ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-Cover-By-Ben-ClaassenApril 2017 • VOL 15.4 • #153

Columns

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-STAR-HUSTLER1-by-Kallie-Van-Tassel

STAR HUSTLER: MOTION IN THE OCEAN

Last month we started a retrograde phase of Venus. Venus turned retrograde in Aries, and we needed to be aware of the quickness of our movement, our temper, and our passion. We begin this month…Read full article

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-REALITY-BITES-by-Ben-Claassen

REALITY BITES: GAS STATION GRUB

I recently went to a party that was catered by Shawarma on the Go, which is a little place inside of the JetGo on Magazine Street. I’ll admit that it’s not a culinary decision I…Read full article

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-LA-RAZA-OLVIDADA-by-Gabby-Garcia-Steib

LA RAZA OLVIDADA

NUESTRO VUELO ES NOCTURNO (OUR FLIGHT IS NOCTURNAL) Mientras entro en la panadería, mi mente comienza a correr. ¿Debo de ordenar mi comida en ingles, porque eso es lo que esperan los cajeros? ¿O, lo…Read full article

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-Dirt-Nerd1-by-Melissa-Guion

DIRT NERD: FOR THE BIRDS

Last month I rather unceremoniously stated that you should not grow food if you’re not going to eat it. There are plenty of reasons to grow food that extend well beyond your dinner plate or…Read full article

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-Light-Work-by-Megan-Marzec-and-Lyn-Archer

LIGHT WORK: WORM NIGHT, HAIR DAY (PART ONE)

At the kitchen sink I find a cockroach, his limbs sliding around the glass of last night’s popcorn bowl. The cockroach is a burnished red, but his guts are gray when I strike him with…Read full article

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DIRTFARM


Features

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-Voting-Guide-by-Sean-Ambrose

ANTI-OPPRESSION/ ANTI-BS VOTING GUIDE FOR NEW ORLEANS ELECTIONS APRIL 29, 2017

These guides have been produced lovingly and carefully since 2014 by a group of individuals who seek to confront the existing lack of accountability in the branches of Louisiana government, and in the election process…Read full article

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-Richard-Thompson-by-L-Steve-Williams

STEP TO THE EDGE WITH RICHARD THOMPSON

John Peel once described him as “the best-kept secret in music.” More than five decades later, Richard Thompson is still a legend. At 67 years-old and 25 records to his name (not including his former…Read full article

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-Alfred-Banks1-by-Christy-Lorio

ALFRED BANKS: BROTHER’S KEEPER

Alfred Banks is rapping to save lives. With the release of The Beautiful (released this past March), Banks has become a mental health advocate, primarily by paying tribute to his older brother Orlandas, who committed…Read full article

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-Monopolized1-by-Ben-Claassen

MONOPOLIZED: THE TOURIST ECONOMY $ TAXES $ AND A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Paying taxes is no one’s idea of fun, but living as we do amidst crater-sized potholes, a flood protection infrastructure that has barely improved since Katrina, and staggering poverty rates, it’s hard to deny that…Read full article

ANTIGRAVITY-APRIL-2017-Diamanda-Galas-by-Austin-Young

DIAMANDA GALÁS: IN TUNE WITH DEATH

With an operatic vocal range of three octaves—some say four, it’s a big mystery— Diamanda Galás’ music praises love and honor through the realization of death’s imminence. Her nearly four decade-spanning career has even seen…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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CRITIC’S BLUES: A REVIEW OF THE OFFBEAT’S TASCHE DE LA ROCHA GOLD ROSE REVIEW

For the duration of the 20 years that Robert Fontenot has been writing for Offbeat, he has never been afraid to speak his mind. In hundreds of reviews, he has consistently engaged the work of…Read full article

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REVIEWS

ADULTS MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL IS A METAPHOR (HURRY UP AND WAIT) Adults bassist Rustle did a chunk of my job for me during a mid-March appearance on ANTIGRAVITY RADIO by identifying his band as “gruff, nihilistic…Read full article

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PHOTOS

   

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COMICS

 

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