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NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)
New Orleanian songwriter performs at the weekly outdoor concert series
The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)
Singer/ songwriter who has recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers
The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)
A screening of Maya's award-winning animation "Pareidolia" followed by a Q &A with the artist
Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)
The third evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00 PM)
Hip hop artist raps on St. Claude with his album Trap Hop
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Performing tracks from the new album 'What a World'
Man's Body Found in 7th Ward Backyard
A man's body was found in a 7th Ward backyard, and police are treating the case as a homicide, according to officer Frank Robertson. Just before 2 p.m., an anonymous caller said the unidentified man's body was lying in an abandoned backyard in the 1600 block of N. Rocheblave. The backyard where the body was found is located adjacent to McDonogh 42 Charter Elementary School.
Violent New Year's Day Begins 2013
The bang of fireworks turned to gunshots soon after the calendar turned to 2013 in the Crescent City. Factoring in an early morning Tuesday murder, a total of two people were killed and four were wounded in shootings in the first hours of the new year, according to police. An early-morning stabbing was also reported in the French Quarter area of Esplanade Ave. on Tuesday, NOPD said.
New Year's Eve Shooting on Canal Street
Updated 1:45 p.m.
New Year's Eve mayhem turned violent in the early hours of 2013 on Tuesday morning. A man was shot in the buttocks in the 300 block of Canal St., according to police. The man's wounds were not believed to be life-threatening. Later Monday morning, New Orleans saw its first murder of 2013.
Mid-City Area Sees Second Robbery in 3 Days
A Saturday hold-up at a Mid-City convenience store became the second robbery on a stretch of Bienville St. between Gayoso and Jeff Davis in as many days, according to New Orleans police. The two incidents could be related, police said. About 9:15 a.m. Saturday, a man entered the convenience store, located in the 3000 block of Bienville.
Tulane Carjacking Culprit ID'd
For the second time this week, Frederick George finds himself at the intersection of Law tonight. NOPD issued an arrest warrant for the 18-year-old in connection with a carjacking in the center of Tulane's campus on Sat., Dec. 22. About 6 p.m., a man went to a house near the corner of Law St. and Freret St. to pick up an acquaintance he knew only as Freddie, police said.
Dat Dog Shooting Suspect Rounded Up
Updated 12/20, Noon
The man who allegedly shot a general manager a Freret Street's gourmet weenie joint has his dog days in front of him. Witnesses identitied Nathaniel "Lil Brother" Jones as the man who shot Dat Dog's manager in the shoulder during an attempted robbery before the store opened on Monday, according to NOPD.
French Quarter Parking Garage Robbery Caught on Video
Five men were robbed by a single gunman Saturday in a French Quarter parking garage, and part of the incident was caught on surveillance video. About 4 a.m., the ground of five walked into the parking garage at 210 N. Rampart St. from Iberville St., according to NOPD. They were followed by a man in a black hat. The man approached from behind, held out a chrome and ordered all five of the men to lay on the ground.
3 Killed in Violent Sunday, Nightclub Stabbing Investigated
Three people were killed Sunday night, and two men were stabbed in the French Quarter and CBD over the weekend in New Orleans, according to New Orleans police. A cab driver was among the people killed in an apparent robbery on Sunday night, according to police.
Men Make Off with Moped on Busy French Quarter Street (VIDEO)
Two men checking out a scooter in the French Quarter apparently decided they wanted it for themselves. On Dec. 5 the men liberated the two-wheeler from the 700 block of St. Ann St., according to NOPD. As the men stole the scooter, pededstrians ambled by, apparently unaware they were witnessing a theft. The NOPD released surveillance video of the incident this week. Click through to view:
Bourbon Balcony Shooting Injures One, Robbers Rounded Up: Weekend Crime
Over the weekend, gunshots rang out on Bourbon St. and injured a woman standing on a balcony, a Bywater robber was caught after he went towards the food following his crime and an iPhone Snatcher decided to avail himself after he saw his face on TV and a man was chased down after exposing himself by the Bayou. Click through for details on the weekend's wicked ways:
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
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