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Today in NOLA 9.16.17

Today, celebrate the grand reopening of Music Box Village in the Bywater. Annunciation Park is taken over by an epic arts festival dedicated to hispanic heritage in New Orleans. Fashion and furry creatures come together at the 10th annual Bad to the Bone runway show, while some of the city's greatest musicians perform at Art Klub. On this day in 1964, The Beatles played City Park Stadium for $5 a ticket. Now, more details for today's festivities. 

Today in NOLA 4.30.17

Stormy weather has affected day three of Jazz Fest, with festivalgoers having to wait until the afternoon to Lorde, Tom Petty & The Heartbreaker, Dr. John and the dozens more acts on the lineup today. Still, for those not up to brave Fair Grounds, there is plenty to do around town. A Lord of the Rings burlesque show will come to Eiffel Society. Blato Zlato performs their swamp Balkan tunes, while Helen Gillet will improv a soundtrack to Belgian avant garde films. Maple Leaf will host a crawfish boil and NOLA all-stars. On this day in 1803, The Louisiana Purchase Treaty was signed. Now, more to do this Sunday.

Today in NOLA 4.25.17

Today, live out your La La Land fantasy when d.b.a. is transformed into the film's jazz club Seb's. City Park hosts an Earth Day celebration in their botanical gardens. Nigerian director Araba Ifáyemí Elébuìbon will present a screening of latest film Ipileaye with the Congo Square Preservation Society. Come out and see NOLA's nightlife stars at an awards show held at Sidney's, or support horses in need at the Louisiana Humane Society's benefit party. On this day in 1999, Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew were reunited on stage at Jazz Fest after 12 years. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

Crime Hits Another Uptown Venue

The 2015 crime wave continued to roll off the street and into upscale, Uptown establishments on Thanksgiving evening. Early on Friday (11.27) morning, a woman was shot while waiting on line outside St. Charles Avenue nightclub.

Cantina Cool: Star Wars Burlesque

By Jeremy Ford

New Orleans is a city perpetually sinking into a gulf of uniqueness and creativity. It has cradled legendary musicians, innovative artists, and influential writers, and been the setting for energetic, as well as peculiar productions capable of vivifying any eye or ear. The tradition of acceptance and creative encouragement continues with the Society of Sin’s Pulp Science Fiction: A Star Wars Burlesque Play.


Nerds will have an ample supply of eye-candy for the next month. Two productions promise to fuse burlesque culture with geek culture. NOLA’s Society of Sin just announced details for “Dungeons & Dragon Queens: A Live Action Pen & Pasties Burlesque RPG” and downtown Artemis Lark and Honey Tangerine are set to stage "Once More With Peeling: A Burlesque Tribute to Joss Whedon”.

NOLA's Global Party Welcomes Pierre Thomas

New Orleanians are usually satisfied with a charity pub crawl or crawfish boil, but tonight's event at the Eiffel Society (2040 St. Charles Avenue) is for fancy philanthropists. The local installment of the Global Party is on tonight starting at 8pm, one of more than 80 parties, held in 120+ cities, in a 24-hour period.

Edmund Kee's Celebration of Life

Edmund Kee, the editor Amelie G Style Magazine who died Sunday, Sept. 16, is will be remembered in true New Orleans fashion this weekend. On Saturday, he will be honored in fitting New Orleans fashion with a Celebration of Life at Eiffel Society (2040 St. Charles Ave.). The ceremony is set to take place Saturday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. Attendees are asked to wear white, and dress to impress in the local fashion leader's honor.

Eiffel Society Hosts 'Back That Cancer Up,' Young Professionals Night

On St. Charles, happy hour has a bit of networking involved tonight. Tomorrow, they're going all out "for the love of Blood and Boobies." New Orleans Chamber of Commerce will host a Young Professionals Night. Keisha McGee is the chambers marketing and events coordinator and shared about the event, "Young Professionals Night is our event we have two times a year. It's for young people to come out and network with each other and more established professionals, McGee said.

Idle Warship: Guest Music Playlist

by Talib Kweli & Res

Hola Nola, and hola NoDef’s newest Hip-Hop guest music columnists. To date, local hypemen Dee-1 and Mannie Fresh have dominated this genre on the Music Playlist roster, but today’s submission brings the Hip Hop representation to a whole new level, with Idle Warship.

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