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Smoothie King Center, 7p.m.
Nola back home to take on Utah
A mother heads towards disaster in this film noir
Garden District, 6p.m.
By Emily St. John Mandel
Maple Leaf, 8p.m.
This week ft. Cole Williams Band
"and yes I said yes I will Yes"
Irish House Ready for Bloomsday
To most, today, June 16, might just be another Tuesday. But for James Joyce fans around the world, June 16 marks the ever-important literary celebration, Bloomsday. In commemoration of the Irish writer’s novel Ulysses, The Irish House (1432 St. Charles Ave.) will be hosting a reading of the epic story. Writers and literary enthusiasts from across the city will come out to narrate excerpts of the famously dense, Ulysess.
Glyphs from the Gras
Carnival Photo Recap
On Monday (2.08) the party started and contunuedd through into Mardi Gras. There really is no way to do justice to New Orleans' Carnival celebration. Fat Tuesday simply must be experienced for yourself. However, NoDef's Paulo Steven Diniz sacrificed safety and liver alike to embed amongst the crowds and bring y'all some snapshots of the big fete.
Today in NOLA: 2.10.16
It’s all over until February 28th next year! Ash Wednesday tends to be subdued in New Orleans, but if you do feel like getting out, the Pelicans are back in town, the Leaf is hosting world music night, and National Book Award Finalist Emily St. John is reading in the Garden District. On this day in 1763, the Treaty of Paris handed the Louisiana colony over to Spain. Now, more to do this Monday.
Parade Planner: Mardi Gras Day
After weeks of parades, it all comes to a peak today, Mardi Gras Day. The iconic Zulu and Rex will roll down St. Charles Ave. However, in addition to these giants and neighborhood micro-krewes, several other walking parades will keep the city busy on Fat Tuesday.
Today in NOLA: 2.08.16
Lundi Gras parades are rolling today, but the entire City is awash in Carnival events. At 3p.m. the Riverwalk will host another Lundi Gras party where the King of Rex and his royal court will officially arrive in vintage railroad cars via Spanish Plaza. Plus, there's music, lots of music. On this date in 1724, former Louisiana governor Bienville was recalled to France in disgrace. Now, more ideas on things to do this Lundi Gras.
Beyonce Drops NOLA Video
Beyoncé dropped a surprise video on Saturday (2.06) afternoon. Just in time for Mardi Gras, “Formation” is all about New Orleans. The video opens with a NOPD cruiser sinking into flood waters. From there, the audience catches glimpses of second lines, shotgun houses, the Claiborne Overpass, drum majors, and its of the Queen Bey.
Towing the Fine
Carnival is all about doin’ whatcha wanna’ unless whatcha wanna involves peeing on the street or parking on many streets. The former will land you lockup and the latter will land your car in the impound. If your car does wind up towed or even booted, here are some helpful hints.
R.I.P. Billy Gruber
New Orleans lost one her greats on Thursday (2.04) evening. Billy Gruber, the chef behind Liuzza’s By The Track and iconic local personality, died at the age of 69-years-old.
Parade Planner: D'etat, Hermes, Morpheus
Details, Routes, Weather
After a year of preparation, Carnival 2016 is nearing critical mass. Tonight, the big parades continue to roll as Mardi Gras grows closer. Hermes, D’Etat, and Morpheus are all set to march down the Avenue tonight. Click through for full details, weather, and routes.
Today in NOLA: 2.05.16
Parades Hermes, Krewe D'Etat, and Morpheus ride Uptown, with an underground Krewe of Oak to pub crawl along Oak Street. Music is abundant this evening. Locals will love Morning 40 at Tips. The Krewe de Lune Space Ball takes flight at The Carver Theater, and more! On this day in 1883, the first train service to travel from New Orleans to California departed. Now, more info on Carnival musings tonight.
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