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Armstrong Park (4:30 p.m.)
Official Gay Easter parade rolls through the French Quarter
Press & St. Claude (1:30 p.m.)
The Social Aide & Pleasure Club throws their annual parade through the Bywater
Tipitina’s (7:30 p.m.)
Folk-rock and Americana
Maple Leaf (10:30 p.m.)
Krown, Batiste, and Washington every Sunday
Canal & Bourbon St. (1 p.m.)
Chris Owens leads the charge
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf- The Den (10 p.m.)
Premiere NOLA brass with hip-hop, R&B and more
Morial Maligns City Council's Residency Rule Decision
Marc Morial has moved on to become president of the National Urban League, but the former mayor still maintains his residency views. Following the New Orleans City Council's decision to do away with a City rule that required police officers, firefighters and other public safety workers live in Orleans Parish, Morial issued a lengthy statement calling the decision a "cop out."
Record Store Day Spins Through New Orleans
Vinyl junkies often get up on Saturday morning in search of a gem, but Saturday morning offered added reason to rise. Every April, Record Store Day brings a bevy of new and special edition releases nationwide. The Day also provides a reason to celebrate the local, independent shops that keep the music available.
Uptown Home Invasion Reported By Tulane Police
Two men forced their way into a house Friday afternoon in the University area, according to Tulane police. About 3 p.m., a man who is not affiliated with the university answered the door of his home, which is located on Broadway St. near Spruce.
Today in New Orleans: 4.19.14
This Easter weekend, there is Earth Day Fest, an Easter Keg Hunt from NOLA Brewing, and a book reading and signing for a local author’s new courtroom drama. On this day in 1960, Gov. Jimmie Davis was elected. Now, more to do this Saturday.
Today in New Orleans 4.18.14
Today is Good Friday, but once the boils and fries are over, the fun continues at night. Local DJs and Austin’s Chicken George are performing an electronic takeover at Tipitina’s, NOMA is screening classic cinema in the Sculpture Garden, and rapper YG is making a New Orleans tour stop at House of Blues. On this day in 1924, late blues artist Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown was born in Vinton, Louisiana. Now, more to do this Friday.
Big Oozy's Pelican Death Toll Questioned
by Bob Marshall, The Lens
Almost from the start wildlife advocates described the Deepwater Horizon oil spill as a war on the Gulf ecosystem. Few quibbled with that analogy as a record 210 million gallons spewed into the Gulf just 50 miles from one of the world’s most productive coastal estuaries.
Today in New Orleans: 4.15.14
It's Tax Day, but after the last return is post-marked, there is a country potluck jamboree with Meschiya Lake and the Good Gollies, Stanton Moore Trio is hosting a record release party, and classical organist Albinas Prizgintas plays at Trinity. On this day in 1795, the Pointee Coupee Slave Rebellion began their revolt on Julien Poydras’ plantation. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
French Quarter Fest Attendance Skyrockets, Organizers Say
With mild weather for much of the weekend and four full days of festin', French Quarter Fest's 2014 attendance rose by more than 150,000 people over last year, according to organizers. The 31st edition of the Fest boasted 733,000, which is a marked increase over last 2013's 560,000 people.
Woman Shot, Killed in Central City
Updated 3:45 p.m.
A woman was killedin a Monday afternoon shooting, according to New Orleans police. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was found in the 2300 block of Josephine St., near the corner of S. Liberty St. The shooting happened around 2 p.m.
hello I AM
Teen Board's Latest CAC Exhibit, Reviewed
The CAC show “Hello I AM” features artwork by New Orleans high school students from NOCCA, Warren Easton, Benjamin Franklin, McMain, Haynes, Grace King, Ursuline and Lusher.
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Mary Kilpatrick, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Kailyn Davillier, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham
Kerem Ozkan, Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson
Brandon Robert, Daniel Paschall
Michael Weber, B.A.
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