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Champions Square, 7p.m.
Harlem rapper come to NOLA
The Civic, 8p.m.
Swedish heavy metal band
This week ft. King Edward
Garden District Book Shop, 6p.m.
Account of Edgar Degas in Nola
Smoothie King Center, 7:30p.m.
Pop musician known for licking donuts she doesn’t buy
Howlin’ Wolf, 6:30p.m.
Country and Western Rhinestone Revue
The Civic, 6:30p.m.
Also ft. Superjoint, Veil of Maya, Prong and Witch Mountain
Opening of Traditions Transfigured
Mahalia Jackson Theater, 8p.m.
Opera story of love and sacrifice
Orpheum Theater, 8:30p.m.
Singer-songwriter and country music pioneer
Smoky Mountain singer-songwriter
The Civic, 8p.m.
Nashville rock band
Reggae from Cali
Experimental feature and drag performance
Reyn Studios, 7p.m.
Crescent City Farmers Market fundraiser
With Curator, Michael Meads
Part of Halloween Classic Series
Magicians from the hit TV show
Chickie Wah Wah, 8p.m.
George Porter Jr., Robert Hunter and Bill Kreutzmann
NOLA Fetes Demon Who Visits the Night Before St. Nick
Krampus is the stuff of nightmares. His name is derived from the German word Krampen, or to claw, and the night before Nikolaustag (Saint Nick’s Day) the beast creeps into town and beats the children into being nice. Of course, New Orleans will be feting this anti-hero with a mini-fest on December 5.
RIP Paul Prudhomme
Culinary pioneer Paul Prudhomme died today at the age of 75-years-old. Prudhomme is often credited with popularizing Creole and Cajun cuisine with a national audience. In New Orleans, the chef held court at his restaurant K-Paul’s and nationally he gained acclaimed through cooking shows on PBS.
Today In NOLA 10.8.15
Today in Nola, Champion’s Square is hosting yet another concert— this time A$AP Rocky. Twin Shadow will be at Republic, and Garden District Book Shop is presenting Creole Son about Edgar Degas in New Orleans. Ogden is hosting their weekly Ogden After Hours. But once upon a time, Don Larsen pitched the only perfect game in a World Series (1956), Che Guevara was captured in Bolivia (1967), President Bush announced the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security (2001), Chevy Chase (1943), and R.L. Stine (1943) were born, and John Hancock died (1793). Don’t get Goosebumps:
Today In NOLA 10.7.15
Today in New Orleans, English indie rock band Alt-J is coming to Champion’s Square. Brand New will bring alt-rock jams to the UNO Lakefront Arena, and The Civic is hosting George Ezra. In theater, The Saenger is showing a production of the Screwtape Letters. On this day in 1931, Desmond Tutu was born and in 1955, so was Yo-Yo Ma. Now, more to help you make it through hump day:
Deadly Blaze in Algiers
Tragedy struck in Algiers early on Tuesday (10.06) morning. A house fire claimed the life of one man and injured another according to the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD)
Today In NOLA 10.6.15
Today in New Orleans, Disclosure is back in the city to play at Mardi Gras World. The Blue Nile has a new installment for the Open Ears Music Series, and Partisan is playing at Zeitgeist. Peter Cooley will discuss his new book Night Bus to the Afterlife at the Columns. Earlier in time, the American Library Association was founded (1876), Thomas Edison showed his first motion picture (1889) and the Moulin Rouge cabaret opened in Paris (1889). It's Swiss architect Le Corbusier’s birthday (1887), Louisiana Governor Pierre Derbigny’s death (1829) and German-American Day. Have your schnitzel and eat it too, with these:
Oil Money: BP Settles for 20B
On Monday (10.05) morning, a consent decree was filed in federal court to outlining the final details of the 20 billion dollar BP settlement. A joint announcement from the Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency, as well as Commerce Agriculture and Interior departments explained that the historical deal was matter of dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s on a deal hashed out in July.
Today In NOLA 10.5.15
It may be Monday, but there’s still plenty to do in New Orleans. Journalist and author Mac McClelland is speaking at Tulane, Peace Officer is screening at Zeitgeist and Nikki Glaser is performing at Publiq House. In the music scene, In The Valley Below is taking over Hi-Ho Lounge. But way back when, the World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time (1921), PBS was founded (1970), McDonalds entrepreneur Ray A. Kroc was born (1902) and Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis died (1941). Today, New Orleans offers the following:
Second Line, Second Look
Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association in Photos
The Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association had to postpone their annual second line until Saturday (10.04). However, the postponed parade was well worth the wait. Hadi Ktiri was on site, snapping while he strutted. Click on through to check out photos of all the buckjumping and high-stepping. Click on through for photos.
Second Line Alert: Family Ties
The Saints are playing a night game today. That means that there is plenty of time to show out this afternoon. The Family Ties Social Aid & Pleasure Club is ready to tstrut downtown. Click on through for all of the details for today's second line.
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