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MERCREDI

March 29th

Response: Artists in the Park

Botanical Garden, 10AM

Art exhibit and sale en plein air

 

Studio Opening Party

Alex Beard Studio, 5PM

Drinks, food, painting to celebrate the artist's studio opening

 

Sippin' in the Courtyard

Maison Dupuy Hotel, 5PM

Fancy foods, music by jazz great Tim Laughlin, and event raffle

 

Work Hard, Play Hard

Benachi House & Gardens, 6PM

Southern Rep's fundraising dinner and party 

 

Lecture: Patrick Smith

New Canal Lighthouse, 6PM

Coastal scientist discusses his work

 

Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks

Smoothie King Center, 7PM

The Birds and the Mavs go head to head

 

Drag Bingo

Allways Lounge, 7PM

Last game planned in the Allways's popular performance & game night

 

They Blinded Me With Science: A Bartender Science Fair

2314 Iberville St., 7:30PM

Cocktails for a cause

 

Brian Wilson 

Saenger Theatre, 8PM

The Beach Boy presents "Pet Sounds" 

 

Movie Screening: Napoleon Dynamite

Catahoula Hotel, 8PM

Free drinks if you can do his dance. Vote for Pedro!

 

Blood Jet Poetry Series

BJs in the Bywater, 8PM

Poetry with Clare Welsh and Todd Cirillo

 

Horror Shorts

Bar Redux, 9PM

NOLA's Horror Films Fest screens shorts

 

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Howlin Wolf, 10PM

Bronx hip hop comes south

 

JEUDI

March 30th

Aerials in the Atrium

Bywater Art Lofts, 6PM

Live art in the air

 

Ogden After Hours

Ogden Museum, 6PM

Feat. Mia Borders

 

Pete Fountain: A Life Half-Fast

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 6PM

Exhibit opening on the late Pete Fountain

 

Big Freedia Opening Night Mixer

Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes and Culture, 6PM

Unveiling of Big Freedia's 2018 Krew du Viewux costume

 

An Edible Evening

Langston Hughes Academy, 7PM

8th annual dinner party in the Dreamkeeper Garden

 

RAW Artists Present: CUSP

The Republlic, 7PM

Immersive pop-up gallery, boutique, and stage show

 

Electric Swandive, Hey Thanks, Something More, Chris Schwartz

Euphorbia Kava Bar, 7PM

DIY rock, pop, punk show

 

The Avett Brothers

Saenger Theatre, 7:30PM

Americana folk-rock

 

Stand-Up NOLA

Joy Theater, 8PM

Comedy cabaret

 

Stooges Brass Band

The Carver, 9PM

NOLA brass all-stars

 

Wolves and Wolves and Wolves and Wolves

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Feat. Burn Like Fire and I'm Fine in support

 

Fluffing the Ego

Allways Lounge, 10:30PM

Feat. Creep Cuts and Rory Danger & the Danger Dangers

 

Fast Times Dance Party

One Eyed Jacks, 10:30PM

80s dance party

 

Overnight Crime Report: Two Rapes, Home Invasion


The recent spate of shootings paused in the last 24 hours but the crime did not according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). Two rapes and a home invasion were reported in 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: New Year's Eve


Many locals relieved to discover that the sounds they mistook for gunfire on New Year’s Eve were in fact fireworks. However, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported that the evening also included some actual crime. Detectives are investigating a couple burglaries, a robbery, a shooting, and a hit and run.


Grinch Who Stole On Christmas


One woman’s yule-time joy was interrupted when she discovered that her uptown home was burglarized on Christmas Day (12.25). However, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) have a lead and are reaching out to the public for help capturing the grinch.


Hostile in the Hostel


The India House Hostel (124 South Lopez Street) has a reputation, honed in the NOLA Recovery Era, for providing simple, but cheap lodgings. Unfortunately, those beds sometimes come at a cost that can not be paid in cash. Crime at the inn cost some travelers many of their belongings on Sunday (11.29) according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).


Lock Jock


With crime running rampant, some simple steps can help protect citizens. For example, before you start stockpiling more ammmo, start by locking your car doors. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are searching for an alleged burglar who simply walked down the street looking for unlocked autos.


Arches' Enemy


You deserve a break today! Unfortunately, employees at the McDonald’s at 3025 Elysian Fields Avenue will not be getting a break today. Instead, they got a break-in according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).


French Quarter Smash (Video)


Hide your belongings in the Quarter. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are investigating another alleged Auto Burglary in the Vieux Carré.


Crime Bits: Bank Stickup, Carjacking, Muggings, Burglary


The Major Offense Log (MOL) for Thursday (7.22) night is in. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are reporting a bank robbery, a carjacking, a shooting, two muggings, and a home invasion overnight.


Crime Bits: Saturday Spike


The crime continued Saturday (10.10) night and Sunday (10.11) morning. Today’s Major Offense Log (MOL) is out and the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported a total of eight robberies and burglaries in the last 24 hours.


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