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MERCREDI

August 23rd

Wine Down Wednesdays

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 6:30PM

Free yogalates at the Mint

 

The Heart of Herbalism

Rosalie Apothecary, 7PM

Syrups and immune health

 

Trapper Keeper

Side Bar, 8:30PM

Local improv music duo, feat. Dr. Jeff Albert

 

Trainspotting

Bar Redux, 9PM

Free screening of junkie masterpiece

 

Chris & Tami

The New Movement, 9:30PM

TNM's founders perform weekly free show

 

Vixens & Vinyl

One Eyed Jacks, 10:30PM

Burlesque dance party

JEUDI

August 24th

Summertime Blues

Shops at Canal Place, 5:30PM

Young professionals meet-up with blues, brews, and BBQ

 

Architecture & Design Film Festival Kick-Off

Contemporary Arts Center, 5:30PM

Opening night party and film

 

Yoga Social Club

Crescent Park, 5:45PM

Get sweaty and centered

 

Ogden After Hours

Ogden Museum, 6PM

Feat. Sweet Olive String Band

 

Ambush Reggae Band

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Local roots reggae group

 

Royal Teeth

Tipitina's, 9PM

Feat. Merci Raines and No True Scotsman

VENDREDI

August 25th

Friday Nights at NOMA

NOMA, 5PM

Feat. The Pfister Sisters

 

Exotic Races

Fair Grounds, 5PM

Races feat. ostriches and camels

 

More Lovely and More Temperate

Valiant Theatre and Lounge, 6PM

Performance of all 154 Shakespearean sonnets

 

Lil' WeezyAna Fest

Champions Square, 7PM

Feat. Gucci Man, Rich the Kid, Kodie Shane, YoungBoy NBA, and Lil Wayne

 

Drive-In On the Patio

Bar Redux, 9PM

Campy and cool movies, The Wasp Woman, Attack of the Giant Leeches, and The Giant Gila Monster

 

Little Maker & Mr. Universe

One Eyed Jacks, 9PM

Feat. special tribute to The Band

 

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Prytania Theatre, 12AM

Feat. NOLA's foremost shadow cast The Well-Hung Speakers

SAMEDI

August 26th

It's About TIME

Studio Be, 6PM

Artist conversation about oppression via symbols like the monuments

 

New Pride Pageant

Cafe Istanbul, 6PM

Honoring Mr & Miss New Orleans Pride 2017

 

New Orleans Saints vs. Houston Texans

SuperDome, 7PM

The Saints and Texans go head to head

 

Rick & Morty Marathon

Bar Redux, 9PM

Outdoor binge session for Dan Harmon's animated series

 

Swamp Motel

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Album release party for Louisiana rockers

 

Vox & The Hound

One Eyed Jacks, 10PM

Pop group, feat. psych band Midriff and Naughty Palace

Boil Water Advisory: Lower Ninth Ward


Crawfish season might be winding down, but over at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBMO) berl season is just beginning. On Thursday (6.02), the agency issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the Lower Ninth Ward.


Construction Alert: Quarter, Gentilly, Broadmoor


Taking a shower this weekend might require some advance planning The same is true for driving. Robert Jackson of the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) reported that construction is scheduled the Quarter, Gentilly, and Broadmoor.


Decatur Detour

SWBNO Readies to Close Lower D for Five Months



Traffic in the Quarter is about to get even messier and some business owners are concerned. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that a portion of Lower Decatur Street will be closed for five months due to water line replacement work. The logistics of said shutdown are raising some serious questions about access to one of the city’s vital transportation and economic hubs.


Traffic Alert: Uptown & Lower Ninth Ward


Fixing New Orleans’ infrastructure means lots of congested traffic and reduced services at home. Thursday (2.25) will be no exception. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced a slew of work from Uptown to the Lower Ninth Ward that will result in some delays.


Pressure Drop: Rampart Edition


The big North Rampart streetcar project continues to roll forward… and so do the various delays that come with the construction. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that portions of the Quarter will be experiencing low water pressure as a result of the build.


Construction Alert: Canal Street


Traffic in the French Quarter, Treme,  and CBD is about to get worse—again. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced imminent emergency sewer line repairs that will require ripping up downtown streets and lots of traffic delays.


Pressure Drop: Deluxe Edition


With Halloween behind us, it’s back to pressure drop season. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced three new construction projects set to low your flow this week. Mid-City, the Lower Ninth Ward, and Central City are all on the docket for pressure procedures.


Pressure Drop: Eastbank Edition


Water pressure drops have hit just about every neighborhood on the Eastbank over the past ten years. Today, the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that on Monday (10.23), just about the entire Eastbank will have the joy of living through a drop together.


Pressure Drop: French Quarter Edition


Don’t plan on washing away your hangover on Sunday (10.11) afternoon if you live in parts of the Lower Quarter. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that the dreaded Pressure Drop will affect portions of the neighborhood tomorrow.


H2GO!


Brush your teeth! The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that the water on the Eastbank is once again safe to drink. The green light 30+ hour “boil water advisory” for residents.


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