New Orleans is going to be lit this weekend. There’s a couple of traditional events going on, plus we welcome the National Association of Black Journalists to the city. That means, there will be at least 3,000 journalists, media professionals, educators, and students partying it up in the Big Easy. Check out what’s happening this weekend:
THURSDAY, AUG. 10
R&B Thursdays hosted by Lance Gross
@ OHM Lounge, 601 Tchoupitoulas St.
10P | FREE before Midnight | Tickets
NABJ New Orleans Experience hosted by Nicoye Banks of Queen Sugar
w/ Captain Charles + DJ Keith Scott
@ New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
10P | Tickets
FRIDAY, AUG. 11
The Tipping Point
@ Dragon’s Den, 435 Esplanade Ave.
10P | FREE
SATURDAY, AUG. 12
New Orleans Red Dress Run
@ Crescent Park, 1008 N Peters St.
12:30P | More Info
Dirty Linen Night
@ 200-1000 blocks of Royal St.
6-9P | More Info
Dirty Linen Night After Party: NABJ Edition
@ The Metropolitan, 310 Andrew Higgins Blvd.
10P | Free until Midnight | Tickets
SUNDAY, AUG. 13
toast: brunch & day party | New Orleans Fashion Week Edition
@ Après Lounge, 608 Fulton St.
12-7P | Tickets
610 Stompers Auditions
@ Harrah’s Casino, 8 Canal St.
12-6P | More Info
@ Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St.
8P | Tickets
Abstract NOLA: Art Party
@ 1638 Clio St.
9P | Tickets