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Today in New Orleans: 9.29.13

There may not be a Saints game on this New Orleans Sunday, but there's plenty to keep the mind distracted until Monday. St. Bernard celebrates sugar, while Algiers parties down by the river. Meanwhile, NOLA Fashion Week and the WWE show off their strut. On this day in LA history, rock 'n roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis was born in Ferriday (1935).

Today in New Orleans 9.28.13

For the fourth year in a row, NOLA on Tap is offering pet lovers a chance to day drink for their four-legged friends. Across the bridge, Nicholas Payton, the Hot 8 Brass Band, and more are taking to the stage for the Old Algiers RiverFest. On this day in 1868, dozens of black Americans were killed in the Opelousas Massacre. Now, more to do this Saturday.  

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Three Choreographers, One Fest: New Dance Fest at Marigny Opera House

For a city that's known for bouncing, twerking, Lindy Hopping, and swinging, the New Dance Festival at the Marigny Opera House offers strong lines and trained arches to New Orleans' canvas of movement. 

Today in New Orleans: 9.27.13

The weekend kicks off with all the elements of a good story: comedy, drama and drinking.  Two restored theaters boast big company in the CBD.  Uptown, Tipitana’s makes sure we don’t forget the founding fathers of funk.  And the Roosevelt takes a tipsy trip down memory lane.  Check out the full Friday happenings below.  On this day in 1983, native New Orleanian Lil Wayne was born DeWayne Carter.    

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