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Samedi

February 28th

Diana Ross

Saenger Theatre, 8p.m.

The Queen of Motown belts it out in town

 

Big Charity

Joy Theater, 8p.m.

Second night of screening locally made documentary about the fall of Charity Hospital

 

Shinyribs

Chickie Wah Wah, 10p.m.

Kevin Russell's newest venture

 

Desert Noises + Sol Cats

PubliQ House, 10p.m.

Indie rockers from Utah

 

Lucero + Robert Bingman

Tipitina's, 10p.m.

Sold out

 

PresHall Band with Nesby & Fiend

Preservation Hall

Trad Jazz meets hip-hop

Dimanche

March 1st

Cult Fiction

PubliQ House, 9p.m.

This month, catch "The Dude" on the big screen in The Big Lebowski

 

The Southern Hootenaney

Siberia, 6-9p.m.

Freaksheaux to Geaux Fearless Femmes

 

Hannibal Buress

Civic Theater, 9p.m.

Comedian has some funny things to say about New Orleans

 

Camille

Mid-City Theater, 6p.m.

Last night to catch a comedic retelling of Dumas' classic tale

 

3rd Annual Musician's Clinic Benefit & Jamie Galloway Memorial

Maple Leaf, 3p.m.

Big Ass Party and Crawfish Boil!

 

6th Annual Recycled Fashion Show

Rock n Bowl, 6p.m.

Thrift store finds turned haute couture all for a cause


FBI Agent Kills Man at Motel 6


Updated 8:45 p.m.

Agents swarmed a Motel 6 in New Orleans East on Tuesday afternoon, where an FBI agent reportedly killed a person while on duty. Authorities were called to the the hotel, located near the corner of I-10 Service Rd. and Bullard Ave., just before 2:30 p.m., according to NOPD spokesman, officer Garry Flot.

 

The call went out as a signal "108" from a police dispatcher, meaning an officer's life was in danger. 

 

Later, FBI spokeswoman Mary-Beth Romig Haskins confirmed that a Bureau agent shot and killed a 30-year-old man. 

 

The shooting came amid an investigation involving drug-related activity, Haskins said. The agent was part of a FBI task force assigned to the area.

 

No further information was released on the case.

 

The investigation into the incident is being led by the FBI, including both the Bureau's Washington, D.C.-based inspection division, and the local office. The Louisiana State Police is managing the scene, and the NOPD is also assisting, Haskins said.

 




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Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

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Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Art Listings

Cheryl Castjohn

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Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

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Jason Raymond

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Paolo Roy

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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