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Samedi

May 23rd

Greek Fest

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Eat, dance and drink wine from a tiny cup

 

Dax Riggs

One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

Swampy southern folk rock plus opening band Strange Roux

 

Papa Roach

House of Blues, 7p.m.

Hard rock with heavy metal influence

 

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Mahalia Jackson, 7:30p.m.

Performance of Verdi’s Requiem with vocals by Elizabeth DeShong, Alfred Walker, Lori Guilbeau and Paul Groves

 

Say My Name, Say My Name: Stories of LGBT Youth

Ashe Powerhouse Theatre, 7p.m.

BreakOUT presents stories of transgender youth

 

Woodenhead Forty Year Itch

Chickie Wah Wah, 10p.m.

Instrumental rock on Canal

Dimanche

May 24th

Tom Leggett

30-90, 5p.m.

New Orleans based singer songwriter jazzes up the new Frenchmen St. venue

 

Joe Krown Trio

Maple Leaf, 10p.m.

Regular show featuring the “Wolfman” and Russell Batiste

 

Geoff Clapp Organ Quartet

Snug Harbor, 8p.m.

Clapp is joined by Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson on alto sax


Hornets flat against Sixers, lose 62-77


by Kerem Ozkan

In a totally depressing showing, the Gordon-less, Rivers-less and Davis-less Hornets dropped a home game Wednesday night to the Philadelphia 76ers to the tune of 77-62 — the lowest point total in franchise history. As Hornets247 points out, our boys actually managed more turnovers (24) than made shots (23).

 

The Hornets are now 2-2, and have played likely playoff teams in each of their first four games.

 

There aren’t many takeaways from a showing like this. The Hornets are going to struggle, especially when they’re missing three starters. The box score tells the rest of the story. Decent overall defense this game, holding the Sixers to 41.7% shooting and forcing 15 turnovers. Al-Farouq Aminu (16 rebounds!) and Robin Lopez (four blocks!) were particularly impressive. New Orleans just couldn’t buy a shot on the other end, making the entire showing pretty damn unwatchable (especially with games like Nuggets-Rockets and Spurs-Clippers on). Let’s pretend this never happened.

 

The bees return tomorow night for a home game against the Bobcats. Tipoff is at 7 p.m.




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Contributors:

Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Theatre Critic

Michael Martin

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

Published Daily by

Minced Media, Inc.

Editor Emeritus



Stephen Babcock