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Today in NOLA 9.9.17


This Saturday, celebrate the great Mississippi at the Downriver Festival. Intramural Productions stages a play by Patti Smith and Sam Shepard. The Ogden hosts a curatorial talk, while Grow On hosts an artists showcase. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the New Orleans Saints first game in NOLA, beginning the longstanding rivalry against the Atlanta Falcons. Now, more to do today. 


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 8.10.17


Today, the Ogden stays open late while Kermit Ruffins plays early in the Seventh Ward. A nine-month pregnant woman takes the stage at the Allways for a one woman comedic show. Bar Redux opens its patio for a night of nunsploitation. On this day in 1936, Louisiana clocked its highest-ever temperature: 114 degrees in Plain Dealing. It could be worse! Now, more to do this Thursday. 

 


Today in NOLA 8.5.17


Today, celebrate International Sailor Moon Day with Kawaii NOLA and Krewe du Moon. Contemporary Arts Center hosts the annual White Linen Night, while the Ogden kicks off the statewide exhibition on contemporary art. The great Wanda Jackson will take the stage at Tip's. On this day in 1984, NOLA-born rhythm and blues pianist Tuts Washington passed away while performing at the World's Fair in New Orleans. Now, more to do this Saturday. 


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 7.18.17


Today, slow down and arrange nature, pour your heart out in your very own hand made zine, check out a fantasy improv show, or take in a show at Tips. On this day in 1923, “Milneberg Joys” was recorded by the New Orleans Rhythm Kings. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

 


Today in NOLA 7.13.17


Today, bid farewell to the Ogden's exhibit honoring NOLA's own James Michalopoulos. Dance in the aisles with Hairspray or get down to local indie band Tare. Round out the summer celebrations with Deltaphonic’s surprise home show. On this day in 1978, The Louisiana Superdome hosted The Rolling Stones. Van Halen opened for the show, followed by the Doobie Brothers. Now, more to do this Thursday. 


Today in NOLA 4.18.17


Today, House of Blues highlights the top teen talent around town. Tasche and the Psychedelic Rose celebrate their album release, while the Ogden teams up with Oxalis Apothecary for a perfume tutorial. Dead Heads can enjoy Bob Weir when he takes the Saenger stage. Stick around after the show for local faves Honey Island Swamp Band. On this day in 1924, late blues artist Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown was born in Vinton, Louisiana. Now, more to do this Tuesday.


Today in NOLA 3.16.17


Feeling culturally-minded this evening? The LPO is back at it tonight with their take on Tchaikovsky's classic Symphony No. 5. The SoBou bar team will be sipping on themed cocktails while they discuss the connection between booze and botany. Bryan Ferry is slated to rock the Saenger and some soulful vocal are coming to Ogden After Hours. On this day in 1806, sugar refining inventor Norbert Rillieux was born in Louisiana. Now, read on for more this Thursday. 


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