Saturday, October 15, 2011

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles
~October 14, 15, & 16, 2011~Also~Kilted Chef Explores Cajun Country

Corps of Engineers sued for denying FOIR from LEAN in difference to landfill applicant
~Also~New Orleans District US Army Corps of Engineers (MVN)Hosting a Debris Industry Forum

Occupy New Orleans protesters settle in ~Matt Davis, The Lens

Occupy NOLA Mobilizes for March, NoDef Digs In~NOLA DEFENDER

Harry Shearer's Le Show Interview with Yves Smith

RAND study of New Orleans schools gives anti-charter groups some ammunition

HUD gives GNO Fair Housing Center $775,000 ~Bloomberg

Trying To Understand Herman Cain ~Cliff's Crib

More agendas than shrimp in the Gulf…
~Disenfranchised Citizen

Dangerous allegations in BP Oil Spill

~Gulf of Mexico residents accuse BP and their security company of harassment.

Thailand Fights Floods in Bangkok, 10 Regions at ‘Critical’ Risk
~Thai villagers wade through floodwaters in Pak Kred district in Nonthaburi province, Thailand, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Flooding that has devastated great areas of northern and central Thailand and taken nearly 300 lives since July is threatening to seep into the capital. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s government says most of Bangkok, which lies about six feet (two meters) above sea level, sits safely behind an elaborate system of flood walls, canals, dikes and seven underground drainage tunnels that were completed over the last year. ~Washington Post

Visit the Fall Garden Festival at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park

Critically Acclaimed Nola-shot Film to Premiere at New Orleans Film Fest
~Hat Tweet ~SUNDAY! Bywater-set Flood Streets debuts locally at , followed by a Q/A w/ , filmmakers

Monday, October 10, 2011

New Orleans Food Co-op Opens Today! ~NOLA DEFENDER
~We did!

How to Operate With a Blown Mind ~moosedenied~Say, somebody wanna tell me who the fuck Drew Brees needs to blow to get that kind of bullshit protection from the asshole officials?

Occupy NOLA~NOLAFemmes

Participants in Vessels of Opportunity program can pursue damage claims, BP says

Shrimp & Grits~Blackened Out

Floating skateboard park to be dismantled and left as gift to New Orleans

The Vox~Defend New Orleans

~Hat Tweet Big Queen Cherice~"Keeper of the Flame" () is screening Sat & next Tue at theNew Orleans Film Fest. Trailer/info/tix: