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Today in NOLA 8.24.17


Tonight, get dancing at Gasa Gasa as Ambush Reggae Band takes the stage. Royal Teeth will be joined by No True Scotsman and Merci Raines at Tip's. The Ogden stays open late for Sweet Olive String Band, while the CAC kicks off the Architecture & Design Film Festival. On this day in 1955, a U.S. Appellate Court desegegrated LSU’s undergraduate courses. Now, more to do this Thursday. 


Today in NOLA 8.17.17


This Thursday, enjoy some local sounds at Ogden After Hours with Julie Odell or at Hi-Ho Lounge's Deltaphonic homecoming show. Brush up on the lyrics to "I Say A Little Prayer" before the W's screening of My Best Friend's Wedding. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony will take the stage at Tip's. On this day in 1969, the devastating Hurricane Camile hit the mouth of the Mississippi. Now, more to do today.


Today in NOLA 7.27.17


Today, the Ogden stays open late for the musical stylings of Paul Sanchez. The Orpheum offers a free screening of the Hollywood classic Singin’ in the Rain. Little Freddie King is doing his thing on Frenchmen, while Derek Brueckner showcases an exhibition and performance at the Art Klub. On this day in 2012, a fire broke out at the legendary Hubig’s Pies factory in the Marigny. After a series of disagreements and stalled efforts to re-open, the famed pie company has not opened a new location in the past five years. 

 


Today in NOLA 7.20.17


Today, enjoy some local sounds at Ogden After Hours, get social while sober, listen to some literature, or take in a French film. On this day in 1878, George Foster Shepley who was appointed acting Mayor of New Orleans in May of 1862, died. Now, more to do this Thursday. 


Today in NOLA 6.29.17


This Thursday, get to talkin’ jazz, enjoy the talents of Andrew Duhon, support a smashing of stigma, lhear some stories at one of the city's most unique venues, or cool off with some free ice cream and comedy. On this day in 1967, famous actress Jayne Mansfield was killed in a car accident along Hwy 90. She was not decapitated, contrary to popular belief. Her children, including Mariska Hargitay (Olivia Benson on Law and Order: SVU) were also in the accident. Now, more to do today. 


Today in NOLA 5.25.17


This Thursday, sway to the sweet sounds of Jazz in the Park or hit up the Ogden as it stays open late for Margie Perez. Enjoy a progressive conversation about an powerful art exhibit centered on the work of Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña. Close out the day with some delta style blues from Luke Winslow King. In NOLA History, Roy James Brown passed away this day in May, 1981. An American R&B singer, songwriter and musician, he had a pivotal influence on the early development of rock and roll as the first singer in recording history to sing R&B songs with a gospel steeped delivery, which was considered taboo by many churches at the time.


Today in NOLA 4.13.17


This Wednesday, Chris Brown returns to the arena. Eric Benét and Marsha Ambrosius bring their talents to the HOB stage, while the Ogden stays open late for Helen Gillet. Learn about the half-fast life of Pete Fountain at the New Orleans Jazz Museum’s free lecture. Happy Birthday to Cosimo Matassa, born on this day in 1926. Now, more to do this Thursday. 

 

Ogden After Hours (Ogden Museum, 6PM)


Today in NOLA 4.6.17


Today, head over to the French Quarter for the first day of FQF. The Ogden welcomes Tuba Skinny, while rockers Real Estate will take the stage at Republic. Early Italian prewar cinema will be showcased at the American Italian Cultural Center’s screening of “Everybody’s Lady.” On this day in 1929, Huey Long stood for his impeachment trial. Now, more to do this Thursday. 


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 3.23.17


Today, the Courtyard Brewery hosts a books-and-beers party for the New Orleans Public Library. The Ogden hosts Bob Malone, and the LPO plays a selection of the Beatles's greatest tunnes. Over 70 restaurants, bars, and spirits companies compete for the Top Taco NOLA prize. On this day in 1788, a Good Friday fire caused $2.6 million in damage to the city. Now, more to do this Thursday.

 


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