The Tulane Hullabaloo

Lil Dicky proves as hilarious off-screen as on

Miles Tepper, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2014

Anyone familiar with rapper and comedian Lil Dicky knows that he isn’t quite like any other rapper out there. The performer made sure of this at his show on Thursday at the House of Blues on the Professional Rapper Tour wit...

Bun B uses Howlin’ Wolf performance to show talent is ageless

Colin Mahar, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2014

Houston-based southern rap legend Bernard ‘Bun B’ Freeman lit up the stage Sept. 18 at the Howlin’ Wolf with his signature style of baritone delivery and potent lyricism. The show started off with impassioned performances...

Art for Art’s Sake provides free glimpse of New Orleans’ art scene

Maricela Murillo, Staff Re[prter

September 26, 2014

From 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the 300 to 600 blocks of Julia Street and much of the length of Magazine Street, New Orleanians and visitors alike can stroll the Contemporary Arts Center’s “Art for Art’s Sake” festival.  ...

Foxygen to release concept double album, debut songs at One Eyed Jacks

Alec Schwartzman, Print Arcade Editor

September 24, 2014

California-born-and-bred duo Jonathan Rado and Sam France formed the band Foxygen in high school. The group produced experimental psychedelia and unconventional music to little public recognition until they handed producer Richard ...

Multi-band EP ‘Dog Daze Split’ offers sampling of local music

Ben Shooter, Contributing Reporter

September 24, 2014

Dog Daze Split, released Sept. 16, is essentially a sampler of the local noise-rock/punk scene. The extended play features four different bands, each contributing one song, and all sharing an obsession with rapid tempo and fuzz gui...

Tracy K. Smith to give poetry reading at Woldenberg Art Center

SC Ogorek, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2014

Poet Tracy K. Smith will perform a live reading 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Woldenberg Art Center. The event is free and open to the public.The Newcomb College Institute hosts Smith as a part of the Florie Gale Arons Program, a program Gale...

Album of the Week: Jónsi explores nuanced emotional territory with first solo album

David Preda, Online Arcade Editor

September 24, 2014

There is no doubt that Icelandic singer Jónsi Birgisson possesses prodigious talent. Most know him from his band Sigur Rós, where his quivering falsetto hovers above ethereal music. In all of Sigur Rós’ official discogra...

‘Waiting for Superman’ explores the corruption of the American public education system

Tyler Mead, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2014

Here at Tulane, students can forget how lucky we’ve been our entire lives. Good schools, supportive teachers and a little luck contributed to where we are today. Unfortunately, not every student can be so lucky.At 7 p.m. Sept. 2...

The Roux Burlesque empowers the art of black women

Julia Engel, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2014

An excited and rowdy crowd came out to see "The Roux: A Spicy Black Burlesque Show" this past Friday at Café Istanbul in the Marigny. The show aimed to acclaim black women in an entertaining and inviting environment, and was pr...

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