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NOMA (5 p.m.)
Michael Marshall Lectures
The Allways Lounge, (10 p.m.)
Local musician Thomas Johnson’s new project, Killer Whale, experiments with synthesizers, digital machines and electronic instruments
Blue Nile, (11 p.m.)
Renowned trombonist Winston Turner performs with his eight-member band on the Nile stage.
Siberia, (9 p.m.)
Georgia based band Jucifer, pioneers of sludge/doom metal
Gasa Gasa (9 p.m.)
With Freedom Speaks and Royal Bandits
House of Blues (8 p.m.)
Outlaw country superstar
Maple Leaf Bar (10:30 p.m.)
Trombonist Sammie Williams and friends
Oak Wine Bar (9 p.m.)
Soulful songstress performs in the Riverbend
Twelve Mile Limit (10 p.m.)
One Eyed Jacks, 9 p.m.
Paul Janeway leads the sextet from Alabama. Cover is $12.
Circle Bar, 10 p.m.
Indie rock quartet Yellow just released their latest album Cosmos in February
Casa Borrega (8 p.m.)
Local songwriters join forces on O.C. Haley
Saturn Bar (10 p.m.)
Makers of "snack rock" since 2011
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10pm)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Sunday Youth Music Workshop
All ages workshop with Johnny Vidacovich. Bring your instruments!
Cajun Fais Do Do
Bruce Daigrepont is playing the washboard and getting you to bed early
Krewe du Guza
Le Bon Temps Roule (10pm)
Sunday Funday weekly gig from the husband and wife duo
Joe Krown feat. Russell Batiste and Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Maple Leaf (10pm)
Weekly gig on Oak with Krown on the organ, Washington firing up the guitar strings, and Batiste on the drums.
Mayors Gather in New Orleans to Launch Urban Anti-Violence Intiative
by Stacy Coco
City leaders have been meeting in New Orleans over the last two days to launch an initiative aimed at reducing violence among young African American men and boys. On Tuesday, Mayor Mitch was joined by Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia to discuss the efforts of Cities United.
Winter Storm Leon to Bring Ice, Closures
Fish bowls do not handle ice very well, and a series of local schools and events are closed or canceled in preparation for the midweek Wintry Mix. Mayor Mitch held a press conference today to alert citizens about the wintry storm that the Weather Channel has named Leon.
New Terminal Planned at MSY (PHOTOS)
by Stacy Coco
Mayor Mitch and the New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) announced their $826 million plans Thursday for a new 650,000 sq. ft. North Terminal at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The site will feature two concourses, 30 gates and 2000 parking garage spaces. Included in the construction estimate is an on-site hotel, power plant project and a flyover addition from I-10 to improve access to the airport for travelers.
Mayor, Committee Announce New Orleans MLK Day Events
Weeks after the Carnival craze was renewed in the city, New Orleans will take time to reflect on a more solemn celebration. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is coming up on Mon., January 18, but the events surrounding MLK last for four days. Mayor Mitch and the MLK Planning Commission took to the podium in Landrieu’s press room today to usher in the 28 th annual local event.
Obama Makes Port in New Orleans
President Barack Obama needed a break from his usual surroundings up north this week, where he felt like he just wasn't being understood. So, as many people have before, he came to New Orleans Friday to soak in some local hospitality.
Mayor Mitch, Gusman Reach Settlement on OPP Consent Decree
A settlement was reached in the funding fracas that erupted between Mayor Mitch and Sheriff Marlin Gusman over paying for the consent decree that will govern reforms at Orleans Parish Prison. According to federal court documents, the city agreed to pay the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office just shy of $1.9 million to fund consent decree reforms for the remainder Fiscal Year 2013. U.S. District Judge Lance Africk signed off on the order Monday morning.
Bill Clinton, D.C. Press on Mayor Mitch's Northern Swing
Mayor Mitch is on the road once again, but he only left Louisiana to find Bubba once again. Da Mayor is on a two-day swing through New York and Washington, D.C. that finds him talking toughness with Bill Clinton, and talking gun violence with the Beltway press corps.
Mayor Mitch Uses Essence Fest Platform to Talk NOLA Violence
On Thursday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu welcomed the Essence Festival back to New Orleans for four days of daytime seminars, evening concerts and cultural events. "For 19 years and counting, Eseence has been a tremendous partner and we're proud to host the festival in New Orleans again this year,” said Mayor Mitch.
Mayor Mitch's Comm. Director Steps Down
The 2018-minded rhetoric of Mayor Mitch's recent State of the City speech suggested he was looking beyond the end of his term in 2014. Now, at least one staffing change in City Hall suggests the machinery of Landrieu's re-election bid is gearing up. City Hall Communications Director Ryan Berni announced he will be stepping down on Friday to focus on political consulting, including the mayor's campaign.
Court on NOPD Consent Decree: Freeze!
A panel of judges temporarily halted the federally-mandated reform package that is designed to transform the NOPD. The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay in the NOPD consent decree until the City can appeal the set of 500 reforms for the police department that would be overseen by the federal government.
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