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mercredi

September 2nd

Gentleman’s Agreement

Prytania, 10a.m.

Gregory Peck stars as a journalist 

 

Culture Collision

US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, 5:30p.m.

65 of New Orlean’s visual and performing arts organizations culturally colliding

 

The Fritz

Gasa Gasa, 9p.m.

Funk rock from Asheville

 

Hill Country Hounds

Maple Leaf Bar, 9p.m.

Country rock hailing from the mountains of the USA

 

Hazy Ray

Howlin’ Wolf, 8:30p.m.

Funk-rock with a New Orleans twist

 

Major Bacon

Banks St. Bar, 10p.m.

Grammy-nominated jazz and free BLTs

jeudi

September 3rd

Earth

OEJ, 7p.m.

Rock/metal from Olympia, Washington

 

Ogden After Hours

Ogden, 6p.m.

This week ft. Chase Gassaway

 

EDEN

Contemporary Arts Center, 7p.m. 

Film screening explores the life a Parisian musician after the peak of his musical career

 

Bayou International Reggae Night 

Blue Nile, 11p.m.

Reggae spun by DJ T

 

Brass-A-Holics

Freret St. Publiq House, 9:30p.m.

The classic Nola crew rocks Freret

 

Thursdays at Twilight

City Park, 6p.m.

This week ft. Joe Krown Swing Band

vendredi

September 4th

Mötley Crüe

Smoothie King Center, 8p.m.

The heavy metal band’s final tour

 

Louisiana Seafood Festival 

City Park Festival Grounds, 11a.m.

Celebration of the state’s seafood and music

 

Saints vs. Packers

Lambeau Field, 6p.m.

Last preseason game

 

 

Friday Nights at NOMA

NOMA, 5p.m.

Arts and Letters with Thomas Beller

 

Foundation Free Fridays

Tip’s, 9p.m.

Free evening of music this week ft. Flow Tribe and Stoop Kids

 

futureBased + Carneyval

Republic, 10p.m. 

Get your electronic fix

samedi

September 5th

Super Fresh Hip Hop Fest

Lakefront Arean, 8p.m.

Salt N Pepa, Slick Rick and others take Nola

 

Louisiana Seafood Festival 

City Park Festival Grounds, 11a.m.

Celebration of the state’s seafood and music

 

Disorientation

Howlin’ Wolf, 9:30p.m.

Naughty Professor + Elysian Feel and more

 

 

Bourbon Street Extravaganza

Bourbon and St. Ann Streets, 6p.m.

Free outdoor concert as part of Southern Decadence

 

Crescent City Farmer’s Market

700 Magazine St., 8a.m.-12p.m.

Downtown edition of the city's prime local market

dimanche

September 6th

Louisiana Seafood Festival 

City Park Festival Grounds, 11a.m.

Last day to grab some seafood and catch some jams

 

Mistress America

Prytania, 12p.m.;2p.m.;4p.m.;6p.m.;8p.m.;10p.m.

A college freshman is seduced by her step-sister’s mad schemes

 

What So Not

Republic, 9p.m.

Australian electronic music project

 

September Open Mic & Slam

Old Marquer Theater, 6:30p.m.

Monthly slam and fundraiser 

 

Southern Decadence Walking Parade

Golden Lantern, 2p.m.

Pride and parades

Medicaid Escapade

Planned Parenthood Takes Jindal to Court



Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast is taking the Jindal administration to court. The legal fracas is aimed at blocking the Governor’s plan to cut off funding to the organization.


(Mary) Landrieu on Jindal: Hypocrite, Shameful, Self Promoter


Mary Landrieu may have moved from the Senate to K Street, but she still has some thoughts on politics both nationally and locally. Bobby Jindal aims to sit at the intersection of those realms, and former Senator was not shy about her opinion of da Gov’ in a recent interview. Simply put, Landrieu is not impressed or as she phrased it, “Bobby Jindal is a hypocrite. He’s shameful and he’s a self promoter. And, everyone in Louisiana knows this.”


Sucker Bet? Bookies Cold on Jindal


The chattering class is abuzz with dissection of last night’s debate. Was the Donald targeted? Who won the Christie-Paul showdown. However, Louisiana’s Bobby Jindal also debated last nigh— in an earlier event nicknamed “the kids’ table.” Aside from a couple nods to Carly Fiorina, the pundits left that one alone; so, NoDef turned to the bookies for some analysis. And, the oddsmakers were not impressed by Candidate J.


Jindal Loses Push-Up Contest


Bobby Jindal’s dismal poll numbers are apparently not confined to Louisiana. Fox News chose the ten G.O.P. candidates with the highest poll numbers to participate in their  primetime Thursday (8.06) debate. Jindal did not make the cut. However, Candidate J found some consolation by participating in a push up contest with for BuzzFeed.


Jindal Targets Planned Parenthood


By Lucy Leonard

Though Democrats yesterday (8.3) blocked the Republican-led attempt to end federal funding for Planned Parenthood, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will not be deterred. Following the release of undercover videos that show Planned Parenthood officials allegedly discussing the sale of aborted fetuses for research, Jindal called not only for an investigation of the organization by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and the F.B.I., but also for the termination of the Medicaid provider contract between the DHH and Planned Parenthood. 


Mass Mayor Puts Jindal On Blast


Bobby Jindal may not make the first Republican primary debate, but he has found himself wrapped in an argument with a different opponent. The Mayor of Sommerville, Massachusetts slammed Candidate J as a “fear monger” and demanded that Jindal “come and get me!” 


Playing FarmVille?


Bobby Jindal is no stranger to polarizing positions or campaign moves seemingly contrary to common sense. On Saturday (7.11) night, Candidate J kept the streak alive traveling to Iowa to announce his opposition to direct federal farm subsidies.


Poll Me Something Mista: Jindal Parades in Iowa (Video)


Bobby Jindal, being a creature of habit, spent his Forth of July weekend in Iowa. On Saturday (7.04), Candidate J even marched in an Independence Day Parade in Urbandale. Parades are a hallowed rite of passage for politicians requiring elevated hand-shaking and selfie snapping skills. Jindal manages to escape gaffe free; the video appears after the jump.


ACLU: Jindal's "Religious Freedom" Not Free & Really Dumb


The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against Bobby Jindal on Tuesday (6.30). The legal action is aimed at blocking Candidate Jindal’s May 19 executive order on “religious freedom” which allows business owners to deny services to same sex couples.


Jindal on MTP: Iowa, Marriage,& Poor Polls


For a change, Bobby Jindal is angling for some national publicity. On Sunday (6.28) morning, da Gov’ appeared on NBC’s Meet The Press to push his presidential bid. Jindal talked a lot about same sex marriage, polls, and even Buddy Roemer got a mention.


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Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

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Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Theatre Critic

Michael Martin

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Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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B. E. Mintz

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Stephen Babcock