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1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd (11:00 AM- 11:00 PM)
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is inviting Grecophiles of all ages out to Bayou St. John for goat burgers, traditional music and dancing, and regional libations
The Convention Center (2:00PM- 5:00 PM)
An experience for both foodies and wine connoisseurs, with live music by The Nigel Hall Band
Michalopoulos Studio (2:00PM and 8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Zephyr Field (4:00PM and 6:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
Gerken Bike’s 5 Year Anniversary Party
Gerken Bike’s Back Yard (7:00 PM)
Drinks! Snacks! Thanks! And music by Raya Brass Band and others
Tulane University’s Dixon Hall (8:00 PM)
The final evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Howlin’ Wolf (9:00 PM)
A funky two night celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary
Hi- Ho Lounge (11:00 PM)
Weekly dance party with the Queen of Soul
I Turn My Cameron On: BP Asks PM for Help to Tame Claims
Three years after the Big Oozy, BP is now worried about a leak on the other side of the pond. Unsurprisingly, the British oil giant is worried about the money flowing out of their coffers into Louisiana and the other Gulf states that saw oil on their shores in 2010. According to a report by the BBC, BP HQ thinks their company is in jeopardy because of "fictitious" claim payments. The company is so worried that they want the prime minister to get involved, according to the report.
French Quarter Purse Snatcher Sought (VIDEO)
New Orleans police are looking for a squatting scoundrel following a Sunday night robbery in the French Quarter. About 10:30 p.m., video shows the man, whose face is covered by a bandana, hiding behind a parked car near the intersection of Ursulines Ave. and Dauphine St.
Sunday Second Lining Returns With Unbreakable Men, Divine Ladies
The anguish wrought by the Mother's Day shooting will weigh heavy on New Orleans as Social Aide and Pleasure Clubs step out for a second line for the first time since the tragedy. But as the Mayor said "We won't bow down," so, the the Unbreakable Men and the Divine Ladies are set to hit the Central City streets on Sunday in characteristic style. Click through for the rundown and the route:
Cripple Creek's Clybourne Park, Reviewed
Friday night saw a full house opening of Clybourne Park produced by the Cripple Creek Theatre Company at the Shadowbox Theatre.
Melissa Harris-Perry Aims to Put Mother's Day Shooting in Gun Debate (VIDEO)
In the wake of last weekend's Mother's Day shooting, New Orleans has been focused on the play-by-play of arrests, safehouses and finding what we can do to help those who were injured in the tragedy. Nationally, however, the story continues to have legs as the gun debate rolls along. On Saturday morning, our resident national TV host Melissa Harris-Perry put the shootings in the context of the national gun debate.
Brennan's Brotherly Battle: Judge Nixes Power Grab
Judge Susie Morgan opted not to further fan the Bananas Foster of a dispute between Brennan brothers in a ruling issued on Friday, but she didn't end the food fight over who controls the family's famed French Quarter restaurant, either. The U.S. District judge waived off a move in April by Owen "Pip" Brennan to take control of the restaurant from his brother Ted, saying that the shareholders meeting where the ouster took place was invalid because it was not properly noticed. Even with the ruling, the future of the restaurant is still blackened with uncertainty.
Jail Time for Woman Who Posed as OSHA Worker After Oozy
A Belle Chasse woman who acted as a federal environmental agent offering fake oil spill cleanup training classes in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster was sentenced to prison this week, the U.S. District attorney’s office announced Friday. Connie M. Knight, 47, will serve 57 months in a federal penitentiary. She also was ordered to pay $25,000 in restitution to her 950 victims.
Explosion at UNO Chemistry Lab
A collegiate chemistry experiment provided explosive results Friday afternoon at the University of New Orleans. About 2:45 p.m., a vial containing unnamed acids in a lab on the third floor of the lakefront university's Chemistry Science building blew up, according to the New Orleans Fire Department. No one was injured in the blast, which was described by NOFD as "mild."
Woman Arrested for Harboring Mother's Day Shooting Suspect
Those who harbored the accused perpetrators of the Mother's Day second line shooting continued to feel the heat of the law on Friday. After arresting four people for providing "aid and comfort" to Akein Scott on Thursday, NOPD arrested 19-year-old Monique Pepe for harboring Scott's big brother Shawn.
Cop Catches Man Firing AK-47
Even a near miss is grounds for an arrest when a cop is around. Kendell Gibson allegedly learned this lesson the hard way on Wednesday in Hollygrove. According to police, Gibson was allegedly firing an AK-47 from a porch in the 3700 block of Monroe St. Around the same time, Officer John Castelin happened to be cruising by.
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