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Ogden Annual Benefit Returns Friday

On Friday (4.15), the Ogden Museum is busting out some southern summer swagger with their 13th annual Sippin’ in Seersucker benefit. The sartorial soiree at the Shops at Canal Place (333 Canal St.) will feature live music, free food, open bars, and some outrageous sartorial stylings.

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The Ogden Museum's Sippin' in Seersucker Celebrates 10 Years

This Friday, the Ogden is reinventing the traditional seersucker suit into bikinis, turbans, Bermudas, and more. The tenth annual benefit at the Shops at Canal Place (333 Canal St.) will feature live music, free food, open bars, and some of the best summer styles the Crescent City has to offer. 

Today in New Orleans 2.20.14

Tonight, NoDef’s King Cake walk returns to the Ogden for the Museum’s regular after hours event. Neutral Milk Hotel begins their first of a two-night stand at the Civic, and solo folk artist Shakey Graves is Uptown at Gasa Gasa. On this day in 1811, Louisiana officially gained statehood when then President Madison signed the state into law. Now, more to do this Thursday. 

Today in New Orleans 11.21.13

Who Dat! The Saints are taking on the Falcons in Georgia tonight, with a tailgate party at home at Lucy's. Fringe continues throughout the Marigny, Bywater and Central City, and Mia Borders is performing at the Ogden. On this day in 1648, explorer Rene Robert Cavalier, more commonly known as LaSalle, was born. Now more to do this Thursday. 

Today in New Orleans 10.10.13

Art after hours welcomes Los Otros to the Ogden, and Big Rock Candy Mountain is taking over this week at Gasa Gasa. On this day in 1948, Cyrille Neville was born. Celebrate with Neville tonight in Armstrong Park, or check out some of the other great acts on stage this Thursday. 

Today in New Orleans 10.03.13

Ponderosa Stomp isn’t officially underway yet, but the event is ushering in the bands with the Hip Drop. Come see ten DJ’s spin 45’s for 15-minutes each. In the Treme, Jazz in the Park welcomes the Soul Rebels to the stage. The Ogden gears up for Art for Art’s Sake with a folky trio from Brooklyn. On this day in 1964, Hurricane Hilda hit St. Mary Parish. Now, more to do this Thursday. 

Today in New Orleans 9.19.13

Tonight, the Civic Theatre celebrates their grand opening with Empire of the Sun. Early in the evening, check out art after hours with cellist Helen Gillet. On this day in 2005, the New Orleans Saints played their first "home game" with performances from Branford Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr. in Giants stadium. Now, more to do this Thursday.  

Today in New Orleans 8.23.13

Start your day off at Ogden to celebrate the museum's 10th anniversary, and close out the evening in City Park for tonight's Friday Nights at NOMA. Irvin Mayfield's Love Sessions also kicks off tonight. On this judge in 2002, a three-judge court appeals panel unanimously rejected Edwin Edwards appeal on convictions. Now, more to do this Friday. 

Today in New Orleans 5.23.13

Tonight, Birdfoot Chamber Music Fest continues at Snug Harbor, Thursdays at Twilight welcomes Alex McMurray, and more. On this day in 1934, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and killed in Bienville Parish, the end to the infamous pair’s three-year crime spree. Now, click through for Thursday's events.  

Sippin' in Seersucker Comes to Canal Place

After a few unexpected cold fronts came through NOLA this spring, it’s finally time to pack up your fall threads and get ready for the heat. There’s no better fabric than seersucker for the southern summer, and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is ushering in the season at tomorrow night’s Sippin’ in Seersucker soirée at The Shops at Canal Place.

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