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Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish, Archivist's Glove on St. Claude

A second Saturday review: Castjohn places Deborah Luster's 'Tooth for an Eye,' now on St. Claude, against Kyle Eyre Clyd's 'The Archivist's Glove.'  

Second Saturday: Inside the Minds of Serial Killers at Good Children Gallery

The American public's fascination with serial killers is a merging of two of its chief amusements: celebrity and violence. Most of us can probably recite a list of our favorite trinomial killers in the same way we might talk about influential albums that spoke to us in the black light of dorm rooms. It is this serial cataloging that artist Nina Schwanse mines in her new exhibition Hold It Against Me: The Veronica Compton Archive, opening Saturday night at the Good Children Gallery as part of this month's Second Saturday event.

Maypole Stroll: CANO Art Home Springs Into St. Claude

With May 1 fast approaching communities raise up the May Day pole in celebration of spring.  But while most societies join hands and dance around the maypole, New Orleans celebrates May Day the NOLA Way.  Beginning at 3 pm tomorrow, the Creative Alliance of New Orleans’ Art Home will open art up to the people as they tour through the galleries on St. Claude and artist studios in the Lower 9th Ward. 

Into Orbit

Prospect 2's St. Claude Satellites: A Review

NoDef Art Writer Kathy Rodriguez reviews Prospect 2-affiliated shows at Trouser House, Antenna Gallery and Good Children Gallery.

Today's Events: 7.30.11

July 30, when New Orleans Democrats ordered police to raid an integrate Republican Party meeting, killing 40 people and injuring 150. (1866), when Walt Disney's Flowers and Trees premiered, marking the first cartoon to use Technicolor (1932) when "In God We Trust" became the national motto (1956), when Medicaid and Medicare were established (1965). It's birthdays for Henry Ford (1863), Buddy Guy (1939) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1974). When looking for something to do, put your trust in NoDef today, and peruse the following:

Today's Events: 7.26.11

June 26, when the United States Post Office Department was established by the Second Continental Congress (1775), when President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, creating the CIA, the Department of Defense, the Air Force, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the U.S. National Security Council (1947), when Truman a year later desegregated the U.S. military (1948), Geroge Bernard Shaw (1856), Mick Jagger (1943), Kevin Spacey (1959), and Sandra Bullock’s (1964) birthdays, and Diane Arbus’ last day (1971). Here's what's happening in the now:

A House Reunited

Grant vs. Lee Brings Opposing Forces Under One Roof

In the 150th anniversary year of the Civil War, an art exhibition at St. Claude Avenue's Good Children Gallery deals in diametrics. North and South, photography and painting come together to illuminate the violence of the great battle.

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