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September 2nd

Yulman Stadium Dedication
Tulane Yulman Stadium, 3-5p.m.
Opening ceremonies for the Green Wave’s new stadium
 

Hidden Treasures: Restaurant Edition
Old U.S. Mint, 6 & 7p.m.
Two nightly tours of the Louisiana State Museum’s collection of restaurant ephemera ($20)

 

Progression Music Series
Gasa Gasa, 8p.m.
This week ft. Barry's Pocket + Christin Bradford Band

 

Comedy Beast
Howlin Wolf Den, 8:30p.m.
Free comedy show

 

Nik Turner's Hawkwind, Witch Mountain, Hedersleben, Mountain of Wizard
Siberia, 9p.m.
Hawkwind and Space Ritual saxophonist still touring the world ($12)

 

Punk Night
Dragon’s Den, 10p.m.
This week ft. The Boy Sprouts, The Noise Complaints, Mystery Girl, Interior Decorating

MERCREDI

September 3rd

Restaurant Week Kickoff Party
The Chicory, 6-8p.m.
The Restaurant Association invites the public to sample bites and libations ($25)

 

The He and She Show
Siberia, 6p.m.
Live stand-up ft. Doug and Teresa Wyckoff, Andrew Polk, Molly Rubin-Long, Duncan Pace ($7)

 

Katy Simpson Smith: The Story of Land and Sea
Columns Hotel, 7p.m.
Author presents her debut novel of the American Revolution

 

Alien Ant Farm
Southport Hall, 7:30p.m.
With H2NY, Kaleido, Music from Chaos ($15)

 

Pocket Aces Brass Band
Howlin Wolf Den, 8p.m.
Get your funky brass fill on a Wednesday ($5)

JEUDI

September 4th

Carol McMichael Reese: New Orleans Under Reconstruction
Garden District Book Shop, 6p.m.
Panel discussion by contributors to this informed book on post-Katrina N.O.

 

Katy Simpson Smith: The Story of Land and Sea
Octavia Books, 6p.m.
Author presents her debut novel of the American Revolution

 

Hidden Treasures: Restaurant Edition
Old U.S. Mint, 6 & 7p.m.

Two nightly tours of the Louisiana State Museum’s collection of restaurant ephemera ($20)

 

Ogden After Hours
Ogden Museum, 6-8p.m.

This week ft. Mike Dillon, James Singleton and Johnny Vidacovich

 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
NOCCA Nims Black Box Theatre, 8p.m.

The NOLA Project presents a stage adapation of Ken Kesey’s classic ($30)

VENDREDI

September 5th

Music Under the Oaks
Audubon Park Newman Bandstand, 4:30-6p.m.

This week ft. John Mahoney Big Band

 

Mark Shapiro: Carbon Shock
Octavia Books, 6p.m.

Journalist’s new book explores intersection of environment and economics

 

Dernière séance
Alliance Française, 7p.m.
A cinema manager turns killer when he learns his beloved theater will close ($5)

 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
NOCCA Nims Black Box Theatre, 8p.m.

The NOLA Project presents a stage adapation of Ken Kesey’s classic ($30)

 

Foundation Free Fridays: Flow Tribe
Tiptina’s, 10p.m.

CD Release party with Cha Waa, Seven Handle Circus

 

Freddy Mercury Night
Neutral Ground Coffeehouse, 10p.m.

Is this real life? Is just fantasy?

 

Royal Teeth, Coyotes
Freret Street Publiq House, 10p.m.

Local indie pop & rock on Freret

 

G-Eazy
Republic, 11p.m.
Loyola grad returns to his home stage ($20)

Woman Hit with Gun, Robbed in French Quarter (VIDEO)


NOPD is seeking suspects in a French Quarter armed robbery that occurred Wednesday night. About 9 p.m., a woman was walking with her husband in the 900 block of Chartres St. A man stepped out from between two parked vehicles, and approached the couple.


Suspects Sketched in French Quarter Rape, Kidnapping


NOPD released composite sketches of a pair of suspects in connection with an incident where a woman was kidnapped from the French Quarter, then raped. The kidnapping occurred about 3 a.m. Saturday (3/16), police said.


French Quarter Festival Schedule Released

FQF Releases Full Schedule, P.J. Morton & Dr. John Performing



It's time to start circling blocks and shifting work schedules. The 27th annual French Quarter Festival unveiled their complete schedule this morning.  


NOPD: 4 Men Kidnap, Rape Woman in French Quarter


Updated

A woman was kidnapped from the French Quarter and sexually assaulted over the weekend, police said. Authorities say four men were involved in the incident, which occurred around 1 or 2 a.m. Saturday, police said.


Downtown Irish Club Parade Marks St. Patrick's Day


Happy St. Patrick's Day, New Orleans! The streets were filled with green over the weekend, but one Club ensures that there's still a reason to celebrate on St. Patrick's feast day, itself. The Downtown Irish Club is set to step off from Bywater's Bud Rip's at 6 p.m., and head for Bourbon St.


Italian Group Celebrates St. Joseph's Day with Parade, 400 Pounds of Pasta


by Stacy Coco

A little red and white will be mixed in with all the green that's set to take to the Crescent City streets this weekend. The Italian-American Marching Club (IAMC) is hosting it’s annual St. Joseph’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 15, stepping off at 6 p.m.


Repeat Robber Sought for French Quarter, Marigny Muggings


NOPD detectives are looking for a suspect that is believed to be responsible for three armed robberies over the past week. The man (pictured in sketch) most recently struck Wednesday night near the corner of Burgundy St. and Spain St., police said.


Man Goes Missing on Bourbon Street


A man went missing Monday night after stepping into a Bourbon St. courtyard to smoke a cigarette, according to NOPD. Jonathan Arnold, 26, was last seen by friends when they were drinking at a club about 7:30 p.m. at a club in the 500 block of Bourbon St., police said.


Visitors & Veterans of Lundi Gras (Photos)


Locals love to complain about Vieux Carre rookies, but tourists were not the only rowdy pedestrians carousing in the Quarter yesterday afternoon. Lundi Gras crowds were thick throughout the French Quarter, and NoDef caught up with some veteran visitors, as well as some longtime residents, to talk Bourbon St., masking, and the meaning of Mardi Gras.


Man Shoots His Own Foot on Bourbon St.


Many have said that they have shot themselves in the foot after a night on Bourbon Street, and 21-year-old Deanta Belvin did just that. Early this morning, Belvin accidentally shot himself in the 700 block of Bourbon Street, according to NOPD. A security guard approached Belvin, who had a firearm. The pair struggled as the security guard tried to detain Belvin, and Belvin reached for his gun. The weapon discharged, and Belvin accidentally shot himself in the foot.  


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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,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Listings Editor

Anna Gaca

Art Listings

Cheryl Castjohn

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

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Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

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Stephen Babcock