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Today in NOLA 7.19.17


Happy hump day, y'all. Today, refresh your mid-week grind with a crystal session. The Catahoula Hotel hosts a rooftop screening of the Tom Cruise classic Cocktail, while actors and improvisers take a stab at an unscripted version of Romeo & Juliet. Comedy Central power couple Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher offer stand-up and relationship advice to the lovers of New Orleans. On this day in 1875, Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar was born. She was a poet, journalist and political activist and among the first generation to be born free in the South after the Civil War. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA 6.10.17


This Saturday, learn a thing or two about getting greener, check out a super cool dance party, get an expertly blended experience by Jack Daniels, or enjoy some sweet, sweet grooves at a record release party. On this day in 1833, John R. Conway began his service as Mayor of New Orleans.


Today in NOLA 4.5.17


Tonight, learn and laugh at the issues of our time at The New Movement. Experimental rockers Of Montreal play Howlin’ Wolf, while the Catahoula Hotel hosts a rooftop screening of “The Big Lebowski.” Dancers, scholars, and orchestra performers salute the iconic 1890s bandleader John Robichaux. On this day in 1866, Antonio de Ulloa became Louisiana’s first Spanish governor. Now, more hump day happenings. 


Today in NOLA 3.29.17


This hump day, learn about climate change over cocktails at the Bartender Science Fair. Beach Boy Brian Wilson will toast the anniversary of his iconic “Pet Sounds” album, while Bar Redux will play host to a night of horror shorts. The Catahoula is offering free drinks to anyone who can perform the dance from “Napoleon Dynamite.” On this day in 1962, the Archbishop ordered New Orleans’ parochial schools to desegregate. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA 3.15.17


This Wednesday is for the ladies. Rock legends Stevie Nicks and Chrissie Hynde are blowing up the arena, while Voodoo Priestess Kalindah Laveaux will play the Mint. Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas will be in Lafayette Square for a free evening show. On this day in 1729, a ceremony was held for Sister Stanislas Hachard at the Ursuline Convent to make her the first woman to become a Catholic nun in the United States. Now, more to do today. 


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Alexis Manrodt, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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