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Today in NOLA 8.28.17


Today, Helen Gillet and Raphael Bas lighten up an otherwise dreary afternoon with some music in the Bacchanal backyard. Learn about astrological natal chart techniques with the New Orleans School for Esoteric Arts. Aurora Nealand plays her recurring gig on Frenchmen, while Instant Opus returns to the Hi-Ho. On this day in 1990, Mayor Sidney J. Barthelemy promoted his dive into a shark tank at the yet-to-be-opened Aquarium of the Americas. Now, more to do this Monday. 


Today in NOLA 8.7.17


Today, learn about how to ferment your way to better health. The New Movement will host a no-holds-barred comedy competition. Instant Opus returns to the Hi-Ho, while Helen Gillet will delight in the Bacchanal backyard. On this day in 1927, the infamous Ursuline Nuns (aka The Casket Girls) arrived in New Orleans. Now, more to do this Monday. 


Today in NOLA 7.31.17


Today, learn about the monster-hunting antics in Larry Correia's latest book or test your luck at Lefty Lucy's weekly burlesque bingo. NOLA's own August Alsina will take the HOB stage, while Helen Gillet will delight in the Bacchanal backyard. On this day in 2007, the Lower Ninth Ward raised musician Oliver Morgan, best known for his hit "Who Shot the La La," passed away. Now, more to do this Monday.  

 


Today in NOLA 5.10.17


Today, see Helen Gillet perform at the Ace’s Three Keys with Nikki Glaspie. Creed Bratton, star of the U.S. version of The Office, will hang at Hi-Ho for a night of music and comedy. Mary Gaitskill will discuss her new book, while Bar Redux will host an outdoor screening of Polanski’s Chinatown. Pinckney Benton Stewart (P.B.S.) was born in Georgia on this day in 1837. Stewart would later become the Governor of Louisiana. Now, more to do this Wednesday.


Today in NOLA: 6.01.16


Hurricane season starts today. Fortunately, the (Tengger) Calvalry is coming to town. So is cult hero Kevin Smith. Plus, today is your last chance to check out Wednesday at the Square for the season. On this day in 1975, the Rolling Stones kicked off their Tour of the Americas at LSU. Read on for more events today:


Today in NOLA: 3.6.15


It's finally Friday. Get started by visiting NOLA Brewing Co for their 6th Anniversary party, where they'll unleash a new sour ale. Gogol Bordello tops the bill at House of Blues, and author Francisco Goldman speaks at Tulane. On this day in 2012, Sean Peyton and Micky Loomis issued a statement taking full responsibilty for not stopping the alleged bounty program. Now, more ways to get down this Friday. 


Today in NOLA: 1.20.15


Two of New Orleans finest female voices sing at the Old U.S. Mint today. Gravity A plays alongside Eric Bloom of Lettuce tonight at Tipitina's. A musical review of 1940s tunes is happening at the Saegner (two shows.) Creole Soul is at d.b.a. The Frostop on Jefferson Hwy closed on this day in 2007 post Katrina. Now, more on Friday events. 


Today in NOLA: 12.20.14


The Ragin’ Cajuns face the Wolf Pack in the New Orleans Bowl today, and the Pelicans battle the Trail Blazers. A team of Cajun musicians plays at d.b.a. Irvin Mayfield celebrates a birthday with special musical guests. Helen Gillet and Lynn Drury will be providing the tunes for Siberia’s happy hour. Today marked the first fireworks display New Orleans has ever seen in 1803. Now more on Saturday happenings. 

 


Today in NOLA: 12.10.14


Wednesday's are free admission at the New Orleans Museum of Art, where some great exhibits featured in PhotoNOLA and Prospect.3 are now on view. Local cellist Helen Gillet performs in the Cathedral Concert series tonight. The Blue Nile hosts several brass bands for a Sagittarius holiday jam. The "Wolfman" hits d.b.a. for his regular show. Dorothy Lamour, an actress and singer, was allegedly born on this day in New Orleans Charity Hospital 1914. Now, more on the scoop for hump day. 

 


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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