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Behind the magic of Jazz Fest posters

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Hannah May-Powers, Arcade Editor

October 15, 2020

The first New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest happened in Congo Square in 1970 to a crowd of 350 people. In the 50 years since its inception, the event has garnered widespread attention and attracts thousands of attendees annually. Though Jazz Fest was unable to happen in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, fans of the festival can look to posters from years past to appreciate every...

Event Spotlight: Art for Art’s Sake

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Hannah May-Powers, Arcade Editor

October 7, 2020

It would be impossible to quantify the cultural impact that the city of New Orleans has had on artists. Not only does the city inspire artists who live here, but plenty of artists from around the world acknowledge the influence that New Orleans has had both on their work and in their personal live...

Arcade’s guide to October events

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Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor

September 30, 2020

It’s fall in New Orleans, and though this season might look a little different, there are still plenty of exciting activities to do this October. Check out Arcade’s picks for fun events on campus and around town. Movie Night in the LBC Oct. 3, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. If you’re looking fo...

In the midst of a pandemic, local music venues look for next steps

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Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor

September 2, 2020

In the age of the coronavirus, live music has begun to seem like a relic from a past life. Crowded venues filled with sweaty strangers are a nightmare from a public safety perspective, and with no idea when they will be able to open their doors again, many independent music venues are facing difficult ...

Preparing for the hurricanes: Advice from a New Orleanian

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Maiya Tate, Staff Writer

August 23, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. Living in New Orleans my whole life means that I’ve been through my fair share of hurricanes. Right now, Hurricane Marco is expected to hit land by ...

Cowboy Mouth ‘Open Wide’ Review

Cowboy Mouth 'Open Wide' Review

Cameron Slate, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2020

With a discography spanning 28 years and a place already secured in the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, Cowboy Mouth enters 2020 with no sign of stopping or coming close to slowing down. The New Orleans based rockers are set to release new EP "Open Wide" on March 27, and it’s full of the charm and energy that are hallmarks of Cowboy ...

NOLA vegan restaurants: ethical and delicious

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Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

March 4, 2020

In the market for a healthy food that’s good for you and the planet, too? You’re in luck! Arcade has compiled a list of the best vegan restaurants in New Orleans. From vegan reubens to sweet potato dumplings, these restaurants have options to please any palate. Sneaky Pickle Located in Bywa...

Brace for BUKU 2020

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

February 26, 2020

Mardi Gras may have ended, but don’t fret — the upcoming BUKU Music + Art Project guarantees that the party won’t be ending any time soon here in New Orleans.  The festival will be returning to New Orleans for its eighth year, founded in 2012 as a uniquely New Orleans festival experience ...

Wallows draws crowd to House of Blues

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Meredith Abdelnour, Senior Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Wallows brought its indie rock charm to New Orleans this weekend, playing at the House of Blues on Valentine’s Day. The venue was packed — many guests took advantage of the upstairs seating available, but the general admission section was still extremely crowded. Wallows attracted a wide variety of people,...

Exploring Mardi Gras’ legacy of discrimination

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Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

February 19, 2020

Ever since the Mistick Krewe of Comus held the first organized parade in February of 1857, the celebration of Mardi Gras has been tinged with racist and classist overtones. Though a handful of new krewes formed in the 1940s to combat discrimination and include people of all nationalities and gender...

Affordable restaurants along the parade routes

Affordable restaurants along the parade routes

Jordan Moskowitz, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

It’s a Mardi party this week in Nola. But this celebration cannot continue on an empty stomach. In order to flaunt your fashionable wardrobe and remain fully energized, food is a must. No need to fear, though, because Arcade is here to make sure you’re in the know about some of New Orleans’ best affordable re...

A very New Orleans Valentine’s

Naomi Smith | Associate Artist

Jordan Moskowitz, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Sound the alarm, folks, because this Friday is the long-awaited Valentine’s Day. Whether you spend the holiday going on a romantic date with your significant other, binge-watching rom coms with your best friends or maybe taking yourself out on a nice date, Arcade has got you covered. Make the most of Valentine’s Day with this list of uniquely New Orleans way...