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Up in Smoke

The Lawsuit, Enforcement, Vaping, & a Party on the Eve if the Ban



New Orleans nightlife is about to change. Councilmember LaToya Cantrell likens the shift the integration of Carnival. Others liken it to the government’s history of fiscal mismanagement. Either way, on Tuesday (4.21), smoking indoors will be illegal in NOLA. But what about that lawsuit? How is anyone going to enforce this law? And, where’s the party? NoDef has your answers.


Last Campaign

Second Line Planned for Jonah Bascle on Sunday



Journalistic standards dictate that the author of this article disclose that I knew Jonah Bascle through a carnival marching club. In the case of Jonah, it seems that most New Orleanians knew the man through clubs, causes, or comedy. On Sunday (12.28) afternoon, hundreds will gather to celebrate his life through a jazz funeral and a subsequent comedy roast.


This Weekend: 610 Stompers Crawl for Roots of Music's Roses March


by Brad Rhines

Gentlemen, groom your moustaches! The krewe of ordinary men with extraordinary moves invites their fans and followers to get decked out in their best ‘80s workout gear, pull up their tube socks, and show ‘em what you’re working with. This Saturday the 610 Stompers are taking it to the streets for Uptown Throwdown, the marching krewe's 3rd Annual Ball Crawl.


Kingpin Gets Bizarre for the Holidays


by Brad Rhines

‘Tis the season for holiday art markets, that special time of year when folks all over New Orleans leave the bars just long enough to do a little Christmas shopping.  For those not quite ready to pay their tabs and head out to Magazine Street, the Kingpin will once again bring the market to the bar this Saturday for their annual Art Bizarre.


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

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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Linzi Falk

Editor Emeritus

Alexis Manrodt


B. E. Mintz


Stephen Babcock

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