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Today in NOLA 9.15.17


Looking to get your weekend started right? Friday Nights at NOMA will present new art and a film screening, plus live music. Martini Madness brings 25 varieties of martinis to City Park. DJ Soul Sister spins her tunes at One Eyed Jacks at her regular dance party, while horror themed burlesque will take over The Willow. On this day in 1699, Jean-Baptiste de Bienville tricked his competitors in a move known as the English Turn, keeping the English out of the future territory of Louisiana. Details tonight:


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.


Today in NOLA 7.7.17


This Friday, get it started this weekend with Steelism, learn about the aesthetic process behind photography, transport yourself to the tropics with Marina Orchestra, or get moving with DJ Soul Sister. On this day in 1944, the Liberty ship named Alcee Fortier was launched by Delta Shipbuilding. Now, more to do this Friday. 


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 5.21.17


Ah, Sunday. Some call it the day of rest, but we all know New Orleans never does. Today, check out a unique art market at Hotel Storyville. Several new and historic properties in the Marigny open their doors for an architectural walking tour, while LOOP NOLA wants you to challenge your fears at City Park. On the music front, get down with DJ Soul Sister or rock out at Siberia. On this day in 1970, Beulah Levy Ledner, the originator of the Hungarian adaptation that led her to the now famous Doberge cake, opened a new bakery following her being bought out in 1946 by Joe Gambino. She ran the bakery until her retirement in 1981, when she sold the shop and recipe to Maurice’s French Pastries. Now, learn more about today's happenings. 


Today in NOLA 5.7.17


Happy 299th birthday, New Orleans! You’re looking pretty great for your age. It’s the last day of Jazz Fest, so head over to Fair Grounds to see Patti LaBelle, Galactic, Kings of Leon, The Meters, and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, among others. Tonight, NOLA all-stars Dumpstaphunk, Naughty Professor, and DJ Soul Sister will perform at Tip’s. Joe Krown Trio plays their regular gig at Maple Leaf, while a Talking Heads tribute takes HOB. Looking for something a bit more literary? Blue House is hosting a reading an discussion from a book on famed Parisian bookstore, Shakespeare and Company. 


Today in NOLA 3.11.17


The first St. Patrick’s Day parade kicks off today in Uptown. Get your culture fix for free with the Ogden Museum’s day of architectural arts activities and the Sacred Music Festival in the Marigny. DJ Soul Sister spins her tunes at the Hi-Ho at her regular dance party, while NPR’s new fave band Tank and the Bangas do their thing on Frenchmen. On this day in 1803, Spanish Governor Salcedo and the Cabildo learned that Louisiana was to be transferred to the French. Now, read on for more this Saturday. 


TODAY in NOLA 2.25.17


Iris, Tucks, and Endymion all roll today. Follow the Endymion krewe to the Superdome for their epic after-party — there will be something for everyone there, with performances by the painted-face rockers KISS and rapper FloRida, and put on your boogie shoes for KC & the Sunshine Band. On this day in history, Hattie Caraway (D-Ark) was elected as the first female senator with the help of Louisiana's Huey P. Long. Now, more to do this Saturday. 


Today in NOLA: 3.05.16


Goldroomn and Mac Sabbath are coming to town tonight. Plus, it’s Saturday which means Soul Sister.  On this day in 1766, Antonio de Ulloa became Louisiana’s first Spanish governor. Now, more on Saturday’s events. 


Today In NOLA 11.14.15


Today in New Orleans, Manheim Steamroller Christmas is kicking off the season at the Saenger. DJ Soul Sister will play her classic Friday night set at Hi-Ho Lounge, and Zeitgesit will screen Of Men and War, a documentary about PTSD. At Chickie Wah Wah, Adam Faucett & The Tall Grass will bring folk and blues from Arkansas. On this day in 1960, New Orleans’ schools were legally desegregated. Now, more to do this Friday.


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