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MARDI

May 23rd

Joe Goldburg Jazz Trio

Bamboula’s, 3PM

Jam out to some clarinet and saxophone

 

Alexandra Marzano-Lesnevich

Garden District Books, 6PM

The author will read and discuss her new memoir, The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

 

Dine For The Animals

Vessel NOLA, 6PM

Dine for a great cause benefitting the SPCA

 

Concert Series Encore

Paradigm Gardens, 7PM

Food, drinks, music in a lovely garden

 

LOGAN NOIR

Prytania Theater, 730PM

One night only, Q+A to follow

 

Le Cinema et Les Mots

Français à la carte, 8:30PM

Discover the 1969 cult French film Trafic, by director Jacques Tati

 

Brass Lightning

Sidney Saloon, 10PM

Support by the BoomDocs

 

Steve Mignano Band

Apple Barrel, 10:30PM

Get down with some funky electric feels

MERCREDI

May 24th

Jazz Pilates

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 12PM

Led by renowned jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan

 

Happy Hour Sessions

The Foundation Room, 5PM

Featuring the raw blues and smokey femininity of Hedijo

 

Shake It Break It Band

21st Amendment, 5PM

Step back in time and enjoy some tunes

 

Lighting from a Theatrical Perspective

NOLA Community Printshop, 6PM

Hosted by veteran Lighting Designer, Andrew J. Merkel

 

Free Spirited Yoga

The Tchoup Yard, 6:30PM

Free yoga, optional beer and food

 

Big Easy Playboys

Bank Street Bar, 7PM

Mixing roots, rock, and blues

 

Think Less, Hear More

Hi-Ho Lounge, 9PM

Spontaneous compositions to projected movies

 

 


  Crime

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. 


New Orleans Crime Rates May Be Due to City Leaders, Report Says


The last several years have seen fewer arrests made in Orleans Parish — but not necessarily because of any decline in criminal activities in the city. According to a new report from the Metropolitan Crime Commission released Monday (5.22), the unbalances in the criminal justice system are due in part to limited departmental resources caused by city leaders' funding decisions. 


Overnight Crime Report: Four Robberies, Car Jacking, Aggravated Battery


The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Sunday (5.21). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two aggravated robberies, two armed robberies, an aggravated battery, and a car jacking. 


Overnight Crime Report: Rape, Three Armed Robberies, Car Jacking, Shooting, Attempted Robbery, Stabbing, Unclassified Death


The New Orleans Police Department saw nine crimes hit the city on Saturday (5.20). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an aggravated rape, three armed robberies, a car jacking, a shooting, attempted armed robbery, a stabbing, and an unclassified death. 


Overnight Crime Report: Four Robberies, Two Shootings, Two Stabbings, Unclassified Death


The New Orleans Police Department saw nine crimes hit the city on Friday (5.19). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two simple robberies, two shootings, two armed robberies, two stabbings, and an unclassified death. 


Overnight Crime Report: Armed Robbery, Stabbing, Purse Snatching


The New Orleans Police Department saw three crimes hit the city on Thursday (5.18). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an armed robbery, purse snatching, and stabbing. 


Overnight Crime Report: Four Armed Robberies, Shooting, Stabbing, Homicide


The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Wednesday (5.17). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a shooting, a stabbing, homicide, and four armed robberies. 


Two Arrested at Beauregard Monument, NOPD Reports


In the hours following the dismantling of the P.G.T. Beauregard statue at the entrance of City Park on Tuesday night, two people have been arrested on charges of graffiti at the base of the monument.


NOPD Seeks Teen Girl Runaway From St. Roch Area


The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 17-year-old girl. Keita Zeyna was last seen around 5PM on Monday (5.15) at her home on the 2800 block of Law Street in the St. Roch area.


Overnight Crime Report: Five Robberies, Three Shootings, Two Homicides, Rape, Carjacking, Property Snatching, Unclassified Death


The New Orleans Police Department saw fourteen crimes hit the city on Tuesday (5.16). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an aggravated rape, two homicides, two simple robberies, three armed robberies, three shootings, car jacking, property snatching, and an unclassified death. 


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Dead Huey, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via

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Alexis Manrodt

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Linzi Falk

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B. E. Mintz

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