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Smoothie King Center, 7:30p.m.
Pop musician known for licking donuts she doesn’t buy
Howlin’ Wolf, 6:30p.m.
Country and Western Rhinestone Revue
The Civic, 6:30p.m.
Also ft. Superjoint, Veil of Maya, Prong and Witch Mountain
Opening of Traditions Transfigured
Mahalia Jackson Theater, 8p.m.
Opera story of love and sacrifice
Orpheum Theater, 8:30p.m.
Singer-songwriter and country music pioneer
Smoky Mountain singer-songwriter
The Civic, 8p.m.
Nashville rock band
Reggae from Cali
Experimental feature and drag performance
Reyn Studios, 7p.m.
Crescent City Farmers Market fundraiser
With Curator, Michael Meads
Part of Halloween Classic Series
Magicians from the hit TV show
Chickie Wah Wah, 8p.m.
George Porter Jr., Robert Hunter and Bill Kreutzmann
"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.
Author Michael Allen Zell Talks New Novel and NOLA
Michael Allen Zell’s thrid book, Run Baby Run was just published by Lavender Ink. A slight departure from Zell’s previous work, Run Baby Run is a crime novel set in New Orleans. NoDef sat down with the author to gain some quick insight into the story and its relation to the City.
RIP Smokey Johnson
Legendary New Orleans drummer Joseph “Smokey” Johnson joined the ancestors on Tuesday (10.07) night. Johnson died at the age of 78-years-old according to his family.
Burgundy Beatdown (Video)
A Project NOLA camera captured a French Quarter mugging as it happened. Early morning on Saturday (10.03), a man was attacked and then robbed by two women on the 800 block of Burgundy Street.
Quick Collar in Seventh Ward Shooting
The boys in blue collared a man for murder in under three days according to a statement from the Department. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Violent Offender Warrant Squad paid Tony Branch a visit this morning and promptly relocated the man to Central Lock Up where he is awaiting a hearing on charges of Attempted Murder.
If The Saints Could See You Now
Kathy Lee’s late husband, Frank Gifford, played for the NY Football Giants. However, Carnival Cruises is teaming up with New Orleans’ own Saints. Today, the cruise giant announced that ships departing from New Orleans will have a black and gold theme.
LSU is playing early today which leaves plenty of time for some culture—free. Saturday, September 26th, museums across the city are putting away their cash registers to honor the Smithsonian Institute. Eight institutes will be celebrating Smithsonian Day with free admission and tours. The holiday encourages the public visit cultural centers without a price to enrich themselves and honor our national museum.
A Stroll to the Avenue
Gentle reader, the winds of change blow bleak. The first temperate days of the coming fall intersperse with the lingering, hot afternoons of summer. The conventioneers and tourists like migratory things begin their return to the French Quarter. The football season opens to wild, Sunday afternoon shouts that cheer the sunshine at intervals from the dim barrooms. Though it should be fun, I find a period of wandering melancholy, intimate as these days are with the passage of time. And thus wandering in a black mood, found myself at the door of the Avenue Pub.
Room 220 Reminds Us That Iowa is More Than Caucuses
By Room 220
The University of Iowa's creative writing program is widely lauded as the best in the nation. So, it was a coup when Room 220 bought the school's International Writers Program Even more impressive, on September 29th, the global writers will return for the fifth straight year. This year’s reading will feature Armen of Armenia (Armenia), Karen Villeda(Mexico), Samuel Kolawole (Nigeria), and Yu-Mei Balasingamchow (Singapore).
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,
Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson
Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall
Michael Weber, B.A.
B. E. Mintz
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