The Tulane Hullabaloo

Airing of Grievances: Whipped Cream Dream

whipped cream

October 25, 2017

Dear Lactose Intolerants, For many Tulane students, Bruff is more than a cafeteria. It is a home, a social gathering place, a center for the Tulane community. Nothings brings college students together like good food, good friends and, above all, good dessert. When it comes to dessert, the sheer var...

Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina’s

Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina's

Luke Bravo, Contributing Reporter

October 24, 2017

From the get go, the room was blanketed with layers of smoke thanks to the machines running on stage and the people lighting up cigarettes in the crowd. Every light and laser was a thick beam of color. Friday evening, people lined up outside of Tipitina’s to see Thundercat perform. Music looped overhe...

New Orleans Film Festival screens early Oscar hopefuls

New Orleans Film Festival

Josh Axelrod, Arcade Editor

October 23, 2017

With Oscar season on the horizon, the New Orleans Film Festival brought the joy of cinema to the Crescent City. Screening many Oscar favorites, the festival saw some of the best in film of 2017.  

The Growlers put goth in “beach goth” at Joy Theater

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Adrienne Underwood, Senior Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017

Outside of France, no group of people has ever been so excited by a beret as when The Growlers' lead singer Brooks Nielsen quite literally shimmied onto the stage of Joy Theater clad in the aforementioned chic headwear. The Growlers identify as "beach goth," a combination of surf and psychedelic rock w...

Herbie Fully Loaded: Herbie Hancock stupefies Orpheum Theater

Herbie Hancock

Josh Axelrod, Arcade Editor

October 20, 2017

Most likely, if a UFO landed in the middle of the Orpheum Theater during Herbie Hancock's Sunday night performance, no one in the audience would notice. The jazz legend, along with a stunning ensemble of musicians, hypnotized listeners with a masterful two-hour concert. Throughout the 120 minutes...

Art for Art’s Sake offers reliable enjoyment to New Orleanians

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Sara Brown, Contributing Reporter

October 20, 2017

Free wine. Free cheese. Free admission to art galleries. This impeccable combination of pleasures can only be found at Art for Art's Sake. The annual event took place last Saturday, where a multitude of art galleries and antique shops across the city opened their doors to the public. Attendees were...

Glass Animals brings pineapple soul and Tetris to Mardi Gras World

Glass Animals

Emily Fornof, Senior Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017

Rays of golden light shined from a pineapple disco ball hanging among lit-up Tetris cubes and fake palm trees. With a weird and vintage aesthetic, Glass Animals brought the sound and look of their music, videos and website to life when they visited Mardi Gras World on Thursday, Oct. 12. Starting off the show was the electro-pop so...

Mother knows best in Aronofsky’s new psychological thriller

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Annabelle Golden, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017

Darren Aronofsky, the man who created "Black Swan" and "Requiem for a Dream," unleashed his newest psychological horror movie "mother!," which tackles existential and metaphorical themes while leaving the audience entranced, feeling riled, confused and curious. Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem play a c...

Awkward Sex Stories: Love at First Sex

sex

October 4, 2017

Justin is a pseudonym used in this story so the subject is able to show his face on campus. I was at one of my first Greek events after joining a sorority freshman year when I met the love of my life. Not really. Not at all, actually, but I'll explain. I had brought a date to the party. I'll adm...

Scales & Ales raises money to support plenty of fish in the sea

scales & ales

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017

Fish served as both the entree and the entertainment at this year's Scales & Ales event last Friday. With more than 40 local restaurants, nine specialty bars and more than a dozen aquatic exhibits, this annual fundraiser was not a typical trip to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Scales & Ales marked the start of National Seafood...

Zealyn brings quality openers to Gasa Gasa for low-key Monday night concert

Zealyn

Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

October 4, 2017

Electro-soul singer Zealyn performed at Gasa Gasa in a show that enthralled listeners and yet managed to remain intensely personal, on Monday, October 2. Though the audience may have been markedly smaller than anyone could have anticipated, every attendee doubtlessly left the concert in the highest of s...

Money can’t buy happiness: Free Stuff to do in New Orleans

Money can't buy happiness: Free Stuff to do in New Orleans

Julia Ferro, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017

When you're a college student with 50 dollars in your bank account, it may be difficult to experience everything New Orleans has to offer. In a city where there is a festival every three days and a vibrant culture that celebrates music, art and food, there is never a shortage of fun things that aren't...