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Upcoming Events 9/1-9/7

Davis Walden

August 30, 2017


Filed under Life & Times

9/1 - Southern Decadence BeginsDescription: The French Quarter becomes a beacon for LGBT activities in the south on Labor Day weekend with dozens of clubs, bars and hotels participating in parades, contests, dance parties, street parties and more for six days of celebrating pride.Price: VariesLocation: French Quarter and Do...

Great American Bar Crawl hits New Orleans

Great American Bar Crawl hits New Orleans

Alena Cover

August 30, 2017


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

New Orleans bar patrons will have the chance to be a part of the Great American Bar Crawl, a nation-wide bar hopping celebration of the United States on Labor Day weekend. The Great American Bar Crawl will take place at various downtown venues on Sept. 2, starting with registration at Chart Room from...

Burlesque challenges pop culture through ‘The Princess Bride’

Burlesque challenges pop culture through ‘The Princess Bride’

India Yarborough

August 24, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Add a satirical twist to a nationally recognized film and you get what one Loyola alumna describes as a show that pushes boundaries. The Society of Sin — a New Orleans-based burlesque troupe founded over three years ago by 2012 graduate Xena Zeit-Geist — plans to perform an original burlesque...

Decadence no longer a ‘boys’ club

Decadence no longer a ‘boys’ club

Jules Lydon

August 23, 2017


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

Each Labor Day weekend, Southern Decadence, the largest gay event in the south, commences and welcomes the gay community from around the United States and the world to New Orleans. However, the event hasn't always been geared toward those that identify as lesbian or transgender. Southern Dykeadence...

Event calendar 8/25-8/31

Davis Walden

August 23, 2017


Filed under Life & Times

8/25 Fraternity and sorority welcome back cookout Description: Join Loyola's 13 fraternities and sororities for free food and to learn about becoming a member of Greek Life. Food will be provided by Lucky Dog and Plum Street Snoballs. Every attendee has the chance of entering a raffle to win an Appl...

Events 8/19-8/24

Davis Walden

August 16, 2017


Filed under Life & Times

8/19 Moving ThroughPrice: General admission $20 advance/$25 day of show. $15 students/seniors/Contemporary Arts Center membersLocation: CAC Freeport McMoran Theatre at 8 p.m. Description: KM Dance Project presents Moving Through. Featuring choreography by Catherine Caldwell, Jeremy Guyton, Kehinde Isha...

Loyola grad releases new jazz album

Loyola grad releases new jazz album

Emma Gilheany

August 14, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

"A new take on jazz with added accessories" is how recent Loyola graduate Trevarri Huff-Boone describes his newly released jazz album. Huff-Boone, who graduated from Loyola in the jazz studies/performance program in May, is the leader of a group called TREVARRI, who released a jazz album on July 28,...

Loyola grad Maxwell Eaton to open namesake restaurant on Magazine Street

Loyola grad Maxwell Eaton to open namesake restaurant on Magazine Street

Davis Walden

August 11, 2017


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Showcase

One recent Loyola graduate hopes that a new restaurant project will bring “maximum wellness” to the community. That grad’s name – Maxwell Eaton. Eaton, Loyola A‘07, plans to open Max Well (Maximum Wellness) New Orleans on Magazine Street early fall this year, a health food restaurant focusing...

Senior showcase celebrates artists

Senior showcase celebrates artists

Jessamyn Reichmann

May 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Life & Times

Six graduating seniors showcased their most impressive pieces of art created at Loyola. This past Monday, family members and friends attended the BFA and BA Senior Showcase. Taking place in the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery, the seniors displayed the pieces they found most striking. Whether highlight...

Cancelled orchestra concert rescheduled

Cancelled orchestra concert rescheduled

Erin Snodgrass

May 6, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Music

The Loyola Symphony Orchestra was scheduled and ready to perform their final, and only, concert of the semester on Sunday, April 30 when inclement weather interfered. Sunday morning saw heavy rainstorms and flood warnings for metro New Orleans and tornado warnings for parts of Southeast Louisiana until aro...

Tulane defensive end takes ballet lessons

Nick Ducote

May 5, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Sports

Ade Aruna, Tulane University business senior and defensive end this year for the Green Wave, looks to make a splash in his last season. This year he hopes to play even better, but is approaching offseason workouts in a different way. Aruna has added dance classes to his schedule. “I’m used to dan...

Touro’s Jazz Fest Shabbat combines music, spirituality of the Big Easy

Touro’s Jazz Fest Shabbat combines music, spirituality of the Big Easy

Colleen Dulle

May 4, 2017


Filed under Music, Religion

Jazz Fest Shabbat, Touro Synagogue’s annual celebration of the music of New Orleans, is returning on April 28 with a zydeco twist. The Shabbat service, which takes place in the synagogue’s 900-seat sanctuary and is usually standing room only, will feature Sunpie Barnes and the Louisiana Sunspots,...

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