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One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

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House of Blues, 9p.m.

Alt-hip-hop artist from Cali

 

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Alexis & the Samurai

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Indie folk duo perform every Monday


U-ey and Louie


Perhaps it's because of the wide neutral grounds, or perhaps it's because a certain Delta bluesman taught us long ago about what happens at the crossroads. Either way, there's not too many opportunities to make a left turn around here. Perhaps unexpectedly, the dearth of advance greens might not be completely random. Designing streets sans Louies actually helps save on fuel, Smithsonian Magazine's Surprising Science blog reports. The article points out that the trend has never caught on nationally, "since it seems to be a big inconvenience." They've obviously been on Canal St. trying to cross the streetcar tracks into the French Quarter recently.




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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

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Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

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Stephen Babcock