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Today in NOLA 4.15.15

It's Tax Day, but after the last return is post-marked, there is plenty happening. The Pelicans’ season comes down to tonight, DJ T-Roy is spinning reggae, Big Sam and Amanda Shaw are playing the Square, and trad-jazz is swinging on Frenchmen. On this day in 1795, the Pointee Coupee Slave Rebellion began their revolt on Julien Poydras’ plantation. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 

Today in New Orleans 12.15.13

After months of Bloody Mary's, brunch, and music, the Bloody Sunday Sessions are screening tonight at One Eyed Jacks. In other news, PhotoNOLA comes to a close today, with gallery talks and a finale slideshow. R&B legend Aaron Neville is performing a Christmas show at the Civic, and Amanda Shaw is in Jackson Square. On this day in 1802, President Jefferson tried to purchase the Isle of Orleans, fearing a French takeover. Now, more to do this Sunday. 

Ferry Little Christmas: Algiers Bonfire Floats Concert, Tribute

In Louisiana, the fat guy can’t arrive until he sees the light from the levee. On Saturday (12/7), the West Bank community of Algiers Point will be doing their part to guide the sleigh, and throwing in a little plug for their own preferred mode of transportation. The annual Algiers Bonfire will light the banks of the Mighty Mississppi, and feature a concert that makes it a full night’s engagement.

Bay Bridge Fest Brings Revivalists, Dumpstaphunk to MS

This weekend, New Orleans’ biggest bands head east for a festival by the beach.  The seventh annual Bay Saint Louis’ Bay Bridge Fest kicks off this Friday with the spirit revival, and it’s not just because of their headliner. 

Get 'Tilly

Gentilly Fest Returns to Pontchartrain Park

It’s always festival season in the Big Easy, and one of our most renowned areas will once again commemorate music, culture, and progress.

A Ferry Important Date: Wednesdays on the Point 2013 Lineup

With Wednesday at the Square and Jazz in the Park coming to an end, it's time to get to the Point. Proving once again that free happy hour concerts don't slow down for humidity or ferry in New Orleans, Wednesdays on the Point is back on the West Bank this week for the opening installment of an eight-week stand near the Algiers courthouse.

Today in New Orleans 4.18.13

Enjoy some Jazz in Armstrong Park, rock the CASA to end child abuse, and enjoy some art after hours at the Ogden Museum. On this day in 1864, the Battle of Sabine Pass took place in Cameron Parish. Now, more to do this Thursday. 

Rock the CASA: Night Out Against Child Abuse

With April designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month, organizations across the city will be hosting events in an effort to pull back the shade and bring discussions of abuse out of the shadows.  One such group, CASA New Orleans, an agency comprised of volunteer advocates for children and adolescents is bringing back the “Rock the Casa” concert, for the first time since Katrina, to encourage dialogue and awareness about child abuse and present opportunities to help children in need.

Today in New Orleans 2.15.13

Today, enjoy art after hours in City Park, bounce on St. Claude, see Flogging Molly at HOB, and more. On this day in 1956, Federal Judge S. Wright ordered the desegregation of New Orleans schools. Now, click through to plan your Friday.

Today in New Orleans 12.17.12

Tonight, catch a flick on OC Haley, hear a Cajun fiddler and a New Orleans trombonist on Frenchmen, or get funky on Oak Street. Happy 75th Birthday to Grammy winner Art Neville, born December 17, 1937. Now, more Monday events.

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