July 2016 – Antigravity Magazine
JULY 2016 • VOL 14.7 • #144


Dirt Nerd: A Hot Mess

I never saw an oft-transplanted tree, Nor yet an oft-removed family, That throve so well as those that settled be. —Benjamin Franklin In the New Orleans of the present and foreseeable future, we can expect…Read full article

Star Hustler

The sign of Cancer is the first of three water signs in the astrological wheel. It has cardinal energy, meaning that it thrives in head-first movement, ideas, and motion— all very emotionally. As the sun…Read full article

Reality Bites: Williams Boulevard

There’s lots of talk about NOLA foodie hotspots, streets where every block is jam-packed with hip, cool restaurants: Freret Street, St. Claude Avenue, even good old Magazine Street. Well, this month we’ll be looking at…Read full article

Too Much Coffee Man

The Many Twisted Faces Of: Roy Killjoy

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Orlando and the Facade of Tolerance

The first gay club I ever went to was The Coliseum in Fort Lauderdale,roughly three hours south of Orlando’s Pulse. My boyfriend at the time and I were both under 21, and he basically dragged…Read full article

Gathering Shattered Pieces: Navigating Birthwork at the Intersection of Race, Class, and Reproductive Justice

The word “doula” comes from the ancient Greek, meaning “a woman who serves.” A doula is a professional who provides continuous emotional, physical, and educational support to the mother before, during, and after labor. My…Read full article

Cranking Up with The Music Box

New Orleans Airlift—a collaboration of musicians, artists, event planners, and everything in between—launched a  Kickstarter on June 7 to help with funding towards a permanent home for their Music Box installation. The Music Box was…Read full article

Paw Talk: Wolves to the Rescue

In this age of mindless reality television, it’s nice to find a show with some real heart and soul. Pit Bulls and  Parolees is that show for me, and I assume for many other animal…Read full article

Overdue: Irvin Mayfield vs. The New Orleans Public Library

Even Irvin Mayfield’s detractors would be hard-pressed to deny that the Elysian Trumpet, which the musician commissioned in 2007, is magnificent. Brushed with a 24-carat pure gold finish, its soft exterior glow seems to emanate…Read full article

Reviews // Photos // Comics


BANTAM FOXES GOLD RECORD (BANDCAMP)  A Bantam Foxes release is like a sonic postcard that comes every few months, attempting to pack in as much as it can without seeming too dashed off, and leaving…Read full article