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Cafe Instanbul (7:00 PM)
A Japanese film about a teenager’s strange venture into a haunted house
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00 PM)
King James & the Special Men
Charmaine Neville Band
New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center (7:30PM)
Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan, and Alexander Skargard star in the film, an adaptation of Henry James' novella of the same name
8301 Olive Street (6:00 PM)
Honey Island Swamp Band Trio with Alvin Youngblood Hart will play at the fourth annual celebration of the farmer’s market, with proceeds to go to kid’s farm education programs
Timber!: Downed Oak Tree Snarls Traffic on St. Charles Ave.
by Shay Sokol
UPTOWN - It was just time for one of the stately oak trees on St. Charles Ave. this morning. The giant arbor, which rested between State St. and Jefferson Ave. on the river side of the genteel thoroughfare, came down around 10 a.m. due to old age, said a worker at the scene. No property was damaged in the tumble, but the tree bent a street lamp and pole holding up cables for the streetcar, and ripped up sidewalk.
Mayor Mitch to Summit: Crime is a 'Public Health Crisis'
Permits, ordinances and blight-fighting aside, crime is the major issue facing Mayor Mitch's administration. Yesterday, he gathered the throngs at the Lakefront Arena to address the endemic problem in a summit with the tagline, S.O.S: Saving Our Sons. Click through to see the full text of the Mayor's speech.
Mayor Mitch Declares State of Emergency to Deal With N.O. East Marsh Fire, Live Blogged
For the first few days of the blaze, the New Orleans Fire Department handled the marsh fire in New Orleans East, and all warnings to try not to breathe. But as smoke started to settle over the city, it became apparent that Mayor Mitch would have to take the reins.
Mayor Mitch Wants to Fly High
Anyone who has watched the drama that is government acess TV... Chhhannnnelll Six has seen the Fifties style ad touting the benefits of MSY, and air travel in general. Well, yesterday, Mayor Mitch asked Victor for his vector, and told Roger roger, by calling on the New orleans Aviation Board to conduct a "robust" investigation of the options for expanding MSY.
Tube Sock Hopefuls Gearing Up For 610 Stompers Tryouts
by Brad Rhines
The moustache rides again, as the 610 Stompers hold open auditions for those who think they have the moves to make it big. America’s best dance krewe will take over The 12 Bar on Fulton St. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, where hopefuls will compete for a chance to don the red satin jacket, short shorts, and tube socks that have become a familiar sight along the parade routes in New Orleans.
Big Game Hunter Fires First Round at MSY
A man was just heading out on African Safari this morning, but he almost bagged his first get at Armstrong Airport. Edward Deubler, 65, accidentially shot a United Airlines ticket counter employee in the leg while checking his hunting rifle. The worker's injuries were not life threatening. Deubler was charged with negligent injury. Fear spread throughout Africa's big game community, as they awaited the arrival of a man capable of hitting a target without even trying. Coverage here, here and here.
Sunday Reading: July 10, 2011
While mopping the floor of this week's news cycle, we found these three gems. We can't pawn them, so we thought we'd pass them along:
NoDef Numbers: June 29 - July 4
This week, a man's America cache was outed by an unfortunate auto accident, Edwin Edwards discovered Facebook, Louisiana got its own sexting scandal and, as ever, Jefferson Parish cops were photographed looking macho. Last week's news developments were flying faster than the fireworks off the dueling barges. Let NoDef Numbers clear the smoke from the river. Once again, Ian Hoch provides illustration. Click through to view.
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