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The Louisiana Roots of Rise of the Guardiansnew

Will Coviello on the storytellers behind an Oscar-winning Shreveport startup
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  11-12-2012  |  Movies

Out of Indianew

India is home to one of the world's largest liquor markets and many unfamiliar spirits.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  07-23-2012  |  Food+Drink

Remembering Gloria Powersnew

The passing of a woman whose life was devoted to promoting New Orleans arts.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  02-13-2012  |  Art

Aaron Walker's 'Bury the Hatchet'new

A new documentary about New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  04-21-2011  |  Reviews

New Orleans Eateries from A to Z: Gambit's Spring Restaurant Guide 2011new

During springtime, local menus blossom with fresh produce, seasonal seafood, new dishes and old favorites. Gambit's spring restaurant guide has the latest information on menus and specials at restaurants throughout the New Orleans area, from corner coffeeshops to fine dining destinations. Listings are arranged alphabetically and contain information on hours of operation, reservation policies and prices.
Gambit  |  Sarah Andert, Rachel Arons, Will Coviello, Marta Jewson, Lauren LaBorde, Marguerite Lucas, Katie Walenter, Michael Patrick Welch, Missy Wilkinson, Peter Wilson and Alex Woodward  |  04-12-2011  |  Food+Drink

Chef and TV Host Anthony Bourdain Dishes on the Food Scenenew

Anthony Bourdain turned his kitchen tales into a career, eating his way around the globe for Travel Channel audiences. It's been years since Bourdain worked a long shift over a stove at Manhattan's Les Halles brasserie, which still refers to him as its "chef-at-large."
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  01-06-2010  |  Food+Drink

Poppy Z. Brite's 'Second Line'new

When Poppy Z. Brite put aside her popular vampire stories, she wasn't looking to enter a new genre, partially because she only had plans for one novel, but also because, she says, the only food fiction on radar is a subgenre of mysteries set in the culinary world.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  12-30-2009  |  Fiction

The Bard Meets Local Politics at Tulane's Shakespeare Festivalnew

A production of King Lear faithful to Shakespeare's language but set in 1960s New Orleans kicks off the 16th season of the annual Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  05-27-2009  |  Theater

Stimulus Package: 'The Girlfriend Experience'new

Steven Soderbergh screens his latest film, The Girlfriend Experience, as a fundraiser for the New Orleans Film Festival. The cast includes porn star Sasha Grey, the only professional, and acting virgins who mostly hold the jobs they have in the film.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  05-05-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

'The Least of These' Looks at the Incarceration of Immigrant Familiesnew

To the list of bizarre, wasteful and cruel failures of the Department of Homeland Security under the Bush Administration, add this program to imprison children.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  03-25-2009  |  Reviews

Performance Bonusesnew

The State of the Nation theater and performance festival in New Orleans seeks to engage artists and audiences in social issues.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  03-17-2009  |  Performance

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festivalnew

The Tennessee Williams Festival features a Stanley and Stella Shouting Contest, a talent contest, performances of the playrights rare works, panel discussions, talks by authors and more.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  03-25-2008  |  Performance

Auto Focusnew

John Goodman and Ron Mann discuss Ed Roth's influence as a visionary and his life as an overgrown kid hooked on cars.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  09-19-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

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