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Today in NOLA 9.15.17


Looking to get your weekend started right? Friday Nights at NOMA will present new art and a film screening, plus live music. Martini Madness brings 25 varieties of martinis to City Park. DJ Soul Sister spins her tunes at One Eyed Jacks at her regular dance party, while horror themed burlesque will take over The Willow. On this day in 1699, Jean-Baptiste de Bienville tricked his competitors in a move known as the English Turn, keeping the English out of the future territory of Louisiana. Details tonight:


Today in NOLA 8.23.17


Looking to ball out on a budget? Not a problem, as there are some amazing free events around town today. Bar Redux hosts an outdoor screening of the black comedy Brit flick Trainspotting, while The New Movement founders return for their weekly improv show. Get down without breaking the bank at One Eyed Jacks at the burlesque dance party, or shape up at the Jazz Museum without spending a dime. On this judge in 2002, a three-judge court appeals panel unanimously rejected Edwin Edwards appeal on convictions. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA 8.18.17


Today, comedians explore the deeper recesses of their subconscious with a pop psychology show at the Voodoo Lounge. Little Gem Saloon will put on the Pulitzer Prize nominated work Love Letters to benefit a New Orleanian in need. NOMA's John Waters Festival comes to a close tonight with a screening of Pecker, while Delish Da Goddess rules the stage at One Eyed Jacks. On August 18, 1812, a hurricane with winds over 115 miles per hour struck New Orleans. Forecasters began naming hurricanes in 1950. Read on for details tonight below. 


Today in NOLA 8.15.17


Today, learn how to harness the powers of the retrograde with the New Orleans School of Esoteric Arts. NOLA born comedian Mark Normand plays the Quarter, while locals-gone-big Water Seed play their recurring gig on Frenchmen. Gasa Gasa hosts a free screening of Jim Jarmusch's Down By Law. On this day in 1988, the Republican National Convention opened festivities in New Orleans. They would nominate George H.W. Bush by the end of the week. Now for more of today:


Alvvays Drop Second Single Ahead of NOLA Show


Indie pop outfit Alvvays (a stylistic take on ‘Always’) dropped the second single off of their forthcoming sophomore album Antisocialites, be released September 8th on Polyvinyl Records. Check out the new tune below to get to know their sound before the Toronto-based band quartet swings by New Orleans this fall on their worldwide tour. 


Today in NOLA 7.19.17


Happy hump day, y'all. Today, refresh your mid-week grind with a crystal session. The Catahoula Hotel hosts a rooftop screening of the Tom Cruise classic Cocktail, while actors and improvisers take a stab at an unscripted version of Romeo & Juliet. Comedy Central power couple Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher offer stand-up and relationship advice to the lovers of New Orleans. On this day in 1875, Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar was born. She was a poet, journalist and political activist and among the first generation to be born free in the South after the Civil War. Now, more to do this Wednesday. 


Today in NOLA 7.11.17


Today, meet the man behind some Mardi Gras fiction or see songwriting in the making. The Rubber Library is hosting a poetic open mic, while One Eyed Jacks is offering the chance to see who wins the Hell Yes Next competiton. On this day in 1913, the City Park Casino opened. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

 


Today in NOLA 7.7.17


This Friday, get it started this weekend with Steelism, learn about the aesthetic process behind photography, transport yourself to the tropics with Marina Orchestra, or get moving with DJ Soul Sister. On this day in 1944, the Liberty ship named Alcee Fortier was launched by Delta Shipbuilding. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher Continue Their ‘Endless Honeymoon’ in NOLA


Comedy Central power couple Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher will bring the funny to the French Quarter this summer. Following the success of last year’s Honeymoon Tour (which consisted of, yes, honeymoon-able spots like Santa Barbara and Honolulu), the duo is at it again with the Endless Honeymoon Tour, set to begin in New Orleans this July. 


Today in NOLA 6.8.17


This Thursday, get a first listen to Naughty Professor's new album, learn about mid-century architecture in the city, have a feelings-heavy jam out to Muse and 30 Seconds to Mars, or get your mind blown by the best 80s drag night around. On this day in 1909, it was reported by The Atlanta Constitution that the first ever car of Georgia peaches were shipped to New Orleans. Now, more on today's happenings. 


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