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(FYI – Live links in title will take you straight to ticket purchase or more info!)


1. Chef KC on Chopped

Thurs. Nov. 9

Watch New Orlean’s own Kenneth Temple on this week’s episode of Chopped on the Food Network airing at 9/8CST! Never forget to support the home team.

2. 4:44 Concert After Party

Thurs. Nov. 9

Here’s something for those of you who can’t even fathom going to sleep after what we know will be a lit concert but also for those of you who will be playing Jay-Z songs from your Tidal page (or your friends) until the concert ends and just the same are riding that same high. Head over to Apres Lounge for the official after party with DJ Young Guru

3. Professionals Needed

Fri. Nov. 10

Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy Middle School is looking for guest presenters for Career Day. This event will be held Friday, November 10 from 2:00pm – 3:15pm at Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy.

Individuals interested in participating in career day will need provide the information requested link below:


4. Happy Hour and Shoe Drive

Fri. Nov. 10

Join @k4tc NEW ORLEANS TEAM for Happy Hour this Friday at the Jazz Market. Making it convenient and LIT to donate to the shoe drive. Bring your gently worn sneakers for a chance to win prizes from @taf_nola and more. Sounds by @rqaway! | 4-7pm

5. Friday’s Night Grooves

Fri. Nov. 10

Here’s a friendly and money saving tip: DO NOT PARK IN THE FURNITURE PARKING LOT

We all know that part of Friday when you’re finally done with the week, you’re ready to go out, but not to the club and not out to eat but somewhere easy. Good drinks, great dj, something different from your typical happy hour. BarCulture has that covered!

6.Oak Street PoBoy Fest

Sun. Nov. 12

Word to the wise:  The new food wristbands are $5, no one likes surprises!

It’s back and we’re keeping our fingers crossed for great weather this Sunday.

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. Try over 50 different variations of the classic 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.

7. Model Casting Call

Sun. Nov. 12

Launch is partnering with NOMAD Management and Tracee Dundas of New Orleans Fashion Week. Don’t let this opportunity to be scouted pass you up! If you want to become a model for high-fashion runway or commercial print and you think you have what it takes… apply here: http://www.nolaauditions.com/model.html


8. Who’s Who NOLA

Sun. Nov. 12

Who’s Who – Social Mixer and Party Find Out Who’s Who

Social Mixer – 5pm
– Networking and “Hors d’oeuvres”
– Drink Specials

General Admission Party – 6:30pm


Door price goes up!

And Dress To Impress!