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Today in NOLA 8.29.17

Today, we remember Hurricane Katrina. Twelve years ago, Hurricane Katrina came whirling out of the Gulf. We are painfully familiar with the levee breaks, flooding, death, and dislocation that followed. Across the city, we pause to remember, reopen, and rejoice at some of the rebuilding. We are also conscious of our safety during the current Hurricane Harvey, with rain that has led many New Orleanians to stay close to home. There are still a few events around town that the more adventurous resident can attend. Rebirth Brass Band will play their recurring gig at the Maple Leaf, or venture over to Frenchmen to see locals-gone-big Water Seed take the stage at Blue Nile. Pitchfork Radio kicks off their NOLA invasion with some star-studded radio broadcasts. Gasa Gasa will project back-to-back screenings of Kill Bill. Read on for details below. 

Today in NOLA 8.8.17

This Tuesday is a fine day to experience the sounds of the city. Meschiya Lake will play her residency on Frenchmen with the Little Big Horns. Just up the street Treme Brass Band and Johnny Sansone will perform. For the late night crowd, catch Rebirth in their regular gig at Maple Leaf. On this day in 1916, Pelicans shortstop Henry Antone “Cotton” Knaupp became the only player in the Southern Association history to complete an unassisted triple play. Now, more to do today.  

Today in NOLA 8.6.17

It's a glorious day as Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie come to town for a show at the arena. The Maple Leaf is hosting an epic concert to benefit a team member in need, while the Hi-Ho hosts its legendary comedy open mic. Or, develop your meditation practice at Tibetan House's one day retreat. On this day in 1974, Aunt Sally's Praline Shop, located at 314 Royal Street, was destroyed after catching fire in what many contend was a conspiracy over the property ownership. Now, more details for Sunday's events.  

Today in NOLA 8.1.17

It's a fine day for music in New Orleans this Tuesday. Rebirth Brass Band will play their recurring gig at the Maple Leaf, while electro-pop star Nite Jewel performs Gasa Gasa. Over on Frenchmen, check out Treme Brass Band at d.b.a. and then mosey up the street to Blue Nile to see locals-gone-big Water Seed. On this day in 1968, Jimi Hendrix performed at City Park. The concert cost $4 advanced sale or $5 at the gate. Though you can't see the Voodoo Child himself, read on for more musical happenings in city. 

Today in NOLA 5.22.17

Today, Parkway Bakery and Tavern invites you to appear with them on a Food Network show. Beat the Monday blues with a variety of music around town, from NOLA outfits like Antoine Diel Trio at Buffa's and the Porter Trio at Maple Leaf, or the garage rock leanings of Black Lips, performing tonight at One Eyed Jacks. Twenty years ago today, then-Mayor of New Orleans Marc Morial declared it to be Eddie Bo Day. Edwin Joseph Bocage was a blues-funk singer and New Orleans pianist and was later named New Orleans’ music ambassador to Pakistan. Now, learn more about today's happenings. 

Life & Legacy of Jamie Galloway Will Be Celebrated at Annual Crawfish Boil

The life of beloved musician and chef Jamie Galloway will be celebrated at Maple Leaf Bar this weekend, with an annual crawfish boil and street party commemorating the fourth anniversary of his passing at the age of 41-years-old.

Today in New Orleans 12.20.13

Tonight, Opera on Tap is in City Park, and starlight racing kicks off this evening at the Fair Grounds. Cripple Creek's Under Milk Wood opens, and Tipitina's is getting crunk for Christmas with a pair of local rock bands. In the Riverbend, Walter Washington is celebrating his 70th on Oak Street. On this date in 1803, the United States Commissioners W.C.C. Claiborne and James Wilkinson officially bought the Boot for $15,000,000. Now, more to do this Friday. 

If It Ain't OAK...

Midsummer Mardi Gras Returns with New Mission for James Bondage

Updated 4:15 p.m.

The Outrageous and Kinky is set to prevail for another year around the Riverbend. This year, the star will be Bondage, James Bondage.

Today in New Orleans: 7.31.13

It's the last day in July, but the first day of Dumpstaphunk's Dirty Word Uptown. Elsewhere, Souls of Mischief rhyme 'til infinity on St. Claude, and Tulane Summer Lyric theatre offers a preview of Kiss Me Kate. On this day in New Orleans history, Congressman F.E. Hebert completed the longest term in history at 35 years, six months and 28 days. More on today:

Dumpstaphunk Drops 'Dirty Word' at Maple Leaf Bar

The Maple Leaf is set for some dirty funk on Wednesday night. Dumpstaphunk officially dropped their new album on Tuesday. By tomorrow, New Orleans will be locking into the groove Uptown as the band heads Uptown for a CD release party at the Maple Leaf.

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