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The Downtown Cinema presents: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
07/26/2014
Join the fun in Downtown at the showing of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," presented by Downtown Cinema. Downtown Cinema is a free outdoor movie event that showcases family friendly movies once a month during the spring and summer. Admission to the movie is free and Downtown Cinema also provides free popcorn and water. Guests only need to bring their own seating!

Les Miserables
08/1/2014
Discover a nation in the grip of revolution, where convict Jean Valjean is on the run. Hunted relentlessly by the policeman Javert for breaking his parole, he must leave his past behind and keep his vow to raise the young orphaned Cosette. But with revolution in the air and Javert closing in, Jean Valjean has no choice but to fight for his life and sacrifice everything to protect the people he loves. Epic, grand and uplifting, Les Misérables, a sung-through pop opera, is a powerful affirmation of the human spirit that has made it a popular masterpiece. Directed by Jason Rinehart, Conducted by Deborah Chandler.

4th Annual Rotary Club of the Twin Cities Poker Run
08/2/2014
Take to the water or the road for this Poker Run benefitting Salvation Army and various Rotary Club of the Twin Cities projects. Boat stops include the Sterlington Bridge, Whites Lake, West Monroe Dock, Lazarre Point, Moon Lake Marina, Long John Beach, River & Rail Cantina, and Prairion Bayou Ramp. Bike stops include Skeeters, Bootleggers, River Grille, Sparks Nissan, Bleu Bayou Harley, Lazarre Point, Moon Lake Marina, and Prairion Bayou Ramp. The Grand Prize is $10,000 and is paid out on 1st Royal Flush dealt with original hand. The best hand wins 50/50. Must be 21 to participate.

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Restaurant Sage Shrimp and Grits

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Ingredients

2.6 oz Sausage andouille pork
1/2 oz Yellow jumbo onion
1/2 oz Green bell pepper
1/2 oz Red bell pepper
1/2 oz Head celery
2 oz Fresh garlic
1/2 oz Thyme fresh herb
3 oz Cherry tomato
2 tbl Green iceless onion
2 oz Crimini mushroom
4 oz Unsalted butter
4 oz Heavy cream
6 oz 10-15 Louisiana Brown Shrimp
16 oz Cream cheese grits

Place oil in a skillet and render andouille. Then add the mushrooms, trinity (onion, peppers, celery), shallots, garlic, and thyme. Season shrimp and place in with "guts". Be sure to get a solid sear on the shrimp. Next add the liquids. Then the tomatoes, green onions, and butter. Season with salt, pepper, and creole seasoning to taste. Plate with shrimp on top.

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