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VENDREDI

August 18th

Jurassic Quest

Lakefront Arena, 3PM

Dinosaur adventure

 

Art Exhibition and Party

Mini Art Center, 6:30PM

Featured artist, Zora

 

Pecker

NOMA, 7PM

Final screening of the John Waters Film Festival

 

Delish Da Goddess

One Eyed Jacks, 10PM

Feat. MC Sweet Tea, Sea Battle

 

Armnhmr

Eiffel Society, 10PM

LA based dance music performers Joseph & Joseph

 

Free Foundation Fridays

Tipitina's, 10PM

Feat. Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes, Sonic Bloom

SAMEDI

August 19th

Mayoral Candidate Forum

First Presbyterian Church, 10AM

Youth-led event

 

610 Stompers Auditions

Harrah's, 10AM

Final day of auditions

 

Ameripolitan Festival

Siberia, 3PM

Day one of inaugural southern music fest

 

Mid-Summer Mardi Gras

More Fun Comics, 5:30PM

Chewbacchus subkrewes + Krewe of OAK

 

We Woke Up Like This

Ogden, 7PM

5th annual moms night out

 

Brewsiana

House of Blues, 7PM

Beer and music festival

 

Mighty Brother

Gasa Gasa, 7PM

Homecoming show, feat. Micah McKeen, Deltaphpnic, SOF

NOPD Officer Fights for Life After I-10 Crash


A New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) officer is fighting for her life after being hit by a suspected drunk driver while working an accident on Interstate-10 early on Sunday (6.05) morning according to NOPD Chief Michael Harrison.


Overnight Crime Report: Unclassified Death on Decatur, Shooting, Armed Robberies, Pedestrian Killed


On the final big day of tourist seson, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) responded to an unclassified death, a mugging, a shooting, CVS stickup, and a pedestrian killed by a car according to the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Sunday (5.01).


Fatal Crash on I-10


An early morning traffic accident claimed the life of a 21-year-old woman. Three other people were hospitalized as a result of the wreck according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).


Corpse Found Under I-10 On-Ramp


A trash fire under the I-10 onramp resulted in a grizzly discovery. The New Orleans Fired Department (NOFD) said that wile responding to the small blaze, firefighters discovered a “badly decomposed” cadaver.


Fatal Motorcycle Wreck on I-10


An accident on the highway claimed the life of a motorcyclist on Saturday (1.16) morning. A 36-year-old man form LaPlace was the victim of the fatal wreck according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).


Woman Arrested for Fatal Hit and Run


A 37-year-old woman is dead following a brutal hit and run. The New Orleans Police Department said that drunk driving was the cause and arrested the driver for Vehicular Homicide as well as the Hit and Run.


I-10 Crash Claims Life


A 23-year-old man is dead and an unidentified female driver is in critical condition after an early morning crash on I-10. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) said that the tragic outcome followed a high speed rear-ending.


Details Announced for Officer Vernell Brown's Funeral


The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are preparing to lay one of their own to rest. The Department announced plans for Officer Vernell Brown’s Saturday (7.25) funeral.


NOPD Officer in Serious Condition after Being Hit by Car


Sixth District Officer Vernell Brown is in serious condition after a response to a vehicle fire turned tragic. The 17-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) was hit by another car during the response.


Teen Found Dead on Side of Highway


A 16-year-old girl was found dead on an elevated portion of the I-10 last Thursday (6.04). Details are beginning to emerge as the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) investigates the incident.


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