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1. Shakeout Mondays w/ MYBKrewe

Join the MoveYaBrass Krewe for their 6pm weekly 2 or 3 mile (you set the pace) shakeout run at City Park. Today’s run is pink themed in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Meet by Big Lake and NOMA ready to stretch.

2. New Orleans Film Festival 2017

Wednesday, Oct 11 – Oct 19

Where to even begin?! Well first, click on the link above to get your tickets, the box office opens on Monday, Oct. 9. There’s so many films to see, you might want to set your priority list. There are tons of movies by locals as well as big Hollywood actors. As you know, this is the time you get to see so many new films and actors before they hit the big time. Get your tickets today!

3. Justini’s Vision Happy Hour 

Wednesday, Oct. 11

Vision Talk with JusTini: Cocktails & Conversations Edition. Come chat with JusTini as well as #GirlBoss speakers: Richelle Lloyd of Resources for Better Health, Bianca Beasley of Paint & Jrink, Kelli Saulny of The Style and Taste , Bryisha Lyons of Remax Realtor
Barculture from 6 to 8p. Click Link  to RSVP! #JusTini

4. Marshall

Thurs. Oct. 12

The Amistad Research Center will celebrate the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall at Morton’s Steakhouse. The evening will feature a special Pre-Reception at 6:00PM, followed by the prescreening of Justice Marshall’s biopic “Marshall” at the Theatres at Canal Place at 7:30PM. During this commemorative event, Amistad Research Center will honor The Louis A. Martinet Legal Society’s Founders as legal giants within the New Orleans’ community.

5. Standish Lee Online Pop-Up

Wednesday, Oct 11

Meet StandishLee at Bar Culture for their 1st Pop Shop from 6 to 8p. This brand meets the needs of the big city fashionista. New Orleans born with Brooklyn livin’ #StandishLee

6. Cupcakes, Cocktails and Contacts

Fri. Oct. 13

Come out and enjoy the Paragon Society’s 2nd Annual “Cupakes, Cocktails, and Contacts” Signature Networking event! You’re guaranteed to make valuable connections, shop with some of the region’s premier vendors, enjoy delicious craft cocktails, and enjoy sounds from one of the city’s best DJs!
Admission is free! Please RSVP your attendance at TPSccc2017.eventbrite.com. #TPSCCC2017#TheShiningExample

7. Friday’s @ BarCulture

LOVE. LIVE .DANCE — HOOKAH | FOOD | DRINKS  – 8pm-until

8. Fridays in RQtober

Every Friday

DJ RQAway and the #WhatIsAwayTeam are shaking things up this month at the Dragon’s Den. Each Friday will include different djs setting the vibe for the night until the wee early hours of the morning. This week DJs Mike Swift and Bryan Brown.

9. UNCF Walk For Education

Sat. Oct. 14

UNCF New Orleans invites you to put on your walking (or running) shoes and help area students get to and through college at our 30th annual Walk for Education. Registration is open—get your teams together and start training!