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February 7th

9th Annual Bacchus Bash

Tip’s, 10p.m.

Presented by Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

 

Krewe of Bacchus

Uptown, 5:15p.m.

Party with the Greek god of wine

 

Krewe of Thoth

Uptown, 12p.m.

Grab 3-D necklaces and stuffed polar bears

 

Joe Krown Trio

Maple Leaf, 10p.m.

Post-Bacchus bash

Lundi Gras

February 8th

Krewe of Orpheus

Uptown, 6p.m.

Usually with big musical guests

 

Quintron & Miss Pussycat’s Annual Lundi Gras Party

One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

With guests BABES, Ernie Vincent and more

 

Bundi Gras

Hi-Ho Lounge, 10p.m.

BateBunda, Rusty Lazer, LoveBomb Go-Go and Valerie Sassyfras

 

Tank and the Bangas

Gasa Gasa, 10p.m.

With Alexis & the Samurai

 

Galactic

Tip’s, 10p.m.

Post-parade jams

 

Pelicans v. Timberwolves

Target Center, 7p.m.

New Orleans takes on Minnesota

Mardi Gras

February 9th

The Fattest Tuesday All Day Extravaganza

Hi-Ho Lounge, 1p.m.

Music and the Krewe of Booze

 

Krewe of Zulu

Uptown, 8a.m.

Awake? Catch yourself a coconut.

 

Krewe of Rex

Uptown, 10a.m.

The King of Carnival

 

Mardi Gras with Rebirth Brass Band

Maple Leaf, 10p.m.

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with your favorites

 

2 Chainz + Migos

Saenger, 8p.m.

Mardi Gras Madness

mercredi

February 10th

Pelicans v. Jazz

Smoothie King Center, 7p.m.

Nola back home to take on Utah

 

Mildred Pierce

Prytania, 10a.m.

A mother heads towards disaster in this film noir

 

Station Eleven

Garden District, 6p.m.

By Emily St. John Mandel

 

World Music Wednesday

Maple Leaf, 8p.m.

This week ft. Cole Williams Band


  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. 


Alleged Drunk Driver Arrested After Fatal Crash


The prospect of losing your license is frightening, but drunk driving holds the potential for far worse consequences. A 37-year-old is behind bars after allegedly killing another man in a drunk driving accident.


Police ID Hamburglar


A suspect has been named in connection with the robbery of a local McDonald’s. According to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), he’s a real Hamburglar. 30-year-old Christopher Simms is wanted for the with the January 15th stickup as well as several other Armed Robberies.


Suspects in Canal St. Shooting Caught on Camera (Video)


On Tuesday (2.02) afternoon, downtown’s Carnival revelry was interrupted by a shooting at the intersection of Canal Street and South Rampart Street. Today, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) released images of several suspects in the case.


Afternoon Shooting Off Canal


An afternoon shooting shattered the Carnival atmosphere on Canal Street this afternoon. At 2:38p.m., police responded to reports of a shooting at the intersection of the crowded boulevard and South Rampart Street according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).


Overnight Crime Report


Four armed robberies, two shootings, and some sibling rivalry turned violent marred Sunday (1.31) according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD)’s Major Offense Log.


NOPD Suspends Two Cops After DWIs


There are two less cops on the streets after the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) issued a pair of emergency suspensions on Saturday (1.30). In separate incidents, a couple of cops were removed from active duty after finding themselves on the receiving end of DWI arrests according to the Department.


Overnight Crime Report: Five Armed Robberies, Stabbing


Friday (1.29) night and Monday (1.30) morning provide plenty of activity for the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). The Major Offense Log (MOL) tallied five Armed Robberies and a drunken argument that ended in a stabbing.


Overnight Crime Report: Three Rapes, Shooting, Mugging, Death


On Thursday (1.28), the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), responded to several crimes including three rapes and a shooting according to the Major Offense Log. In addition, officers were called out to a mugging and an unclassified death.


Overnight Crime Report


Wednesday (1.28) was violent in the Crescent City. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported a pair of armed robberies at Wing Stop and McDonald’s, a home invasion, another two shootings, a dead infant, and a pot deal gone wrong.


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