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Today in NOLA 7.23.17


Today, expand your knowledge about all aspects of food and beverages with workshops on composting, mixology, and the top flavors in American cooking. On the music front, venture over to Little Gem to get trombone’d by one of the greats. On this day in 1969, the school furnishings and building materials of St. Aloysius High School were auctioned off. Now, more to do this Sunday. 


Today in NOLA 3.6.17


Ease your Monday blues with a Slim Harpo tribute show at The Carver. Cafe Istanbul screens a feminist Peruvian film for free, and Glen David Andrews is doing his thing at his weekly gig on Frenchmen. This day in New Orleans history belongs to the drummers, as legendary timekeeper Earl Palmer was inducted into the Rock ’n Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and longtime Dr. Johns skins man Herman Ernest died in 2011. Now, back to today. 


Today in NOLA 2.20.17


Celebrate Presidents' Day in NOLA by learning more about one of the most contentious political issues today with the documentary screening DAPL Lies. Or visit The Front's event “Not My President’s Day." Or, check out something entirely different at Comic Strip. On this day in 2013, FEMA discovered some of the oldest Native American archeologic artifacts south of Lake Pontchartrain including pottery shards, animal bones and clay tobacco pipes. Now, more to do this Monday.


Today in NOLA: 5.23.16


It’s a different type of 80’s night in the Quarter with Millencolin and Modern English in town. Plus, there are some great locals playing tonight. On this day in 1934, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and killed in Bienville Parish, the end to the infamous pair’s three-year crime spree. Now, click through for Monday’s events.  


Today in NOLA: 5.16.16


The King of Surf Rock is coming to NOLA tonight and Josh Ritter is bringing his soulful Americana to the other side of the CBD. Plus, all your favorite locals are playing at the clubs. On this day in 1929, 15 senators signed a pledge to block the impeachment of Governor Huey Long. Now, check out today’s events.


Today in NOLA: 4.04.16


Tonight is great opportunity to catch up on local music. Regular gigs tonight include Aurora Nealand, George Porter, Glen David Andrews, King James, Alexis & the Samurai, and a bluegrass pickin’ party. On this day in 1764, the first official announcement in d'Abadie's journal of Acadians arrival in Louisiana. Now, more to do this Monday.


Today In NOLA 3.21.16


Shoe gaze is coming to town with Dirty Dishes tonight. HISB are rocking Decatur while the Jazz Vipers and GDA are on Frenchmen. For those looking for something a bit more mellow, check out the hit foreign film, “Lady in a Van.” On this day in New Orleans in 1788, the Great New Orleans Fire burned down 856 of the 1,100 buildings in the French Quarter. Now, more less flammable options.


Today In NOLA 11.30.15


Today in New Orleans, Higher Heights Reggae Band is bringing Caribbean jams to Blue Nile. Glen Davis Andrews will play his normal show, and at the Maison, catch Aurora Nealand & Royal Roses. Big K.R.I.T will play at the House of Blues as a part of his “Kritically Acclaimed Tour.” Today in 1803, the Spanish sold the Louisiana Territory to the French. But now, back to the present.


Today In Nola 9.14.15


Today in New Orleans, flash back to elementary school with Bill Nye “The Science Guy.” Chicago rapper Lil Durk will perform at the House of Blues, and Glen David Andrews will bring his music stylings to his weekly performance at d.b.a. Nashville folk band Great Peacock will bring the Tennessee sound to Nola. On this day in 1874, The White League defeated the New Orleans Metropolitan Police in the Battle of Liberty Place leading to the current statue controversy. Now, more ways to spend your Monday.


Today in NOLA: 5.25.15


GDA is holding down his regular gig at d.b.a. A mockumentary about vampires is screening at Prytania and Aurora Nealand is rocking out on the accordion. Forty years ago today, Dr. John performed his hit “Right Place, Wrong Time” on NBC’s The Midnight Special. Now, more to do this Saturday.


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