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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 9.8.17


Kick off your weekend with a selection of fests, parties, happy hours, and more. Saint Claude Social Club celebrates their anniversary. Friday Nights at NOMA will present new art and a film screening, plus live music. Sample the best bites in the south at the Chefs Taste Challenge, or get down to Stephanie Mills and Deniece Williams at Jazz in the Park Burger Fest. On this day in 1967, Jefferson Parish Councilman Vial J. Blanke was implicated in Life Magazine as an ally of Joseph Armenio, described by the magazine as "a convicted murderer" and an associate of Carlos Marcello, leader of the New Orleans crime family. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Today In NOLA 10.9.15


Happy Friday! Today in New Orleans, Ariana Grande is bringing pop to the Smoothie King Center, and Kacey Musgraves will keep Nola country. It’s Friday Night at NOMA, and the Mahalia Jackson is hosting a production of the opera, La Traviata. But long ago and far away, Supernova 1604 was observed in the Milky Way (1604), Yale University was chartered (1701), Che Guevara was executed for his attempt to incite a Bolivian Revolution (1967), France abolished Capital Punishment (1981), and President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (2009); it’s Charles Walgreen’s birthday (1873), Oskar Schindler’s death (1974) and World Post Day. Now, back to the present:


Today In NOLA 10.2.15


Happy Friday! Today in New Orleans, Andrea Gibson is speaking at Tulane. It’s Friday Night at the New Orleans Museum of Art, and Zeitgeist is screening Sleepless in New York. At CAC, ETHEL is presenting Documeria. Today is also the birthday of Donna Karan and Mahatma Gandhi. Now, more for your Friday.


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: 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: 8.15.14


Gear up for the game as the Saints play their first home preseason match against the Tennessee Titans at 7 tonight. Be prepared: here’s a few tips for safe tailgating. Plus, electronic music at the Old U.S. Mint, free music at Tipitina’s, and Life of Pi at NOMA. Who Dat! Get all the details for the evening, plus a review of last week's preseason opener, just in case you missed it:


Today in NOLA: 8.8.14


TGIF! Maybe you couldn’t find time to celebrate National Oyster Day this week, but you can see Raw Oyster Cult for free tonight at Tipitina’s. And if you missed Mood Indigo at the French Film Fest, you can catch it at Zeitgeist this week. Plus, NOMA presents an evening of Latin American art appreciation, with a classic piece of Mexican cinema and a Spanish-language tour of their current exhibition. Details this evening:


Tonight in NOLA: 7.25.14


On this Friday night, Eddie Roberts is at Tip's and the mastermind of the Melvins is at One Eyed Jack's. Culture-wise, NOMA hosts its first edition of Murals on Screen, and one-act operas continue at the Marigny Opera House. Here's the rundown:


Today in NOLA: 6.13.14


This evening, soak in artistic discussion at NOMA, then have your pick of brass bands and bounce artists from uptown to downtown. On this day in 1964, Louis Armstrong hit the top of the album chart with Hello, Dolly!. Find those dancing shoes and get ready for more tonight.


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