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Today in NOLA 8.30.17


Today, celebrate the intersection of arts and non-profits with Culture Collision. Demetri Martin will perform a comedy show at Tulane, while Walter "Wolfman" Washington plays his weekly gig on Frenchmen. NOLA's drag school graduates showcase what they learned at the Allways Lounge. Happy birthday Huey P. Long, who was born this day in 1893. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA 9.2.15


Happy hump day! Today in New Orleans, get cultured at the 7th annual Culture Collision, or get country will the Hill Country Hounds. Gentleman’s Agreement is on the line-up at the Prytania today, and Hazy Ray is bringing funk-rock to the Howlin’ Wolf. On this day in 1985, Hurricane Elena hit Washington Parish, Louisiana. Now, more ways to make it through your Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA: 8.27.14


Good morning! Today, New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indians observe the spiritual ceremony of White Buffalo Day in Congo Square, now known as Louis Armstrong Park. SNL’s Cecily Strong welcomes Tulane students back to campus. Plus: all-girl punk rock tonight. Check out what's on deck for Wednesday:


Today in New Orleans 8.28.13


Tonight, Love Sessions continues, with proceeds to benefit the Louisiana Children's Museum. Culture Collision is bringing 65 local organizations under one roof in the Warehouse District, followed by an after party with Morning 40 Federation. On this day in 1956, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opened. Now, more hump day happenings. 


Cultures to Collide in Warehouse District


NOLA’s fifth annual Culture Collision will descend upon the Warehouse District for one night only, Wednesday, August 28th, 5:30p.m.-8:00p.m. The event was described as  “one-stop shopping for anything related to New Orleans visual and performing arts,” by Culture Collision organizer Janet Wilson.  


Today in New Orleans: 9.05.12


Today, network with over 50 New Orleans based cultural organizations at Culture Collision, take in some 80s fuzz pop or some aughts folk-punk and see a new program that's working for the kids in Central City. On this day in Louisiana history, the late trumpet player Jean Baptiste was born (1934) and Jean Lafitte’s brother Pierre and a group of other pirates escaped from the Cabildo, and remained free thank to his brother Jean's negotiations (1814) and Gov. Uncle Earl Long passed (1960).


Culture Collision, Party with a Purpose


Whether you’re part of a culturally sustaining nonprofit or just a lover of the arts, tomorrow night’s 4th Annual Culture Collision has something in store for you. All are invited to the preview of this season's offerings, which has grown too large for its NOMA britches and is moving to Generations Hall (310 Andrew Higgins Drive). 60 local non-profits geared towards the visual and performing arts will be tabling from 5:30-8pm, offering guests chances to get involved, win free tickets, and more. Admission is free, and there’s a party afterwards with free food, a cash bar, and music from the Ratty Scurvics.


Today's Events: 9.7.11


September 7, when the first game of rugby was played in England (1895), the end of the Chinese Boxer Rebellion (1901), the first Miss America Pageant (1921), the election of Nikita Khrushchev as head of the Soviet Communist Party (1953), and the debut of ESPN (1979); it’s Buddy Holly’s (1936) and Eazy-E’s (1963) birthdays, and Tupac’s (1996) and Warren Zevon’s (2003) deaths.


Culture Collision Comes to NOMA


Amidst a storied setting, there will be a great ruckus And it will happen before the titans of the Saints and Packers even step onto Lambeau. To kick off the fall season, the 3rd N.O. Culture Collision will bring together 50 visual art and performance orgs from around the city Wednesday night at the New Orleans Museum of Art. The event, which starts at 5 p.m., offers a chance to find out what all these different entities do, where they have shows and plot out how you can better spend that limited amount of time that doesn't require working.


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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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Alexis Manrodt


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