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Today in NOLA: 6.12.15


Stoners are coming to the Saenger. Football is in the arena. And, go-go is getting Frenchmen going. On this day in 1912, Allen Parish was incorporated in southwest Louisiana. Read on for more tonight.


Today in NOLA: 5.28.15


From Mardi Gras Indians to singer songwriters, there is plenty going on tonight. Farmers Markets, concerts in the park, and Ogden After Hours are just a few of the options in New Orleans today. On this day in 1818, PGT Beauregard, inventor and first prominent general of the Confederacy during the Civil War, was born in St. Bernard Parish. Now, more to do this Thursday.


Today in NOLA: 5.07.15


New Orleans is falling back into her regular routine. Today’s events feature a lineup of local favorites. On this day in 1862, Union soldiers defeated the defenders of Baton Rouge in the Civil War and claimed the Red Stick as their own. Now, more to do this Thursday. 


NoDef Nods: Music

Top 13 of '13 in NOLA Music (& 5 to Watch)



New Orleans musicians have long gained attention around the country, but this year’s crop appear to have the kind of diversity that harkens back to the golden 90’s. Whether we’re settling into a new era of New Orleans influence remains to be seen, but there’s no doubt the entire local music community is showcasing a stylistic diversity that’s never been a secret to people who live here. Add in some controversy in the clubs, and we’re boiling much faster than a gumbo pot. Here’s 13 musical happenings of the last year, and 5 to watch out for in the New Year:


Today's Events: 12.28.11


Tonight, the City continues to roll towards New Year's Eve and Carnival season with ??? and a lot of brass. Historically speaking, there was a lot of brass on display in 1862, when Union troops had the gall to burn the old state capitol to the ground. It would be nearly 70 years to the day before Huey P. Long began construction on our current HQ, a building befitting the state. However, let's go back to the future for some events tonight.


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