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March 27th

Hogs for the Cause

City Park, 3p.m.

Pork Party!


Clue: A Burlesque Mystery

Allways Lounge, 10p.m.

Your favorite boardgame with less clothes, $15


Tennessee Wiliams Fest

Hotel Monteleone

Seminars, plays, and more celebrating NOLA's playwright emeritus


March 28th

Revolt of the Beavers

Stein’s Deli, 8p.m.

Cripple Creek begins a year long experiment of theatre for the people


Easter Egg Hunt

NOMA, 11a.m.

Find the eggs in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden


Rising Appalachia

Civic Theater, 9p.m.

Mountain folk


Tank and the Bangas and the Second Line Show

Tipitina’s, 9p.m.

Two Teens Nabbed Minutes After Burglary

Two teen were arrested after allegedly committing a burglary in the East. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) say that they collared 18 year old Patrick Everidge and a 15 year old juvenile minutes after a house was burglarized.

Case of the Missing Mower

Landscaping is hard work. It’s even harder without the tools of the trade. In the midst of Carnival, some  uptown lawns went untrimmed because of the crime wave. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is on the hunt for a suspect in a mower heist.

The Bank Job

It wasn’t quite the daring daylight of Hollywood, but the Regions Bank in the Central Business District was robbed early on Tuesday (2.17). The New Orleans Police Department are on the lookout for a suspect.

Open & Shut Case

One man was looking for motorists who left the door open to crime, literally. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is tracking down a man suspected of committing two burglaries on the 900 block of Ursulines Avenue and attempting several more.

Carnival Crook From Down Under?

Not all of New Orleans crime is homegrown. Minutes after an alleged burglary in the French Quarter, the New Orleans Police Department arrested a 30 year old Aussie for the crime.

Jump Start: Police Chase Down Alleged Car Thief In Quarter

Despite an under-staffed New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), the French Quarter during Carnival is swarming with law enforcement. One man apparently did not read that release. Police arrested Edward Pilot for Simple Burglary, Auto Theft and Criminal Damage to Property minutes after he was accused of committing those crimes in the Upper Quarter on Tuesday (2.10).

Mid-City Mayhem: Police Seek Suspects in Home Invasion

Last week, one Mid City man woke up to some unwelcome late night visitors and lost much more than sleep. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) now have a lead in the February 2nd home invasion.

Bywater Neighbors Thwart Home Invasion

The Bywater is a close community. On Wednesday (1.14), Darryl Morgan learned about the neighborhood the hard way. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) arrested Morgan after neighbors stopped him in the midst of an alleged home invasion.

Thorn on the Bayou: NOPD Seek Suspect in Daytime Break-In

The New Orleans Police Department are investigating another daytime crime this week. There are plenty of clues in an afternoon Bayou St. John home invasion and detectives are releasing images in the hope that the public can help.

NOPD Take Out the Trash in Torres Burglary

Christmas came early for Sidney D. Torres IV. On Christmas Eve (12.24), the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) informed the former trash baron that an arrest was made in connection with a Decemebr 10 breakin into his Esplanade Avenue residence.

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Film Critic

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