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The Pelicans will most likely not be making a trip to the playoffs this year. However, New Orleans hoops squad will be making a trip to China in the fall. On Tuesday (3.29) night, the NBA announced that the Pels and the Houston Rockets will face off in a pair of Asian exhibition matches.


Room 220: Daniel Brook on 'History of Future Cities'


by Nick Jenisch, Room 220

Built as windows to the West, the cities of St. Petersburg, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Dubai each represent the “instant city” of their region—created by the will of a few, yet wielding an outsized influence on the modern development of their countries. In his recently released book, A History of Future Cities, New Orleans-based author and journalist Daniel Brook examines in entertaining detail each city-as-iconoclast across time.


Shanghai!: A NoDef Theatre Review


by Jonas Griffin

The AllWays Lounge and Theatre, an enduring spot for fringe-like theatre all year long, produces Shanghai!, a “salacious musical” inspired by Pearls Over Shanghai, a performance 70s psychedelic drag queen troupe The Cockettes. New Orleans has to have one of the best audiences for bawdy and campy shows, and this one is right at home—though the ridiculousness here is witty rather than grotesque and the characters are hilarious rather than mortifying.


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