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Today in NOLA 3.17.17


Feeling green? St. Patrick's Day festivities will be occurring all over town today, offering your weekend fill of beads and beers. Mainline Brass Band will be taking the Maple Leaf stage, while Loose Marbles is holding court at Dragon's Den. Gasa Gasa is hosting Mykki Blanco and Cakes da Killa in a can't-miss show, and Ocean Disco is bringing their one-of-a-kind sound to Bon Temps. As legend has it, the first ever "coffee break" was initiated by the managers of the Delta Steamship company who called some 80 employees to the Hibernia building on this day in New Orleans in 1930 to drink the caffeinated beverage and take a recess. Now, more to do this Friday.


Today in NOLA: 5.22.16


The Boogaloo wraps up today. In the evening, the music keeps going with some not-to-be-missed shows downtown. On this day in 1961, Ernie K-Doe's Mother-in-Law hit number 1 on the Billboard charts. Now for more of today:


Today In NOLA 10.26.15


Today in New Orleans, don’t let the rain get you down! Play some football bingo at the House of Blues or jam with Mainline at d.b.a. In movies, watch Paradise is There at Zeitgeist or catch a screening of new movie Sicario at the Prytania. On this day in 1911, gospel queen Mahalia Jackson was born. Now, more local music, movies and events for your Monday.


Today in NOLA: 1.07.15


Yesterday, Twelfth Night celebrations commandeered the streets of the Quarter. Tonight, a Clockwork Elvis plays at Rock ’N Bowl. California X is at the Beatnik, and MainLine performs at the Maple Leaf. On this day in 1967, Aaron Neville’s “Tell It Like It Is” made it to number one on the Billboard R&B Chart.  Now, more hump day happenings. 


Good Fryday at the Musician's Village


The Lenten season comes to an end this weekend with Easter on Sunday, marking this as the final fish Fry-day of the season. At the Musician's Village, Lent will go out with a party at the 5th Annual Good Friday Fish Fry in the Village at the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music in the Musicians Village (1901 Bartholemew St.).


Today in New Orleans: 5.27.12


Today, drink for dogs, honor our Vietnam veterans, Greek out one last night, get your mind blown by the brass of MainLine, or if you’re feeling afternoon blues, go to Kajun’s for 3-sets of Little Freddie King, Guitar Lightnin’ Lee and Alabama Slim. On this day in history, Henry Shreve and his men began the creation of Shreveport (1836), and two regiments of former slaves freed by the Emancipation Proclamation made six unsuccessful charges on the Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, LA (1863). Back to the present:


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