. Fortunately the group has issued some tips on keeping Rover calm.
Poverty Point Becomes Louisiana's First World Heritage Site
Locals in northeasten Louisiana know that Poverty Point is rich with history, Over the weekend, the rest of the world finally came around. The 3,400-year-old Native American earthworks was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site Sunday. The designation marks the first for a Louisiana landmark.
Bonnet Carre Breakdown (VIDEO)
by Liz Davas
New Orleanians can make a party out of any situation. A wedding, a funeral, or in this case, being stuck in bumper to bumper traffic on I-10 over the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Posted to Facebook by Lana Hunt, a video that was taken following a fiery crash Sunday afternoon shows stranded motorists coming together and gettin’ down. Check it all out in the video.
Protesters Hurl Tomatoes at Jindal Effigy (PHOTOS)
The French Market showcased many different uses for tomatoes, and public shaming wasn't exempted. As Creole Tomato Fest unfurled at the French Market, a group of protesters used the exposure opportunity to take aim at Gov. Bobby Jindal for supporting a bill that will end a local levee board's lawsuit against Big Oil.
D-Day at the National World War II Museum (PHOTOS)
The National World War II Museum marked the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion at Normandy Friday with a full day of activities, culminating with an outdoor screening of Tom Hanks' Band of Brothers miniseries. The commemoration continues Saturday with a panel of WWII historians, tours of the museum's Higgins Boat and more. Photographer Brandon Robert was on the ground at the Museum Friday:
Hollywood Trucks Rolls Out Clean Energy Movie Star Trailer
Hollywood Trucks unveiled Wednesday to local media its first luxury talent trailer powered entirely by solar and thermal technology. Called the Celebrity, the 43-foot long fifth wheel can be used as a home or office during movie productions. Last month Hollywood Trucks President and CEO Andre Champagne lent Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie the Celebrity while they were in New Orleans attending this year's gala for Pitt's Make It Right charity.
Jindal Holds Off on Signing Bill to Kill Levee Board Lawsuit
Gov. Bobby Jindal passed on his first opportunity to kill a local levee board's coast-focused lawsuit against Big Oil Monday. At a press conference, the gov was set to sign SB 469, which sets a legal framework that effectively bars the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East from suing the private companies. But he decided to delay the signing.
All Aboard: Bike Easy Launches Bike Trains
Have some trepidation about taking on the streets of New Orleans in a two-wheeler? You don’t have to go alone. A new “bike train” program invites cyclists of all skill levels to pedal their way to the office – together. NoDef spoke with Bike Easy’s Anneka Olson for more information.
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