The Tulane Hullabaloo

Alexis & The Samurai, Cardinal Sons blow crowd away at Gasa Gasa

Photo courtesy Bats on Strings

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

March 29, 2017

From doors to final encore, Gasa Gasa was a party on Saturday night. Both the opening act Alexis & The Samurai and headliner Cardinal Sons gave the audience a show to remember. Both groups highlighted the intimate setting by engaging with the crowd between every song, singing and dancing for each...

Bloody Mary festival to showcase boozy brunch favorite

Tyler Mead, Senior Staff Reporter

March 26, 2017

Legend has it that if you look in the mirror and say "Bloody Mary" three times, nothing will happen. On the other hand, if you are at the Howlin’ Wolf on March 26, you will get to sample some of the city's best tomato-based cocktails at the first-ever Bloody Mary Festival. Twelve local restaurants...

Cardinal Sons to unveil new music in weekend concert series

Photo courtesy of Flatland Productions

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017

Propelling the alternative and indie rock scene in New Orleans, a city centered on jazz and funk, is no easy feat. For Cardinal Sons, however, the challenge proves worthwhile. The Shirley brothers, John, Joe and Dave, from Jackson, Mississippi, graduated from Loyola University with degrees in Marketing,...

TUCP brings T-Pain to campus for Spring Concert

Autotune legend T-Pain has been selected by Tulane University Campus Programming to headline the annual spring concert. The show will take place at 8 p.m. April 6 in Devlin Fieldhouse. Tickets are available for $5 for Tulane community members.

Kate Parker, Contributing Reporter

March 23, 2017

Despite the many choices Tulane students make that their middle school selves would not necessarily be proud of, they will no doubt still indulge any sense of nostalgia from those years by catching T-Pain at this year's Spring Concert. This annual event, put on by Tulane University Campus Programming,...

Know Your NOLA: New Orleans Jazz Museum displays distinguished history

The Old U.S. Mint houses the New Orleans Museum of Jazz, a collection of exhibits, instruments and archives related to jazz and its ties to New Orleans.

Luo Qi Kong, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2017

New Orleans has served as a historical breeding ground for creative expression and a center for cultural syncretism throughout America's past. The city's ability to innovate is shown through its musical history. The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint honors jazz in its place of origin. Developing...

Student band Blue Velvet adds post-punk sound to NOLA community

Blue Velvet sits outside of PJ's Coffee of New Orleans Mar. 8. The self-described

Annabelle Golden, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2017

In homage to the work of David Lynch and as huge fans of the movie "Blue Velvet," three local musicians formed a band with that namesake. Blue Velvet consists of current and past Tulane students. Seniors Lex Condes and Evan Cole play the drums and bass, respectively, and former student Eden Klinger...

Local entrepreneur, World Water Day focus on safe drinking water

Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017

Freshwater is essential to both the human and natural world. Water powers cities, supports ecosystems and sustains virtually all forms of life. Every year on World Water Day, March 22, the world celebrates this vital natural resource. Established by the United Nations in 1993, the holiday promotes...

Queue: Cartoons aren’t just for Kids

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017

Cartoons are not just for children. Adults too can enjoy sitting in their pajamas with a bowl of cereal on Saturday morning letting hours pass watching cartoons. With innuendos and jokes that go over the heads of the younger viewers, cartoons are for adults and children alike. Cartoons have the power...

‘The Navigator’ chronicles path of cultural self-acceptance

Luke Bravo, Contributing Reporter

March 19, 2017

In its new album, "The Navigator," Hurray for the Riff Raff tells an intimate story about growing up, overcoming marginalization and living with pride. The new album is a departure from the majority of the band's recent work. The New Orleans band's frontwoman, Alynda Segarra, offers listeners a look int...

New Orleans Fashion Week to act as focal point for Southern fashion

Featuring designers, models and a host of events, the New Orleans Fashion Week runs from Mar. 18-24.

Luo Qi Kong, Contributing Reporter

March 18, 2017

While New Orleans might be better known for its music, food and art, New Orleans Fashion Week has been expanding the city's fashion scene since 2011. NOFW 2017 will feature more than 30 designers from the Gulf Coast region from Saturday to March 24. Since NOFW 2016, the event has focused less on displaying...

Political comedy pioneer Bill Maher to perform at Saenger Theater

Matthew Philips, Contributing Reporter

March 17, 2017

The explosion of shows tailored exclusively to political comedy is a phenomenon of the new millennium. For decades, political comedy remained a minute feature of the nightly routines of Ed Sullivan, Johnny Carson and David Letterman, for fear that its extensive use would alienate viewers. With the debut...

Nice Jewish Boy Pageant to promote, engage with Jewish culture

The contestants of the second annual Nice Jewish Boy Pageant pose outside of Hillel. The pageant, which consists of businesswear, talent and interview competitions, will take place at 8 p.m. on Sunday at Tulane Hillel.

Tigre Mui, Contributing Reporter

March 16, 2017

Pageants are a way to publicly present a certain mold and see who fits it best. This mold can be one of beauty, of grace or of Miss United States. This weekend, it's to discern the kind, the charming and the most well-connected in terms of Jewish geography. The Nice Jewish Boy Pageant aims to separate ...