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Krewe of Boo parade marks the beginning of New Orleans Halloween season

Krewe of Boo

Elka Cuttino, Contributing Reporter

October 16, 2019

It is almost Halloween in New Orleans, and nothing kicks off the start of spooky season like the official New Orleans Halloween parade Krewe of BOO! Young and old alike enjoy the parade, which has events planned before and after including a luncheon, masquerade ball, zombie fun run and monster mash...

Looking forward to the New Orleans Film Festival’s 30th year

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Nurah Lambert, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

Every October, films of all genres, directors of many walks of life and devout movie lovers descend on New Orleans to assemble the New Orleans Film Festival. This October is no different. With more than 200 films and 500 filmmakers set to kick off Oct. 16-23, the 30th annual festival has attracted the ...

Arcade’s picks: NOLA’s live music venues

music

Melissa Rosenthal, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Are you in need of new music venues beyond the famed Frenchman Street? Music and arts culture are essential to New Orleans life and can be found throughout the city. From Bounce to Big Band to Blues to traditional Jazz, you are sure to find your ideal genre. Below are suggestions for live music spot...

Upcoming Voodoo Festival: It’s going to be out of this world

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Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2019

Looking for a way to celebrate your Hallo-Weekend in New Orleans? Voodoo Music + Art Experience is coming to City Park from Oct. 25-27. While there’s talk about a weak line-up, a selection of artists, music and food can make your Voodoo experience worth while. Three-day tickets are available fo...

Your guide to Art for Art’s Sake

art

Sarah Medina, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2019

On Saturday, Oct. 5, Magazine Street will be the stage for the annual Art for Art’s Sake event, celebrating the beginning of the New Orleans Art season. As fall begins, enjoying some cool New Orleans weather, music, art, shopping and drinks seems like the perfect option for a Saturday evening.  Those who partake in “Maga...

Arcade’s coffee shop picks

coffee shops

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

October 2, 2019

As the dreaded midterm season sneaks up on students across campus, you may be looking to switch up your typical study spots. Arcade is here to help, with a list of our favorite local coffee shops, perfect for all of your studying needs. Z’otz Located on Oak Street, this small coffee shop is ideal for essay writing and midterm study...

Eat through NOLA: festivals you won’t want to miss

festivals

Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Reporter

September 19, 2019

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year. The real reason why we chose Tulane.   Fried Chicken Don’t be a chicken and attend this festival on Sept. 20. The Fried Chicken Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Woldenberg Park. The festival is free, outdoors and has expanded to three ...

Exploring New Orleans’ history through local museums

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Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

September 4, 2019

When we think of New Orleans, unique festivities and food quickly come to mind, so it may be easy at times to overlook the significance of the rich history and traditions that also characterize the city.  New Orleans is a city well-known for keeping its history alive and accessible. You can see i...

Arcade’s fall concert previews

concerts

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

September 4, 2019

Listening to live music is a great way to spend a night out in New Orleans, hearing the artists you love while exploring some of the great music venues NOLA has to offer. Arcade has compiled a guide to some of the can't-miss concerts of the fall for any music lover:  Lizzo at Fillmore New Orle...

Summer is coming: Events for students staying in NOLA

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

April 25, 2019

Maybe you’re taking a class, working or have an internship. For whatever reason, you’re staying in New Orleans for the summer. If you’re worried about getting bored, don’t – festival season is just beginning, and New Orleans will be ripe with things to do this summer. Here are just a few to ...

50th Fête: New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival gets better with age

Jazz Fest Crowd in 2014. Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation, Inc.

Hannah Eichelbaum, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Jazz in New Orleans has a long and spirited history. The same can be said of the famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, locally simplified to “Jazz Fest.” The festival takes place over two weekends, from April 25 to April 28 and May 2 to May 5. The first annual festival took place in 197...

French Quarter Fest rocks the city with four days of local flavor

French Quarter Fest rocks the city with four days of local flavor

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

April 10, 2019

Another sunny spring weekend means more festivals for New Orleans residents to enjoy. This weekend, starting Thursday, April 11, French Quarter Festival will light up New Orleans and highlight its most famous neighborhood.   French Quarter Fest is a popular destination for music, food and art lovers. Th...