Sunday, December 13, 2009

Coming up in this week's Gambit: Electionholidaysaints issue

Posted By on Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 5:46 AM

We could talk about the 6" of rain that fell today at Gambit World HQ in Mid-City, but why do it when Irma Thomas can sing about it (in a gorgeous version)?

Anyway ... coming up in this week's Gambit:

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Alex Woodward looks back at New Orleans' seminal 1970s rock club, The Warehouse, which will be celebrating its 40th anniversary next month. It was a center of the '70s music scene, hosting concerts by everyone from the Allman Brothers to Fleetwood MacA group of filmmakers is making a documentary about the long-demolished Tchoupitoulas Street landmark, and Alex has the scoop in our cover story....

Clancy DuBos looks at the 11th-hour election maneuvering by Mitch Landrieu and Arnie Fielkow, and reads the tea leaves on the upcoming mayoral and city council elections....

Zombies in the Vieux Carré? Yes, virtual ones, in "Left 4 Dead 2," video game that envisions the undead staggering up and down Royal Street. But is it fun? Check our A&E section....

Noah Bonaparte Pais' new column, "On the Record," previews Harry Shearer and Judith Owen's annual sing-along holiday concert....

• Earlier this year, chef Frank Brigtsen took over venerable old Charlie's Seafood. Ian McNulty provides a review....

• ...and it's Gambit's annual Pet Adopt-a-Thon. If a dog, cat, rabbit or other family pet is on your list, remember: Shelter animals are the best. We have a gallery of dozens of 'em in the paper.

See you on newsstands Sunday afternoon (if it ever stops raining), or back here online on Monday.

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