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Luke Winslow King
New Orleans Civic Symphony Fall Concert
Alexis & the Samurai
Bluegrass Pickin’ Party
Real Estate, Regal Degal
Glen David Andrews
King James & the Special Men
Crescent City Farmers Market
Michael Rubin: The Cottoncrest Curse
Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns
Peter Abadie: Green in Judgement Cold in Blood
Stanton Moore Trio
6x6: Six 10-Minute Plays
Walter “Wolfman” Washington
Jazz in the Park
Ogden After Hours
Emery Van Hook Sonnier: “Food as Medicine”
A Lie of the Mind
Big Freedia, Partners N Crime, 5th Ward Weebie
Go Play Cupid: NOLA Leads Nation in Singles
By Ashley Rouen
No need to increase the radius on your OKCupid profile; NOLA has plenty of singles. A new analysis by the Martin Prosperity Institute and the Atlantic’s City Lab places Louisiana, along with the city of New Orleans in the lead for top selfie status.
Saints Drop Another Late, 26-24
By Claude Robichaux
The Saints found themselves in another nail biter against Cleveland this Sunday (9.14). This time, the Black and Gold reversed last week’s performance and started slow before coming back. However, the result was the same. The Saints are now 0-2 after 26-23 loss.
NOPD Snags SnoBall Stand Syrup Snatcher
Summer is winding down and one ne'er do well just couldn't stand the thought of a season without snoballs. Police caught a burglar in the act of stealing the sweet syrup-y sucre that makes the ice sotasty this morning (9.12).
According to NOPD PIO Officer Garry Flott, police got a call about a burglar alarm at Vans Snoballs (3052 Mercedes Street) early this morning. They arrived at the location at 1:47a.m.
Crime Bits: Wally World Holdup, Low Speed Chase, & Shooting Suspects
A basket-basket-basket wasn't enough for one man at Wally World. On Bullard, detectives are busy investigating an armed robbery at the Walmart. NOPD have identified a pair of suspects in a Curran Boulevard shooting. In a third incident, three felons are back behind bars after a low speed car chase.
Smelly Water? City Says H2O Good to Go
Nose for trouble? Lately, some New Orleanians have reported smelling something funny in their water. The citizens describe an almost egg-ish aroma emanating from their spigots. The City says that there is nothing to fear.
Shooting Off Canal
NOPD Officer Hillal Williams said that there was a shooting on the 100 block of South Rampart. A call coded 34S went out around 4p.m. summoning officers to Canal and Rampart.
Baptist Convention on Deck
Southern Decadence will dominate this weekend downtown, but a different type of convention is coming to town on Monday (9.1). The National Baptist Convention (NBC) USA, Inc. is coming to town September 1st through 5th. 18,000 Baptists will flood the City for seminars, elections, tours, and of course, lots of praying.
Weekly Weather & Tropical Outlook: 8.18.-8.23
By Patrick J. Pearson
It's still August in SoLa. So, expect another week of afternoon scattered showers and thunderstorms as we continue to see a typical mid-August pattern. Daytime highs will be around 90F with overnight lows in the mid to upper 70's. Out at sea, formations remain disorganized.
NoDef Bids Farewell to Managing Editor
by B.E. Mintz
Friday (8-15) marks the final day as Managing Editor of NOLA Defender for Stephen Babcock. During Babcock’s tenure at the Defender, the publication grew from a novelty into a thriving news source. He worked countless hours to enable and often spearhead that evolution. Babcock will retain the position Editor Emeritus and sit on the Defender’s board. Next week he will move to Baltimore where he will pursue several journalistic opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic.
Judge's Ruling Allows Common Core to Remain in La.
A judge denied a request Friday by 17 lawmakers to kick Common Core and its corresponding standardized test out of Louisiana. State District Judge Tim Kelley's ruling allows Common Core to continue in Louisiana, for now. It also dealt a blow to the many opponents of the more rigorous, national education standards, who count the governor among their ranks.
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