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Rosa Keller Library (5:00-9:00 PM)
My House NOLA presents a rolling food vendor mini festival
The Antenna Gallery (7:00 PM)
A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Charitable Film Network, Press Street, and WWOZ
Jewish Community Center (7:30 PM)
The second evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Catch the Indie rockers on their North American tour
Worker's Body Recovered, Company Continues Search: Gulf Oil Platform Fire Update
The body of one of two workers reported missing after Friday's fire at a Gulf of Mexico oil platform was recovered over the weekend, according to the platform's owners. After finding the body Saturday, the Coast Guard called off their search. However, Black Elk Energy issued a statement Sunday saying they would continue looking for the other missing worker.
Black Elk Energy hired two commercial dive boats, and started a beach search in Plaquemines Parish. They have also contact helicopter companies to assist, and will bring a search and rescue dog into the area on Monday.
The recovered body of one of the missing workers, whose name was not released, was taken to the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office following its recovery at 11:45 p.m. Saturday.
Four workers are still being treated at various local hospitals for injuries they sustained in the blaze, according to Black Elk Energy.
"Our total focus is on the missing workers and the proper care and attention for the injured and their families," a company statement said.
The fire raged after an explosion on the platform, which is located about 20 miles from Grand Isle in the Gulf of Mexico, just after 9 a.m. on Friday. The blaze was extinguished by the end of the morning at the facility, which was not producing oil. Two workers were reported missing, and another nine workers were evacuated from the scene with injuries.
The company said no oil sheen was visible around the platform during a Satuday flyover. On Friday, the Coast Guard said oil was visible on the surface of the water. Initial reports suggested an accident with a welding torched caused the explosion, but the official determination of a cause of the fire has yet to be announced.
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