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Today in NOLA 8.28.17


Today, Helen Gillet and Raphael Bas lighten up an otherwise dreary afternoon with some music in the Bacchanal backyard. Learn about astrological natal chart techniques with the New Orleans School for Esoteric Arts. Aurora Nealand plays her recurring gig on Frenchmen, while Instant Opus returns to the Hi-Ho. On this day in 1990, Mayor Sidney J. Barthelemy promoted his dive into a shark tank at the yet-to-be-opened Aquarium of the Americas. Now, more to do this Monday. 


Today in NOLA 8.11.17


Today, Project Lazarus's annual fundraiser returns with art and music in the name of people in need. NOMA's John Waters Festival showcases a young Johnny Depp in Cry-Baby. Catch some psych music at Poor Boys or see two NOLA legends James Singleton and Aurora Nealand perform at SideBar. Happy birthday today to the Superdome, where construction started on August 11, 1971. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Digital Get Down

Aurora Nealand's The Monocle Ensemble Explores Love & Technology at Music Box Village



Aurora Nealand’s show Saturday (5.27) at the Airlift's Music Box Village could fittingly be compared to a post-America apocalyptic fairytale. Drawing from Nealand’s new politically charged, indie-electronic accordion album recorded as her alter ego The Monocle, Kind Humankind, the performance was made spectacular from Shannon Stewart's precise choreography, to Nealand's multi-facted performance, moving from poetry to prolific accordion playing. 


Today in NOLA 5.6.17


Tonight, hang with Galactic at the Orpheum or catch NOLA legend Big Freedia perform with local talents gone big, Tank and the Bangas. Aurora Nealand is teaming up with choreographer Shannon Stewart for a performance of her album The Monocle. The New Movement brings a new dating game show to town. On this day in 1996, Aaron Neville performed for then President Bill Clinton and Hilary Clinton on the White House South Lawn. Now, more to do this Saturday.  

 


Today in NOLA 2.22.17


Tonight, rock legend Sting is performing at the Lakefront Arena. If you're looking for more local music, Delfeayo Marsalis is leading The Uptown Jazz Orchestra on Frenchmen at his weekly gig, and Walter "Wolfman" Washington plays up the street. Or, check out the Krewe of Nyx and the Krewe of Ancient Druids as they kick off the week-long countdown to Mardi Gras. On this day in 1936, Ernie K-Doe, New Orleans music star and self-proclaimed “Emperor of the World,” was born at Charity Hospital. Now, more music to check out this Wednesday.


Today in NOLA: 4.04.16


Tonight is great opportunity to catch up on local music. Regular gigs tonight include Aurora Nealand, George Porter, Glen David Andrews, King James, Alexis & the Samurai, and a bluegrass pickin’ party. On this day in 1764, the first official announcement in d'Abadie's journal of Acadians arrival in Louisiana. Now, more to do this Monday.


Today in NOLA: 2.15.16


Today, New Orleans heads into the lull between Carnival and Fest Season, but there is stil plenty to do. Nicholas Payton is in town. Aurora Nealand and King James are both playing their regular Monday gigs. The HiHi is a hosting a bluegrass pickin’ party. On this day in 1957, influential Civil Rights group the Southern Christian Leadership was founded. Now, more to do this Monday.


Today In NOLA 11.30.15


Today in New Orleans, Higher Heights Reggae Band is bringing Caribbean jams to Blue Nile. Glen Davis Andrews will play his normal show, and at the Maison, catch Aurora Nealand & Royal Roses. Big K.R.I.T will play at the House of Blues as a part of his “Kritically Acclaimed Tour.” Today in 1803, the Spanish sold the Louisiana Territory to the French. But now, back to the present.


Today In NOLA 11.23.15


Today in New Orleans, classics Alexis & the Samurai will jam at Chickie Wah Wah and Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses will play at Maison. In book news, Garden District will present The Hard Times. Emperor Sumo will bring psychedelic noise rock to Circle Bar. Today in 1812, Alan Magruder and Jean Destrehan elected Louisiana’s first U.S. Senators. Now, more to do today.


Today In NOLA 11.9.15


Today in New Orleans, catch some of your favorite writers from around the city tending bar at Cure. At Sidney’s, King James & the Special Men will keep the evening rolling with their weekly set. Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses will bring traditional jazz with a twist to Maison, or you can catch Bluegrass Pickin’ Party at Hi-Ho Lounge. In purer times, Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in Cape Cod, MA (1620), Jack the Ripper killed his last known victim, Mary Jane Kelly (1888), the first issue of Rolling Stone Magazine was published (1967), Spiro Agnew (1918), Tom Fogerty (1941), Susan Tedeschi (1970), and Sisco (1978) were born, and Charles de Gaulle died (1970); and its World Freedom Day. So get liberated with these:


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