October 2016 – Antigravity Magazine
OCTOBER 2016 • VOL 14.10 • #147

Columns

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Letter from the Editor: Our Vinyl Records

  In the world of music and entertainment, there are quite a few “thankless tasks.” Record store clerk, show promoter, tour manager, studio engineer, and yes, even a hack editor like myself has quite a…Read full article

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STAR HUSTLER: BIG BANGS

  There is a very special dual energy that rules every October. The month is mostly dedicated to the sign of Libra, an air sign that asks us to focus on beauty, love, music and…Read full article

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REALITY BITES: FOOD TRUCKS

Remember the hubbub a few years ago when City Council changed the laws regulating food trucks? I know there was a lot of concern (some of it expressed in the very publication that you’re reading…Read full article

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DIRT NERD: DEFEND KALE

New Orleans usually finds itself blissfully behind the curve when it comes to trends writ large, from third wave coffee shops to man-buns to yes, the local food movement. When it comes to greens however,…Read full article


Features

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COMFORTING STRANGERS WITH SARAH SILVERMAN

In the not-too-distant past, Sarah Silverman was making news for her comedic memoir about being a bedwetter well into her teens (appropriately titled TheBedwetter), as well as for comedy specials which showcase her genius ability…Read full article

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CREATIVE DIFFERENCES: NAVIGATING THE TURF WARS OF JACKSON SQUARE ARTISTS

Since the 1700s, the city of New Orleans has controlled the borders of present-day Jackson Square. Both the physical design and municipal functions of the famed Square have ranged from convent to city prison. Known…Read full article

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NEW ORLEANS HARM REDUCTION NETWORK PRESENTS: ANTI-OPPRESSION/ ANTI-BS VOTING GUIDE FOR NEW ORLEANS ELECTIONS NOVEMBER 8, 2016

  Greetings, friends and fellow travelers, and welcome to the collaborative Anti-Oppression / Anti-Bullshit Voting Guide for the New Orleans election on November 8, 2016! *** Voter Registration and Official Election Information Voter Registration in…Read full article

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SELL YOUR SOUL (OR SAVE IT): ANTIGRAVITY PICKS FOR VOODOO 2016

From the disco-meets-devil worship of GHOST to the redemptive, soulful wails of Charles Bradley, this year’s Voodoo Music + Arts Experience promises to be another religious experience among the majestic oaks of City Park. The…Read full article

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TOP 5 TYPES of people you find at VOODOO FEST

People-watching can be just as entertaining as the performers at a music festival. Keep an eye out for these five types you might meet wandering among the oaks. THE ROAMER This person always ends up…Read full article

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“I DON’T CARE WHAT YOU CALL IT” – AN INTERVIEW WITH CAKES DA KILLA

Rashard Bradshaw, better known as Cakes Da Killa, was raised in Englewood, New Jersey. He came out to his mom in third grade. As he aged, Cakes used his wit as armor, incidentally honing his…Read full article

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GETTING VOCAL WITH MOUNTAIN OF WIZARD

Late night at Siberia, sweat trickles down my face. I can’t help but fiercely shake my head back and forth, entranced by the solid state sounds rushing from Mountain of Wizard’s amps. The instrumental four-piece…Read full article

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NATHAN TINGLOF 6/16/1986 – 9/23/2016

I first met Neight in 2011 while volunteering at a community bike shop in the Marigny. At first, I didn’t know what to make of him. He didn’t look or act at all like the…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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REVIEWS

13 DREAMS POST GOSPEL DISCO (BROTHERS SOMETHING) New Orleans’ 13 Dreams, Justin Batiste and Jesse Zenon, have debuted with a fantastically lush album. While its title Post Gospel Disco might seem to do the work…Read full article

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PHOTOS

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COMICS