New Orleans Magazine - December 2004

Chews Control

Do you cringe at the thought of cold snowballs and hot gumbo? Do you avoid acidic foods? Do you want all of your food and drink at room temperature? The diagnosis is probably dentine hypersensitivity, commonly called sensitive teeth. All…

Don't Try This at Home

It happened on the south side of the River Thames in London. My girlfriend Sara and I were on our way to the Old Operating Theatre Museum when it started to rain. Sideways. We had no umbrellas, so we did…

Pieces of Patricia

Actress Patricia Clarkson declared herself off-limits after a manic spring of 2004 – a spring filled with premieres, red-carpet bashes, interviews and other A-list responsibilities. In fact, the heavy load of celebrity events punctuated a somewhat-manic two-year period, a time…

December Entertainment

CHRISTMAS WITH JPAS The Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents a number of shows this month at its new Westwego Performing Arts Theater. Information, 885-2000: Dec. 4-5, 10-12. “The Nutcracker,” Ballet Hysell’s award-winning production. Dec. 4-5, 11-12. Disney’s “Beauty and the…

Holiday Brass

The trumpet has a long and honorable history of festive melodies in standard holiday fare. Embroidering that tradition in a jazz mode is Leroy Jones’ Wonderful Christmas: A Brass Salute to the King of Kings. This CD is a distinctive…