The Moth StorySLAM “Caught”

The Moth StorySLAM “Caught” will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at Cafe Istanbul (2372 St. Claude Avenue). CAUGHT: Prepare a five-minute story about finding yourself in a sticky situation. Pockets emptied to reveal contraband, the release…

Zachary Lazar – Vengeance Book Signing

Garden District Book Shop hosts the release of Zachary Lazar’s Vengeance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, at Cafe Istanbul (2372 St. Claude Avenue). Zachary Lazar reads from his book, Vengeance, in conjunction with The Graduates, a performance group of…

Publication Party: History Between These Folds

Big Class will host a publication party for History Between These Folds, a collection of personal narratives written by 11th-graders at George Washington Carver High School, at 10:30am on Tuesday, May 23, at Cafe Istanbul NOLA (2372 St. Claude Avenue). From…

Poetry on Poets

Join friends for an evening of poetry at 9:15 p.m. on Monday, May 1, at Cafe Istanbul (2372 St. Claude).  Come hang out with Chuck Perkins, a proprietor of Cafe Istanbul, as he hosts and shares some of his own…

Poets with Bands

The second annual New Orleans Poetry Festival presents their famous Poets with Bands at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, at Cafe Istanbul NOLA (2372 St. Claude Ave). This year’s show features Kelcy Mae, Skin Verb, Jamie Bernstein, The Geraniums,…

Mixed Company to Host New Orleans Premiere of Eritrean/Ethiopian Documentary ASMARINA

Mixed Company will host the New Orleans premiere of ASMARINA: Voices & Images of a Postcolonial Heritage, a documentary by Alan Maglio and Medhin Paolos from 4 – 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at Cafe Istanbul (2372 St. Claude). Admission…