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June 23rd

Silk Screening Workshop

NOPL Youth Services, 2PM

Learn the ins and outs, ages 12-17


¡Que Calor!

Parleaux Beer Lab, 4PM

BBQ + Beer


Marvel Universe LIVE!

Smoothie King Center, 7PM

Defending the universe against evil, of course


Redemption Family

Vintage Arts Center, 7PM
Celebrating the release of their newest album


Summer Solstice 2017

New Orleans Ballet Theatre, 8PM

The Dancers of NOLA in new light


Nick Name & The Valmonts

Banks St. Bar, 9:30PM

Plus Swingin Doors and Trash Night


Naughty Professor 

Tipitina's, 10PM

Album release party with a free concert at Tip's

Sam Price & The True Believers

Blue Nile, 10PM

With special guest, Robin Clabby


The Horrorist

Poor Boys Bar, 10PM

Plus Caffetine + DJ Mange



Techno Club, 10PM

A special edition of Disco Devils



June 24th

Arts Market

Palmer Park, 10AM

June edition of the monthly market


Maw Maw’s Brew Release

Brieux Carre, 11AM

Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association


Cajun Zydeco Festival

Louis Armstrong Park, 1130AM

An ever growing collection of great artists


Veggie Growing Basics

Hollygrove Market, 1PM

Learn to grow veggies for cheap


Art & Flea Showcase

Sidney’s Saloon, 4PM

Art and goods for show and sale


NOLA Caribbean Festival

Central City BBQ, 5PM

Admiring the deep roots of the city


Island Vibes

14 Parishes, 11PM

Official Caribbean Fest after party


Mike Dillion Band

d.b.a., 11PM

Some vibraphone, some rants


June 25th


The Drifter, 12PM

Ft. Javier Drada, Tristan Dufrene, Otto


The Tangiers Combo

Bacchanal, 12PM

A mid-afternoon match made in heaven


Gentilly Stompers

Bamboulas, 1PM

Get jazzy with it


Book Signing

Garden District Book Shop, 2PM

Tanisha Jones, Mark of The Fallen


Moonshine Taste

Three Keys, 7PM

A POC Cabaret Series


Guy Fieri’s Rockin Road Show

Tips, 8PM

Feat. Cowboy Mouth


Sam Price & The True Believers

Chickie Wah Wah, 8PM

The final show


Unfortunate Side Effect

Banks St. Bar, 8PM

Plus Voodoo Wagon and Bad Mimosas


Girls Night Out

Rare Form NOLA, 9PM

A rare male revue show

Overnight Crime Report: Three Armed Robberies, Two Rapes, Two Simple Robberies, Three Shootings, Stabbing, Burglary

The New Orleans Police Department saw twelve crimes hit the city on Saturday (6.17). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to three armed robberies, two rapes, two simple robberies, three shootings, stabbing, burglary. 


At the intersection of S. Claiborne Ave. and Toledano St., a perp approached a 57-year-old woman at 10:49AM. Armed with a knife, he demanded what she had under her shirt, according to the report. The woman took $10 from her bra and gave it to the subject. 


At 2:30PM, a man was approached about a bicycle he purchased earlier that day at the intersection of Willow St. and Jena St. Another man on a bike approached and accused him of stealing the bike. The subject began arguing and pulled out a box cutter, stabbing the victim. He got off the bike, and the perp then stole the bike and fled. 


At 4:50PM, a juvenile female was sexually assaulted by a known man on the 300 block of St. Joseph St. 


At 5:26PM, a 45-year-old man reported being sexually assaulted at the age of four on the 600 block of N. Galvez St. 


A 54-year-old woman was approached by five juvenile males on bicycles on the 1000 block of St. Charles Ave. at 6:46PM. One of the boys grabbed her purse and sweater, before fleeing the scene. 


At 8:33PM, a 32-year-old man was in his car at the intersection of Dale and Warfield when shots rang out, with the man sustaining a gunshot wound. He was brought to New Orleans East Hospital, but his current condition is unknown. 


Two 20-year-old women were approached by a man who demanded their purses at 10:55PM at the intersection of I-10 W and S. Jefferson Davis. They threw their bags to the ground and ran off. 


At 12:16AM, a 47-year-old man was involved in a verbal altercation with a homeless man at the intersection of S. Claiborne Ave. and Palmyra St. The subject pulled out a machete and hit the 47-year-old before fleeing. The victim’s current condition is unknown. 


At the intersection of Airline Hwy. and Palmetto St., a car pulled up next to a vehicle containing a 24-year-old man and 23-year-old male acquaintance at 12:55AM. The car opened fire, striking both of the victims. They were brought to a nearby hospital, where they are believed to be in stable condition. 


A 47-year-old man got into a physical altercation with an unknown subject on the 5100 block of St. Claude at 2:13AM. At some point in the fight, shots were fired and the man realized he had been struck. He was brought to a nearby hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown. 


A 49-year-old man, a 16-year-old male, a 26-year-old man, a 40-year-old man, and a 13-year-old male were victim of a burglary at 2:54AM at their residence on the 2700 block of S. Claiborne. The 40-year-old man answered a knock at their back door, at which time an armed “tall heavy set” woman forced inside, and demanded he show her around the house while she searched for money. The 49-year-old man and 26-year-old man fled out the front door and called the police from a nearby gas station. The woman reportedly left without taking any property. 


At 5:04AM, 24-year-old Shankia Walls was victim to a robbery on the 8500 block of Nelson. A man on a bike approached her and pushed her down, punching her several times and stealing her purse before fleeing. 


Readers with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at

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