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VENDREDI

August 18th

Jurassic Quest

Lakefront Arena, 3PM

Dinosaur adventure

 

Art Exhibition and Party

Mini Art Center, 6:30PM

Featured artist, Zora

 

Pecker

NOMA, 7PM

Final screening of the John Waters Film Festival

 

Delish Da Goddess

One Eyed Jacks, 10PM

Feat. MC Sweet Tea, Sea Battle

 

Armnhmr

Eiffel Society, 10PM

LA based dance music performers Joseph & Joseph

 

Free Foundation Fridays

Tipitina's, 10PM

Feat. Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes, Sonic Bloom

SAMEDI

August 19th

Mayoral Candidate Forum

First Presbyterian Church, 10AM

Youth-led event

 

610 Stompers Auditions

Harrah's, 10AM

Final day of auditions

 

Ameripolitan Festival

Siberia, 3PM

Day one of inaugural southern music fest

 

Mid-Summer Mardi Gras

More Fun Comics, 5:30PM

Chewbacchus subkrewes + Krewe of OAK

 

We Woke Up Like This

Ogden, 7PM

5th annual moms night out

 

Brewsiana

House of Blues, 7PM

Beer and music festival

 

Mighty Brother

Gasa Gasa, 7PM

Homecoming show, feat. Micah McKeen, Deltaphpnic, SOF

Drag Talents to Perform Benefit Show in Support of Assault Victim


Tonight, members of the city’s drag community will band together to perform a show for a cause. Bud Rips will play host to Billy Gotta Booboo, a drag and dance party to benefit the recovery of a local New Orleans resident who was the victim of a brutal assault. 


Overnight Crime Report: Two Rapes, Three Shootings, Mugging, Internet Date Gone Bad


An unclassified death, two rapes, three shootings, a mugging, and a internet date gone horribly wrong kept the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) busy in the last 24 hours according to the Major Offense Log (MOL).


Overnight Crime Report: 2 Rapes, 2 Shootings, Home Invasion


NOLA was plagued by two rapes, two shootings (one fatal), and a home invasion according to the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Monday (5.23) from the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).


Overnight Crime Report: Two Muggings, Two Cuttings


Only four crimes were reported in the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Sunday (5.08). The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) responded to two Armed Robberies and a pair of stabbings.


Overnight Crime Report: Muggings, Subway Stickup, Rape, Kidnapping


On Monday (3.29), a woman was raped, the Subway on St. Claude was robbed again, a mother kidnapped her children, and an ex got violent according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). Information on these crimes and the rest of yesterday’s Major Offense Log (MOL) follows.


Overnight Crime Report: Carjackings, Armed Robberies, Assault, Mugger Thwarted


The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported a mix of crimes in their Major Offense Log (MOL) for Tuesday (3.22). The roster of wrong-doing includes a shooting, a couple carjackings, an unclassified death, and an armed robbery, as well as the story of three middle aged women who thwarted a stylish mugger.


Overnight Crime Report: Double Shooting, Home Invasion, Assault


Wednesday (3.09) included only three crimes in the Major Offense Log (MOL). The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported investigations into a shooting, a home invasion, and an argument that ended in assault with a brick. 


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.


Prowler With A Pistol


After confronting a prowler in his own yard, a man found himself running from gunfire in broad daylight according to police. The New Orleasn Police Department (NOPD) suspect that 33-year-old Desmond Penn (pictured) is the culprit behind the October 30th attack.


CA Cyclist Paralyzed After Beating on Frenchmen


The much ballyhooed Frenchmen Safety Patrol started last week, but the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is still trying to solve some older crimes. On October 15th, a visiting cyclist was left paralyzed after a fight with a motorist according to the Department.


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