The Tulane Hullabaloo

Diwali lights up Saturday night

The India Association of Tulane University hosted a Diwali celebration Saturday night at Pontchartrain Landing.

Ishan Patel, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2015

The brightest week of the South Asian calendar has dawned on Tulane. With New Orleans as a backdrop, Tulane students added their own Green Wave style dazzle to throw one of the biggest bashes of the year.Diwali is a joyous five-day holiday celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains celebrating t...

PHASES, The Mowgli’s and LIGHTS lifted spirits at House of Blues

Molly Maugeri, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2015

The French Quarter's House of Blues is typically known for its Southern brunch food and concert hall, which is a host to a plethora of lower-key artists who come to town throughout the year. Last Friday night, bands PHASES, The Mowgli's, and artist LIGHTS performed back to back for a night filled with up...

Crowd plays crucial role in Friedlander’s comedy

Crowd plays crucial role in Friedlander's comedy

Nina Belzer, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2015

Laughter ran rampant through McAlister Auditorium on Wednesday thanks to Judah Friedlander's interactive performance, pop culture references and deadpan delivery.Known best for his role as Frank Rossitano on "30 Rock," stand-up comedian Judah Friedlander came to Tulane as part of the tour for his ne...

Getting grimy at Hell’s Gala

Keala Rusher, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2015

Halloween night was hot as hell at the Sugar Mill, where RL Grime headlined Hell's Gala along with a lineup of DJs and producers.On the night of Halloween, Encore Entertainment and Winter Circle Productions hosted Hell's Gala at the Sugar Mill, a show that featured artists such as P-Tab, Tristan Duf...

A$AP Rocky’s concert wild for Thursday night

A$AP Rocky brought his Mob with him Thursday Oct. 8 at Champions Square. Other acts for the concert included Vince Staples, Danny Brown and Tyler the Creator.

Michael Ossorguine, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2015

Lord Flacko of Harlem, New York brought a banger of a court with him to Champions Square on Thursday, Oct. 8.The action was nonstop at A$AP Rocky's headlining concert. The amorphous mob jumping to the heavy, bone-rattling bass never even thinned out, the trippy light direction never ceased and the p...

Crowd latches on to Disclosure at Mardi Gras Ballroom

Bryce Berman, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2015

Disclosure sent intensely good vibes through the crowd during its set on Tuesday night at Mardi Gras World.The pair of English brothers is most famous for their popular hits "Latch," "Omen" and "You and Me." Disclosure is currently on tour for newest album "Caracal."Pomo and Claude VonStroke opened the con...

Student actors deliver a big hit with “The Misanthrope”

Cadence Neenan, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2015

"The Misanthrope," written by French playwright Molière, first performed in 1666, might seem like an odd, outdated choice for college theatre. Its performance by the Tulane Department of Theatre and Dance, however, was lively and entertaining, despite many of opening night attendees attending solely f...

‘The Walk’ teeters on brilliance

Kate Jamison, Senior Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015

"The Walk"Directed by Robert ZemeckisStarring Joseph Gordon-LevittThere's nothing like the story of a tightrope walker one misstep away from splattering on a busy New York sidewalk to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. "The Walk," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, does just that. "The Walk" is a captiv...

Passion Pit, Atlas Genius blow away crowd at Joy Theater

Passion Pit and Atlas Genius performed at the Joy Theater Wednesday Sep. 9. Passion Pit wowed the audience with great vocals and live instrumentation.

Avery Fiftal, Senior Staff Reporter

September 20, 2015

When "Kindred" was released last April, many devoted Passion Pit fans were skeptical. With only 10 songs, and many slower tempo tunes, would this record be up to par with Passion Pit's debut album or the just as strong "Gossamer" from 2012?The answer is yes, and it is even better live.Atlas Genius op...

ZZ Ward’s Love and War tour storms House of Blues

Cadence Neenan, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2015

ZZ Ward took the House of Blues stage Tuesday with tangible strength. "This one’s about a bitch who tried to steal my man," Ward said.Fueled by the inexorable combination of Ward’s passion and the all-too-relatable message of her first album’s biggest song, "Put the Gun Down," the crowd paused on...