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Today in NOLA 9.3.17


If Southern Decadence isn't keeping you busy enough this Sunday, read on for more events around town. Shop your way to help canines at Bar Redux, or pay tribute to Joni Mitchell at The Civic. Mannie Fresh and DJ Soul Sister take HOB. Poor Boys hosts an epic farewell for Twin Peaks. Today in Louisiana history, a "mini civil war" took place in 1859 between Calcasieu vigilante and others near Rayne in what was known as the Battle of Queue de Toture. Click through for more to do this Tuesday.


Today in NOLA: 3.25.16


There is a wide range of music to check out tonight. Metal is rocking HOB, NOLA native PJ Morton is doing his solo thing and Mannie Fresh assembled one hell of a lineup. Plus, check out Air Sex, Anna Pardenik, Soul Rebels, or Davis Rogan. 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 Friday.


Mannie Fresh Talks New Album with Weezy and Juvenile


L’il Wayne has a history of distancing himself from his native New Orleans. He even rooted for the Falcon against the Saints in 2009. However, it seems like he has been feeling the love ever since the Hot Boyz reunion at his L’il Weezyana fest this summer. Now, Weezy is talking to Mannie Fresh and Juvenile about jointly putting together a new album.


Going Inside The Mind of Mannie Fresh on Frenchman


Mannie Fresh is reuniting his crew for one night only. As the tenth anniversary of his debut solo album approaches, the renowned Cash Money Records producer will appear at Maison tonight with New York Incorporated, featuring Mia X, Denny D, and DJ Wop.


Local Rapper Dee-1 Signs with RCA, Talks Conscious Hip-Hop


David Augustine, who goes by Dee-1, is a Benjamin Franklin alum and hip-hop artist best known for his conscious lyrics. The young rapper recently signed with RCA records, making the local artist the first of his kind to go mainstream with an anti-violence, anti-greed message grounded in Christian values. 


Today in New Orleans 11.2.13


Halloween weekend ain't over yet, with Nine Inch Nails at Voodoo, a funk fest, Mannie Fresh and Rebirth, and a host of local plays. On this day in 1763, France gave Louisiana to Spain. Now, more to do from City Park's festival grounds, to the St. Claude Truck Farm, to the Warehouse District. 


Lundi Gras 2.11.13


It’s the last night of night parades! Don’t let rain get in the way of your Lundi Gras. Once the parades pass, there’s live music everywhere in the city, from uptown to the Marigny. On this day in 1932, the late Uncle Lionel (Lionel Paul Batiste, Sr.) was born. Now, more to do this magical Monday.  


Today in New Orleans 2.3.13


The big game is here! Whether you’re a football fan or not, there’s live music, theatre, art, and more to entertain you. See live NOLA artists on the riverfront, catch the last night of a play at the Shadowbox, or head to Amps for Mannie Fresh. On this day in 1820, slavery was officially prohibited in the western territory of the Louisiana Purchase. Now, more on NOLA Super Sunday.


Spin to Win: Redbull Thre3style Showcases Local DJ's


On Saturday, five of New Orleans' top deejays will square off at Republic (828 S. Peters) for a chance to win a global competition. “Red Bull Thre3style,” is giving local artists a chance to spin to stardom. DJ Spin, Beverly Skillz ( the only female contestant), Quickie Mart, DJ Jive, and DJ Mike Swift will compete, and Mannie Fresh will host the event.


Lupe Fiasco Talks Hip-Hop Words, Seasonings


A meeting of rappers featured more discourse than spit this week, as words made it to the front of what a group of emcees' were talking about. Darling of critics and Kanye Lupe Fiasco joined Mannie Fresh, Mia X and the president of Dillard for a wide-ranging forum about the etymology of 'bitch,' and the fact that Fiasco now know what his name means, among other topics. Fiasco also shared some thoughts on seasoning. "The commercial spice is very vanilla. A bad vanilla," he said of mainstream hip-hop.

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