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Today in New Orleans:04.07.14

Wrestlemania is over, but fans of WWE’s Raw can take part in the filming tonight at the Smoothie King Center. Those looking for a calmer night can check out Magnetic Ear for their weekly Uptown gig. In Central City, Zeitgeist is screening a film about being gay and Southern Baptist. On this date in 1682, LaSalle and Tonti reached the mouth of the Mississippi River. Now, more to do this Monday. 

Today in New Orleans 3.24.14

Tonight, Finnish rockers HIM are at House of Blues, and folk-punk-brass band Carrie Nelson and the Speakeasy are performing at Siberia for free. Happy Birthday to Nathan Williams, leader of Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas, who turns 51 today. Now, more to do this Monday. 

Today in New Orleans 2.10.14

Tonight, local poet Peter Cooley is celebrating the release of his latest collection at Octavia Books, and Zeitgeist is screening Adult World, a quirky film about an aspiring poet who finds herself working in an "adult book store." On this day in 1763, the Treaty of Paris handed the Louisiana colony over to Spain. Now, more to do this Monday.  

Today in New Orleans 12.30.13

Kyle Kinane is bringing belly aches to Café Istanbul tonight, Kwanzaa observers will light a candle in Mid City, and Magnetic Ear is back for their weekly gig at Gasa Gasa. On this day in 2005, LSU beat the Miami Hurricanes when the teams played each other in the Peach Bowl. Now, more to do on the eve of New Year’s Eve. 

Today New Orleans 12.2.13

Who Dat! The Saints are in Seattle tonight for their game against the Seahawks. Christmas New Orleans Style continues at St. Louis Cathedral, and Planned Parenthood is screening "Deep South" at Cafe Istanbul in recognition of World AIDS Day. Happy Birthday to Britney Spears, the Louisiana pop princess and native of Kentwood. Spears turns 32 today. Now, more to do this Monday. 

Today's Events: 1.23.12

Today is the first day of the Year of the Dragon on many Asian calendars. The most fortunate and powerful symbol of the Chinese zodiac , our local Vietnamese community is set to celebrate what's sure to be a memorable year this weekend. But today is the real Tet. Elsewhere, Siberia and d.b.a. make sure Monday is just as funky as the rest of the week. On this day, legendary N.O. trombonist Kid Ory died in Hawaii at 86 years young. Check out the details to celebrate this Monday:

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