'Treme' - 'Slip Away': Time to rally

'Treme' - 'Slip Away': Time to rally

A review of tonight's "Treme" coming up just as soon as I do window treatments... "It's why the world is full of players." -HarleyThough we're close to midway through the second season of "Treme," and nearly a year and a half out from Katrina, it feels in many ways like a lot of the characters are starting over from scratch during "Slip Away." Janette gets a new job working for Eric Ripert, who makes all his new chefs start at the bottom and learn his methods step-by-step. Annie realizes that if she ever wants to advance from player to artist, she needs to learn how to write a song (and not just rip off half-remembered Dylan melodies). Sofia finds herself going through the grief process all over again when she starts to figure out how her father really died. Albert gets the plumbing in his house going and then is told he has to pay for a plumber to approve the perfectly-good work - and later that he has to refile all his Road Home paperwork because the bureaucrats thought he left off his late wife's signature. And - in the episode's most deeply affecting scene, superbly played as always by Khandi Alexander - LaDonna finds herself unable to make it from one end of her crowded bar to the other without having to race to the bathroom to vomit. Read More...


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