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“Arab Idol” New Orleans concert promotes peace in the Middle East

“Arab Idol” New Orleans concert promotes peace in the Middle East

Caleb Beck

October 13, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

“Arab Idol” stars Ameer Dandan and Ahmed Fahmi took to Loyola’s Roussel Hall stage Sunday as the final stop on their international charity fundraising tour.Joined by Palestinian folk dance group Turab Beladi, the duo played to over 500 attendees, almost packing out the theater hall. P...

Anime brought to reality: Naruto run in New Orleans

Anime brought to reality: Naruto run in New Orleans

Kaylie Saidin

October 4, 2017


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

Anyone who grew up watching anime knows what a staple Naruto is. The coming-of-age story of a pre-teen ninja seeking recognition attracted a broad audience. With flashy hand symbols, colorfully animated martial arts and costumes and a genre-defining unique style of running, the show speaks to many college...

“The Christians” at Loyola

“The Christians” at Loyola

Bernadette Locke

September 29, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Theater

Playwright Lucas Hnath's award-winning production "The Christians" will debut as Loyola's first show of the season on Sept. 29. "The Christians" focuses on Pastor Paul, who started his megachurch with his wife a decade before, but after 10 years Paul is going to make a sermon that will impact his co...

New York Voices come to Loyola

New York Voices come to Loyola

Kaylie Saidin

September 29, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Music

This Saturday, Grammy Award-winning jazz vocal group New York Voices will perform as part of the "Loyola Presents" series. "Loyola Presents" is a performing arts series that features both student and faculty events as well as artists including Wynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, Sir James Galway, and more. ...

A psychic fair is in your future

A psychic fair is in your future

Payton Whittaker

September 28, 2017


Filed under Life & Times

Seeking to boost the mind, body and spirit with a celebration, Mid-City hosts its New Orleans Psychic Fair on Oct. 6 and Dec. 30. With vendors ranging from mediums to witchcraft suppliers, the fair represents a coming-together of people working in the metaphysical fields. Debra (Luna) Gonzalez,...

Ghost in the Oaks sells out

Melody Bigelow

September 28, 2017


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times

Ghosts in the Oaks, a fundraising event hosted by Friends of City Park, has sold out faster than usual this year. This “non-scary” Halloween benefit will have a range of activities, primarily geared toward children. Some of those include arts and crafts, musical entertainment, airbrush face painting...

Loyola cello students rehearse with Tanya Anisimova on weekend retreat

Loyola cello students rehearse with Tanya Anisimova on weekend retreat

Anna Knapp

September 26, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Music

Among the birds and wildlife in Loranger, Louisiana, visitors heard music played by the Loyola cello section. Over last weekend, the student cellists retreated to the Solomon Episcopal Center for the first cello boot camp. The retreat focused on improving and working together with Tanya Anisimova, who...

Mayoral candidates stand for musicians’ rights

Mayoral candidates stand for musicians’ rights

Caleb Beck

September 21, 2017


Filed under City, Life & Times, Politics

Eight New Orleans mayoral candidates participated in a community forum to discuss their promises advocating musicians’ rights in their policy agendas.   Organized by local cultural advocacy group The Ella Project, candidates were interviewed en masse in Carver Theater on Monday, Sept. 11...

Lakeshore Landing concert sneak peeks outdoor facility, preps for Spring opening

Lakeshore Landing concert sneak peeks outdoor facility, preps for Spring opening

Jamal Melancon

September 21, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Music

The lakefront’s new entertainment destination held its first outdoor event with a free family-friendly concert overlooking Lake Pontchartrain. The sneak peek event attracted crowds and community members interested in previewing the new $12 million development sitting at the South Shore Harbor. The...

Female performance groups seek to raise money for local nonprofit

Female performance groups seek to raise money for local nonprofit

Emma Gilheany

September 20, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Women Performing for Women, a fundraising event for Hagar's House and Project Ishmael, will bring together women of all backgrounds for a night of dancing and fun on Sept. 28 at Cafe Istanbul on St. Claude Avenue. The event will be headlined by Darcy Malone and the Tangle, a band described as "indie...

Upcoming Events 9/22-9/29

Davis Walden

September 20, 2017


Filed under Life & Times

9/15-10/1 "Once On This Island"Description: A one-act musical following Ti Moune, a peasant girl, who falls in with a richer man on the other side of the island. The gods make a bet to see whether love or death is stronger.Location: Le Petit Theatre Du Vieux Carre on St. Peter Street at 7:30 p.m., 3 ...

An Illustrated Guide to Uptown Bars

An Illustrated Guide to Uptown Bars

Mairead Cahill

September 15, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase, The Wolf

Bruno’s Tavern 7538 Maple St. PRICE: $$ AGE: 18 to enter 21+ to drink With beers and cocktails starting at just $3, it’s no surprise the Maple Street spot is popular with Loyola and Tulane students a like. If you drop by Bruno’s, expect to find the latest sports game on TV...

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