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The biggest night of the year for the Warehouse District art scene took place on Saturday. From the CAC to all the way down Julia Street, galleries threw their doors open for the white-clad public. Scroll on for photos by Julian Orr. 

 


Today in NOLA 8.9.17


Today, learn the art of tarot or show off your movie trivia knowledge. John Mayer plays the arena, while a troupe of performers and storytellers make up Esoterotica. On this day in 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested in New Orleans following an altercation when he was distributing pro-Cuba leaflets on Canal Street. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA 8.8.17


This Tuesday is a fine day to experience the sounds of the city. Meschiya Lake will play her residency on Frenchmen with the Little Big Horns. Just up the street Treme Brass Band and Johnny Sansone will perform. For the late night crowd, catch Rebirth in their regular gig at Maple Leaf. On this day in 1916, Pelicans shortstop Henry Antone “Cotton” Knaupp became the only player in the Southern Association history to complete an unassisted triple play. Now, more to do today.  


Today in NOLA 8.7.17


Today, learn about how to ferment your way to better health. The New Movement will host a no-holds-barred comedy competition. Instant Opus returns to the Hi-Ho, while Helen Gillet will delight in the Bacchanal backyard. On this day in 1927, the infamous Ursuline Nuns (aka The Casket Girls) arrived in New Orleans. Now, more to do this Monday. 


Today in NOLA 8.6.17


It's a glorious day as Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie come to town for a show at the arena. The Maple Leaf is hosting an epic concert to benefit a team member in need, while the Hi-Ho hosts its legendary comedy open mic. Or, develop your meditation practice at Tibetan House's one day retreat. On this day in 1974, Aunt Sally's Praline Shop, located at 314 Royal Street, was destroyed after catching fire in what many contend was a conspiracy over the property ownership. Now, more details for Sunday's events.  


Today in NOLA 8.5.17


Today, celebrate International Sailor Moon Day with Kawaii NOLA and Krewe du Moon. Contemporary Arts Center hosts the annual White Linen Night, while the Ogden kicks off the statewide exhibition on contemporary art. The great Wanda Jackson will take the stage at Tip's. On this day in 1984, NOLA-born rhythm and blues pianist Tuts Washington passed away while performing at the World's Fair in New Orleans. Now, more to do this Saturday. 


Party for Moon Prism Power


In the name of the moon, come party on Magazine Street! On Saturday (8.5), Kawaii NOLA will host a shindig with Krewe du Moon in celebration of International Sailor Moon Day. 

 


Today in NOLA 8.4.17


Today, the annual celebration of New Orleans son Louis Armstrong will begin at the Jazz Museum. Sweet Crude will play a homecoming show at Gasa Gasa, while Alliance Française will screen a French teen film. NOMA's John Waters Festival returns with Hairpsray.  Despite popular myth that he was born on the Fourth of July, Louis Armstrong was born on this day in 1901. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Today in NOLA 8.3.17


Today, learn about the women who shaped jazz at the Jazz Museum's new exhibition. James Taylor will roll through the arena with His All-Star Band, while 2Chainz takes the Joy Theater stage. Gypsy returns to the Summer Lyric Theatre. On this day in 1975, the Superdome opened for the first time. Musicians Pete Fountain and Al Hirt performed at the ceremony. Now, more to do this Thursday.  


Today in NOLA 8.2.17


Today, learn what in your pantry and fridge can lead you on a road to better health. Early noughties icons Icubus and Jimmy Eat World play Champions Square, while Walter "Wolfman" Washington will swing by Frenchmen. Bywater's Bar Redux screens a noir parody in the form of Leslie Nielsen's Police Squad. On this day 40 years ago, the New Orleans Saints had their first ever game. The team lost to the Los Angeles Rams. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


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