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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 9.3.17


If Southern Decadence isn't keeping you busy enough this Sunday, read on for more events around town. Shop your way to help canines at Bar Redux, or pay tribute to Joni Mitchell at The Civic. Mannie Fresh and DJ Soul Sister take HOB. Poor Boys hosts an epic farewell for Twin Peaks. Today in Louisiana history, a "mini civil war" took place in 1859 between Calcasieu vigilante and others near Rayne in what was known as the Battle of Queue de Toture. Click through for more to do this Tuesday.


Today in NOLA 9.2.17


Southern Decadence is in full swing, but there's plenty to do besides the parties around town. Check out the soon-to-be hot spot on Lake Ponchartrain for a free concert with food and drinks. Or, laugh this Labor Day weekend at the Comedy Soul Fest. Luke Winslow King plays on Frenchmen, while Bar Redux welcomes Ruby & The Rogues. On this day in 1909, New Orleans was first linked by rail to Houston. Now, more to do tonight. 


Today in NOLA 8.23.17


Looking to ball out on a budget? Not a problem, as there are some amazing free events around town today. Bar Redux hosts an outdoor screening of the black comedy Brit flick Trainspotting, while The New Movement founders return for their weekly improv show. Get down without breaking the bank at One Eyed Jacks at the burlesque dance party, or shape up at the Jazz Museum without spending a dime. On this judge in 2002, a three-judge court appeals panel unanimously rejected Edwin Edwards appeal on convictions. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA 8.16.17


This Wednesday, craft your way to herbal health. NOMA provides an in-depth discussion about their latest exhibition, while The Tchoup Yard opens backyard for a free yoga session featuring food trucks and music. Or, celebrate the life of Elvis Presley at Bar Redux on the 40th anniversary of his passing. On this day in 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald was filmed by local TV stations passing out pro-Cuba leaflets at the International Trade Mart (now known as the World Trade Center) on Canal Street. Now, more to do today. 


Today in NOLA 8.10.17


Today, the Ogden stays open late while Kermit Ruffins plays early in the Seventh Ward. A nine-month pregnant woman takes the stage at the Allways for a one woman comedic show. Bar Redux opens its patio for a night of nunsploitation. On this day in 1936, Louisiana clocked its highest-ever temperature: 114 degrees in Plain Dealing. It could be worse! Now, more to do this Thursday. 

 


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 8.2.17


Today, learn what in your pantry and fridge can lead you on a road to better health. Early noughties icons Icubus and Jimmy Eat World play Champions Square, while Walter "Wolfman" Washington will swing by Frenchmen. Bywater's Bar Redux screens a noir parody in the form of Leslie Nielsen's Police Squad. On this day 40 years ago, the New Orleans Saints had their first ever game. The team lost to the Los Angeles Rams. 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 7.16.17


Today, relax poolside with some hip tunes, learn how to raise your very own flock of chickens, understand the magic behind fairytales or learn about your favorite artists’ influences and processes at Bar Redux. On this day in 1920, the writer, literary critic and editor for The New York Times, was born in New Orleans. Now, more Sunday happenings. 

 


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