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Today in NOLA: 6.03.16


The humidity is rising, but so is the volume today. Mystikal, Debauche, and Ike Stubbleflield are all setting their amps to 11 this evening. Plus, check out an art opening, the Stooges, or Colin Lake. On this day in history, men working at the Mint lost their title as federal employees after Louisiana seceded from the Union (1861), and Gov. Henry W. Allen delivered his farewell address at the end of the Civil War (1865). Don't lose today before checking these out:


WWOZ Piano Night Recap (PHOTOS)


Inside the House of Blues on Monday night, the blue spotlight auras encircled a myriad of pianists who took the stage front and center while their accompaniment grooved behind them.  Piano Night is an annual event that highlights talented keyboardists of all varieties and gives enthusiasts a chance to witness a living room playalong built to a larger scale.  


Today in New Orleans 4.29.13


Tonight, see some world-class pianists tickle the ivories at WWOZ's annual Piano Night. Experimental indie rockers Deerhunter are at One Eyed Jacks, plus there's weekly gigs from Frenchmen to Maple Street. Now, more to do this Monday.


Elite 88: WWOZ Piano Night Returns with Liz McComb, Ike Stubblefield


The purists who annually get their hackles up about how the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival headliners seem to have fewer and fewer ties to the musical tradition the festival was originally designed to showcase might be sated if only the branding were updated. But based on its persistent popularity, it seems unlikely that the organizers will stop drawing more from the “Heritage” side as opposed to the “Jazz.”  WWOZ’s annual Piano Night, however, faces no such controversy either in name or scope.  


Today's Events: 1.7.12


Today, the Saints will silence the Lions' roar in the wild card round of the playoffs, a master of the B3 organ holds court on Frenchmen and a new, collaborative art exhibition opens at Big Top. On this day in New Orleans history, the Robert E. Lee Statue on Lee Circle was restored (1954) and Aaron Neville's "Tell It Like It Is" hit #1 on the Billboard charts (1967). Make today monumental with the following:


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