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1.New Orleans Film Festival 2017

Wednesday, Oct 11 – Oct 19

Hope you’ve purchased your tickets! 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!


2. Trap Bingo

Thurs. Oct. 19

Part II of Trap Bingo : Doors open @ 8pm…1st rd of Bingo begins at 9pm at Treme Market Branch. FREE ENTRY!!! Bingo cards: 1 for $3 or 2 for $5. Food & Drink speacials ALL NIGHT!!!

Donations will be accepted in an effort to support the flood victims in Texas and Louisiana

Soundtrack provided by Dj Hawaii 5ive-0


3.  A Scribe Called Quess?

Thurs. Oct. 19

Critically acclaimed poet, A Scribe Called Quess?, shares personal anecdotes on life, family, education, gentrification and coming of age in New Orleans. A founding member of Slam New Orleans, a member of VOIC’D (Voices Organized in Creative Dissent), and awarded honors from both the Mayor of New Orleans and City Council his performance will be followed by an Artist Talk.

Enjoy EVENING with refreshments and popcorn.  Free and open to all.


3. Lagniappe: The Great Glaspy Experience

Sat. Oct. 21

“Lagniappe” is a quarterly old school party, hosted by #Awayteam & DJ RQ Away, originally intended as “something extra” for supporters of the #Awayteam brand. After the success of DJ RQ Away’s “Lagniappe” mix series the event transformed into an extraordinary night of new memories being made with an eclectic and soulful soundtrack, packed out venues, and sweat soaked shirts & blouses. Every event asks for donated items for those in need for a ticket to the event in exchange.


4. 11th Annual Oak St. Po-boy Festival

Sun. Oct. 22 ||10AM-7PM

The Oak Street business corridor in the neighborhood of Carrollton will be transformed into one of the most unique festivals in the world, the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival! This event features some of the finest restaurants, artists and musicians in the Crescent City, all coming together in appreciation of one of New Orleans most distinct and delicious creations… the legendary Po-Boy Sandwich. In addition to great food and music the New Orleans Saints game will be played at a football zone set-up at Oak & Eagle.


5. Away Games w/ Red Clay Soul NOLA

Sun. Oct. 22|| 11AM

• Full menu tba
• Signature Cocktails
• Pitchers & more
• Up to 3 NFL Football Games available on multiple screens, featuring our Saints.
• Jenga
• Connect Four
• Checkers
• Spades
• 21+ Admitted.
• Dress well. Ticket sales are final and nonrefundable.


Sun. Oct 22

“THE STNDRD”  at Apres Lounge featuring @djchrismajor! Celebrating the birthdays of @cls_empire & @jtthepublicist … ladies Complimentary between 9-11pm with rsvp @ larrymorrowevents.com