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MARDI

May 23rd

Joe Goldburg Jazz Trio

Bamboula’s, 3PM

Jam out to some clarinet and saxophone

 

Alexandra Marzano-Lesnevich

Garden District Books, 6PM

The author will read and discuss her new memoir, The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

 

Dine For The Animals

Vessel NOLA, 6PM

Dine for a great cause benefitting the SPCA

 

Concert Series Encore

Paradigm Gardens, 7PM

Food, drinks, music in a lovely garden

 

LOGAN NOIR

Prytania Theater, 730PM

One night only, Q+A to follow

 

Le Cinema et Les Mots

Français à la carte, 8:30PM

Discover the 1969 cult French film Trafic, by director Jacques Tati

 

Brass Lightning

Sidney Saloon, 10PM

Support by the BoomDocs

 

Steve Mignano Band

Apple Barrel, 10:30PM

Get down with some funky electric feels

MERCREDI

May 24th

Jazz Pilates

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 12PM

Led by renowned jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan

 

Happy Hour Sessions

The Foundation Room, 5PM

Featuring the raw blues and smokey femininity of Hedijo

 

Shake It Break It Band

21st Amendment, 5PM

Step back in time and enjoy some tunes

 

Lighting from a Theatrical Perspective

NOLA Community Printshop, 6PM

Hosted by veteran Lighting Designer, Andrew J. Merkel

 

Free Spirited Yoga

The Tchoup Yard, 6:30PM

Free yoga, optional beer and food

 

Big Easy Playboys

Bank Street Bar, 7PM

Mixing roots, rock, and blues

 

Think Less, Hear More

Hi-Ho Lounge, 9PM

Spontaneous compositions to projected movies

 

 


Man Arrested in Bourbon Street Daiq Attack, 3 Still Sought (VIDEO)


Police made an arrest in last Sunday's heated daiquiri dispute at a Bourbon Street shop, but the woman who pointed a gun at an employee is still at-large. NOPD Eighth District Detective Michael Flores is hoping new video of the suspects will help police find the woman who became irate after "helping herself" to a daiquri. Click through to view new video connected to the crime:

 

Surveillance video showed the woman tangling with the bartender about 2:30 a.m. on June 9. The employee went to confront the woman after she was seen liberating a frozen beverage. But as the confrontation escalated, she pulled out a gun and threatened to shoot the employee. She will be charged with aggravated assault.

 

On Thursday, one of the men seen leaving the bar with the woman was arrested. A probation and parole officer recognized Burnell Jones, and notified Flores. Jones was booked with principal to aggravated assault.

In addition to Jones, the woman left the bar with another man and a woman. Police are still looking for all three. New video shows the group outside on Bourbon Street:

 

 

 

According to police, the perpetrator in the video appears to be approximately 5'10" tall with long black hair. She is wearing a red shirt and what appears to be light colored jeans. Police appear to be backing off an earlier descriptor that she is "possibly pregnant."

 

The male first person of interest that is seen with Jones and the perpetrator was a black male, approximately 6 ft. tall with a thin build and wearing what appears to be a camouflage hat, a black t-shirt and long camouflage shorts.

 

The female second person of interest that is seen with Jones  and the perpetrator was a black female, approximately 5 ft. 8 in.  with a medium build and a medium complexion. The woman was wearing a long, tight multicolored dress with bluish green platform shoes. She had hot pink hair that extended down to the center of her back.

 

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Michael Flores at (504)658-6707 or MFlores@nola.gov. Citizens can also call CrimeStoppers at (504)822-1111.

 

 




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