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Lundi

June 26th

Pizza For Pitbulls

Reginelli’s, 11AM

Eat pizza to help dogs, really. Benefitting the Love A Pitbull Foundation

 

Justin Molaison

Chickie Wah Wah, 5:30PM

Happy hour tunes

 

Let’s Get Quizzical

Port Orleans Brewing Co., 6:30PM

Food, drinks, trivia

 

Salves + Infused Oils Workshop

Rosalie Apothecary, 7PM

Last class of the Heart of Herbal Medicine Series 

 

Choral Festival

St. Louis Cathedral, 7:30PM

Presented by the N.O. Children’s Choir

 

Breathe LOVE Yoga

Revolution Fitness, 7:30PM

Hatha Yoga Basics

 

Little Tybee + Cliff Hines + Friends

Hi Ho, 8PM

Elements of folk, jazz, psych, and bossa

 

Mondays with Tasche

Mags, 8PM

Vintage soul and modern blues

 

Charlie Gabriel & Friends

Preservation Hall, 8PM

Joined by Taslimah P. Bey, Djallo Djakate, Marion Hayden

 

A Motown Monday

Circle Bar, 9:30PM

With DJ Shane Love

 

Monday Music Therapy

Lucky’s, 10PM

With CSE & Natasha Sanchez

 

MARDI

June 27th

Movie Screening

Broad Theater, 5:30PM

An intimate screening of America Divided

 

Book Signing

Garden District Book Shop, 6PM

Appearences by Courtney + J.P. Sloan

 

Movie Screening

Café Istanbul, 6:30PM

Trapped: A story of women + healthcare

 

Song Writer Sessions

Foundation Room, 7PM

Supporting NOLA’s songwriting community

 

MORBID ANGEL + Suffocation

House of Blues, 7PM

With support by Withered

 

Astrology | Transits

School for Esoteric Arts, 7PM

A lecture on reading transits in natal charts

 

Boston

Saenger Theatre, 8PM

Get ready for a giant sing along

 

Blato Zlato + Toonces

Siberia, 8PM

Balkan tunes + art-rock

 

Progression

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Static Masks, Shame, Annette Peacock Tribute

 

MERCREDI

June 28th

Noontime Talk

NOMA, 12PM

Jim Steg: New Work, with Curator Russell Lord

 

Books Beer & Bookworm Babble

Urban South Brewery, 5PM

A fundraiser for Friends of New Orleans

 

Local Intro to Oils

Monkey Monkey, 6PM

Get the 411 on essential oils

 

Rye Tasting

Grande Krewe, 6PM

A flight of rye

 

Stick To Your Guns

Republic, 6PM

With support by Hawthorne Heights

 

Free Yogalates

The Mint, 6:30PM

Part of Wine Down Wednesdays

 

WNOE Summer Jam

House of Blues, 7PM

Jerrod Neimann with Michael Ray and more

 

Comedy Gold

House of Blues, 7PM

Stand up comedy from the Big Easy

 

Corks & Colors

NOLA Yoga Loft, 7:30PM

Let the paints and wine flow

 

Weird Wednesday’s

Bar Redux, 9PM

The Extra Terrestrial Edition

 

Mighty Brother

Saturn Bar, 10PM

With Grace Pettis

JEUDI

June 29th

Essence Festival

Superdome, 10AM

All your favorites in one place

 

Talkin’ Jazz

Jazz Museum, 2PM

With Tom Saunders

 

Ogden After Hours

The Ogden, 6PM

Featuring Andrew Duhon

 

Movie Screening

Carver Theater, 6PM

FunkJazz Kafé: Diary Of A Decade 

 

Bleed On

Glitter Box, 6PM

Fundraising for We Are #HappyPeriod, powered by Refinery29

 

Book Signing

TREO, 7PM

SHOT by Kathy Shorr

 

BYO #Scored

Music Box Village, 730

Presenting “Where I’m From”

 

JD Hill & The Jammers

Bar Redux, 8PM

Get ready to jam

 

Henry & The Invisibles

Hi Ho, 9PM

With support by Noisewater

 

Soundbytes Fest Edition

Three Keys, 9PM

With PJ Morton + Friends

 

Trance Farmers

Dragon’s Den, 10PM

Support by Yung vul

 

Push Push

Banks St Bar, 10PM

With Rathbone + Raspy

 

VENDREDI

June 30th

Electric Girls Demo Day

Monroe Hall at Loyola, 1:30PM

Check out the newest inventions

 

Field to Table Time

NOPL Youth Services, 2PM

Learn how growing + cooking = saving the world

 

