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Fourth of Juy

July 4th

Go 4th on the River

Riverfront, 9:00pm

Dueling barges provide fireworks

 

Krewe of Kolossos

Bayou St. John, 5:00pm-8:00pm

Boat parade with patriotic bent

 

Essence Fest

SuperDome, doors 7p.m.

Erykah Badu, Common, and Missy Elliott, Mystikal.

 

St. Bernard Salutes America

Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center, 3:00pm-9:00pm

Da Parish throws a suburban party

 

America: The Party

Rusty Nail, 7:00pm

BBQ, Quickie Mart, Tony Skratchere, prizes

 

Big Sam’s Funky Nation

Blue Nile, 10p.m.

Sam’s shows are a mix of groove and party, get funky


Lockout Links


Superrich players and unthinkably wealthy owners sort of overcame their differences yesterday, inking a deal that will allow the NBA season to begin. In true pro basketball fashion, the NBA seems to be assuming that we put them on our Christmas lists, so they're rolling out the start of the season Dec. 25. Locally, we're still kind of thinking about football, but luckily, all those season tickets Morris Bart told us to buy will get some use. But with Chris Paul's future in the turqouise in doubt and the Hornets still without an owner, there's plenty to take in about the season today. Here's some of the highlights: Hornets 24/7 At the Hive  Swarm and Sting




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