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NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd (5:00PM- 11:00 PM)
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is inviting Grecophiles of all ages out to Bayou St. John for goat burgers, traditional music and dancing, and regional libations
The Convention Center (6:00PM-9:00 PM)
An experience for both foodies and wine connoisseurs with live music by Flow Tribe
Zephyr Field (7:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
One Eyed Jacks (7:30)
Sketchy Characters Productions brings you a comedy sketch and web series that plays off the madness of the French Quarter
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
The Little Gem Saloon (8:00 PM)
The fourth evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Howlin’ Wolf (9:00 PM)
A funky two night celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Rock around Lee Circle tonight
Today in New Orleans 5.21.13
Tonight, grub out in Broadmoor, check out DJ Soul Sister’s weekly film screening, or enjoy some chamber music at the JCC. On this day in 1958, the segregation of the New Orleans streetcars officially ended. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 5.14.13
This morning, make groceries in the Riverbend. Later, see some student-produced plays, or a film screening on St. Claude. On this day in 1928, the late Will “Dub” Jones, the bass vocalist on tracks like “Yackety Yak” who sang the famous line “Why’s everybody always picking on me,” was born in Shreveport. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 4.30.13
All morning, make groceries at the Riverbend at this week's Uptown Farmers Market. Later on, see a free film screening from DJ Soul Sister, or brush up on your city's history at Octavia Books. On this day in 1803, The Louisiana Purchase Treaty was signed. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 4.23.13
This morning, head to the Uptown Farmers Market in the Riverbend for fresh grub. Later, the Soul Rebels play in the Ninth Ward, and more. On this day in 1999, the 30th Jazz Fest kicked off with a lineup that included Willie Nelson, Corey Harris, and Carol Fran. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 4.16.13
This morning, head to the Riverbend and make groceries at this week’s farmers market. Tonight, theater, live music, movie screenings, and more. New Orleans was officially founded on April 16, 1718. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 11.20.12
A lot of people are paying it forward in the Big Easy, with a concert from the City to benefit Sandy victims, and Cash Money giving out turkeys for local kids. On this day in 1922, Louisiana’s Governor John M. Parker conferred with President Harding on KKK violence in the state. Now, more on Tuesday’s events.
Today in New Orleans: 9.22.12
Today, fun in NOLA ranges from brain-busting digital DJing to panal discussions about the future of our city. There's Cherry Bomb funds to be raised and fresh produce to be bought so make haste! On this day in New Orleans history, NOPD hauled in a record 43 DWIs in 8 hours, setting a national record (1972), Xavier University of Louisiana, the first black Catholic College in the U.S., opened (1915), and Mystikal was born (1970). Now for today's tidbits:
Crescent City Farmers' Market Commemorates Cajun Cooking Legend
by Mary-Devon Dupuy
Louisiana has a rich history of food, and the people at CCFM want to celebrate those who have paved the way for chefs inside and outside of their homes. 2012 will be their fourth year to unveil a commemorative wooden token for a local chef who has passed. Over Memorial Day weekend, the Market unveiled a token commemorating an Avery Island legend. But don't worry, what follows isn't folklore about hot sauce.
Today in New Orleans: 5.29.12
Today, weekly farmers market in Uptwon, a Jazz Informance by park rangers at Old U.S. Mint, the Cajun Heartland State Fair, and some night gigs around town. On this day in history, the first graduating class of McNeese Junior College (1941), the Desire streetcars stopped running (1948), and Yvette Voelker of the Pfister Sisters was born in New Orleans. The day has to offer:
Today's Events: 4/19/11
April 19th, the day that Marie Antoinette married Louis XVI (1770), when the Revolutionary War began with the battles of Lexington and Concord (1775), when Gen. Douglas MacArthur retired from the military (1951), when Charles Manson was sentenced to death for the Tate massacre (1971), when The Simpsons premiered as a short on The Tracey Ullman Show (1987), the Oklahoma City bombing (1995), Tim Curry (1946), Dar Williams’ (1967), and James Franco’s (1978) birthdays, and Charles Darwin’s death (1882). Speaking of survival of the fittest:
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