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Today's Events: 1.26.12

Today, Dave Jordan pulls double duty for the release of his new CD, Big History tops an all-night bill at TIp's and A Behanding in Spokane resumes at Allways Lounge. On this day in Louisiana history, Louisiana's Secession Convention voted to secede from the Union and become the Republic of Louisiana (1861). Happy birthday to the late Huey "Piano" Smith (1934), Jean Knight (1943) and, from out Lake Charles, Lucinda Williams (1954). Get on your way to becoming Mr. Big Stuff today with the following:

'Behanding' Extended

The NOLA Project is extending their January run of Martin McDonagh's play, A Behanding in Spokane. The production was initially scheduled to wrap up Sunday, but the theatre company will extend the stint at Allways Lounge with three shows between Thurs., Jan. 26 - Sun., 28. All shows are at 8 p.m. Curious about what you're getting in a play about the quest for a hand? Check out NoDef Theatre Writer Helen Jaksch's review here.  Tickets are available through the NOLA Project.

A Behanding in Spokane

The NOLA Project's Latest Production, Reviewed

Squeamish, easily offended, or given to clutching those imaginary pearls when things get strange? If so, The NOLA Project’s production of Martin McDonagh’s A Behanding in Spokane is not for you.

Today's Events: 1.12.12

Today, Shotgun Willie himself wanders into the House of Blues, The NOLA Project launches a new play at Allways Lounge and a strip club pops up in the Marigny. Happy Birthday to trumpeter James Andrews. The Satchmo of the Ghetto is 43 years young today, and we also mark the day that Super Bowl IX was held at Tulane Stadium. The Grambling State March Band played the halftime show. Now that's entertainment. Check out some more:

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