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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...

Favorite New Orleans Venues

Favorite New Orleans Venues

Caleb Beck

September 15, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase, The Wolf

I would never have imagined that some of my favorite memories of this city would be so closely linked to the buildings they happened in, but I can picture these spaces in my head and the energy pulsing through an audience crowd as musicians made the roofs shake for hours on end. Clubs like Tipitina’s...

Frenchmen Street: A Guide to Survive

Frenchmen Street: A Guide to Survive

Bernadette Locke

September 15, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, The Wolf

Of all the places to rewind after a long week at school or work, Frenchmen Street offers a substantial amount of culture. Walking down the street with music rumbling out of the buildings is much of an art form. Amidst the cigarette smoke and narrow walkways, connections are formed over dancing in...

Get the chance to embrace your fears at the NOLA Horror Film Fest

Emma Gilheany

September 8, 2017


Filed under Life & Times

Locals hoping to get into the Halloween spirit a little early will have their chance at the NOLA Horror Film Fest from Sept. 21-24.Held at Castillo Blanco Art Studios on St. Claude Avenue, the festival will have film screenings, as well as featuring vendors and burlesque performances between showings....

New Orleans Irish Festival looks to spread Irish culture

India Yarborough

September 7, 2017


Filed under Life & Times

Members of New Orleans’ Irish community will join forces next week to host the city’s fourth annual Irish Festival — an event promising more than just green beer and leprechauns.“We’re passionate about keeping the Irish culture alive in New Orleans,” Joni Muggivan,...

Upcoming Events 9/9-9/21

Davis Walden

September 6, 2017


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9/9 - The New Orleans Pancake and Booze ShowDescription: Art show featuring over 50 artists, live body painting, live DJ sets, live art and a free pancake bar.Price: $7 (early bird general admission), $10 (doors)Location: Howlin’ Wolf, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.9/10 - And the Echo and Nebula Rosa ConcertDe...

Loyola grad starts booming lingerie business

Loyola grad starts booming lingerie business

Andres Fuentes

September 6, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

While most graduates go off to interviews and internships in order to fulfill their dreams, Kelsey Brehm, A'17, decided to take a different route.Upon graduating, she has already started her own lingerie company, called A Little Something, and made it into a successful business."I have been sewing sinc...

The Willow to host Harvey flood relief concert

Emma Gilheany

September 6, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Music

Well-known local performers, including Cyril Neville, Rockin Dopsie Jr., Hot 8 Brass Band, Michael O'Hara and more are set to come together at The Willow starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, for a benefit concert to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey.All of the ticket sales from the event,...

Art faculty showcase pieces in the Monroe Library

Art faculty showcase pieces in the Monroe Library

Andres Fuentes

August 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Life & Times

At the very pinnacle of the Monroe Library lies the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery, an entire floor dedicated to showcasing art for the Loyola community. The gallery is always changing, showcasing new pieces from local artists to internationally-known icons. The current exhibit is the Art Faculty Spotlight,...

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