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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

Cecilia Hammond | Senior Staff Artist

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

Dorothy Mae Taylor

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...

Student artist spotlight: Sari Abolafia

Courtesy of Sari Abolafia

Ava Lemos, Senior Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Tulane sophomore Sari Abolafia, who regularly plays at venues such as Gasa Gasa and Maple Leaf Bar, likes to joke that her music career started in a glorified living room. She performed that first solo set in New Orleans last Valentine’s Day and has since found herself constantly falling into new oppo...

Second Saturdays: Showcasing arts and culture

Second Saturdays

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

February 5, 2020

Searching for a fun and free way to nourish your artistic impulses? Look no further than Second Saturdays on St. Claude Avenue! Every second Saturday of the month at 6 p.m., the St. Claude Arts District opens the doors of its galleries to the public, showcasing the work of local craftspeople and artisans. St. Cla...

Arcade’s February events preview

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Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2020

Here in New Orleans, the fun never stops. With the annual celebration of Mardi Gras coming up, why not honor the whole month with fun-filled events? While there is an overload of activities on NOLA’s daily calendar, Arcade is here to highlight some of the most entertaining, memorable and amusing c...

A look inward: ‘Where We Stand: Zines from New Orleans’

Elana Bush | Photography Editor

Alex Calloway, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Tucked away in a quiet gallery on the second floor of Joseph Merrick Jones Memorial Hall is a small exhibit room. No artifacts or grand portraits hang from its walls, and no guide is present to give an hour-long tour. Only small paper booklets, many covered completely in handwritten typeface and unr...

Surf Curse bewitches crowd at One Eyed Jacks

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

January 23, 2020

The legendary New Orleans music venue One Eyed Jacks hosted indie surf rock band Surf Curse Tuesday, Jan. 21, attracting crowds of fans eager to escape the chilly Louisiana night. Thankfully, the show was filled with no shortage of dancing or moshing, keeping the audience warm and grooving through the night. ...