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Comedy Get Down to Come to NOLA for Round Deux


Even in a city as dominated by artists as New Orleans, rarely do you get the opportunity to experience the top talents in an industry under one roof. Four living comedy legends aim to remedy that, as Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and George Lopez are scheduled to stop by NOLA in an epic fall show. 


Today in NOLA 8.1.17


It's a fine day for music in New Orleans this Tuesday. Rebirth Brass Band will play their recurring gig at the Maple Leaf, while electro-pop star Nite Jewel performs Gasa Gasa. Over on Frenchmen, check out Treme Brass Band at d.b.a. and then mosey up the street to Blue Nile to see locals-gone-big Water Seed. On this day in 1968, Jimi Hendrix performed at City Park. The concert cost $4 advanced sale or $5 at the gate. Though you can't see the Voodoo Child himself, read on for more musical happenings in city. 


Today in NOLA 7.31.17


Today, learn about the monster-hunting antics in Larry Correia's latest book or test your luck at Lefty Lucy's weekly burlesque bingo. NOLA's own August Alsina will take the HOB stage, while Helen Gillet will delight in the Bacchanal backyard. On this day in 2007, the Lower Ninth Ward raised musician Oliver Morgan, best known for his hit "Who Shot the La La," passed away. Now, more to do this Monday.  

 


Today in NOLA 7.30.17


Today, celebrate the Boy Who Lived at Tubby & Coo's. The Congo Square Preservation Society will toast a new refurbished historic maarker with dancing, music, markets and more. The Prytania will screen Christopher Nolan's mind-bender Inception, while Castillo Blanco welcomes a new musical experience. 

 


Today in NOLA 7.29.17


Today, feast on a shrimp boil (for a good cause!) at The Ace Hotel. Learn the art of brush lettering with Lionheart Prints, or cool off with some very funny people in the Orpheum's Ice Pit. Mecha Con's late night screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show will have you don your cult classic finery. On this day in 1862, Confederate spy Belle Boyd was arrested by Union forces. She was awarded the Southern Cross of Honor for passing information to General Stonewall Jackson. Now, more to do this Saturday.

 


Today in NOLA 7.28.17


Today, learn the basics of astrological chart reading with the New Orleans School for Esoteric Arts. NOMA celebrates John Waters with his trash classic Polyester, while 80's idol Corey Feldman will perform a show with his heavenly Angels backing band. Aurora Nealand brings one of her many side projects Rory Danger & The Danger Dangers to Tip's for a free show. On this day in 1998, jazz musician Dorothy Sloop (the inspiration for the classic rock song "Hang On Sloopy") passed away, while jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis was born in 1965. Now, more to do this fine Friday. 


Today in NOLA 7.27.17


Today, the Ogden stays open late for the musical stylings of Paul Sanchez. The Orpheum offers a free screening of the Hollywood classic Singin’ in the Rain. Little Freddie King is doing his thing on Frenchmen, while Derek Brueckner showcases an exhibition and performance at the Art Klub. On this day in 2012, a fire broke out at the legendary Hubig’s Pies factory in the Marigny. After a series of disagreements and stalled efforts to re-open, the famed pie company has not opened a new location in the past five years. 

 


WWOZ Names Marcel McGee Newest Ozilian


NOLA's iconic radio station, WWOZ 90.1 FM welcomed their newest Ozilian on Wednesday (7.26), with the announcement that Marcel McGee will lead WWOZ’s development initiatives as the station’s Director of Development.

 


Today in NOLA 7.26.17


Happy hump day, y'all. To get you through the mid-week blues, unwind with some mindful meditation or get sapiosexual with some debaucherous duet readings. If you're more in the mood to watch a good movie, Gasa Gasa is screening the retro-tinted feminist film The Love Witch while Bar Redux calls on all horror buffs for a George Romero retrospective. On this day in 1896, the first permanent home for screening movies in the United States opened on Canal Street at Exchange Alley and was called the Vitascope. Today, the theatre's location is a Burger King. 

 


Today in NOLA 7.25.17


Today, say goodbye to Frenchmen Art Market's home next to the Spotted Cat in true New Orleans fashion. Elvis DeLarge will croon songs by the late King, while the Fake Ladies of Wrestling return with a knock-out event. If the work week has already got you down, let it go with Idina Menzel. On this day in 1859, New Orleans-born socialite Virginie Amélie Avegno Gautreau passed away. She gained international fame as the subject of John Singer Sargent's Madame X,  which now hangs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

 


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