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Mardi Gras mapped out

Mardi Gras mapped out

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA

 Mardi Gras is one of the best times of the year in New Orleans, but it can also be incredibly confusing. Whether it’s your first Mardi Gras in the city or you’re a seasoned senior, check out this map of the Uptown parade route to help you plan your day – from bathrooms to burgers.One of the bigg...

Airing of Grievances: Back from abroad

Burke Joslin, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

Dear Tulane Community,You’re in danger. I don’t have much time to explain, but please, for your own safety, heed what I’m about to tell you. Lock your doors, hide your booze, make your Instagram private and, for the love of Mike Fitts and all else that is unholy, get out while you can. The ...

Car Seat Headrest takes Tipitina’s

Car Seat Headrest takes Tipitina’s

Avery Anderson and Haley Soares

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Music

This Tuesday, Feb. 26, Seattle-based band Car Seat Headrest drew crowds at Tipitina’s Uptown, working the audience into a frenzy with its unique blend of lo-fi indie rock. Strobing lights and incendiary guitar riffs entranced all those in attendance.The night began on an electrifying note with...

Don’t reign on her parade: Student serves as Queen of Endymion

Don’t reign on her parade: Student serves as Queen of Endymion

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA

The Krewe of Endymion, one of the three “Super Krewes” and the largest parade of Mardi Gras, announced its 2019 Queen of Endymion to be Tulane University sophomore Alexandra Kenny. Next time you’re in class, look around for royalty. You might be in the presence of Her Majesty – Meghan Markle who? ...

Rainbow Kitten Surprise comes to Joy Theater, kookiness ensues

Rainbow Kitten Surprise comes to Joy Theater, kookiness ensues

Josh Axelrod, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Music

     Things got weird at the Joy Theater on Wednesday night.Gracing the stage with a giddy performance, veering between burlesque and ballad, Rainbow Kitten Surprise lived up to the eccentricity of its name.The alt-rock group hails from the mountains of Boone, ...

Speakeasy: TULAG’s take on mafia mysteries

Speakeasy: TULAG’s take on mafia mysteries

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

 "Itʼs the Roaring Twenties, and corruption is on the rise in your city. The Mob rules the streets, and its reach extends even further — to the police force, the courts and even City Hall. The Mobʼs crews of thieves, hitmen, bootleggers, dirty lawyers, speakeasy owners, con artists and cops on the take thin...

Restaurant Reviews: Warbucks’ new American cuisine

Restaurant Reviews: Warbucks’ new American cuisine

Matt Federman, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Food

Warbucks, found in the Irish Channel along Magazine street, is brought to life by Executive Chef Todd Pulsinelli. The newly opened restaurant blends modern American cuisine with distinct international influences. The kitchen staff members clearly pride themselves on bringing unconventional flavor combinations together with ...

Krewe of Barkus unleashes Mardi Gras

Krewe of Barkus unleashes Mardi Gras

Alex Calloway, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

Mardi Gras season has finally arrived, and the atmosphere across New Orleans is electrifying. While historic krewes vie for space in schedules, one newer parade threatens to capture the hearts of Tulane students with its signature subject – man’s best friend.The Mystic Krewe of Barkus is Mardi Gras...

Fifty years of tours: Fleetwood Mac hits New Orleans

Fifty years of tours: Fleetwood Mac hits New Orleans

Haley Soares, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Music

Last Saturday, Feb. 16, legendary British-American power group Fleetwood Mac rocked the stage of the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. People of all ages flocked to see the rock group as they stopped here on their massive – and possibly final – world tour, hoping to witness a onc...

More Than Magic: Origins of Voodoo

More Than Magic: Origins of Voodoo

Cori Shalit and Hannah Erbrick

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA

New Orleans has a reputation for many things  – Mardi Gras, great food, general debauchery – but possibly one of the most well-known aspects of New Orleanian culture is Voodoo. Tulane students may have been to Voodoo Fest or visited Marie Laveau’s House of Voodoo, but traditional “Vodou...

Know Your NOLA: Mardi Gras Indians

Know Your NOLA: Mardi Gras Indians

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

In the sea of paper mache floats, beads and colorful costumes, it’s hard for anything to stand out against the parade pandemonium of festival season. Yet, somehow, it’s impossible to miss the Mardi Gras Indians, punctuating parades and festivals with bright suits adorned with stones and feather...

Celebrating Black excellence in Southern art

Celebrating Black excellence in Southern art

Gillian Robins and Hannah Erbrick

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Music, NOLA, Uncategorized

 New Orleans’ influence in music is well known – after all, it was Black New Orleanians who invented jazz music. Louis Armstrong may be a household name, but Black History Month is a great opportunity to recognize other Black artists, musical and otherwise, who contributed so immensely to...