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Defender Picks

 

Lundi

May 2nd

King Izzard & the Lizard Wizards

Gasa Gasa, 9p.m.

Australian psychedelic outfit

 

Nth Power

Blue Nile, 10:30p.m.

Nikki Glaspie’s funk outfit

 

Mild High Club

Saturn Bar, 9p.m.

LA slack funk psychedelia

 

Bluegrass Pickin’ Party

Hi-Ho Lounge, 8p.m.

Bring an instrument and join in (free)

 

Luke Winslow King,

d.b.a., 7p.m.

Young singer-songwriter with an old soul

 

Gerald French & Original Tuxedo Brass Band

Palm Court, 8p.m.

Classic NOLA jazz

Mardi

May 3rd

Give NOLA Day

CItywide!

Annual nonprofit fundraising fest

 

Lamb of God

Orpheum, 9p.m.

Virginia heavy metal rockers

 

Brian Dolzani

Circle Bar, 8p.m.

Classic folk troubador

 

Young Empires

Gasa Gasa, 9p.m.

Indie pop rockers open The Gates

 

Gregory Agid

Maison, 6:30p.m.

Clarinetist makes standards new again, weekly

 

Carolyn Hembree

Maple Street Book, 6p.m.

Author reads from her latest book


Coast Guard Orders Oil Investigation, Resurrects SpillCam


Lately, oil out in the Gulf has given Charlie a run for his crown as world's most mystifying sheen. Something is bubbling up from the deep, and now the feds want to know what lurks beneath. Yesterday, the Coast Guard ordered Deepwater Horizon owners Transocean to investigate the spot where the Big Oozy was plugged last year. Video feed that was recently beamed from the blown well that gave us last year's leak showed no seepage. But a pipe that broke off the well, and leaked its own fair share of oil, remains among the wreckage, and it could be the culprit.

 

"This is part of the process we take whenever there is an oil sighting that cannot be immediately attributed to a specific source," Coast Guard Captain Jonathan Burton said in a statement.

 

For the occassion, the feds even brought back SpillCam. For the sequel, the flow's gone. So you might even be able to watch it without having to get up to use the facilities. See it again like it was the first time!




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