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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 New Orleans 7.11.13

Tonight, standup comic Pete Holmes is at Tipitina’s, UMOJA at the Mahalia Jackson, and the Ogden is open after hours. Happy Birthday to Bruce Daigrepont, the Cajun accordionist who leads the Fais Do Do every Sunday at Tipitina’s. Now, more to do this Thursday. 

A.V. Club: NOLA Band Names are Slutty, Too Big for this Headline

New Orleans music again gained national recognition this week when Rebirth Brass Band garnered a Grammy nod. Y'know, gramaphones and all. But it seems we're also making it in the bawdy, long-winded world of the Interweb. The Onion's A/V Club chose two of the Crescent City's own musical mainstays for their year end list of names. On top of their tunery, The Local Skank and Why are We Building Such a Big Ship? apparently have a way with words.

Anamanaguchi's Playlist

By Ary Warnaar

Hola Nola- and hola video game instrumentors Anamanaguchi. Peter Berkman, James DeVito, Ary Warnaar, and Luke Silas make ‘chiptune punk’, music created from outdated technological consoles, from computers to gameboys- and it’s as raw as digital gets. 

Today's Events: 4/26/11

April 26, the first demonstration of the Smallpox vaccine (1721), the opening exhibition of Madame Tussaud’s waxwork opens in London (1928), Shostakovich completes his 4th symphony (1936), Arnold Schwarzenegger weds Maria Shriver (1986), the final episode for both ‘Who’s The Boss’ and ‘Growing Pains’ aired their final episode on ABC (1992), the births of Stevie Nicks (1948), Carol Burnett (1933), and Ludwig Wittenstein (1989), and the deaths of John Wilkes Booth (1865), Lucille Ball (1989), and Count Basie (1984). In other news:

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