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August 22nd

Murder Ballads

Euclid Records, 5PM

Book signing with Dan Auerbach and Gabe Soria


DIY Fermented Foods

Rosalie Apothecary, 7PM

Fermented dairies, like kefire, yogurt, butter, buttermilk, and more


Stanton Moore Trio

Snug Harbor, 8PM

Galactic drummer's side project


Water Seed

Blue Nile, 9PM

Future funk stars


Treme Brass Band

d.b.a., 9PM

See the legendary band on their home turf


Rebirth Brass Band

Maple Leaf, 10PM

2 sets by the Grammy-winning brass band


Smoking Time Jazz Club

Spotted Cat, 10PM

Trad jazz masters



August 23rd

Wine Down Wednesdays

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 6:30PM

Free yogalates at the Mint


The Heart of Herbalism

Rosalie Apothecary, 7PM

Syrups and immune health


Trapper Keeper

Side Bar, 8:30PM

Local improv music duo, feat. Dr. Jeff Albert



Bar Redux, 9PM

Free screening of junkie masterpiece


Chris & Tami

The New Movement, 9:30PM

TNM's founders perform weekly free show


Vixens & Vinyl

One Eyed Jacks, 10:30PM

Burlesque dance party


August 24th

Summertime Blues

Shops at Canal Place, 5:30PM

Young professionals meet-up with blues, brews, and BBQ


Architecture & Design Film Festival Kick-Off

Contemporary Arts Center, 5:30PM

Opening night party and film


Yoga Social Club

Crescent Park, 5:45PM

Get sweaty and centered


Ogden After Hours

Ogden Museum, 6PM

Feat. Sweet Olive String Band


Ambush Reggae Band

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Local roots reggae group


Royal Teeth

Tipitina's, 9PM

Feat. Merci Raines and No True Scotsman


August 25th

Friday Nights at NOMA


Feat. The Pfister Sisters


Exotic Races

Fair Grounds, 5PM

Races feat. ostriches and camels


More Lovely and More Temperate

Valiant Theatre and Lounge, 6PM

Performance of all 154 Shakespearean sonnets


Lil' WeezyAna Fest

Champions Square, 7PM

Feat. Gucci Man, Rich the Kid, Kodie Shane, YoungBoy NBA, and Lil Wayne


Drive-In On the Patio

Bar Redux, 9PM

Campy and cool movies, The Wasp Woman, Attack of the Giant Leeches, and The Giant Gila Monster


Little Maker & Mr. Universe

One Eyed Jacks, 9PM

Feat. special tribute to The Band


Rocky Horror Picture Show

Prytania Theatre, 12AM

Feat. NOLA's foremost shadow cast The Well-Hung Speakers


August 26th

It's About TIME

Studio Be, 6PM

Artist conversation about oppression via symbols like the monuments


New Pride Pageant

Cafe Istanbul, 6PM

Honoring Mr & Miss New Orleans Pride 2017


New Orleans Saints vs. Houston Texans

SuperDome, 7PM

The Saints and Texans go head to head


Rick & Morty Marathon

Bar Redux, 9PM

Outdoor binge session for Dan Harmon's animated series


Swamp Motel

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Album release party for Louisiana rockers


Vox & The Hound

One Eyed Jacks, 10PM

Pop group, feat. psych band Midriff and Naughty Palace

Overnight Crime Report: Three Stabbings, Three Simple Robberies, Rape, Carjacking, Armed Robbery

The New Orleans Police Department saw nine crimes hit the city on Sunday (8.6). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to three stabbings, three simple robberies, rape, carjacking, and an armed robbery. 


A 24-year-old man was walking on the 4900 block of N. Rampart when an unknown armed man stabbed him at 1:02PM. EMS transported him to the hospital. His current condition is unknown. 


At 1:59PM, a 35-year-old man was cooking for a friend at a residence on the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Hwy. when an unknown man entered the location. The intruder demanded the man’s backpack, and the man refused. An altercation ensued, at which time the intruder stabbed the man once and the man fled the apartment and collapsed. EMS transported him to the hospital. His current condition is unknown. 


At 3:33PM, a 32-year-old man arrived to the 6100 block of Tullis Dr. to purchase a cell phone. During the exchange, he took money out of his wallet to pay the agreed upon price and began deleting the seller’s personal information from the phone. The seller reached into the man’s window, stole the money and phone from the man, and fled on foot. The victim chased the perp, who then pulled out a weapon and pointed it in the victim’s face. The victim then backed off. 


At 7:39PM, a known 30-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by her male friend on the 6700 block of Tara Ln. 


A 23-year-old man was at a house party at an unknown location at around 11:56PM. While at the party, an unknown man approached and punched him in the face, stealing $40 from his pocket. The victim made the report at his residence on the 1400 block of Foucher St. 


At 1:42AM, an unknown male approached a 50-year-old man as he sat in his red 2003 Chevy Impala (#AYR 367) in the parking lot of the Magnolia Meat Market on the 900 block of N. Broad St. The unknown man pointed a semiautomatic gun at the driver and pulled him out of the car. He then fled, driving down N. Broad, then to St. Philip and unknown. 


At the intersection of Iberville St. and Dauphine St., a 23-year-old woman was approached by a young, thin man at 3:53AM. The man pulled out a semiautomatic handgun and demanded her property. The woman complied and handed over her purse, which contained $600 in cash. The perp then fled the scene, running down Dauphine toward Canal. 


At 3:38AM, a 20-year-old man was approached by an older man demanding his property on the 7200 block of Downman Rd. A fight ensued, and the perp pulled out a steak knife and cut the victim. He was brought to a nearby hospital and is listed in stable condition. 


At 3:56AM, an 18-year-old male was approached by a transgender male who took his wallet and fled the 400 block of Bourbon St. 


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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