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Cecily Strong proved weak at improv performance

Tyler Mead, Staff Reporter
August 29, 2014
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Cecily Strong proved to have a mixed ability at Wednesday night’s show in McAlister Auditorium.The Saturday Night Live cast member was joined by two other improv performers for an hour-and-a-half show. Strong used a mix of scripted and improvised scenes which harshly contrasted each other.Strong c...

LeVar Burton to give a talk to Tulane students

Bess Turner, Contributing Reporter
August 27, 2014
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LeVar Burton, known mostly for his role in the television show “Star Trek” and for his involvement in the educational children’s show “Reading Rainbow,” will speak at Tulane University at 8 p.m. on Sept. 8 in McAlister Auditorium.Burton jumpstarted his career as Kunta Kinte on the miniseries ...

Yelephants to headline One Eyed Jacks for the first time

Julia Engel, Contributing Reporter
August 27, 2014
Filed under Arcade, Music

The student-comprised band Yelephants will perform 9 p.m. Saturday at One Eyed Jack’s, accompanied by Loyola University New Orleans bands Donovan Wolfington and Pope.The band, which consists of Jack Hardy, Mike Benson, Robert Tornillo and Jeremy Herbsman, has been together since early in its members' ...

Washed Out set to perform intimate House of Blues show

Laura Rostad, Staff Reporter
August 27, 2014
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Washed Out, comprised of Ernest Greene, and an accompanying band, will play at 8 p.m. on Sept. 10 at House of Blues.Washed Out’s dreamy sound works like a puzzle with many pieces. The underlying electronic layers include elements of hip-hop, techno and indie pop combined with subdued vocals to create ...

Thomas Beller reveals story of secretive Salinger

Bess Turner, Contributing Reporter
August 27, 2014
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Thomas Beller, a professor in the English department, mused about his long-standing relationship with the work of J.D. Salinger, the subject of his new biography, “J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist.”“If you want people to stop smoking, one of the methods is to give them an entire carton of cigarettes, and ...

Landlady visits New Orleans in hopes of gaining “an audience of human beings”

Clara Beaumont, Contributing Reporter
August 27, 2014
Filed under Arcade, Music

Landlady, a Brooklyn-based band, will perform songs from its newest album, "Upright Behavior" 9 p.m. Friday at the Hi Ho Lounge, While studying at New York University in 2011, Landlady’s creator, Adam Schatz, wanted a project.“The original inspiration was just to do something new,” Schatz said. ...

Tulane Dining and Food Services to debut Ironsides Waffles food truck

Maricela Murillo, Contributing Reporter
August 27, 2014
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Starting at 9 a.m. Sept. 16, Tulane University Dining Services will debut its new Ironsides Waffles food truck at the corner of Freret Street and McAlister Drive. The truck will be parked in the same spot every Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.“The first 50 customers will receive an Iron...

Lazar explores ancient and modern legend in new book

Lazar explores ancient and modern legend in new book

Alec Schwartzman, Arcade Print Editor
August 27, 2014
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Professor Zachary Lazar took four years to complete his newest novel, “I Pity the Poor Immigrant.” Hachette Publishing released “I Pity the Poor Immigrant” on April 8. Following publication, Lazar received critical acclaim from periodicals such as The New Yorker and The New York Times.“It’s...

Back to School Playlist

The Arcade
August 21, 2014
Filed under Arcade, Music

This is the first in a weekly series of playlists brought to you by The Arcade featuring a smattering of new music from across the board. Enjoy!...

NOLAbeings creator steps out from behind her camera

Alec Schwartzman, Arcade Editor
August 21, 2014
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You might find Claire Bangser wandering the streets of the Marigny, talking to strangers and taking photographs. You might find her work, NOLAbeings, on your Facebook or Instagram newsfeed. NOLAbeings' posts simply feature a photograph of a 'being' with a corresponding quote from the subject as the capt...

Mad Decent Block Party to perform first New Orleans show at Mardi Gras World

Amanda Verdi, Contributing Reporter
August 21, 2014
Filed under Arcade, Music

Ask Tulane students what concert they are most excited for in August and many will agree that the Mad Decent Block Party, rolling into New Orleans on Aug. 29 at Mardi Gras World, is where the real party is.Mad Decent features artists such as A$AP Ferg, Big Gigantic, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, Kid Kami...

Voodoo Queen preserves spirit of New Orleans cemeteries

Bess Turner, Contributing Reporter
August 21, 2014
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“Bodies,” Bloody Mary said, and she pointed toward stuffed garbage bags littering the ground at Odd Fellows Rest during a cemetery tour. She peered inside and rapped three times at the locked cemetery gates to alert the spirits of her presence, tossing a few M&Ms through the iron bars as an offe...

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