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Samedi

May 30th

Oyster Fest

Woldenburg Park

Fun on the halfshell

 

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

d.b.a., 11p.m.

Brassfunk pioneers still have it

 

Khris Royal

Maple Leaf,

Sax-master plays avant-garde jazz

 

NOLAW
One Eyed Jack’s

Ladies arm wrestling returns

 

Jim Roche

Ogden, 2p.m.

Artist acts as his own own psychiatrist

 

Crescent City Farmers Market

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

Downtown edition of the city's prime local market

            

Vietnamese Farmers Market

14401 Alcee Fortier Blvd, 6-9a.m.

Produce, meat, groceries & more in NO East

 

DJ Soul Sister presents HUSTLE!

Hi-Ho Lounge, 11p.m.

Rare groove dance party in its 10th year

Dimanche

May 31st

Oyster Fest

Woldenburg Park

Fun on the halfshell

 

Gal Holiday & the Honky-Tonk Revue

Chickie Wah Wah, 8p.m.

Local country songstress

             

Hot 8 Brass Band

Howlin’ Wolf Den, 10p.m.

NOLA classics & modern covers with some seri ous funk ($10)

 

Joe Krown Trio

Maple Leaf, X p.m.

B3 Master with Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Russell Batiste

Shot From the Heart


For some, the morning-after involves a walk of shame; for others, it involves a gunshot wound. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) say that the primary suspect in a Monday (5.19) morning shooting is a woman who felt unwanted.


Suspect Sought in Freret Carjacking


The New Freret Street might be an ode to gentrification, but the old Freret Street still has some issues. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are busy looking for a man accused of an afternoon armed robbery and carjacking in the University area of Freret.


Quarter Gats: NOPD Makes Illegal Carry Bust


Some residents have described the City as the "wild west" recently. The French Quarter Task Force do not agree and they certainly do not condone citizens packing heat without a permit. Two men were arrested at the corner of Quarter and booked with Illegal Carrying of a Firearm on Tuesday (5.05) night.


Gumshoes ID Person of Interest in Bourbon Shooting


The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) have ID’d a person of interest in a Saturday (3.21) shooting on Bourbon Street just a block from the Eighth District’s HQ.


Double Shooting in Quarter


On Saturday (3.21) a double shooting in the Quarter left one man dead and another hospitalized. The site of the gunfight was only feet away from the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD)’s Eighth District station.


Mardi Gras Mambo: Car Chase in the Treme


The Quarter and parade routes are flooded with every sort of law enforcement imaginable, but that does not mean that the rest of the city is unwatched. Two cops on their beat made a drug bust by the Man Chu intersection where Esplanade Avenue meets North Claiborne on Sunday (2.15) evening.


Knife Fight Ends With Gunfire at UNO


By Ashley Larsen

One former UNO student learned an old lesson this week. Don't bring a knife to a gunfight. A University of New Orleans (UNO) campus police officer fired his sidearm at a former student after being attacked with a knife on Thursday (1.08).


Man Brutally Beaten After Resisting Robbery


One man tried to stand to a pair of muggers, but paid a price. Now, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are seeking two suspects in connection with a December 10 robbery attempt that devolved into a beating.


Crime Bits: Teen's Trombone Taken, St. Roch Guns Trashed


Updated 1:45 p.m.

An Algiers teen had his horn stolen Thursday night after a robber opened fire. Meanwhile, a trio of St. Roch gunmen trashed their guns and tried to run from police. Elsewhere, a pair of suspects were nabbed in connection with a Hollygrove homicide. Details in Crime Bits:


Uptown Crime: Bat-Toting Robbers Strike 3 Times, Magazine St. Muggers Sought


A terrible trio carrying a baseball bat pulled off three consecutive robberies in the Lower Garden District Wednesday night, according to police. One of the victims was taken to the hospital in serious condition after being hit in the head with the bat, while one of the assailants was arrested, police said.


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Michael Martin

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Jason Raymond

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Paolo Roy

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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B. E. Mintz

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