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Decadence Daily: 9.1.17


Southern Decadence is kicking off its latest round of feathers, leather, boas, and glittter. Get started this Friday in thw Qaurter with a strip show on Bourbon Street or dance party on the lower Decatur drag. Venture across Elysian Fields into the Marigny to check out the famed lube wrestling at the Allways, or travel up to Freret to see an LGBTQ positive variety show. Click through for details. 

 


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 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 3.30.17


Rain or shine, there is lots to do around town today. Langston Hughes Academy will host their annual evening of food, wine, music, and farm-to-table education. The struggle between the ego and the id will be discussed at the Allways. Live art will be made in the air at Bywater Art Lofts, and the Ogden will stay open late to play host to Mia Borders. On this day in 1870, the 15th amendment officially gave African-Americans the right to vote. Now, more to do this Thursday.


Today in NOLA: 8.30.14


Decadance parties on in the Quarter tonight. If you’re venturing downtown, allow us to suggest the LBGTQ punk benefit concert at Siberia or naked karaoke at Allways Lounge. Rebirth Brass Band and Caddywhompus both play Uptown shows tonight. And it’s not too late to catch MidCity Theatre’s mashup of The Big Lebowski and Shakespeare. We’ve also got an early matinee film and late-night comedy. Make the absolute most of your Saturday:


Today in NOLA: 8.22.14


The New Movement begins a three-weekend residency at the Shadowbox with a performance from sketch comedy group Stupid Time Machine. NOMA wraps up its Murals on Screen film series with another Mexican classic, as well as an appearance from artist Jim Richard. And consult your doctor if your sex drama lasts longer than four hours: Indywood begins screening Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac Volume 1. More details and events for Friday night:


Today in NOLA: 8.21.14


How bad is Grandma’s Boy? Find out tonight, when the Joy Theatre screens a film loathed by critics but loved by audiences. If you hate it, don’t worry—they’ll make it up to you afterward with a live performance from Groovesect. Top 40 pop-rock superstars OneRepublic play the Lakefront Arena, while underground noise rockers Whores play Siberia. Tonight’s picks could not be more polarized. Get the details:


Today in NOLA: 8.15.14


Gear up for the game as the Saints play their first home preseason match against the Tennessee Titans at 7 tonight. Be prepared: here’s a few tips for safe tailgating. Plus, electronic music at the Old U.S. Mint, free music at Tipitina’s, and Life of Pi at NOMA. Who Dat! Get all the details for the evening, plus a review of last week's preseason opener, just in case you missed it:


Today in NOLA: 8.14.14


Give the weekend a tasteful early welcome with live music in City Park and at the Ogden Museum this evening. Bug returns to Allways Lounge for its second weekend. Plus, two options for fans of independent country music tonight. Twenty years ago today, the Neville Brothers performed at the final day of Woodstock '94, which itself commemorated the 25th anniversary of the original Woodstock festival in 1969. More events and details tonight:


State of Play: NOLA Theatre Listings Aug. 11-17


Compiled by Michael Martin

This week on New Orleans stages, nuns with guns, Seuss favorites and a sleepover. Inside, Michael Martin gathers the complete theatre calendar through Sunday.


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