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Student band Blue Velvet adds post-punk sound to NOLA community

Student band Blue Velvet adds post-punk sound to NOLA community

Annabelle Golden, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Music, Showcase

In homage to the work of David Lynch and as huge fans of the movie "Blue Velvet," three local musicians formed a band with that namesake.Blue Velvet consists of current and past Tulane students. Seniors Lex Condes and Evan Cole play the drums and bass, respectively, and former student Eden Klinger...

Local entrepreneur, World Water Day focus on safe drinking water

Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Arcade, NOLA

Freshwater is essential to both the human and natural world. Water powers cities, supports ecosystems and sustains virtually all forms of life. Every year on World Water Day, March 22, the world celebrates this vital natural resource.Established by the United Nations in 1993, the holiday promotes...

Up and coming artists Kaiydo, Ambre discuss path to musical success

Nurah Lambert, Associate Arcade Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Music

Twenty seems to be a magic number, the age of both up-and-coming Florida rapper Kaiydo and New Orleans native musician Ambre.Kaiydo hit the ground running with a lineup of scheduled shows, a summer tour and new music releases. His most recent project "Colors and Sounds" in which he released one new...

Queue: Cartoons aren’t just for Kids

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Movies & TV

Cartoons are not just for children. Adults too can enjoy sitting in their pajamas with a bowl of cereal on Saturday morning letting hours pass watching cartoons. With innuendos and jokes that go over the heads of the younger viewers, cartoons are for adults and children alike. Cartoons have the power...

Crawfest releases initial lineup

Crawfest releases initial lineup

Sam Ergina, Arcade Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Music

Crawfest at Tulane University has announced its initial lineup. Artists include headliners Moon Taxi, along with Chicago soul band JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound and Tulane's own The Bummers.Moon Taxi was founded in 2006. The indie band has had four studio albums and has established itself on the...

Airing of Grievances: Cruel Credit Card

March 20, 2017
Filed under Arcade

Dear Credit Card,You were my first.I remember the first day I laid eyes on you and your silver, sleek body with your baby-blue letters. We had an instant connection. It took no time to warm up to you, and I remember during our first date, you bought me chocolates at midnight.When I packed...

‘The Navigator’ chronicles path of cultural self-acceptance

Luke Bravo, Contributing Reporter
March 19, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Music

In its new album, "The Navigator," Hurray for the Riff Raff tells an intimate story about growing up, overcoming marginalization and living with pride. The new album is a departure from the majority of the band's recent work.The New Orleans band's frontwoman, Alynda Segarra, offers listeners a look int...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ remains relevant, fan favorite

‘Beauty and the Beast’ remains relevant, fan favorite

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter
March 18, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Movies & TV

"Be Our Guest" Disney invites us to return to the magic of a "tale as old as time." Through nostalgic costuming, cutting-edge special effects and inspired musical direction, "Beauty and the Beast" truly is a story that lasts a lifetime.Stacking up to the original was a tall order for director Bill...

New Orleans Fashion Week to act as focal point for Southern fashion

New Orleans Fashion Week to act as focal point for Southern fashion

Luo Qi Kong, Contributing Reporter
March 18, 2017
Filed under Arcade, NOLA

While New Orleans might be better known for its music, food and art, New Orleans Fashion Week has been expanding the city's fashion scene since 2011. NOFW 2017 will feature more than 30 designers from the Gulf Coast region from Saturday to March 24.Since NOFW 2016, the event has focused less on displaying...

Political comedy pioneer Bill Maher to perform at Saenger Theater

Matthew Philips, Contributing Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under Arcade, NOLA

The explosion of shows tailored exclusively to political comedy is a phenomenon of the new millennium. For decades, political comedy remained a minute feature of the nightly routines of Ed Sullivan, Johnny Carson and David Letterman, for fear that its extensive use would alienate viewers. With the debut...

Nice Jewish Boy Pageant to promote, engage with Jewish culture

Nice Jewish Boy Pageant to promote, engage with Jewish culture

Tigre Mui, Contributing Reporter
March 16, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

Pageants are a way to publicly present a certain mold and see who fits it best. This mold can be one of beauty, of grace or of Miss United States. This weekend, it's to discern the kind, the charming and the most well-connected in terms of Jewish geography. The Nice Jewish Boy Pageant aims to separate ...

BUKU Music + Art Project succeeds despite disappointments

BUKU Music + Art Project succeeds despite disappointments

Nurah Lambert and Josh Christian
March 16, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Music, NOLA

The living, avant-garde BUKU Music + Art Project 2017 featured a variety of musicians and artists of many backgrounds. Attractions such as the Live Graffiti Gallery, stilt walkers, live dancers and, of course, music performances graced the festival this year. Though The Arcade could not make it to...

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