New Orleans Magazine - May 2005

Places to go, people to see, things to do

Let’s Dance “Circle Dance,” a 40-year retrospective of the work of local contemporary artist John T. Scott, will feature 187 works in a range of media. The exhibit will run from May 7 through July 10 at the New Orleans…

News for Noses

Symtpoms that are nothing to sniff at If you think allergies are a stuffed-up nose and a tickle in the throat, stop thinking and keep reading. “Ninety percent of people in New Orleans who think they have nasal allergies are…

Extra Pounds

A frugal guide to London One organic pineapple-mint juice, one small bottle of water: $12.50. Granted, my friend and I were kicking back in Neal’s Yard in Covent Garden in London. Not a low-rent district by any stretch. Even so,…

Home Cooking

10 classic New Orleans dishes Unbeknownst to the average tourist dining at restaurants such as the Bon Ton Café or Galatoire’s, bread pudding was not the invention of a chef or any other person with a culinary background. Nor was…

Carry Me Home

John Boutté, a voice of Treme Singers spend their lives searching for songs, lyrics to wrap the voice around, rhythms that lend to inventive cadences in the phrasing. John Boutté is a voice of Treme, sung large upon the world.…

Tour Time

A wetlands tour with a differrence, just mind the gators People flock to south Louisiana swamp tours for the experience of puttering down a lazy blackwater bayou banked with moss-draped cypress trees, a paunchy guy spouting patter and bad jokes…

Hurricane Leftovers

There’s one group of classics that, until now, has been overlooked. Our cover story this month is about New Orleans cuisine, specifically the great New Orleans dishes as they can be prepared at home. The coverage is as comprehensive as…

Letters (May 2005)

The Forgotten Hospital Re: “The Forgotten Apostle,” January 2005 As a frequent visitor to New Orleans and one of your subscribers, I was struck by the fact that Faith Dawson’s article on St. Jude made no mention of the world-renowned…

Moonwalk

Two men, one black and wearing a baseball cap, the other white and covered with sores from what must have been a rough night before, sit side by side on the Moonwalk. Both are seated on their own inverted bread…

The Activist and the Chief

Crime-fighters John Casbon and Eddie Compass are out to take down crime statistics – and the police residency law too. Five books lined up behind his office desk tell the tale of Police Foundation Chairman John Casbon: The State of…

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