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Brace for BUKU 2020

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

February 26, 2020

Mardi Gras may have ended, but don’t fret — the upcoming BUKU Music + Art Project guarantees that the party won’t be ending any time soon here in New Orleans.  The festival will be returning to New Orleans for its eighth year, founded in 2012 as a uniquely New Orleans festival experience ...

Insider look at the Voodoo Experience

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Lauren Berg and Haley Soares, Contributing Reporter and Arcade Editor

October 31, 2019

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience took over City Park in New Orleans this past weekend, drawing crowds for a diverse lineup, art vendors and local food. Many Tulane students celebrated their Halloween early with Voodoo, attending in full costume and high spirits despite the grim weather.  Students in a...

Upcoming Voodoo Festival: It’s going to be out of this world

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Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2019

Looking for a way to celebrate your Hallo-Weekend in New Orleans? Voodoo Music + Art Experience is coming to City Park from Oct. 25-27. While there’s talk about a weak line-up, a selection of artists, music and food can make your Voodoo experience worth while. Three-day tickets are available fo...

50th Fête: New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival gets better with age

Jazz Fest Crowd in 2014. Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation, Inc.

Hannah Eichelbaum, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Jazz in New Orleans has a long and spirited history. The same can be said of the famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, locally simplified to “Jazz Fest.” The festival takes place over two weekends, from April 25 to April 28 and May 2 to May 5. The first annual festival took place in 197...

Latinx community showcased, celebrated through Festival Latinx

Courtesy of TU Gente

Megan Garcia, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2019

On Saturday, March 30, Latin music and the smell of ropa vieja flowed out the doors of Qatar Ballroom in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life. Around 200 Tulanians and community friends alike gathered to celebrate Latinx cultures together at the annual Festival Latinx hosted by Tulane’s...

Crawfest 2019 promises music, crawfish, good vibes

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

March 27, 2019

It’s that time of year. Second semester is winding down faster than we can figure out how to start eating a crawfish. You guessed it, Crawfest 2019 is coming up, and it’s going to be crustaceous. For those of you who don’t know, Crawfest is an annual festival located right on Tulane University...

Celebrate New Orleans’ French roots at Fête Française

2018 Fête Française

Gillian Robins, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

The annual Fête Française, celebrating French culture in Louisiana, comes back to Magazine Street on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. This festival is hosted by the École Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans at the school’s Uptown campus, which is just off of Magazine St. The proceeds from the f...

Beaucoup de talent at BUKU: What to expect from anticipated artists

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Kila Moore, Hannah Erbrick, and Hannah Eichelbaum

March 14, 2019

No place serves up a party quite like New Orleans. With tons of festivals, concerts and, of course, Mardi Gras, the city promises a good time no matter the season. Back for its eighth year, BUKU Music + Art Project is sure to get your blood thumping, hips swaying and taste buds tingling with a jam-packed...

Praise the Po’boy: Oak Street Po’boy Festival offers variety of food, music

Praise the Po'boy: Oak Street Po'boy Festival offers variety of food, music

Cori Shalit, Arcade Associate Editor

November 8, 2018

The 12th annual Oak Street Po’boy Festival will be held on Nov. 11 from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. The festival is dedicated to the celebration of the classic New Orleans “poor boy” sandwich. The iconic sandwich represents the humble origins of Louisiana, specifically New Orleans, and the diversity of the...

Mardi Gras Traditions: Students customize Carnival season

Patrons on floats like those above toss throws to parade attendants. The Krewe of Orpheus is one of the parades this weekend that students form their traditions around.

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

February 23, 2017

The floats are ready to roll, the tutus and fanny packs emerge from under-the-bed storage, and every store within 10 miles of campus has already sold out of peach Andre. America's greatest street party has begun. Mardi Gras runs from the Twelfth Night, the night before the Feast of the Epiphany, th...

The Arcade’s top five picks from King Cake Festival 2017

Lily Milwit and Jake Brennan

February 4, 2017

Nonna Randazzo's Bakery - 3.5 stars This stand's serving style was unique, with each sample coming in an individually packaged container and served with a spoon. The Arcade tried both the praline and cream cheese flavors and were impressed by both. This stand also appeared to be the busiest for purc...

King cake festival offers sweet way to celebrate the season

Annabelle Golden, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2017

As New Orleans gets ready for its claim to fame—the annual Mardi Gras extravaganza—another festival is taking root in the city. King Cake Festival is here to celebrate one of the most treasured and delicious Mardi Gras traditions. The festival takes place Jan. 29 in Champions Square at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and ...