Maple Leaf advance tickets support New Orleans Musicians’ Assistance Foundation

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The Maple Leaf Bar is donating proceeds from online ticket sales to the New Orleans Musicians’ Assistance Foundation. Starting this month, the Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St., is offering advance ticket sales for all shows Friday and Saturday nights. A few other select shows will also be available for online purchase. The legendary Uptown [...]

Proposed nail salon wins initial approval — with new second-story residential addition — for St. Charles Avenue storefront near universities

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A nail salon proposed for a university-area building on St. Charles Avenue that has been a number of short-lived restaurants in recent years won initial approval from the City Planning Commission on Tuesday, and it will include the addition of a new second-story living space — despite some some neighbors concerns’ that parking is already [...]

Sponsored: Propeller Pop 2018 will celebrate social entrepreneurs, local cuisine

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With some help from JPMorgan Chase & Co. and several local businesses, Propeller Pop 2018 will celebrate social entrepreneurs with a tasting of New Orleans’ best pop-up restaurants. The event takes place 6 to 9 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 15, and will showcase about 10 pop-up chefs based in New Orleans. Roulaison Distilling Co. will have [...]

Two literary events celebrate New Orleans tricentennial

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Two events tomorrow delve into the rich and complicated culture of New Orleans and celebrate the city’s tricentennial. But, they force literary-minded New Orleanians to make a rich, complicated decision: both are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. At Octavia Books at 530 Octavia St., near Laurel Street, New Orleans writer Jason [...]

Decision on lower Magazine Street performance venue postponed: Owners challenge neighbors’ right to appeal

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The latest challenge to the zoning of a new immersive-theatre venue in a Magazine Street warehouse at the edge of the Lower Garden District was postponed Monday to December, after the building owners countered with the allegation that their critics have missed the deadline to object. Lower Garden District residents Seth and Rosa Dunlap began [...]

Sponsored: Local ‘Stars’ Dance for the Arts

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New Orleans luminaries dance-off to benefit arts education Inspired by ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, the 9th Annual Young Audiences Dancing for the Arts gala will feature local community leaders competing on the dance floor with professional dancers for the coveted People’s Choice Award. The gala will be held at Harrah’s Casino Theatre this Friday, [...]

A harrowing account of mistaken identity: A rape survivor helped send a man to prison for life, only for DNA evidence to prove his innocence 10 years later (FULL VIDEO)

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In 1984, a man broke into to college student Jennifer Thompson’s apartment while she was sleeping and raped her in her bed, but she did her utmost through the assault to scrutinize every aspect of his appearance so she could give police as complete a description as possible. She helped create a composite sketch that [...]

Richard Perque: No endorsement in judicial runoff between Omar Mason and Marie Williams

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Attorney Richard Perque has made no endorsement in the runoff between Omar Mason and Marie Williams after his close third-place finish in the election for judge of Civil District Court Division E. Mason commanded a strong lead in Tuesday’s election with nearly 51,000 votes, or 42 percent of the total. Williams drew 32,000 for 27 [...]

Pay It Forward Happy Hour to benefit Broadmoor Improvement Association, Love in Action Outreach

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Trepwise and the Eiffel Society are hosting a Pay It Forward Happy Hour this Wednesday to highlight two local nonprofits. November’s “trepwork for good” event will have a “Feed It Forward” theme and will showcase two nonprofits with food pantries: Broadmoor Improvement Association and Love in Action Outreach. Food donations will also be accepted at [...]

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