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MERCREDI

August 23rd

Wine Down Wednesdays

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 6:30PM

Free yogalates at the Mint

 

The Heart of Herbalism

Rosalie Apothecary, 7PM

Syrups and immune health

 

Trapper Keeper

Side Bar, 8:30PM

Local improv music duo, feat. Dr. Jeff Albert

 

Trainspotting

Bar Redux, 9PM

Free screening of junkie masterpiece

 

Chris & Tami

The New Movement, 9:30PM

TNM's founders perform weekly free show

 

Vixens & Vinyl

One Eyed Jacks, 10:30PM

Burlesque dance party

JEUDI

August 24th

Summertime Blues

Shops at Canal Place, 5:30PM

Young professionals meet-up with blues, brews, and BBQ

 

Architecture & Design Film Festival Kick-Off

Contemporary Arts Center, 5:30PM

Opening night party and film

 

Yoga Social Club

Crescent Park, 5:45PM

Get sweaty and centered

 

Ogden After Hours

Ogden Museum, 6PM

Feat. Sweet Olive String Band

 

Ambush Reggae Band

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Local roots reggae group

 

Royal Teeth

Tipitina's, 9PM

Feat. Merci Raines and No True Scotsman

VENDREDI

August 25th

Friday Nights at NOMA

NOMA, 5PM

Feat. The Pfister Sisters

 

Exotic Races

Fair Grounds, 5PM

Races feat. ostriches and camels

 

More Lovely and More Temperate

Valiant Theatre and Lounge, 6PM

Performance of all 154 Shakespearean sonnets

 

Lil' WeezyAna Fest

Champions Square, 7PM

Feat. Gucci Man, Rich the Kid, Kodie Shane, YoungBoy NBA, and Lil Wayne

 

Drive-In On the Patio

Bar Redux, 9PM

Campy and cool movies, The Wasp Woman, Attack of the Giant Leeches, and The Giant Gila Monster

 

Little Maker & Mr. Universe

One Eyed Jacks, 9PM

Feat. special tribute to The Band

 

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Prytania Theatre, 12AM

Feat. NOLA's foremost shadow cast The Well-Hung Speakers

SAMEDI

August 26th

It's About TIME

Studio Be, 6PM

Artist conversation about oppression via symbols like the monuments

 

New Pride Pageant

Cafe Istanbul, 6PM

Honoring Mr & Miss New Orleans Pride 2017

 

New Orleans Saints vs. Houston Texans

SuperDome, 7PM

The Saints and Texans go head to head

 

Rick & Morty Marathon

Bar Redux, 9PM

Outdoor binge session for Dan Harmon's animated series

 

Swamp Motel

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Album release party for Louisiana rockers

 

Vox & The Hound

One Eyed Jacks, 10PM

Pop group, feat. psych band Midriff and Naughty Palace

Overnight Crime Report: Unclassified Death, Burglary, Property Snatching, Shooting, Simple Robbery, Attempted Robbery


The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Thursday (8.17). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an unclassified death, aggravated burglary, property snatching, shooting, simple robbery, and an attempted armed robbery. 


Today in NOLA 8.18.17


Today, comedians explore the deeper recesses of their subconscious with a pop psychology show at the Voodoo Lounge. Little Gem Saloon will put on the Pulitzer Prize nominated work Love Letters to benefit a New Orleanian in need. NOMA's John Waters Festival comes to a close tonight with a screening of Pecker, while Delish Da Goddess rules the stage at One Eyed Jacks. On August 18, 1812, a hurricane with winds over 115 miles per hour struck New Orleans. Forecasters began naming hurricanes in 1950. Read on for details tonight below. 


Naughty Professor Shares ‘Venison Poetry’


New Orleans-based band Naughty Professor dropped the newest single off of their summer release Identity. Watch the live studio video for “Venison Poetry” featuring local music superstars Mike Dillon and Cliff Hines below. 


Overnight Crime Report: Stabbing, Unclassified Death, Armed Robbery


The New Orleans Police Department saw three crimes hit the city on Wednesday (8.16). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a stabbing, unclassified death, and an armed robbery.

 


Shania Twain to Bring Country Pop to NOLA


She’s still the one. A few weeks shy of the September 29th release of Shania Twain’s long-anticipated fifth album Now  her first in fifteen years! — the Canadian country pop star announced a major North American tour that will bring her to the arena next summer. 


Mayoral Candidates to Take Part in Youth-Focused Town Hall Forum


New Orleans is just a few short months away from seeing its leadership change — as Mitch Landrieu’s tenure as mayor comes to a close, the race to see who will take his mantle has quickly intensified. On Saturday, several top contenders in the race will meet with the Youth Voices Council to share their vision for the future of New Orleans. 

