March 2017 – Antigravity Magazine
March 2017 • VOL 15.3 • #152

Columns

photo David Joshua Jennings

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: ABANDONED PARTY PLANS

I had big plans for Mardi Gras this year. For the first time in a long time, I wasn’t encumbered by a heavy work schedule or inclement weather. Man, was I really gonna do it…Read full article

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Star Hustler: New Retrograde, Who Dis?

The astrological sign of Pisces, a water sign, is represented by the fish—there is no better symbol. Pisces breathes feelings. It navigates the depths with a knowledge that is unattainable to someone who doesn’t have…Read full article

illustration Ben Claassen III

REALITY BITES: CHINESE FOOD PART 1

This is going to have to be another multi-part investigation, as there are so many Chinese restaurants! I tried to order a variety of dishes everywhere I went, but made sure to try the eggrolls…Read full article

photo MEG MARZEC

LIGHT WORK: EGGS IS LOST

2015. I drive around behind the food bank and pull the flattened cardboard from the dumpster. Each box reads EGGS on all sides. On the drive to New Orleans, van packed full, I tabulate the…Read full article

illustration Melissa Guion

DIRT NERD: SUBJECTIVE SEASONALITIES

Technically, spring will fall upon us in the middle of this month when the sun finds itself resting atop our equator, straddling day and night to draw a firm line between the cold, lifeless winter…Read full article

Ben Claassen

DIRTFARM: ART CHEF


Features

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NEW ORLEANS HARM REDUCTION NETWORK PRESENTS: ANTI-OPPRESSION/ANTI-BS VOTING GUIDE FOR NEW ORLEANS ELECTIONS MARCH 25, 2017

As the campaigns for the 2017 March elections are unfolding, so is the drama. So, readers, ANTIGRAVITY brings you an update to the upcoming March elections! So, if you haven’t already, read all about it and vote…Read full article

photo Kerstin Knight

THE FINE PRINT OF KEITH KNIGHT

Longtime readers of ANTIGRAVITY no doubt recognize Keith Knight’s name, as his comics have elevated the social commentary in this magazine since its very first issue. The K Chronicles follows Knight’s ideas wherever they lead…Read full article

photo Josh Brasted

POWER PLANT POP: AG PICKS FOR BUKU 2017

Six years in and it feels like among all the music festivals in New Orleans, The BUKU Music + Art Project is still the fresh new kid on the block, dropped on the Crescent City…Read full article

illustration Erin K. Wilson

FULLY CHARGED: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE RELENTLESS MYKKI BLANCO

The creative output of Michael David Quattlebaum Jr. has taken on multiple forms— he’s worked as a model, a poet, a performance artist. In the the past five years, the multifaceted 30-year-old, better known as…Read full article

illustration Luke Howard

COLD BLOODED: LOUISIANA LAND VS. THE BAYOU BRIDGE PIPELINE

On the eastern edge of the Atchafalaya Basin, the brown water of the Williams Canal was barely deep enough for a canoe, the channel narrow and full of beaver-chewed sticks. Animal droppings full of crawfish…Read full article

photo Brandt Vicknair

GOD’S GIFT TO GUITAR THE DEAN WEEN GROUP LIVE AT TIPITINA’S

The Dean Ween Group hit the well-worn Tipitina’s stage this past February on a mission to leave a mark deeper than a dropped Pelican case. Deaner’s post-Ween rotating yet fluid band of pros brought with…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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Reviews

CODE ORANGE FOREVER (ROADRUNNER) When Code Orange signed to Deathwish, I was very impressed to learn that the average age of its members was 18. I began obsessively watching their output due to how much…Read full article

by Avery Leigh White

Photos

Kate Lacour

Comics