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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 8.14.17


Today, Aurora Nealand will kick the week off right with her recurring Frenchmen gig with the Royal Roses. Learn about astrological moon cycles with the New Orleans School for Esoteric Arts. Shane Cooley & The Midnight Girls play Gasa Gasa, while Dawn Reno Langley is reading from her new novel. On this day in 1903, Albert Batson was hanged in Calcasieu Parish after being tried and convicted for murdering five members of the Earle family. Now, more to do this Monday. 


Today in NOLA: 6.13.16


Steve Gunn is visiting Uptown tonight, but across the city, there is plenty of opportunity to check out NOLA jazz, indie rock, end even some comedy. On this day in 1964, Louis Armstrong hit the top of the album chart with Hello, Dolly!. Find those dancing shoes and get ready for more tonight.


Today in NOLA: 9.15.14


After a weekend of rodeo bull-roping, Restaurant Week gluttony, and disappointing football, New Orleans heads back to the work week. Kick back tonight with trad jazz on Frenchman, world jazz Uptown, rock’n’roll in Midcity, or indie rock in the French Quarter. On this day in 1699, Jean-Baptiste de Bienville tricked his competitors in a move known as the English Turn, keeping the English out of the future territory of Louisiana. Details tonight:

 


Today in NOLA: 9.8.14


Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton lectures on children’s literacy at Tulane tonight. On this day in 1935, Dr. Carl Weiss shot the infamous Huey P. Long, then a U.S. Senator. Long’s bodyguards shot Weiss dead on the scene, and Long passed away two days later. More details and music picks this evening:


Today in New Orleans 9.19.12


Ahoy! It’s September 19, also known as International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and the Crescent City is abuzz with weekly music gigs. Whether you get your grog in the Treme or in the Marigny, there’s some place to check out the city’s local talent in the Crescent City. On this day seven years ago, the Saints played their first post-Katrina “home” game in the Giants Stadium in New Jersey with pre-kick off performances from Harry Connick Jr., Branford Marsalis, and Irvin Mayfield.


Today's Events: 4/9/11


Drink your coffee; it’s a be a long day. Another full day of FQF beckons, Some local favorites are reopening, and there's always the after parties! So, buckle up, and remember to wear sneakers today!


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