 


Today in NOLA 8.17.17


This Thursday, enjoy some local sounds at Ogden After Hours with Julie Odell or at Hi-Ho Lounge's Deltaphonic homecoming show. Brush up on the lyrics to "I Say A Little Prayer" before the W's screening of My Best Friend's Wedding. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony will take the stage at Tip's. On this day in 1969, the devastating Hurricane Camile hit the mouth of the Mississippi. Now, more to do today.


Women of Note Explores Female Jazz Artists in NOLA


After a particularly contentious presidential election, 2017 has been largely marked by a renewed consideration of women’s rights in the political sphere, technology, the workplace, and culture. A new exhibition at the New Orleans Jazz Museum sheds a light on the profound influence of female music makers in the Crescent City jazz scene that has been dominated by their male counterparts over the past century. 

 


Overnight Crime Report: Stabbing, Suicide, Unclassified Death, 2 Simple Robberies, Aggravated Burglary, Att. Robbery, Carjacking


The New Orleans Police Department saw eight crimes hit the city on Tuesday (8.15). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a stabbing, suicide, unclassified death, two simple robberies, aggravated burglary, attempted armed robbery, and a carjacking. 


Today in NOLA 8.16.17


This Wednesday, craft your way to herbal health. NOMA provides an in-depth discussion about their latest exhibition, while The Tchoup Yard opens backyard for a free yoga session featuring food trucks and music. Or, celebrate the life of Elvis Presley at Bar Redux on the 40th anniversary of his passing. On this day in 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald was filmed by local TV stations passing out pro-Cuba leaflets at the International Trade Mart (now known as the World Trade Center) on Canal Street. Now, more to do today. 


Rum Head


Tomorrow (8.16) is National Rum Day! Last month, we rounded up the best spots for rum-focused frozen brews for National Daiquiri Day, honoring one of the signature rum-focused drinks of New Orleans. Want some more boozy options to break up the hump day blues? Whether a mojito, a rum punch, a piña colada, or a simple rum & coke, celebrate this most hallowed of days with NoDef's round-up of the best spots in the Big Easy for this spirit. 


Overnight Crime Report: Three Armed Robberies, Two Simple Robberies, Rape, Stabbing


The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Monday (8.14). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two simple robberies, rape, a stabbing, and three armed robberies. 


Today in NOLA 8.15.17


Today, learn how to harness the powers of the retrograde with the New Orleans School of Esoteric Arts. NOLA born comedian Mark Normand plays the Quarter, while locals-gone-big Water Seed play their recurring gig on Frenchmen. Gasa Gasa hosts a free screening of Jim Jarmusch's Down By Law. On this day in 1988, the Republican National Convention opened festivities in New Orleans. They would nominate George H.W. Bush by the end of the week. Now for more of today:


Overnight Crime Report: Stabbing, Armed Robbery, Homicide, Simple Robbery


The New Orleans Police Department saw four crimes hit the city on Sunday (8.13). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a stabbing, an armed robbery, a homicide, and a simple robbery. 

 


Today in NOLA 8.14.17


Today, Aurora Nealand will kick the week off right with her recurring Frenchmen gig with the Royal Roses. Learn about astrological moon cycles with the New Orleans School for Esoteric Arts. Shane Cooley & The Midnight Girls play Gasa Gasa, while Dawn Reno Langley is reading from her new novel. On this day in 1903, Albert Batson was hanged in Calcasieu Parish after being tried and convicted for murdering five members of the Earle family. Now, more to do this Monday. 


Overnight Crime Report: Two Shootings, Simple Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, Stabbing


The New Orleans Police Department saw five crimes hit the city on Thursday (8.10). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two shootings, a simple robbery, an aggravated burglary, and a stabbing. 

 


Today in NOLA 8.11.17


Today, Project Lazarus's annual fundraiser returns with art and music in the name of people in need. NOMA's John Waters Festival showcases a young Johnny Depp in Cry-Baby. Catch some psych music at Poor Boys or see two NOLA legends James Singleton and Aurora Nealand perform at SideBar. Happy birthday today to the Superdome, where construction started on August 11, 1971. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Overnight Crime Report: Two Unclassified Deaths, Two Rapes, Two Armed Robberies, Attempted Robbery, Homicide, Carjacking


The New Orleans Police Department saw nine crimes hit the city on Wednesday (8.9). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an attempted armed robbery, two unclassified deaths, homicide, two rapes, carjacking, two armed robberies. 

 


Today in NOLA 8.10.17


Today, the Ogden stays open late while Kermit Ruffins plays early in the Seventh Ward. A nine-month pregnant woman takes the stage at the Allways for a one woman comedic show. Bar Redux opens its patio for a night of nunsploitation. On this day in 1936, Louisiana clocked its highest-ever temperature: 114 degrees in Plain Dealing. It could be worse! Now, more to do this Thursday. 

 


Overnight Crime Report: Rape, Armed Robbery, Car Jacking, Simple Robbery


The New Orleans Police Department saw four crimes hit the city on Tuesday (8.8). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a rape, an armed robbery, a car jacking, a simple robbery. 


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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