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2014 NBA All-Star Game rosternew

EASTERN CONFERENCE Head Coach: Frank Vogel (Pacers) 7 Carmelo Anthony (Knicks)...
Gambit  |  Staff  |  02-11-2014  |  Sports

Domestic Violence in New Orleansnew

Louisiana has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the nation. In this series by Alex Woodward, we take a look at the problem and what's being done to combat it.
Gambit  |  Staff  |  12-09-2013  |  The War on Women

Here come the Horn — uh, Pelicans!new

A look at the hoops season ahead.
Gambit  |  Staff  |  10-02-2013  |  Sports


Run into a dance crowd, yell "Skrillex" and shield yourself from projectile vomiting, shrieking teens and arms-flailing party bro howls. Follow it with the question, "What is dubstep?" and throw on a flak jacket for the barrage of opinions...
Gambit  |  Staff  |  10-22-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

Toots and the Maytalsnew

Toots and the Maytals, we call them, but to the island of Jamaica, they were and always will be simply the Maytals: the rah-Jah Temptations of ska, reggay champions before there was reggae music, the most soulful and sensational vocal group to come out of the Caribbean in the 1960s.   Led by the restive rasp of Frederick "Toots" Hibbert, the original trio (Hibbert, Henry "Raleigh" Gordon and Nathaniel "Jerry" Matthias) fell short of the stateside chart heights and pop-cultural impact of Bob Marley and the Wailers, though a handful of its Jamaican-record 31 No. 1 hits — chiefly "Sweet and Dandy," "54-46 (That's My Number)" and "Pressure Drop," all products of a fertile, rapid-fire recording period from 1968-70 — became ubiquitous cover selections and worldwide rocksteady standards...
Gambit  |  Staff  |  10-22-2012  |  Concerts

Silversun Pickupsnew

A heavy downpour nearly canceled the Silversun Pickups' 2009 Voodoo performance.   "We were in the bus, and we weren't sure if we were going to play because it was raining so hard," vocalist-guitarist Brian Aubert says...
Gambit  |  Staff  |  10-22-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

New Music, Coming Soonnew

Local releases of note heading your way this fall
Gambit  |  Staff  |  09-18-2012  |  Music

Best of New Orleans 2012 Digital Editionnew

Congratulations to all of the winners.
Gambit  |  Staff  |  08-28-2012  |  Culture

Liquor Before Beernew

Taking the measure of the 'beertail.'
Gambit  |  Staff  |  07-23-2012  |  Food+Drink

New Orleans Wine Barsnew

Some locals prefer bars with vintage appeal. These spots offer large selections of wine by the bottle and glass...
Gambit  |  Staff  |  07-02-2012  |  Food+Drink

Creating Crimesnew

This year, like most years, has seen a rash of bills up for consideration by state lawmakers that would create new crimes—and stiff penalties.
Gambit  |  Staff  |  03-31-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Mardi Gras 2012: The Paradesnew

Rex Duke™ previews Carnival's big weekend.
Gambit  |  Staff  |  02-13-2012  |  Recreation

Gambit's 40 Under 40 awards Reception: Photosnew

Recognizing 40 of the city's accomplished young people.
Gambit  |  Staff  |  11-03-2011  |  Culture

Tips for a New-Car Cleannew

Mild soap diluted in a bucket of water and window cleaner may be all you need to clean the interior of your car.
Gambit  |  Staff  |  09-28-2011  |  Transportation

Holy Snoozer, Batman!new

It appears Bobby Jindal will win re-election without a fight — or anything else interesting
Gambit  |  Staff  |  09-06-2011  |  Elections

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