Dinner & A ZOOvie

Audubon Park, 6PM

A showing of Trolls

 

Movie Night in The Garden

Hollygrove Market, 7PM

A showing of Sister Act

 

Songwriter Night

Mags, 9PM

Ft. Shannon Jae, Una Walkenhorst, Rory Sullivan

 

Alligator ChompChomp

The Circle Bar, 9:30PM

Ft. DJ Pasta and Matty N Mitch

 

Free Music Friday

Fulton Ally, 10PM

Featuring DJ Chris Jones

 

Spektrum

Techno Club, 10PM

Ft. CHKLTE + residents

 

The Longitude Event

Café Istanbul, 10PM

Presented by Urban Push Movement

 

Foundation Free Fridays

Tips, 10PM

Ft. Maggie Koerner & Travers Geoffray + Cha Wa

 

Gimme A Reason

Poor Boys Bar, 11PM

Ft. Tristan Dufrene + Bouffant Bouffant

 

SAMEDI

July 1st

SLOSHBALL

The Fly, 12PM

Hosted by Prytania Bar

 

Organic Bug Management

Hollygrove Market, 1PM

Learn about pests + organic management

 

Mystic Market

Rare Form NOLA, 2PM

Author talk, live music, art and more

 

Girls Rock New Orleans

Primary-Colton, 2:30PM

The official camper showcase

 

Serious Thing A Go Happen

Ace Hotel, 4PM

Exhibit viewing, artist talk, and after-sounds

 

Art NO(w)

Claire Elizabeth Gallery, 5PM

An eye popping opening reception

 

Antoine Diel Trio

Three Muses, 6PM

With Josh Paxton + Scott Johnson

 

CAIN Ressurection

Southport Music Hall, 9PM

Support by Overtone plus Akadia

 

Grits & Biscuits

House of Blues, 10PM

A Dirty South set

 

Jason Neville Band

BMC, 11PM

With Friends for Essence Fest

DIMANCHE

July 2nd

The Greatest Show On Earth

Prytania Theater, 10AM

Dramatic lives within a circus

 

THINK DEEP

The Drifter Hotel, 2PM

Ft. RYE, Lleauna, Tristen Dufrane

 

Night Market

Secondline Arts, 6PM

With Erica Lee

 

The Story of Stories

Académie Gnostique, 7PM

Learn about the practical magic of fairy tales

 

Silencio

One Eyed Jacks, 8PM

A tribute to David Lynch

 

Alex Bosworth

Bar Redux, 9PM

With Diako Diakoff

 

Church*

The Dragons’s Den, 10PM

SHANOOK, RUS, KIDD LOVE, ZANDER

 

International Flag Party

Howlin Wolf, 11:30PM

The hottest dance party of the year

 

New Creations Brass Band

Maple Leaf, 12AM

A special closing performance

 

Overnight Crime Report: Three Shootings, Armed Robbery, Rape, Simple Robbery, Stabbing, Officer Needs Assistance


The New Orleans Police Department saw eight crimes hit the city on Thursday (6.22). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to three shootings, armed robbery, rape, simple robbery, stabbing, and an officer in need of assistance. 


Today in NOLA 6.23.17


This Friday, enjoy Redemptions Family’s new release, celebrate the Solstice with a healthy dose of dance, get down to stylings of Nick Name and the Valmonts, or Sam Price & The True Believers at Blue Nile. On This day in 1948,  Lousiana Music Hall of Famer Luther Kent was born. Now, more about Friday's festivities. 


Oprah’s Louisiana TV Show Takes the Throne


Whatever Oprah does, she does well — whether it’s building a television dynasty, starting a magazine, or eating 30 lbs. of mac and cheese, the woman can do it all. This week, she is celebrating yet another success as the Louisiana-set series Queen Sugar on her namesake OWN network was a ratings smash during its season two premiere event. 


NOPD Searches for Man Missing From Algiers


NOPD Fourth District detectives continue the search for a missing 28-year-old man who went missing one week ago. According to the NOPD report, Victor Clavo has been missing since June 15th. He was last seen leaving a residence on the 3200 block of Magellan Street in Berhman, a neighborhood in Algiers.

 


Overnight Crime Report: Unclassified Death, Aggravated Burglary, Rape, Two Shootings, Car Jacking, Three Robberies


The New Orleans Police Department saw nine crimes hit the city on Wednesday (6.21). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an unclassified death, aggravated burglary, rape, two shootings, simple car jacking, armed robbery, simple robbery, and an attempted simple robbery. 

