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Today in NOLA 9.11.17


Today kicks off the citywide culinary celebration Restaurant Week, so dine on a dime at NOLA's top spots. Mayoral candidates will gather to discuss their policies as they relate to the city's music industry. Alt rockers Modest Mouse perform at The Civic, while Instant Opus returns to the Hi-Ho. On this day in 1722, the state’s first recorded hurricane wiped out New Orleans. If you're looking for something to do tonight besides find a good T.V. to watch the New Orleans Saints vs. the Minnesota Vikings in the season opener, then read on for more details below. 


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.


Third Time's A Charm: Mayor Landrieu to Give State of the City Address This Week


May this be lucky number three. After rescheduling his long-awaited State of the City Address two times prior, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is set to give his speech this week at the Civic Theatre. 

 


The Shins to Play the Civic This Fall


If you feel an existential crisis or malaise afoot, oddly enough you’re in luck. The Civic Theatre announced on Monday (6.5) morning that The Shins — the band of choice for early noughties sad boys and girls — will bring their psych-tinged indie rock to their stage this fall.


Chris Robinson Brotherhood Announce Return to NOLA


It was announced Tuesday (5.30) that the Chris Robinson Brotherhood will swing by New Orleans this fall for a show at the Civic Theatre. The California psychedelic roots-rock band announced a 35-date second leg of their Barefoot In The Head tour, in support of their forthcoming summer album of the same name. 


M83 To Light Up The Civic


Tired of waiting for the dawn to heal us? OK pal, M83 hears you. Electronic music favorites M83 announced the details of their next tour today. New Orleans’ Civic Theatre will host the opening show on April 6th.


Pixies Stick with NOLA


Iconic rockers, the Pixies emerged from a 23 year hiatus in April 2014 with the release of a new album, Indie Cindy and some live shows. The band is now planning a North American tour slated to kick off in New Orleans.


Today in NOLA: 9.20.14


Dr. John pays a house call tonight with a hometown show at the Joy Theatre. Big Sam’s Funky Nation comes to Blue Nile, and Tiptina’s prepares to kick off Saints season (first home game is tomorrow!). Plus, a conservation official from the African Wildlife Trust lectures at the zoo. Details tonight:


Today in New Orleans 4.27.14


The first weekend of Jazz Fest closes out with Eric Clapton and Vampire Weekend. Before the late night shows, post rock band Mogwai is at the Civic Theatre, and there are free swing lessons on St. Claude. On this day in 1806, Donaldsville was officially dedicated. Now, more to do this Sunday. 


Today in New Orleans 12.15.13


After months of Bloody Mary's, brunch, and music, the Bloody Sunday Sessions are screening tonight at One Eyed Jacks. In other news, PhotoNOLA comes to a close today, with gallery talks and a finale slideshow. R&B legend Aaron Neville is performing a Christmas show at the Civic, and Amanda Shaw is in Jackson Square. On this day in 1802, President Jefferson tried to purchase the Isle of Orleans, fearing a French takeover. Now, more to do this Sunday. 


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