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A Farewell Second Line for Frenchmen Art Market


Tomorrow, the Frenchmen Art Market will say goodbye to its home next to the historic Spotted Cat Music Club in true New Orleans fashion, with a second line parade and party. 

 


Today in NOLA 7.24.17


Today, learn how to make your own tinctures, cleanse your chakras, enjoy the sounds of Gypsy Juke Box, or enter the sonic dream world of Pink Lion. On this day in 1989, Ernest Fredric “Ernie” Morrison, who performed under the nickname “Sunshine Sammy” and was in both the “East Side Boys” and “Our Gang” as well as playing sidekick to Harold Lloyd and Snub Pollard, passed away. Now, more to do this Monday. 


Today in NOLA 7.23.17


Today, expand your knowledge about all aspects of food and beverages with workshops on composting, mixology, and the top flavors in American cooking. On the music front, venture over to Little Gem to get trombone’d by one of the greats. On this day in 1969, the school furnishings and building materials of St. Aloysius High School were auctioned off. Now, more to do this Sunday. 


Today in NOLA 7.22.17


Today, Hollygrove Market is offering a second chance at learning how to grow veggies. Immerse yourself in Nola Yoga Loft's signature sound bath, dance it out at Poor Boys, or come together at The Beatles Festival. On this day in 1947, Oretha Castle Haley was born. Now, more to do this Saturday. 

 


Today in NOLA 7.21.17


This Friday, the long-anticipated Sportsman Show returns to New Orleans. NOMA celebrates John Waters with his trash classic Pink Flamingos, while Comedy Central star Shane Torres will swing by Frenchmen Street. The Free Fridays series at Tip's returns with Walter "Wolfman" Washington. On this day in 1964, Dr. Mary Stults Sherman was murdered in her home on St. Charles Ave. She was an orthopedic surgeon as well as a cancer researcher. Her murdered has been included in several conspiracy theories. Now, more to do to close out the work week.


Today in NOLA 7.20.17


Today, enjoy some local sounds at Ogden After Hours, get social while sober, listen to some literature, or take in a French film. On this day in 1878, George Foster Shepley who was appointed acting Mayor of New Orleans in May of 1862, died. Now, more to do this Thursday. 


Today in NOLA 7.19.17


Happy hump day, y'all. Today, refresh your mid-week grind with a crystal session. The Catahoula Hotel hosts a rooftop screening of the Tom Cruise classic Cocktail, while actors and improvisers take a stab at an unscripted version of Romeo & Juliet. Comedy Central power couple Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher offer stand-up and relationship advice to the lovers of New Orleans. On this day in 1875, Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar was born. She was a poet, journalist and political activist and among the first generation to be born free in the South after the Civil War. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


New Orleans Named One of the Most Stressed Cities in America


Whether due to workplace deadlines, lovers quarrels, or an uncertain political climate, stress is unavoidable. A new study reveals that life in the Big Easy isn’t all that easy, with New Orleans ranked in the top 20 most stressed cities in the country. WalletHub conducted the survey, analyzing 150 American cities on key criteria related to work, financial, health, safety, and family stressors. 

 


Today in NOLA 7.18.17


Today, slow down and arrange nature, pour your heart out in your very own hand made zine, check out a fantasy improv show, or take in a show at Tips. On this day in 1923, “Milneberg Joys” was recorded by the New Orleans Rhythm Kings. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

 


Today in NOLA 7.17.17


Today, get funky poolside at the Drifter or learn the benefits of herbal smoke blends. On the music front, Mags is bringing in a limited edition indie residency while always wonderful and improvised Instant Opus is back at the Hi-Ho. This day in 1948 was the final day of operation for the Gentilly streetcar line. Now, more to do this Monday. 


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