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Today in NOLA 7.15.17


Today, bring your food scraps to be collected, learn about starting your own apiary, get down at the Bastille Day Block Party, or immerse yourself in David Bowie. On this day in 1850, Mother Frances Xavier of the Cabrini family, was born. Now, more to do this Saturday. 


Today in NOLA 6.15.17


This Thursday, explore new works at the Ogden or celebrate the variety entertainment industry with the Snake Oil Fest. Jonathan Boogie Long, one of Big Easy's best, will be playing Tip's. And thinking of missing the W's screening of Pretty Woman? Big mistake, huge. According to official New Orleans vital records, a certain Marie Glapion Laveau died on this day in 1881, aged 98. However, the mystery of the true outcome of the powerful voodoodienne, Marie Laveau, lives on…


Today in NOLA 6.14.17


Today, get a handle on what’s going into your glass, explore the reality of some women’s exeriences, learn what the planets hold for you at Rosalie Apothecary, or hear love expressed as music. On this day in 1864, William Freret (known now of Freret St.), died in New Orleans. Now, read on for more about hump day happenings. 


Bloody Good: Howlin Wolf’s Bloody Mary Festival


It seems a perfect union: Bloody Mary, the perfect hangover restorative brunch drink. Sunday, the day of rest... and for the heathens among us, the day of brunch. The team at Howlin Wolf has done the city a favor, teaming up with the Bloody Mary Liberation Party to scour New Orleans for the finest beverages to nurse our post-Saturday night fevers and shakes at their Bloody Mary Festival


Today in NOLA 2.25.17


Take a break from all the fests and feasts happening this weekend, and check out some of the unique cultural events around town this Saturday. Comedy legend Chris Rock is blowing up the Saenger tonight. Film society Caravan Cinema will screen a 1990s cult comedy, starring RuPaul and “Orange is the New Black” star Natasha Lyonne, for free in the French Quarter. The geniuses over at Howlin Wolf combine emerging art and breakfast foods, while Fleur de Tease offerings their burlesque retelling of Alice in Wonderland. The Dixiana Bakery, famous for its Sarah Bernhardt Cake (rich wine cake with nuts, red apple jelly glaze and whipped cream) celebrated it’s grand reopening on this day in 1950. Now more things to do this Saturday. 


Cry Me A Winner

My Spilt Milk Readies for Inaugural Awards



New Orleans' plethora of musical talent is a boon for fans, but for musicians the selection means that recognition can be hard to come by.  Fortunately, My Spilt Milk is introducing a brand new awards event on Thursday (4.07) night.


Today in NOLA: 6.21.15


A burlesque, sideshow, and circus fest is wrapping up at the Wolf and at the arena, the Big Top is in town. An Alabama rapper is getting down at HOB, and the Leaf is featuring Joe Krown. Plus, the Prytania is screening a classic. Today marks 51 years since the 1964 murders of three Mississippi civil rights workers, the Freedom Summer’s most infamous act of violence. Read on for some 2015 happenings.


Today in NOLA: 12.25.14


The fat man in the red suit jingled and jangled his way through the bayou last night, but the music never stops in New Orleans. Benny Grunch and the Bunch are kicking off an early 12 Yats of Christmas performance in Mid-City. Later, the grownups can see live jazz. On this day in 1913, radio personality and musician “Candy” Candido was born. Now, more to do this Christmas.


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: 7.29.14


Georgia singer-songwriter and probable wildflower Ruby the RabbitFoot plays the BEATnik tonight. Plus, swing by the Howlin Wolf for live, free comedy, or join Community Records for a DIY rock’n’roll lineup at Hey! Cafe. On this day in 1862, Confederate spy Belle Boyd was arrested by Union forces. She was awarded the Southern Cross of Honor for passing information to General Stonewall Jackson. Details tonight:


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