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Today in NOLA 9.7.17


Today, educate yourself about the city's housing issues ahead of the fall election with a forum featuring mayoral and City Council candidates. A local maker's market sets up shop in the Carver Theater. The Orpheum screens a 1970s classic, while Metro Station stops along their 10th anniversary tour for a show at The Willow.  On this day in 1899, pioneering traditional jazz drummer "Little" Joe Lindsay was born in New Orleans. He is perhaps best remembered for his work with Louis Armstrong, which began as early as 1916-1917 and carried on throughout both of their careers. Now, more to do this Thursday.


Off to the Races (Photos)


The race to see who will replace Mitch at his mayoral mantle intensified on Friday, after the three-day qualifying period saw 18 candidates throw their hats in the ring in a bid for the Crescent City's highest office. Scroll on for photos of some of the candidates from the official qualifying day.

 


Head Announces Re-Election Campaign at City Park


Councilwoman Stacy Head kicked off her re-election campaign for Council-at-Large on December 7, at the Botanical Gardens' Pavilion of Two Sisters, joined by fellow politicians and supporters. 


Kristin Palmer Not Seeking Re-election


Updated 11:25 a.m.

Sources within City Hall confirmed Tuesday that District C City Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer will not run for a second term. The councilmember was said to want more time with her family.


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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Alexis Manrodt

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Linzi Falk

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B. E. Mintz

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Stephen Babcock

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