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Four must-listen NOLA podcasts

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Lauren Berg, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2020

The city of New Orleans is full of different cultural, historical and social points of intrigue. Finding interesting ways of learning about these things, however, can sometimes be a challenge. These podcast recommendations are sure to satisfy even the pickiest of listeners. "New Orleans Unsolve...

NOLA events cancelled in an effort to contain coronavirus

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Haley Soares, Senior Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

On Tuesday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the cancellation of public events leading into St. Patrick’s Day weekend amid rising public health concerns about COVID-19.  As of Tuesday, March 10, Governor John Bel Edwards has confirmed three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, more commonly know...

Wallows draws crowd to House of Blues

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Meredith Abdelnour, Senior Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Wallows brought its indie rock charm to New Orleans this weekend, playing at the House of Blues on Valentine’s Day. The venue was packed — many guests took advantage of the upstairs seating available, but the general admission section was still extremely crowded. Wallows attracted a wide variety of people,...

Student artist spotlight: Sari Abolafia

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Ava Lemos, Senior Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Tulane sophomore Sari Abolafia, who regularly plays at venues such as Gasa Gasa and Maple Leaf Bar, likes to joke that her music career started in a glorified living room. She performed that first solo set in New Orleans last Valentine’s Day and has since found herself constantly falling into new oppo...

Second Saturdays: Showcasing arts and culture

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Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

February 5, 2020

Searching for a fun and free way to nourish your artistic impulses? Look no further than Second Saturdays on St. Claude Avenue! Every second Saturday of the month at 6 p.m., the St. Claude Arts District opens the doors of its galleries to the public, showcasing the work of local craftspeople and artisans. St. Cla...

A look inward: ‘Where We Stand: Zines from New Orleans’

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Alex Calloway, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Tucked away in a quiet gallery on the second floor of Joseph Merrick Jones Memorial Hall is a small exhibit room. No artifacts or grand portraits hang from its walls, and no guide is present to give an hour-long tour. Only small paper booklets, many covered completely in handwritten typeface and unr...

Drink Beauty: New Orleans’ trendiest coffee experience

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Olivia Zorrilla, Contributing Writer

November 26, 2019

If you've ever wanted to see your face printed onto a perfectly steamed matcha latte, then Magazine Street now has just the place. Drink Beauty NOLA, a hybrid coffee and beauty bar opened in Uptown New Orleans in August 2019, bringing impeccable trendiness to life in the form of both matcha and makeup....

From jazz to funk, New Orleans music strikes a chord with residents

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

November 13, 2019

From brass bands to jazz funerals, music and musical culture in New Orleans are a critical part of what makes this city so unique and is a key part of what makes the Tulane experience so exceptional.  New Orleans was, of course, founded by French colonizers before they sold their territories to the United S...

Mark your calendars for area food, flea markets

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Elka Cuttino, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

On any given day there are dozens of activities and events to choose from in New Orleans. Whether you want to find that cool new piece of local art to hang above your bed or just want to eat good food and listen to funky music, there is definitely a market in New Orleans for you. Markets offer a cool a...

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...

How to do Halloween in NOLA: Top events and attractions

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Elka Cuttino, Contributing Reporter

October 23, 2019

The Halloween season in New Orleans is unlike any other. A city known for its Voodoo heritage and haunted ghost tours does not disappoint during spooky season. Though there are dozens of events going on at any given time in the city, here is a list of the best and the scariest you need to experience...

Arcade’s picks: NOLA’s live music venues

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Melissa Rosenthal, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Are you in need of new music venues beyond the famed Frenchman Street? Music and arts culture are essential to New Orleans life and can be found throughout the city. From Bounce to Big Band to Blues to traditional Jazz, you are sure to find your ideal genre. Below are suggestions for live music spot...