 


Today in NOLA 6.22.17


This Thursday, bask in the sweet sounds of the Reid Poole Trio, enjoy the beauty of the written word, celebrate art the old fashioned way or experience a multimedia art show. On this day in 1907, New Orleans jazz brass band leader and trumpeter Ernest "Doc" Paulin was born. Now, more about today's goings-on. 


Tropical Update: TS Cindy Expected to Cause Continued Flooding, Plus Tornado Watch


On Wednesday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and city officials sounded off on Tropical Storm Cindy, advising residents how to prepare for the heavy rains expected to fall in the city through the end of the week. Read on for updates on flash flooding and tornado watch in Orleans Parish. 

 


Thanks Mother Nature: Tornado Watch During TS Cindy


As most of southeastern Louisiana is making preparations for Tropical Storm Cindy, Mother Nature upped the ante for New Orleanians. The National Weather Service's Tornado division called for a tornado warning in Orleans Parish through midday Wednesday. 


Overnight Crime Report: Three Armed Robberies, Shooting, Stabbing, Kidnapping, Attempted Property Snatching


The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Tuesday (6.20). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an attempted property snatching, shooting, kidnapping, three armed robberies, stabbing. 


Good for the Soulstice


New Orleans may be in the midst of Tropical Storm Cindy, but from a little shop in the French Quarter, things are looking sunny and bright. On Wednesday (6.21), Glitter Box will host an epic shindig to celebrate the summer solstice, featuring pop-ups related to everything from sexual wellness to summertime hairstyles and self defense. 


Today in NOLA 6.21.17


Today, expand your understanding of personal identity, dress up to an 80's cult classic, enjoy a raw display of NOLA’s art scene, or enjoy a colorful musical display by Mudcat & The Atlanta Horns! On this day in 1971, the Garden District was entered into the National Register of Historic Places.

 


Chicken-Fried Festin'


If the repressive summer heat leaves you feeling a bit cooped up, you can run afoul (or more accurately, a fowl) this fall at the second annual National Fried Chicken Festival. Today the team behind FCF dropped some finger-lickin' facts about the fall fest. 


Tropical Update: TS Cindy Comes to Louisiana


Less than three weeks into hurricane season, and the first named storm of the year is on its way to Louisiana. Tropical Storm Cindy has been brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, and is scheduled to hit the southeastern U.S. and gulf coasts, as early as Tuesday evening. 

 


Louisiana is the Least Independent State in America, Says Report


Ahead of Independence Day in just two short weeks, a ranking of the freest 50 in the United States was released on Tuesday (6.20). WalletHub conducted the survey, analyzing states on key criteria of reliance like the government, consumer finances, the job market, international trade, and personal vices. Louisiana ranked dead last in the study, indicating that the Boot is the least individualistic state in America. 

 


Overnight Crime Report: Two Unclassified Deaths, Rape, Two Simple Robberies, Two Homicides, Three Armed Robberies, Shooting


The New Orleans Police Department saw eleven crimes hit the city on Monday (6.19). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two unclassified deaths, a rape, two simple robberies, two homicides, three armed robberies, and a shooting. 


Today in NOLA 6.20.17


This Tuesday, get craft happy with Connie Shea, explore multimedia art, and enjoy a myriad of music on St. Claude Ave. On this day in 1936, A. Miles Pratt began his term as mayor of New Orleans which lasted less than a month. Now, more Tuesday to-dos. 

 


NOPD Names Suspect in French Quarter Homicide


Updated 6.19, 2PM

The New Orleans Police Department are asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect of a homicide that occurred in the French Quarter last week. 


Style Like the Nile: Egyptian Lover Throws it Back to the 80's at Castillo Blanco


Egyptian Lover’s performance Friday (6.16) night was a terrific 1980’s throwback celebration of freaks and night-owls set behind the psychedelic Castillo Blanco Art Studios, known otherwise as the intergalactic clubhouse of the Krewe of Chewbacchus. Presented by Disko Obscura with support from Father Figure and Bouffant Bouffant, the evening was one of those timeless events where the freak and chic of the New Orleans nightlife set unite through partying in ode to a cultural icon way too late into the night.


Overnight Crime Report: Four Shootings, Stabbing, Rape, Unclassified Death


The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Sunday (6.18). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an unclassified death, four shootings, stabbing, and a rape. 

 


Today in NOLA 6.19.17


This Monday, grab the younger members of your family for a music workshop, check out some of Louisiana’s best photographers, enjoy the talents of Levi the Poet, or bask in the Sounds of Summer. Beginning on June 19, 1981, six demonstrators occupied Mayor Ernest Morial's office for three days. The resolution of the case led to a $3.5 million settlement against the city. Now, read on for more Monday happenings. 


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