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Crime

Overnight Crime Report: Two Rapes, Two Armed Robberies, Homicide, Attempted Carjacking

The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Thursday (9.14). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two rapes, two armed robberies, a homicide, and an attempted carjacking. 

 

At 11:28AM, a known female was sexually assaulted by a known perpetrator on the 2900 block of Gravier St. 

 

At 7:22PM, a 37-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by a known male on the 2100 block of S. Claiborne Ave. 

 

An 18-year-old male was sitting inside of his truck on the 1725 block of Elizardi Blvd. when he was approached by an unknown man armed with a rifle at 8:10PM. The subject demanded that the male get out of the car, and the teen complied. The perp attempted to drive off in the car, but when he was unable to he fled the scene on foot. 

 

On the 1200 block of St. Philip St., a 33-year-old man was approached by an unknown man who pulled out of an assault rifle and demanded his property at 2:59AM. He complied, and the perp fled the scene. 

 

At 5:09AM, NOPD officers responded to a call of a male suffering from a possible gunshot wound on the 9200 block of Airline Hwy. Officers discovered a 29-year-old male down suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the torso area. He was pronounced on scene by EMS. 

 

At the intersection of Marais and Ursulines, a 56-year-old man was approached by an unknown man at 5:23AM. The subject showed him a rifle and demanded his property, at which time the victim complied and threw his wallet into the street. The perp then fled with the wallet, containing an unspecified amount of cash. 

 

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 www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Nola Daily

Today in NOLA 9.15.17

Looking to get your weekend started right? Friday Nights at NOMA will present new art and a film screening, plus live music. Martini Madness brings 25 varieties of martinis to City Park. DJ Soul Sister spins her tunes at One Eyed Jacks at her regular dance party, while horror themed burlesque will take over The Willow. On this day in 1699, Jean-Baptiste de Bienville tricked his competitors in a move known as the English Turn, keeping the English out of the future territory of Louisiana. Details tonight:

 

Friday Nights at NOMA (NOMA, 5PM)

Take in a little culture before getting housed tonight. NOMA opens its doors after hours on Fridays, allowing visitors a chance to kick off the weekend with some live music and film. This week will feature music by soul-funk outfit Smoke n Bones and a screening of the 2015 film Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People. Rounding out the night's festivities is a discussion with printmaker Teresa Cole, in conjunction with NOMA's exhibition Jim Steg; New Work

 

Martini Madness (Ctiy Park, 8PM)

Four hours, 25 specialty martinis — need we say more? Stop by the Arbor Room and Popp Fountain in City Park to sample over two dozen martinis from Republic National Distributing Company and snack on food from over 20 restaurants around town. All proceeds from tonight's event will benefit the restoration of the 100-year-old Popp Bandstand. 

 

Soulful Takeover (One Eyed Jacks, 10PM)

 Get down with “The Queen of Rare Groove” DJ Soul Sister for her residency at One Eyed Jacks. She may no longer hustle on a weekly basis, but the music behind Soul Sister's celebration of rare grooves remains the same. 

 

The Blood & Glitter Burlesque Spookshow (The Willow, 10PM)

Want a little spooky with your sexy? The Society of Sin Burlesque & Variety presents an evening of classic horror for one night only. Xena Zeit-Geist produced the show, which will also feature Chère Noble, Ariana Amour, Expecta Patrone, Phoenix, Charlotte Treuse, Nikki LeVillain, Megan Watts, Remy Dee, Lune Noirr, Annie Bacterial and more. 

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Sports

DIMANCHE

Restaurant Week

New Orleans, all week

Seven day celebration of NOLA cuisine

 

Some Like It Hot

Prytania Theatre, 10AM

Cross-dressing classic starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon

 

New Orleans Saints

Superdome, 12PM

Saints vs. New England Patriots in home opener

 

Studio Sale

Baskerville Print Studio, 12PM

Discounted designs and more

 

New Orleans For Houston

House of Blues, 6PM

Benefit concert feat. Big Freedia and more

 

Salon of Insatiable Beasts

Alombrados O.T.O., 7PM

Expression of the inner beast through word, song, and dance

 

Hurricane Harvey Benefit Show

Poor Boys, 10PM

Feat. Delish Da Goddess, DJ Heel Turn, Evan Lee, Nondo, Trellhhh

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Crime

Overnight Crime Report: Stabbing, Rape, Three Simple Robberies

The New Orleans Police Department saw five crimes hit the city on Wednesday (9.13). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a stabbing, a rape, and three simple robberies. 

