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Defender Picks



July 25th

Friday Nights at NOMA
NOMA, 5-9p.m.
Murals On Screen film series begins with Multiple Perspectives: the Crazy Machine


Gal Holiday & the Honky-Tonk Revue
Siberia, 6p.m.
Authentic N.O. honky-tonk rock (free)


Zephyrs vs. Omaha
Zephyr Stadium, 7p.m.
Local baseball in Metairie


Closed Curtain
Zeitgeist, 7:30p.m.
Jafar Panahi made his new film despite Iran’s ban on his work


Dying City
Shadowbox Theatre, 7:30p.m.
Christopher Shinn’s play about the social effects of the Iraq War ($20)


Johnny Angel & Helldorado
Old U.S. Mint, 8p.m.
Country Western swing from New Orleans ($10)


Gisela in Her Bathtub & A Hand of Bridge
Marigny Opera House, 8p.m.
9th Ward Opera Company presents two one-act operas ($20)


King Buzzo, Dax Riggs
One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.
Melvins leader goes solo acoustic ($15)


The Hood Internet, Jermaine Quiz
Hi-Ho Lounge, 9p.m.
Mashup DJ extraordinaires ($12)


PUJOL, Natural Child, Heavy Lids, Planchettes
Siberia, 10p.m.
Garage rock from Nashville & NOLA


Foundation Free Fridays
Tipitina’s, 10p.m.
This week ft. Eddie Roberts & Friends


Rocky Horror Picture Show
Prytania, 10p.m.
Ft. The Well Hung Speakers shadow cast


July 26th

Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Historic New Orleans Collection, 10:30a.m.
1964 film stars Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten


Renee Broadhead: Unveiled and P.L. Jones: Bonded By Blood
Garden District Books, 2-3:30p.m.
Two YA authors read from their supernatural novels


Big Easy Rollergirls Double Header
UNO Human Performance Center, 5p.m.
vs. Hattiesburg & Chicago ($15)


Zephyrs vs. Omaha
Zephyr Stadium, 6p.m.
Local baseball in Metairie


Symbols of the Illuminati in New Orleans
Zeitgeist, 6:30p.m.
They’re reeeeeal (presented by Tony Green)


New Orleans Voodoo vs. San Antonio Talons
Smoothie King Center, 7p.m.
Local arena football


Ceremony, Nothing, Back to Back, Heat Dust
Mudlark, 7p.m.
Cali & Philly punk rock ($5)


Dying City
Shadowbox Theatre, 7:30p.m.
Christopher Shinn’s play about the social effects of the Iraq War ($20)


Gisela in Her Bathtub & A Hand of Bridge
Marigny Opera House, 8p.m.
9th Ward Opera Company presents two one-act operas ($20)


Steely Dan
Lakefront Arena, 8p.m.
Kings of cool-dad rock ($62+)


Bantam Foxes
Old U.S. Mint, 8p.m.
Local indie band incorporates fuzzy blues rock ($10)


Rocky Horror Picture Show
Prytania, 10p.m.
Ft. shadow cast the Well Hung Speakers


Hi-Ho Lounge, 11p.m.
DJ Soul Sister’s rare groove dance party


Crime Bits

Jan 1- 7: Shot for Pot, Ideal Mart Robbed, Graffiti Arrest

In this week's rundown of wrongdoing, there was a shooting in the 9th Ward, a man was robbed in the Riverbend, and the Ideal Mart in Mid-City was held up. Read on for more crime bits. 

Ouachita Inmate Booked in Frenchmen Street Murder

A man was arrested Wednesday night in a late June murder that happened on the busy nightlife strip of Frenchmen Street. Dominique Jenkins, 21, was already serving time in a state prison in Ouachita Parish when NOPD Homicide Detective Ryan Vaught obtained a warrant for his arrest.

Murder in N.O. East

NOPD investigated an early morning homicide in New Orleans East. About 7 a.m., a man was found dead in the 8000 block of Lacombe St.

Tagged for Carjacking: NOPD Seeks Woman in 7th Ward Ambush

NOPD detectives are searcing for a woman who arranged a meeting with a man on the Internet, then carjacked him when they met face-to-face in the 7th Ward. The woman, known as Ali W, stole the man's flame-adorned 2010 Dodge Challenger about 4 a.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of St. Anthony St., police said.

Gert Town Shooting Victim Found, Suspect Sought

Police caught up with a weekend shooting victim Tuesday who left the hospital without permission from doctors. Now, detectives are looking for the man who shot Isiah Miller in Gert Town early Sunday morning.

Second Suspect Arrested in Memorial Day Murder

FBI agents arrested the second suspect in a Lower 9th Ward murder that happened on Memorial Day, according to a news release. Jeremiah Washington, 28, turned himself in on Tuesday (7-22) morning.

NOPD Arrest Treme Stabbing Suspect

Police announced that they have identified and apprehended a suspect in a fatal Treme stabbing. NOPD said that the suspect, 75 yr. old, Seabon "Tom" Gibson was bought in for questioning around 8 p.m. Sunaday (7.20.14) evening and subsequently confessed to killing his live-in girlfriend around 1:25 a.m. this morning.

Armored Truck Robbed Uptown

A brazen robber held up an armored truck Uptown Monday morning, according to a news released from the FBI. About 8:40 a.m., the Dunbar truck and guards were stopped at a business in the 200 block of Broadway St., near Leake Ave., when an armed man approached.

Crime Bits: CBD Burglaries Continue, Bike Robbery on Esplanade

Robbers targeted multiple modes of transportation in a series of incidents on Sunday night and Monday morning, according to NOPD reports. In the CBD, the recent spate of vehicle burglaries continued with a pair of incidents that police believe are related. In Mid-City, a woman was robbed of her bicycle on Esplanade, and two men were carjacked on Banks St. Details:

NOPD Looking For Shooting Victim Who Left Hospital

NOPD is looking for a shooting victim who left University Hospital Sunday afternoon "against doctor's orders." Isiah Miller, 27, evaded security and left the hospital about 3 p.m.

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