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Today in New Orleans 4.4.14


The Mahalia Jackson Theatre hosts a night of opera that tells a tragic love story, and Trinity Episcopal Church will have a non-stop, 29-hour, Baroque inspired set of performances. NOLA’s growing puppetry scene can enjoy the first weekend of the International Puppet Festival. On this day in 1764, the first official announcement in d'Abadie's journal of Acadians arrival in Louisiana. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Reel Deal: Film-O-Rama Releases Schedule


The Prytania Theatre (5339 Prytania St.) is eschewing box office hits for an entire week for Film-O-Rama. The Prytania and the New Orleans Film Society are partnered for the fifth year in a row, and they are screening classics the entire week of April 4-10. Click through for the full schedule, and to purchase tickets. 


Today's Events: 4.25.12


Today, Wednesday at the Square goes down da Bayou, Lawrence N. Powell, author of The Accidental City speaks on his book at The healing center, and Ben Sandmel discisses his biography of Ernie K-Doe at the Garden District Book Shop. This day in history, New Orleans falls to Admiral Farragut's US Fleet (1862),  "King of Cajun Singers" Vin Bruce was born in Cut off (1932)


Today in New Orleans: Singing Priests and Bubba Watson's Return


Today, Irish sensations The Priests belt Loyola into the next century, Roberta Brandes Gratz talks smaller cities and Bubbamania touches down in New Orleans. On this day in history, Ponchartrain Railroad opened, first west of Alleghenies (1831), early jazz clarinet great Jimmie Noone was born (1895) and New York Dolls guitarist Johnny Thunders was found dead in his French Quarter hotel room (1991). Now back to what's on tap today:


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