 

49-year-old Kathy Burton was arrested following an aggravated battery incident on the 3600 block of Bennett St. At 6:10AM, Burton was involved in a verbal altercation with a 56-year-old man. At some point during the encounter, Burton armed herself with a knife. The man grabbed the blade of the knife and sustained a cut. He was treated on scene by EMS. 

 

An unknown man entered the McDonald's on the 3400 block of S. Carrollton Ave. and placed an order at 9:15PM. The cashier opened the register, at which time he changed his order which caused the cashier to become confused. The subject then reached into the register and grabbed cash before fleeing. 

 

A 26-year-old woman was on her petty cab when she was approached by an unknown man on the 1300 block of Royal St. at 9:28PM. The subject grabbed her at the waist, took her fanny pack, and then fled. 

 

At 4:48AM, an unknown woman was sexually assaulted at the intersection of S. Rampart St. and Canal 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 www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Nola Daily

Today in NOLA 9.14.17

Today, educate yourself about the climate change in New Orleans with a forum featuring mayoral candidates. Bono will take the stage at the SuperDome as U2 rolls into town, and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra opens their 2017-2018 with a stirring show. The American Italian Cultural Center will screen the classic Stromboli, starring Ingrid Bergman. On this day in 1874, the Battle of Liberty Place occurred. It is considered on of the largest killings of municipal police officers in American history. Five thousand members of the White League descended on the state government offices to try to forcefully impose Democratic candidates. A coalition of black, Italian, and Union militiamen formed the municipal police force. Many men, both defending the government and rebelling against it, died. Finally, federal troops stopped the insurrection and reimposed the Republican government. Now, more to do this Thursday. 

 

Mayoral Forum (New Orleans Jazz Market, 5:30PM)

Join the Urban Conservancy and the Greater New Orleans Foundation for a forum to learn what top mayoral candidates will advocate for in policy work to steel the city against flood risk and climate change. The panel will feature confirmed appearances by Michael Bagneris, Ed Bruski, LaToya Cantrell, Desiree Charbonnet, Brandon Dorrington, Troy Henry, Matthew Hill, and Johnese Smith. 

 

Stromboli (American Italian Cultural Center, 6:30PM)

Following her Hollywood exile due to her extramarital affair with Roberto Rossellini, film star Ingrid Bergman followed the Italian director to his home country to make a series of challenging and signaturely neorealist features. Stromboli, released in 1950, marked Bergman's first feature away from the studio system that created Casablanca, Notorious, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and more. Under Rossellini's direction, Bergman plays a Lithuanian refugee who marries an Italian POW in promise of a better life. Together they move to Stromboli, a volcanic island she initially believed to be paradise. The island soon proves itself barren and unwelcoming to the foreign woman, who now must find her way. 

 

U2 (SuperDome, 7PM)

U2 drops by the Dome as part of their lengthy The Joshua Tree Tour, in honor of the 30th anniversary of their powerfully politically-charged album of the same name. Grammy-winning artist Beck will serve as the opening act for tonight's show. 

 

Boléro (Orpheum Theater, 7:30PM)

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off the 2017-2018 season with an epic opening weekend. Tonight and Saturday, conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto will lead the LPO through a lineup that begins with Maurice Ravel's La Valse. George Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F and La Mer by Claude Debussy round out the show, which culminates in Ravel's crowd-favorite Boléro

 

SAMEDI

Restaurant Week

New Orleans, all week

Seven day celebration of NOLA cuisine

 

Probiotic Pickles 101

Hollygrove Market & Farm, 9:30AM

Learn how to ferment and pickle the healthy way

 

Vegan Village Market

Tibetan House, 11AM

Monthly vegan celebration

 

Literacy Fest

Mid-City Branch Library, 11AM

Fourth annual celebration of books and family friendly fun

 

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Annunciation Park, 12PM

Free fest featuring music, art, soccer, dance, and more 

 

Opening Celebration 

The Music Box Village, 5PM

Reopening of the Bywater venue

 

Bad to the Bone

Eiffel Society, 6PM

10th annual fundraiser for animal rescue organizations 

 

RISE

Art Klub, 7PM

Opening and fundraiser, feat. Pres All Stars, James Singleton, Ole Man River Band and more

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Crime

Overnight Crime Report: Carjacking

The New Orleans Police Department saw just one crime hit the city on Tuesday (9.12). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a carjacking.

