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September 20th

Pratik Patel of the African Wildlife Trust
Audubon Zoo, 6p.m.
Tanzanian wildlife official speaks on conservation

 

A Lie of the Mind
Midcity Theatre, 7:30p.m.
Sam Shepard’s award-winning play looks deep into families’ anguish ($20)

 

Thin Walls
Shadowbox Theater, 8p.m.
A dark comedy by Michael Allen Zell

 

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Le Petit Theatre, 8p.m.
Christopher Durang’s Tony-winning comedy takes Chekhovian figures to Pennsylvania ($35+)

 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
NOCCA Nims Black Box Theatre, 8p.m.
The NOLA Project presents a stage adaption of Ken Kesey’s classic ($30)

 

Dr. John & The Nite Trippers
Joy Theater, 9p.m.
A New Orleans legend returns home from tour

 

Afghan Whigs
Civic, 9p.m.
Cincinnati alt rockers return with their first new album in a decade ($30)

 

Lost Bayou Ramblers, The Other Planets
One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.
Get lost with this Grammy-nominated Cajun band

 

Black & Gold Kick Off Party
Tipitina’s, 10p.m.
Celebrate Saints season with Dumpstaphunk, Good Enough For Good Times, & Gypsyphonic Disko ($17)

 

Merchandise
Siberia, 10p.m.
Tampa post-punk; playing with Direct Attack, Heat Dust, TV-MA ($8)

 

Siren Sea
Circle Bar, 10p.m.
Independent pop duo from Dallas ($5)

 

Big Sam's Funky Nation
Blue Nile, 10p.m.
Trombonist "Big Sam" Williams leads this municipality of Who Dat Nation

 

Hot 8 Brass Band
d.b.a., 11p.m.

Experience the brass band that locals love ($10)

 

Debauche
Carrollton Station, 11p.m.
NOLA’s only Russian Mafia band play a late-night show Uptown

DIMANCHE

September 21st

Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings
Superdome, 12p.m.

First home game of the regular season. Geaux Saints!!

 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
NOCCA Nims Black Box Theatre, 2p.m.
The NOLA Project presents a stage adapation of Ken Kesey’s classic ($30)

 

Thin Walls
Shadowbox Theater, 4p.m.
A dark comedy by Michael Allen Zell

 

Louisiana History Alive!
Shadowbox Theatre, 8p.m
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This month ft. Baroness Pontalba and "Mother of Orphans" Margaret Haughery

 

Gal Holiday & the Honky-Tonk Revue
Chickie Wah Wah, 8p.m.

Authentic N.O. honky-tonk rock

 

Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin Wolf Den, 10p.m.
Experience the brass band locals love

 

Elaine Greer
Circle Bar, 10p.m.
Singer-songwriter based in Austin, TX ($5)

The Week in Business Tech: Nov. 1-7


Silicon Bayou News provides our weekly udpate from the spheres of technology and commerce:

Lamar Advertising Launches RoadNinja, Your Interstate Exit Guide: Lamar Advertising, the publicly traded Baton Rouge-based outdoor advertising company, has launched a new iPhone app called RoadNinja.  The app is a location-based interstate travel app powered by Foursquare that helps consumers find what’s available at upcoming interstate exits (restaurants, lodging, gas, etc.) and delivers location-specific promotions.


The Week in Business Tech: Sept. 20-27


The Silicon Bayou has been buzzing with news. SBN announced a call for nominations for the Silicon Bayou 100, a list of the “coolest people in tech and entrepreneurship.” The public is encouraged to nominate active participants and leaders in the local tech, entrepreneurship, and digital and social media world by October 15, 2011. Click through for the weekly roundup of developments from Silicon Bayou News in the past seven days:


The Week in Business Tech: July 19-26


Once again, Silicon Bayou News provides our weekly roundup of the top developments at the intersection of technology and commerce. 

Audiosocket Launches Music as a Service™; Featured on Tech Crunch and Mashable- Music ain't just a moral law anymore. New Orleans-based music licensing startup Audiosocket today launched Music as a Service™  — their new service to make it easier for content creators to legally get access to music for games, movies, and apps. No word yet if music will do the dishes, too.


The Week in Business Tech, June 27- July 5


Here’s a roundup of the week’s developments at the intersection of business and commerce from Silicon Bayou News.

SUNO to Build On-Campus Business Incubator - New Orleans is set to gain another startup incubator with Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) securing financing to launch their own on-campus incubator. SUNO’s incubator will join the ranks of the other New Orleans business accelerators including the Idea VillageLaunch Pad Ignition, and the Bio Innovation Center. The chicks are scheduled to start hatching when construction is completed in 2013.


The Week in Business Tech: June 7-14


Here's our weekly rundown of developments at the intersection of technology and commerce from Silicon Bayou News:

New Startup Neighborland Launches; To Hold Hackathon This Saturday In NOLA - Neighborland, the new startup that provides a fun and easy way for residents to suggest new businesses and services that they want in their neighborhood, is holding a hackathon this weekend in New Orleans. Neighborland was founded by Candy Chang, Dan Parham, and Tee Parham. The group decided to set up shop in New Orleans partly because its a city that embraces new technology and smart growth, and supports better resident-powered tools.


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