Monthly Archive : 2013 June


How we go forward from DOMA

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down part of the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA as it is commonly called, was both celebrated—and mourned—across America. As a gay man, you should know that I was firmly on the side of celebration. But, today’s not about my making a case for gay rights or arguing where we go from here. Read More »

Celebrating Amelia Earhart

I don't know about you, but I've been giving a lot of thought lately to how I'll celebrate the anniversary of Amelia Earhart's last flight. We all know what to do on the Fourth of July (fireworks), Thanksgiving ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: Cocktail Time

It took me a long time to realize that not every family celebrates 6 p.m. most evenings by opening the bar. I was visiting some friends in Philadelphia with my girlfriend not long ago, and while we had ... Read More »

'Hell's Belles' held over

Hell's Belles, billed as "Southern Gothic at its sassiest," is being held over for two performances only at Mid-City Theater. The play, by New Olreans theater troupe Running With Scissors, travels back in time to the Civil War, to ... Read More »

An interview with Sheila Heti

By Ari Braverman Sheila Heti’s third book, How Should a Person Be? is about Sheila. The character is a Toronto-based writer grappling with a play she can’t seem to finish, stuck in a marriage that stifles her. Enter Margaux, a ... Read More »

Estate auction to benefit George Dureau

Local icon and artist George Dureau is a quintessential New Orleans talent. He’s well liked, approachable, gregarious and, over the years, has given much to the people and the city he loves. Now his fans can return the ... Read More »

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