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Defender Picks



October 8th

ASAP Rocky

Champions Square, 7p.m.

Harlem rapper come to NOLA



The Civic, 8p.m.

Swedish heavy metal band


Twin Shadow

Republic, 8p.m.

Dominican-American musician


Ogden After Hours

Ogden, 5:30p.m.

This week ft. King Edward


Creole Son

Garden District Book Shop, 6p.m.

Account of Edgar Degas in Nola


October 9th

Ariana Grande

Smoothie King Center, 7:30p.m.

Pop musician known for licking donuts she doesn’t buy


Kacey Musgraves

Howlin’ Wolf, 6:30p.m.

Country and Western Rhinestone Revue


Blackest of the Black ft. Danzig

The Civic, 6:30p.m.

Also ft. Superjoint, Veil of Maya, Prong and Witch Mountain


Friday Nights at NOMA

NOMA, 5p.m.

Opening of Traditions Transfigured


La Traviata

Mahalia Jackson Theater, 8p.m.

Opera story of love and sacrifice


October 10th

Dwight Yoakam

Orpheum Theater, 8:30p.m.

Singer-songwriter and country music pioneer


Meg Myers

OEJ, 7p.m.

Smoky Mountain singer-songwriter


Moon Taxi

The Civic, 8p.m.

Nashville rock band



HOB, 7p.m.

Reggae from Cali


Suggestive Gestures

Zeitgeist, 9:30p.m.

Experimental feature and drag performance


Moonlight Market: A Celebration of 20 Years of CCFM

Reyn Studios, 7p.m.

Crescent City Farmers Market fundraiser


October 11th

Bent, Not Broken Gallery Talk

Ogden, 2p.m.

With Curator, Michael Meads


Odd Man Out

Prytania, 10a.m.

Part of Halloween Classic Series


Masters of Illusion

Saenger, 7:30p.m.

Magicians from the hit TV show


Papa Mali

Chickie Wah Wah, 8p.m.

George Porter Jr., Robert Hunter and Bill Kreutzmann

Treachery in the Treme

Property values in the Treme are rising, but the crime has not abated. On Tuesday (10.06), a 66-year-old woman was robbed in broad daylight according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

Teen Collared For Uptown Shotgun Stickups

A teenage boy is behind a string of armed robberies uptown according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). At an afternoon presser, Superintendent Harrison announced that the 16-year-old suspect is now locked up after a low speed bicycle chase.

Jesters Held Up

Jesters (619 Bourbon Street) may bill their signature drink as "the strongest on Bourbon" but it was not enought to stop a stickup. A little before 5:00p.m. on Thursday (9.10) afternoon, the tourist mecca was the scene of an armed robbery.

Morning Marigny Mugging

Muggings have continued to plague residents of the Marigny for the last year with little sign of reprieve. On Thursday (8.28), a pedestrian was robbed in a brazen daylight attack. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) said that there is now a suspect in the 11a.m. incident.

Smoking & the Gun

No good deed goes unpunished. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are searching for a pair of suspects after a man sitting by the river gave a stranger a light and wound up on the receiving end of an armed robbery on Monday (8.17).

Crime Night

The last 24 hours saw crime in the city spike. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD)’s Major Offense Log (MOL) reports that in the period of time spanning from Thursday (8.13) night into Friday (8.14) morning the Crescent City was struck by eight Armed Robberies, two Unclassified Deaths, and a carjacking.

Walgreens at Elysian & St. Claude Held Up (Video)

Since the Federal Flood, the Walgreens on the corner of Elysian Fields and St. Claude Avenue has functioned as a de facto supermarket for several neighborhoods. Unfortunately on Sunday (8.09), the institution was the scene of an armed robbery.

Bandits Hit Bywater Bodega Again

Jimmy’s Corner Grocery (4201 Dauphine Street) is revered in the Bywater for supplying late night necessities to locals. However, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported that in the early hours of Tuesday (8.04) morning, the neighborhood institution was the victim of an attempted armed robbery.

Suspect Sought in Palmer Park Mugging

One thief did not quite realize that in the digital age Big Brother is always watching. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is looking for a suspect who is accused of mugging a woman and then using her plastic to fill up his SUV minutes later.

Pair of Marigny Muggings Overnight

The Marigny Rectangle was the scene of two muggings overnight. The New Orleans Police Department’s (NOPD) Major Offense Log (MOL) reports two armed robberies close to midnight in the booming neighborhood.

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