Imagine a fundraising gala with almost-naked women holding up a wall, a popular stripper showing her class (and other parts of her body) a gyrating pole dancer and attendees dancing in a frenzy to the likes of oldies but goodies.
Well, this Saturday night, the CAC held its SweetArts Gala--but it was not on Bourbon St. but on Camp Street at the magnificent and cavernous Contemporary Arts Center.
To say that CAC’s SweetArts is an untraditional fundraiser might be an understatement. Yet, this is New Orleans, Valentines was two days away and Mardi Gras is in the air.
Below is a Bayoubuzz.com movie and photos showing you what you missed if you were not there and what you witnessed if you were.
Raymond Crews and Robbie Gatti are headed to a runoff in state House District 8 on April 29 to fill the seat left vacant when Mike Johnson was elected to Congress. Both are Republicans. Crews came in first with 41% of the vote, followed by Gatti with 37%.. Two other candidates in the race were Duke Lowrie, who finished with 16%, and Patrick Harrington, who had 6%.
It must be nice when you can get the rules written just for you.
There must come a time when even the most disinterested, blasé, apolitical person living has to look up from whatever else occupies his interest and say, “Wait a damned minute. This just ain’t right and we’re not gonna do it.”
It has been over three decades since our country’s last major tax reform was passed during the Reagan administration. Since that time, America has increased tax rates on businesses and individuals and become less competitive.