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Today in NOLA: 9.19.14


It’s Friday! Ease into the weekend with live music at Audubon Park and the Historic New Orleans collection—wine in hand, of course. NOMA hosts an outdoor screening of the noir classic Sunset Boulevard. Adult Swim comedy duo Tim and Eric perform at the Civic tonight. And happy birthday to DJ Soul Sister! New Orleans’ queen of rare funk LPs spins in her own honor at Tipitina’s tonight.


Today in NOLA: 9.10.14


Sarah Carr, an education reporter who wrote a close study of New Orleans' unprecedented experiment with public charter schools, speaks at Tulane tonight. Shotgun Cinema sceens Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski’s film Ida. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike returns to Le Petite this weekend, Black Lips play Tipitina's, and Restaurant Week continues. Dinner and a show, right this way:


Today in NOLA: 9.6.14


It’s time to let your judgment go as Shotgun Cinema screens Stop Making Sense tonight. Tulane inaugurates a new stadium and ignites regional rivalries with a home game against Georgia Tech. Plus, Ty Segall performs in the French Quarter, Little Freddie King plays on Frenchmen, and two top-quality local theatre productions continue their opening weekend. Have a rockin’ Saturday night:


Today in NOLA: 9.1.14


Happy Labor Day! We’ve made it through another August in New Orleans—not that it’s about to cool down just yet. If you’re not spending this holiday Monday grilling or chilling, how about going out to the ball game? For Labor Day, Antenna Gallery presents a special set of documentaries about the lives and work of labor activists. Plus, a daring classic film that was banned on release. Details tonight:


Today in NOLA: 8.30.14


Decadance parties on in the Quarter tonight. If you’re venturing downtown, allow us to suggest the LBGTQ punk benefit concert at Siberia or naked karaoke at Allways Lounge. Rebirth Brass Band and Caddywhompus both play Uptown shows tonight. And it’s not too late to catch MidCity Theatre’s mashup of The Big Lebowski and Shakespeare. We’ve also got an early matinee film and late-night comedy. Make the absolute most of your Saturday:


Today in NOLA: 8.26.14


Marine, MBA, and newly minted novelist Michael Pitre appears at Octavia Books this evening, presenting his new book, Five and Twenty-Fives. The Blue Nile’s Open Ears series presents a taste of Italy, with saxophonist Piero Bittolo Bon and vocalist Marta Raviglia on tour from their home country. Plus, pop- and post-punk pair up at Community Records’ Gasa Gasa show night. Have a look:


Today in NOLA: 8.25.14


Make some noise for Monday! The Misfits’ Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein plays at Siberia tonight, and California X—but not that California X—play at Prytania Bar. On this day in 1718, hundreds of French citizens arrived in New France, with many choosing to settle in Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville’s brand-new city of New Orleans. See the full details tonight:


Today in NOLA: 8.24.14


Sunday is a day of rest, but the actors and directors of Flambeaux Theatre won’t be resting: they’re writing and mounting seven short plays in the space of 24 frantic hours. Come out tonight to see how they did. Tonight’s Boyz II Men concert was cancelled, but you can still dance your cares away with Alligator Chomp Chomp at One Eyed Jacks. Full details tonight:


Today in NOLA: 8.22.14


The New Movement begins a three-weekend residency at the Shadowbox with a performance from sketch comedy group Stupid Time Machine. NOMA wraps up its Murals on Screen film series with another Mexican classic, as well as an appearance from artist Jim Richard. And consult your doctor if your sex drama lasts longer than four hours: Indywood begins screening Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac Volume 1. More details and events for Friday night:


Today in NOLA: 8.20.14


Mississippi Rail Company play the Algiers Ferry Dock for Wednesdays at the Point this evening, and Helen Gillet appears solo at Gasa Gasa tonight. Film buffs turn out for the CAC’s screening of director Chuck Workman’s documentary What Is Cinema? Plus, six new plays in sixty minutes, a trip to Senegal, and Louisiana’s history in the trans-Atlantic slave trade. See all the details for Wednesday night:


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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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