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LUNDI

August 21st

Solar Eclipse Paddle

Canoe and Trail Adventures, 10:30AM

Explore the swamps and bayou during the eclipse

 

Energy Clearing Class

Swan River Yoga Mandir, 7:30PM

Solar eclipse reiki course to clear your self

 

Monday Night Massacre

Rare Form, 8PM

Feat. Phantom of Paradise and Cannibal The Musical

 

Betty Who

Republic NOLA, 9PM

90's tinged Aussie artist, feat. Geographer

 

Knockout

The New Movement, 9:30PM

Battle of the funniest 

 

Instant Opus

Hi-Ho Lounge, 10PM

Feat. Eric Bloom, Russell Batiste, David Torkanowsky, Chris Severin

MARDI

August 22nd

Murder Ballads

Euclid Records, 5PM

Book signing with Dan Auerbach and Gabe Soria

 

DIY Fermented Foods

Rosalie Apothecary, 7PM

Fermented dairies, like kefire, yogurt, butter, buttermilk, and more

 

Stanton Moore Trio

Snug Harbor, 8PM

Galactic drummer's side project

 

Water Seed

Blue Nile, 9PM

Future funk stars

 

Treme Brass Band

d.b.a., 9PM

See the legendary band on their home turf

 

Rebirth Brass Band

Maple Leaf, 10PM

2 sets by the Grammy-winning brass band

 

Smoking Time Jazz Club

Spotted Cat, 10PM

Trad jazz masters

 
 

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

 

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


The Envelope Tease: NOFF Announces Winners


On Sunday (10.19), the New Orleans Film Festival announced the 2014 award winners. Top prize went to Thom Southerland’s Proud Citizen. Louisiana documentary darling, 61 Bullets, took home the Special Jury Award for Documentary Feature while sparking debate about Huey P. Long’s assassination. Click through for a full list of winners.

 

Jury Winner: Narrative Feature

$10,000 camera package from Panavision

Proud Citizen

director: Thom Southerland

 

Special Jury Award for Ensemble Cast: Narrative Feature

Love Land 

director: Joshua Tate

 

Narrative Features Jury: Effie T. Brown, Matt Grady, and Peter Knegt

Jury Winner: Documentary Feature

$1000 cash prize from the New Orleans Film Society, and two one-on-one 30-minute consultations: one with POV executive director Simon Kilmurry and one session with POV Vice President of Community Engagement & Education Eliza Licht. 

When the Bell Rings

director: Brad Bores

 

Special Jury Award: Documentary Feature

61 Bullets

directors: David Modigliani & Lucy Kreutz

 

Documentary Features Jury: N’Jeri Eaton, David Gelb, and Eugene Hernandez

Jury Winner: Louisiana Feature

$10,000 camera package from Panavision

Big Charity

director: Alex Glustrom

 

Special Jury Award: Louisiana Feature

Below Dreams

director: Garrett Bradley

 

Louisiana Features Jury: Chris Innis, Rebecca Snedeker, and Cameron Yates

Jury Winner: Narrative Short

$2500 in film stock from Kodak — Michael Brown from Kodak is here to present

Afronauts

director: Frances Bodomo

 

Special Jury Award: Narrative Short

Skunk

director: Annie Silverstein

Narrative Shorts Jury: Bryan Buckley, Moira Griffin, and Roberta Munroe

 

Jury Winner: Documentary Short

$500 from the New Orleans Film Society

White Earth

director: J. Christian Jensen

 

Special Jury Award: Documentary Short

Le Taxidermiste

director: Prisca Bouchet & Nick Mayow

 

Documentary Shorts Jury: Christopher Campbell, Wendy Cohen, and Sari Gilman

Jury Winner: Louisiana Short

$10,000 post-production package rom Digital FX

Church in Black

director: Kenna J. Moore

 

Louisiana Shorts Jury: Angela Catalano, Peter Labuza, and Brian O’Hare

Helen Hill Jury Award for Animation

Prize: Toon Boom Storyboard Pro License, one-year license

Proximity

director: Joshua Cox

 

Special Jury Award: Animation

Toon Boom Animate Software Package

The Box

director: Michael I Schiller

 

Animation Shorts Jury: Ken Keys, Mallory Martin, Matt Wisdom

Jury Winner: Experimental Short

$250 Prize from the New Orleans Film Society

Escape from Planet Tarr

director: Luigi Campi

 

Special Jury Award: Experimental Short

Infinite Now (Infinite Jetzt)

director: Julie Pfleiderer

 

Experimental Shorts Jury: Blake Carrington, Mary Kerr, and Lucas Leyva

Programmer’s Award for Artistic Vision

Unmappable

directors: Diane Hodson & Jasmine Luoma

 

Apex Post Award for Best Sound in a Louisiana Film

Bury Me $2500 Service Package from Apex Post

 

Apex Post Award for Best Sound in a Louisiana Film

Honorable Mention: (Short): The Veil ($500 Service package)

 

Apex Post Award for Best Sound in a Louisiana Film

Honorable Mention: Una Vida ($1,000 Service package)

 

Cinematography Award: Louisiana Narrative Feature

Below Dreams

Director: Garrett Bradley

 

Cinematographers: Brian C. Miller Richard, Milena Pastreich

Cinematography Award: Louisiana Narrative Short

Call Me Cappy

Director: Maja Holzinger

Cinematographer: Trenton Mynatt

 

Best Editing Award

Whiplash

Director: Damien Chazelle

Editor: Tom Cross




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