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Samedi

April 18th

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles

Maple Leaf, 10:30p.m.

Pioneer of Mardi Gras Indian music crossing over into funk

 

BERG Double Header

UNO, 5p.m.

AllStars vs. Detroit Derby Girls, Crescent Wenches vs. Cajun Rollergirls

 

Story Time with Miss Maureen

Maple Street Books, 11:30a.m.

Reading circus sotry, Keith Graves' Second Banana

 

Earth Day Festival and Solar Derby

Palmer Park, 11a.m. to 7:30p.m.

Russel Honore leads an eco-fest

Dimanche

April 19th

Nick Offerman and Megan Mulally

Mahalia Jackson, 7p.m.

Famous married comedians knock your britches off

 

Sleater-Kinney

Civic Theater, 8p.m.

Classic Pac-West riot grrrl band returns

 

KOMPRESSION

Dragon’s Den, 10p.m.

Regular dance party

 

Deconstructing Radcliffe Bailey

CAC, 2:30p.m.

Gallery tour with art all-stars


Big Time Bust Shutters Hollygrove Bar


Last call came early at a Hollygrove bar last night. Authorities stopped the drinks from flowing after a raid at Big Time Tips Bar that yielded 15 arrests. State agents and cops from five agencies entered the bar late last night and arrested one man with crack, marijuana and other paraphernalia, and found "numerous bags of marijuana throughout the bar," according to New Orleans police. The bar, located at 8801 Edinburgh St., was a known drug dealing spot, and there was a murder inside the bar in December.

 

The bar received a total of 10 violations from the State Alcohol and Tobacco Control unit, and two from the State Police gaming division. The bar's liquor license was temporarily revoked as a result, and a hearing is planned next week that could take the bar's license away for a year.

 

Authorities detailed the following crime stats via Project NOLA at the bar since 2007:  four homicides, four accounts of aggravated battery involving shootings and stabbings, two armed robberies, auto theft, and the location was once shot by a drive-by.




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Contributors:

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,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Theatre Critic

Michael Martin

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

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Editor Emeritus



Stephen Babcock