The Italian influences in New Orleans are everywhere from St. Joseph’s Day to the muffuletta. However, Avo’s chef Nick Lama is about to go full-throttle with the green, white , and red. For December, he is rolling out his take on traditional Italian “Feast of the Seven Fishes.”
The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are investigating three sexual assaults perpetrated on Sunday (11.29) evening and Monday (11.30) morning. The unrelated rapes occurred in different parts of town and the victims include a child.
Today in New Orleans, Higher Heights Reggae Band is bringing Caribbean jams to Blue Nile. Glen Davis Andrews will play his normal show, and at the Maison, catch Aurora Nealand & Royal Roses. Big K.R.I.T will play at the House of Blues as a part of his “Kritically Acclaimed Tour.” Today in 1803, the Spanish sold the Louisiana Territory to the French. But now, back to the present.
On Saturday (11.28), Grambling State blew out their nemesis Southern by a score of 34-23. However, a different set of numbers marked a victory for tourism in New Orleans. The attendance numbers were the highest logged by the annual matchup since the Storm.
The Saints may be struggling but there are plenty of other happenings this Sunday. Today (11.29) is the 31st Anniversary Original New Orleans Lady Buckjumpers & Men Buckjumpers Annual Parade. The group will be strutting their stuff at one of the season's best second lines.
Shortly after Friday night became Saturday (11.28) morning, a man was fatally shot on Bourbon outside the Prohibition Bar. The violence only escalated the following evening. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) reported that two more shooting rocked the Quarter overnight on Saturday evening and Sunday (11.29) morning.
On Saturday (11.28) night, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) announced that they one suspect connected with the mass shooting in Bunny Friend Park is behind bars. Chief Harrison, Commander Goodly and Mayor Landrieu held an afternoon presser to name 32-year-old Joseph "Moe" Allen as a suspect. Then, hours later, the Department announced thatAllen turned himself in and will be charged with 17 counts of Attempted First Degree Murder.
Today in New Orleans, celebrate Sunday with the Gospel Brunch at House of Blues, or jam with Hot 8 Brass Band at the Howlin’ Wolf. The Joe Krown Trio will jam at the Maple Leaf, and 1942 flick Holiday Inn is on the big screen at Prytania. Happy Birthday to clarinetist, bandleader, and educator Dr. Michael White, born November 29, 1954. Now, more ways to celebrate Sunday!
The future of Les Miles' job at LSU is up for debate. However, there are some things about his past at the school that are certain, namely his quotes. Over the course of his tenure in Baton Rouge, the Mad Hatter was unrivalled as far as giving press. In honor of Miles' controversial career, NoDef offers up our favorite quotes from the man.
In the opening hours of Saturday (11.28), a New Orleans man was shot and killed on Bourbon Street according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).
Today in New Orleans, the Pelicans take on the Jazz and the Bad Girls of Burlesque will get sassy at House of Blues. The Classic Weekend Jam will bring Yo Gotti and Rick Ross to Lakefront Arena, and the Bayou Classic is at the Superdome. Today in New Orleans history Tulane Green Wave beat LSU 34-7 for the Battle for the Rag in 1931. Also, local big haired musician Vince Vance was inducted into the Louisiana Hall of Fame in 2010. Now, more for today.
Les Miles has never been easy to understand. Deciphering the meaning of the Mad Hatter’s press conferences pressers and quips has been a nearly academic pursuit spurring different schools and factions. So, it is no surprise that experts are split on his latest comments. Miles may have announced his departure from LSU today… then again, he might not have.