The Republican Party—that Grand Ole Party of patriotism and family values—has finally showed its true colors. Again. The GOP tax bill demonstrates clearly why the republican party has given up flag-waving and Bible-thumping in order to defend treason and pedophilia. The love of money (which is the root of all evil) has always been the Republican Party’s only core value. And … [Read more...] about The Supreme Hypocrisy of the Republican Party
Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality: A Guide for Business Practice.
Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality: A Guide for Business Practice. Jeff Guaracino and Ed Salvato. Harrington Park Press. ISBN: 9781939594181. 2017. 190 pages. $45.00 Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality is essential reading for not only business owners who want to tap into the LGBT market, but also for LGBT travelers. The book includes sections on the … [Read more...] about Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality: A Guide for Business Practice.
12th Night & the Mystik Krewe du Rue Royale Revelers
In the Roman Catholic calendar, January 6 is recognized as the Feast of the Epiphany—the day the three Magi visited the baby Jesus, thus representing Jesus’ revelation to the Gentiles. Because the Magi were thought to be kings (although the Biblical nativity stories never suggest this), the Feast of the Epiphany is sometimes called King’s Day. 12th Night, despite all the … [Read more...] about 12th Night & the Mystik Krewe du Rue Royale Revelers
Frank Perez to Teach Professional Tour-Guiding and French Quarter History at DCC
Ambush columnist and local historian Frank Perez will be teaching three courses at Delgado Community College this semester. Professional Tour-Guiding 1 is designed to train and prepare students for the New Orleans Tour Guide Permit exam. It is also a great way to gain skills in the tourism industry as well as detailed knowledge of the city of New Orleans. Students … [Read more...] about Frank Perez to Teach Professional Tour-Guiding and French Quarter History at DCC
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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit.
Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit. Chris Matthews. Simon & Schuster, 2017. ISBN: 978- 1-5011-1186-0. 396 pages. $28.99. On the night Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated, Bobby Kennedy was giving a campaign speech in Indianapolis to a largely African-American crowd. Upon being notified of King’s death, Kennedy interrupted his speech to break the news. In his … [Read more...] about Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit.
Bienville’s Wet Dream
Carnival 2018 takes on special significance as New Orleans celebrates its tricentennial. Many parades will draw inspiration from the city’s 300th birthday, but none as irreverently as Krewe de Vieux, whose theme this year is Bienville’s Wet Dream. Bienville, the founder of New Orleans, lived to be 87 and never married. Just saying. Although Krewe de Vieux is a relatively new … [Read more...] about Bienville’s Wet Dream
George Dureau and Robert Mapplethorpe at Arthur Roger Gallery
The Arthur Roger Gallery is pleased to present, in collaboration with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, an exhibition of photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe and George Dureau. The exhibition will be on view at Arthur Roger@434, located at 434 Julia Street, from January 6 – February 17, 2018. This exhibition is presented concurrent to the New Orleans Triennial, Prospect.4: The … [Read more...] about George Dureau and Robert Mapplethorpe at Arthur Roger Gallery
Felicia Philips Crowned Grand Reveler IV
Felicia Philips, the Cheese Queen of New Orleans, took on a new title as she was crowned Grand Reveler IV at the Mistik Krewe de le Rue Royale Revelers’ annual Twelfth Night Party on January 6 at the Double Play Bar. A crowd of over 200 revelers packed the bar as Krewe Captain and Lord of Misrule Frank Perez, echoing the words of Aubrey Synclaire, declared, “For giving out … [Read more...] about Felicia Philips Crowned Grand Reveler IV
Mid-Term Congressional Elections and Impeachment
All 435 members of Congress are up for reelection this year and the Democrats’ chances of recapturing the House are better than they have been in years. Many are predicting the mid-term elections will be a referendum on Trump although Democratic leaders fear making impeachment a campaign issue could backfire. Their fears are irrelevant as calls for impeachment are gaining … [Read more...] about Mid-Term Congressional Elections and Impeachment