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Tortoise steals the show at Third Ward gallery event

It's a Saturday night film screening in the Third Ward and the standard elements are all in place: trendy hipsters with well-placed scarves and purposefully mismatched accessories, austere gallery walls with bright lighting, a step repeat backdrop for the who's-who to have their photo taken and, then, there's the tortoise. Yes, as in a live reptile, amidst the gallery-goers.