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Today in NOLA 9.6.17


Today, discuss New Orleans-focused literature with French author Joshua Lafitte. Anime film Millenium Actress will be screened at Rubber Library & Flower Bodega, while Bar Redux will host an outdoor screening of two Humphrey Bogart classics. Danish singer MØ will rock Tulane's fall concert, open to the public. On this day in 1893, Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault was born in New Orleans. Now, more to do this Wednesday.


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. 


Butter Barons Crowned in Croissant Contest


The debate over the best gumbo may be eternal, but for one year, New Orleanians have decided upon the best croissants. The Alliance Française de la Nouvelle-Orléans (AFNO) teamed up with the Southern Food & Beverage Museum (SoFAB) to host the inaugural Concours de Croissant on Saturday (12.06) and crowned winners in four categories.


Today in NOLA: 8.25.14


Make some noise for Monday! The Misfits’ Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein plays at Siberia tonight, and California X—but not that California X—play at Prytania Bar. On this day in 1718, hundreds of French citizens arrived in New France, with many choosing to settle in Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville’s brand-new city of New Orleans. See the full details tonight:


Alliance Française Holds Open House as NOLA Says Bienvenue to New Consul


Are you thinking about learning French? This Saturday, Alliance Française de la Nouvelle-Orléans invites the public to enjoy une journée portes ouvertes, or open house, to sample the organization’s language courses—glass of wine in hand, of course. With a new Consul General of France arriving in New Orleans this week, it’s a great time to take up la belle langue.


Vive la Revolution! New Orleans Celebrates Bastille Day


In France, it’s called le quatorze juillet or La Fête Nationale. In New Orleans, Bastille Day means a time to celebrate the city’s unique French heritage with music, costumes, film, and, of course, food. NoDef rounds up events for adults, kids, and even dogs in Uptown, Downtown, Midcity, and the Marigny this weekend.


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Alexis Manrodt, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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Linzi Falk

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Alexis Manrodt


B. E. Mintz


Stephen Babcock

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