The Tulane Hullabaloo

Mad Decent Block Party to perform first New Orleans show at Mardi Gras World

Amanda Verdi, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade, Music

Ask Tulane students what concert they are most excited for in August and many will agree that the Mad Decent Block Party, rolling into New Orleans on Aug. 29 at Mardi Gras World, is where the real party is.Mad Decent features artists such as A$AP Ferg, Big Gigantic, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, Kid Kami...

Voodoo Queen preserves spirit of New Orleans cemeteries

Bess Turner, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade

“Bodies,” Bloody Mary said, and she pointed toward stuffed garbage bags littering the ground at Odd Fellows Rest during a cemetery tour. She peered inside and rapped three times at the locked cemetery gates to alert the spirits of her presence, tossing a few M&Ms through the iron bars as an offe...

Freshman Survival Guide

Tyler Mead, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade

Welcome to Tulane, class of 2018. For months now, advice like “be yourself” or “be open to new experiences” have spewed from friends or parents to help you make the transition from high school to college. All that is true, but The Arcade has some more, thankfully less vague, tips.Not Being “...

Crosby, Stills & Nash to play at Saenger Theatre

Maricela Murillo, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade, Music

The legendary folk band Crosby, Stills & Nash will play at the historic Saenger Theatre as part of its summer 2014 tour 8 p.m. Saturday, 45 years after its first concert at Woodstock festival in 1969.The band consists of David Crosby, a former member of The Byrds, Stephen Stills, a former member of ...

Newcomb Art Gallery Explores Identity with Imaginative New Exhibit

Clara Beaumont, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade, Music

Newcomb Art Gallery's first fall exhibit features two artists, Chakaia Booker, and Katherine Taylor. At first glance, they could not appear more different in style, form and material. Booker’s part of the exhibition is titled “Eradication: A Form of Obsession,” while Taylor’s is titled “On...

Potential resounds on new Cardinal Sons EP

Josh Kimbrell, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade, Music

With “The Echo Choir” EP, Cardinal Sons valiantly attempts to rise from the underground. The pop rock trio has managed to create catchy melodies while sounding completely its own.The soulful jazz that has been coming from Louisiana and Mississippi for generations echoes through and is immediately apparent on...

Baths to visit Newcomb Quad

Alec Schwartzman, Arcade Editor

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade, Music

Will Wiesenfeld, also known as Baths, recently finished work on a nine-and-a-half-month international tour promoting his newest album “Obsidian” and its companion extended play, “Ocean Death.” The California native will perform a free show 8 p.m. Saturday at Newcomb Quad.Much of Wiesenfeld’s ea...

‘Stop Making Sense’ screening tour to stop in New Orleans TO

S.C. O'Connell, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade

Shotgun Cinema will screen “Stop Making Sense,” Talking Heads’ acclaimed concert film at 9 p.m. on Sept. 6 at Studio3 inc. Warehouse. In honor of the film’s 30-year anniversary, Shotgun Cinema hopes to host a cinematic and cultural event sure to burn down the house.In the late '70s, Talking He...

Southern Decadence goes ‘under the big top’

David Preda, Arcade Editor

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade

The intersection of Bourbon and St. Ann streets marks the beginning of New Orleans’ gay district. The intersection itself is home to three of the most wildly popular gay bars in the city: Oz, Napoleon’s Itch and The Bourbon Pub & Parade, known colloquially as The Pub, New Orleans’ largest gay n...

PREVIEW: Stoop Kids at Circle Bar

Marciela Murillo, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under Arcade, Music

At 10 p.m. on Saturday, Stoop Kids will play at the historic Circle Bar on St. Charles Avenue.Stoop Kids is a local doo-wop and hip-hop band made up of Loyola University New Orleans graduates, led by Griffin Dean, the lead vocalist and guitarist. The band began when Dean was experimenting with writing, ...

“22 Jump Street” surpasses audience expectations

Andrew Lemoine

June 11, 2014


Filed under Arcade

Comedic duo Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are back on the big screen, and this time they’re at Tulane. Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s sequel “22 Jump Street” brings back Tatum and Hill as your favorite undercover cops Jenko and Schmidt. Two years after their infiltration of a local...

Music Rising at Tulane launches musical cultures innovative learning platform

Music Rising at Tulane launches musical cultures innovative learning platform

Julia Novack

April 24, 2014


Filed under Arcade, Archives, Music

Tulane is collaborating with Music Rising, a campaign started after Hurricane Katrina in an effort to revive the Gulf South music scene and culture, to build an interactive website. The website launched on April 23.Matt Sakakeeny, a Tulane music professor and contributor to the Music Rising website, s...

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