NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL

The Who create maximum moments to close out Saturday’s Jazz Fest

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Pete Townshend, right, and Roger Daltrey perform with The Who on the Acura Stage on the second day of Jazz Fest in New Orleans, La. Saturday, April 25, 2015.

The sun evaded the Fair Grounds on Saturday until late in the day, when the rain stopped, the clouds cleared and The Who launched into a lengthy suite from their rock opera “Tommy.” The British rock survivors steered their 50th anniversary tour toward New Orleans to headline the Acura Stage at the New Orleans… Continue reading →

Movies

Review: A visionary sci-fi thriller is born in ‘Ex Machina’

Photo provided by A24 Films -- Domhnall Gleeson plays the sharp programmer in the new sci-fi thriller, 'Ex Machina.'

Cinema has always been fascinated by androids. From “Metropolis” to “Blade Runner,” the juxtaposition of humans next to their artificial form has provided endless hours of stories that can be as exhilarating as they are poignant. Tough moral questions about consciousness and humanity… Continue reading →

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Video: Triumph Kitchen moves to a new home

Advocate photo by KEVIN MCQUARN -- Chris Wadsworth, founder of Triumph Kitchen, teaches students to prepare fish lunches at Modern Meals located at 2921 Government St .

Chris Wadsworth, founder of the educational venue Triumph Kitchen, talks about the school's move to its new home in Modern Meals located at 2921 Government St. Wadsworth also discusses the success of his students and how his past pushed him to found the… Continue reading →

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Review: A visionary sci-fi thriller is born in ‘Ex Machina’

Photo provided by A24 Films -- Domhnall Gleeson plays the sharp programmer in the new sci-fi thriller, 'Ex Machina.'

Cinema has always been fascinated by androids. From “Metropolis” to “Blade Runner,” the juxtaposition of humans next to their artificial form has provided endless hours of stories that can be as exhilarating as they are poignant. Tough moral questions about consciousness and humanity… Continue reading →

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Entertainment & Calendars

LSU students present dance theater showcase

The LSU Department of Theatre presents the 2015 Spring Dance Concert and Physical Theatre Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, in the Claude L. Shaver Theater in the Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, Baton… Continue reading →

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