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Today in NOLA 8.9.17


Today, learn the art of tarot or show off your movie trivia knowledge. John Mayer plays the arena, while a troupe of performers and storytellers make up Esoterotica. On this day in 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested in New Orleans following an altercation when he was distributing pro-Cuba leaflets on Canal Street. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA 7.26.17


Happy hump day, y'all. To get you through the mid-week blues, unwind with some mindful meditation or get sapiosexual with some debaucherous duet readings. If you're more in the mood to watch a good movie, Gasa Gasa is screening the retro-tinted feminist film The Love Witch while Bar Redux calls on all horror buffs for a George Romero retrospective. On this day in 1896, the first permanent home for screening movies in the United States opened on Canal Street at Exchange Alley and was called the Vitascope. Today, the theatre's location is a Burger King. 

 


Today in NOLA 4.19.17


Today, local artists and activist will discuss queer arts in New Orleans past, present, and future. Check out the Allways for some readings that will spice up your date night. If you’re feeling more like being scared, Bar Redux is screening a double bill of "The Thing.” Archaeologist Jim Bruseth will discuss his efforts to excavate French explorer ship La Belle. On this day in 1960, Gov. Jimmie Davis was elected. Now, more to do this hump day.


Today in NOLA: 11.16.16


Today in NOLA, check out a couple staples of the local music scene. Or, forget your worries with some evening erotica. On this day in 1972, two black students at Southern University in Baton Rouge, members of the group Students United, were fatally shot during a confrontation with police officers. Now, more to do this Tuesday.


Exotic & Erotic (Books!)


By Ashley Rouen

A belated celebration for Banned Books Week is slated for tonight at the AllWays Lounge (St. Claude Avenue). And it’s going to be erotic. Esoterotica is revolving cast of local New Orleans writers that puts on sensual shows at the venue every other Wednesday night. Writers will read excerpts from original erotica complete with slam like performances. In lieu of admission, guests are encourage to donate what they can to Nola for Life programs benefitting Adult Literacy.  


Today in New Orleans 1.22.14


Erotic works will be performed tonight at Allways, Carrollton Station hosts Stand Up Comedy Open Mic Night and a Philly based variety entertainment duo will perform at Siberia with live music and special guests. The Tin Men and Walter “Wolfman” Washington get funky on Frenchmen while Candlelight Lounge hosts legendary Treme Brass Band. On this day in 1981, Oail Andrew "Bum" Phillips became head coach of the New Orleans Saints. Now on to Wednesday’s festivities!


Today in New Orleans: 9.26.12


Today in the Big Easy, dance in Lafayette Square after work, hear local gigs all over the city, or bounce into the late night hours at the Big Top. For those looking for something a little off the beaten path, “Esoterotica,” is at the Allways with original erotic readings from local writers. Happy Birthday to the trumpet player and UNO Alum Nicholas Payton, who makes 39 today. The son of late bassist Walter Payton won a Grammy Award in 1997 for his song “Stardust.” Now, more on what’s happening today in New Orleans.


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