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Vendredi

November 21st

Fringe Festival 

Various local venues, Nov 19-23

New Orleans favorite theatre festival 

 

Foo Fighters

House of Blues, 8p.m.

Voodoo's headliner just announced a surprise show!

 

Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party

City Park, 7:30-11p.m.

Get an exclusive peek at the lights with four live music stages

 

Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes

Pyrtania Street Bar, 9p.m.

Musical genres unite with this house rockin’ band

 

Streets of Laredo

The Beatnik, 9p.m.

Brooklyn based indie folk

 

Caribou

One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

Canadian composer Dan Snaith mixes hip hop, soul and psychedelia

 

Lecture, Photo Unrealism: On the Nature of Representation

NOMA, 5-8:30p.m.

Photo exhibit on view with lecture starting at 6p.m. given by curator Russell Lord; music by Amanda Walker after


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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