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February 23rd

Knights of Babylon

Uptown-St. Charles Route, 5:45PM

This historic krewe takes its cues from ancient Mesopotamia and Carnival traditions from 75 years ago

 

Krewe of Chaos

Uptown-St. Charles Route, 5:45PM

Expect a satirical slant to this parade

 

Krewe of Muses

Uptown-St. Charles Route, 5:45PM

Step aside, gentlemen. This all female krewe is one of the Mardi Gras all-stars

 

Pelicans vs. Houston Rockets

Smoothie King Center, 7PM

The Birds go head to head with the Houston Rockets

 

Nicole Lynn Fox Variety Hour

The Allways Lounge & Theatre, 8PM 

Famed drag star hosts a drag and variety show

 

Better Than Ezra

The Civic Theatre, 9:30PM

New Orleans alt-rock trio perform on their home turf

 

Fast Times '80s Dance Night

One Eyed Jacks, 10PM

A Mardi Gras-themed version of this weekly dance party ($5)

 

Ball of Joy 

Joy Theater, 11PM

A happiness-enducing Mardi Gras ball

 

The Soul Rebels

Le Bon Temps Roule, 11PM

Weekly recurring engagement

 
Blue Nile, 11PM
Every Thursday night swing by for reggae-heavy dance beats

VENDREDI

February 24th

Divine Protectors of Endangered Pleasures or DIVA

French Quarter Route, 1:30PM

Watch this bustier-clad krewe as they traverse through the Vieux Carre 

 

Krewe of Hermes

Uptown-St. Charles Route, 6PM

Celebrating its 80th year in Carnival

 

Le Krewe d'Etat

Uptown-St. Charles Route, 6:30PM 

An anarchic krewe that holds its own place in Mardi Gras lore

 

Krewe of Morpheus

Uptown-St. Charles Route, 7PM

A co-ed krewe known for elaborate floats and enviable throws

 

The Krewe of Debauche

Sanctuary Cultural Arts Center, 9PM

A Mardi Gras debauchery ball featuring gypsy balkan beats, bellydance and more ($15)

 

The Get Money Stop Hatin Tour

Cafe Istanbul, 9PM

8th annual tour showcasing the biggest independent talents in hip hop ($20)

 

Anglo a Go-Go

Bar Redux, 10PM

Dance to the swinging tunes of the UK underground 

 

A Queen and Bowie Tribute Show

Gasa Gasa, 10PM

Local talents come out to play the tunes of David Bowie and Queen

 

Grunge Night: NIRVANNA

House of Blues, 10PM

A Nirvana tribute concert featuring bands like The Kurt Loders

 

Burlesque Ballroom

Jazz Playhouse, 11PM

Burlesque pioneer Trixie Minx brings striptease to Bourbon 

 

Foundation of Funk

Tipitina's, 11PM

NOLA superground band is joined by special guests Anders Osborne & Jon Cleary

 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

Prytania Theatre, 11:59PM

A midnight showing of the penultimate movie about the boy wizard 

 

Overnight Crime Report: Unclassified Death, Muggings, Car-jacking


On Tuesday (11.15), the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) responded to one sexual assault, one unclassified death, a carjacking turned shooting, a mass mugging, and a French Quarter pickpocket according to the Major Offense Log (MOL).


Overnight Crime Report: Unclassified Death, Cuttings, Armed Robbery, Beating


After a very violent weekend, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) only handled four crimes on Sunday (6.05) according to the Major Offense Log (MOL). The roster of wrongdoing included one unclassified death, a stabbing, an armed robbery, and a beating.


Overnight Crime Report: Unclassified Death, Two Cuttings, Two Muggings


The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) only had to respond to five incidents in the last 24 hours according to the Major Offense Log (MOL). The MOL contained an unclassified death, two cuttings, and two muggings.


Overnight Crime Report: 7 Shot, 2 Fatally, 2 Unclassified Deaths, Rape, Mugging


The last 24 hours in NOLA were bloody. Two men died in shootings, another two expired from unknown causes, and three other people sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds according to the Major Offense Log (MOL). The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) also reported a rape and a mugging.


Overnight Crime Report: Shooting, 4 Muggings, Toddler's Death


The New Orleans Police Department responded to a shooting, four muggings, and a dead toddler in the last 24 hours according to the Major Offense Log (MOL).


Overnight Crime Report: Shooting, 3 Muggings, Domestic Violence, Unclassified Death


In the last 24 hours, the New Orleans Police Department respond to two shootings, a rape, an unclassified death, three muggings, and a case of domestic violence according to the Major Offense Log for Monday (5.16).


Overnight Crime Report: Two Unclassified Deaths, Rape, Two Cuttings


In the last 24 hours, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) responded to two unclassified deaths, a rape, and two arguments that devolved into stabbings according to the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Thursday (5.12).


Overnight Crime Report: Homicide, Unclassified Death, Two Rapes, Shooting, Beating


The criminal element was busy yesterday according to the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Tuesday (5.10). The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported a homicide, an unclassified death, two rapes, a non-fatal shooting, and the beating of an elderly woman.


Overnight Crime Report: 2 Rapes, 2 Unclassified Deaths Shooting, Mugging, Home Invasion


In the lat 24 hours, cops responded to two unclassified deaths, two sexual assaults, three cuttings, a non-fatal shooting, a botched mugging, and a home invasion according to the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Monday (5.09) from the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).


Overnight Crime Report: Unclassified Death, Fatal Crash, Bomb Scare, Domestic Violence


Crime was down yesterday according to the Major Offense Log (MOL) for Wednesday (5.40). The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) responded to a case of domestic violence, a bomb scare, an unclassified death, and fatal Lamborghini accident.


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