 

At 3:13AM, a 33-year-old man was standing next to his car on the 8200 block of Nelson St. when two unknown men approached him from behind. The man was hit in the back of the head, and the perps fled in his gold 2001 Buick Le Sabre. 

 

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 www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Nola Daily

Today in NOLA 9.13.17

Happy hump day, everyone! To get you through the mid-week blues, take in a movie at Gasa Gasa or share your poetry at the Rubber Library. Antenna Gallery hosts a live letter reading, while the Church of Yoga will stage New Orleans’s only live soap opera. On this day in 2009, Drew Brees set the record for passing six touchdowns in one game. That record was previously set by Billy Kilmer in 1969. Now, more this Wednesday.  

 

Letters Read: Regrets (Antenna Gallery, 6:30PM)

Chris Kaminstein will host a live event that explores the way that humans communicate and record their lives with the written word. A dozen New Orleanians will read reading of personal correspondences themed around regrets, with guitar accompaniment by Rob Hudak. 

 

Debauchery (Church of Yoga, 7:30PM)

Southern Rep produces New Orleans’s only live, ongoing soap opera. Now at its new home at the Church of Yoga, tonight's episode Dior has a surprise to share with the dysfunctional Debauchery family. Cocktails will be had, so join in on the fun. 

 

Rubber Flower Poetry Hour  (Rubber LIbrary & Flower Bodega, 7:30PM)

This monthly open mic returns to the Bywater multi-purse bodega. Readers are encouraged to share their own prose or poetry, though the team does allow passages from favorite authors to be shared as well. There will also be space to set up shop if you have any published literature or chap books to sell. Tea, coffee, and wine will be available for purchase, but attendees are welcome to BYOB. 

 

The Holy Mountain (Gasa Gasa, 9PM)

Sop by this Freret venue for a screening of Alejandro Jodorowsky's The Holy Mountain. The 1973 Mexican fantasy film is a surrealist journey through western esotericism. It follows a Christ-like figure led to a mountain by a powerful alchemist, played by Jodorowsky himself.  

VENDREDI

Restaurant Week

New Orleans, all week

Seven day celebration of NOLA cuisine

 

Friday Nights at NOMA

NOMA, 5PM

Feat. Smoke n Bones, film screening, artist discussion

 

Fiesta Fest

Felipe's, 5PM

Inaugural fest celebrating the independence of Mexico and Central America

 

Last Sip of Summer

Martin Wine Cellar: Uptown, 6:30PM

White wine tour of Europe

 

The Blood & Glitter Burlesque Spookshow

The Willow, 7PM

Burlesque inspired by classic horror tales

 

Martini Madness

Ctiy Park, 8PM

Featuring over 25 specialty martinis

 

Soulful Takeover

One Eyed Jacks, 10PM

Feat. DJ Soul Sister

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Crime

Overnight Crime Report: Two Simple Robberies, Shooting, Suicide

The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Monday (9.11). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a suicide, a shooting, and two simple robberies. 

 

NOPD officers responded to an incident on the 1500 block of Joliet St. At 8:32AM, officers discovered a 54-year-old man inside of his residence unresponsive from an apparent overdose. He was pronounced on scene by EMS. 

 

While walking down the 2400 block of General Taylor St., an 18-year-old male was shot by an unknown subjec,t who fired "several shots" at him at 6:00PM. He was brought to a nearby hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown. 

 

At 11:06PM, a 30-year-old man was standing outside of a bar on the 1900 block of Kerlerec St. when a male subject on a bicycle grabbed his fanny pack and fled. 

 

At 4:18AM, a 22-year-old male was approached by an unknown man in an SUV on the 400 block of Julia St. The 22-year-old accepted a ride to his hotel, got into the car with the man, who was a passenger, and a female driver. At some point during the driver, the man struck the victim in the face and stole $100 cash, a cell pone, debit card, credit cards, and his shoes. 

 

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 www.crimestoppersgno.org.