Upstairs Lounge documentary to air Monday Upstairs Lounge documentary to air Monday Advocate staff report July 02, 2013 Comments Monday marks the 40th anniversary of the Upstairs Lounge fire in New Orleans’ French Quarter. The arson attack at the gay bar led to the deaths of 32 people. Rodger Dale Nunez was arrested in relation to the case but was never convicted. He committed suicide a year later. Cox4 (cable Channel 4) will air a documentary by Royd Anderson on the tragedy at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Monday. Other airings include 1 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Thursday.