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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 8.22.17


This Tuesday is a fine day to experience the sounds of the city. Galactic's Stanton Moore will perform two shows with his namesake trio at his weekly gig on Frenchmen. Just slightly up the street Treme Brass Band and Smoking Time Jazz Club will perform. For the late night crowd, catch Rebirth in their regular gig at Maple Leaf. On this day in 1812, former Governor W.C.C. Claiborne became the highest paid governor in the United States, with a salary of $7500 a year. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 


Today in NOLA 8.8.17


This Tuesday is a fine day to experience the sounds of the city. Meschiya Lake will play her residency on Frenchmen with the Little Big Horns. Just up the street Treme Brass Band and Johnny Sansone will perform. For the late night crowd, catch Rebirth in their regular gig at Maple Leaf. On this day in 1916, Pelicans shortstop Henry Antone “Cotton” Knaupp became the only player in the Southern Association history to complete an unassisted triple play. Now, more to do today.  


Today in NOLA 8.2.17


Today, learn what in your pantry and fridge can lead you on a road to better health. Early noughties icons Icubus and Jimmy Eat World play Champions Square, while Walter "Wolfman" Washington will swing by Frenchmen. Bywater's Bar Redux screens a noir parody in the form of Leslie Nielsen's Police Squad. On this day 40 years ago, the New Orleans Saints had their first ever game. The team lost to the Los Angeles Rams. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA 8.1.17


It's a fine day for music in New Orleans this Tuesday. Rebirth Brass Band will play their recurring gig at the Maple Leaf, while electro-pop star Nite Jewel performs Gasa Gasa. Over on Frenchmen, check out Treme Brass Band at d.b.a. and then mosey up the street to Blue Nile to see locals-gone-big Water Seed. On this day in 1968, Jimi Hendrix performed at City Park. The concert cost $4 advanced sale or $5 at the gate. Though you can't see the Voodoo Child himself, read on for more musical happenings in city. 


Today in NOLA 7.27.17


Today, the Ogden stays open late for the musical stylings of Paul Sanchez. The Orpheum offers a free screening of the Hollywood classic Singin’ in the Rain. Little Freddie King is doing his thing on Frenchmen, while Derek Brueckner showcases an exhibition and performance at the Art Klub. On this day in 2012, a fire broke out at the legendary Hubig’s Pies factory in the Marigny. After a series of disagreements and stalled efforts to re-open, the famed pie company has not opened a new location in the past five years. 

 


La La Land Comes to Life on Frenchmen Street


A bit of Hollywood magic is coming to the French Quarter next week. To celebrate the DVD and Blu-ray release of the almost-Oscar winning film La La Land, d.b.a. on Frenchmen St. will be transformed into the movie's iconic club Seb's for one night only. 


Today in NOLA 3.18.17


Today, New Orleanians are in the thick of it — between St. Patrick's Day yesterday and St. Joseph's Day, and Super Sunday tomorrow, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. NoDef has made it easy, sharing the coolest events around town today. The New World Rhythms Fest is back in Armstrong Park, while liberal-leaning political comedian Bill Maher will return to the Saenger stage. John Waters brings his Filthier and Dirtier tour to the Joy. John Boutte is doing his thing at d.b.a., and Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst will perform with The Felice Brothers at the Civic Theatre. On this day in 1687, LaSalle was assassinated by his own men. Now, more this Saturday. 


Today in NOLA: 5.06.15


As you recuperate from two weekends of Jazz Fest, there is still some music playing. Wednesdays at the Square are back in action and so is a local favorite. Metal is coming to the Civic. On this day in 1996, Aaron Neville performed for then President Bill Clinton and Hilary Clinton on the White House South Lawn. Now, more to do this hump day.  


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Luke Winslow King Talks About his Latest Release



If the Blues and BBQ Fest on Friday (10.17,) does not slake your thirst for NOLA music, swing by the Blue Nile to catch an album release party of Luke Winslow King’s latest compilation Everlasting Arms. The show is slated for 10p.m. after the festival in Lafayette Square finishes up. Little Freddie King will play with Luke to showcase a project they’ve been working on together, and trumpeter Johnny Sansonne is set to play the next set. Everlasting Arms stacked shelves on September 30th and celebrates an array of jazz, blues and rock sounds. King spoke to NoDef about the work.


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