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Today in NOLA 5.24.17


Today, ramp up your fitness in an appropriately New Orleans way at the Mint, get down in Lafayette Square, have the New Orleans dance party brought to you by the Big Easy Playboys, or enjoy some multi-media art at the Hi-Ho Lounge. 53 years ago on this day, New Orleans resident, Carol Burgard Crosby was one of the first people to crash through the Causeway railing, plunge into the lake, and survive.


Today in NOLA 3.30.17


Rain or shine, there is lots to do around town today. Langston Hughes Academy will host their annual evening of food, wine, music, and farm-to-table education. The struggle between the ego and the id will be discussed at the Allways. Live art will be made in the air at Bywater Art Lofts, and the Ogden will stay open late to play host to Mia Borders. On this day in 1870, the 15th amendment officially gave African-Americans the right to vote. Now, more to do this Thursday.


Today in NOLA 3.14.17


Today, come on down for The Saenger's live staging of The Price is Right. Tubby & Coo's is hosting a Pi Day party, while local singer-songwriter Mia Borders brings her funky-cool stylings to Chickie Wah Wah. Ryan Adams takes the Orpheum stage to share his latest heartbreaks off of his newest album Prisoner. On this day in 1870, Algiers was annexed as part of New Orleans. Check out more this Tuesday. 


Today in NOLA/Jazz Fest After Hours: 5.01.16


Trombone Shorty is scheduled to close Jazz Fest today, but the gray skies do not like good for the Fest. Have no fear; there are plenty of night shows to check out. On this day in 1862, Union soldiers officially captured New Orleans. Now, more to do this Sunday.


Today in NOLA: 4.09.16


French Quarter fest is reaching a peak today with 23 stages open. After the free fest ends, there are plenty of opportunities to check out even more local music at venues across the Crescent City. On this day in 1864, the Battle of Pleasant Hill led to a Union victory in Louisiana. Now, more to do this Saturday. 


Today in NOLA: 3.04.16


Tonight, Papa “Gros” is back in the house, Kid Chocolate is playing in the Quarter, David Liebe Hart is at Siberia, and Mia Borders is playing an Uptown gig. On this day in 2006, the Botanical Gardens reopened six months after Katrina. Now, more info on Friday happenings. 


Today in NOLA: 5.08.15


Get your seersucker ready for the Ogden’s annual sartorial soiree. Or, head up to City Park to see a movie or Solange at the penultimate Music Box performance. On this day in 1863, Union troops overtook Alexandria. Now, more to do tonight. 


Today in NOLA: 12.11.14


For the third day of music in their "12 Days of Music" series, the House of Blues hosts Mia Borders. Dave Chappelle performs two comedy shows at the historic Saegner. Ogden After Hours brings Clarinetist Evan Christopher and more to the museum for a Basquiat & Blues celebration honoring their current P.3 exhibit. Today in New Orleans past, a Civil War submarine, once thought to be the first built, was donated to a soldier living in Bayou St. John. Now for more details on Thurday events. 

 


Today in New Orleans 4.13.14


It’s the last day of French Quarter Festival, and local acts such as the Astral Project and Mia Borders are closing out the fest. Los Angeles rapper Kid Ink is performing at House of Blues. Happy Birthday to Cosimo Matassa, local R&B pioneer who turns 88 today. Now, more to do this Sunday.  


Today in New Orleans 11.21.13


Who Dat! The Saints are taking on the Falcons in Georgia tonight, with a tailgate party at home at Lucy's. Fringe continues throughout the Marigny, Bywater and Central City, and Mia Borders is performing at the Ogden. On this day in 1648, explorer Rene Robert Cavalier, more commonly known as LaSalle, was born. Now more to do this Thursday. 


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