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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 1.05.16

Today in New Orleans, Zeitgeist will screen The Emperor’s New Clothes and Naughty Professor will jam with Sexual Thunder at Maple Leaf. In classic Nola news, Comedy Beast will bring laughs to Howlin’ Wolf, and Paul Sanchez will bring some guitar sound to the Columns Hotel. On this day in 1987, “Pistol Pete” Maravich was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Now, more Tuesday happenings.

Today In NOLA 12.25.15

Merry Christmas! Don’t worry if you didn’t make it onto Santa’s nice list this year, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday. Today in New Orleans, you can jam with Fred Leblanc at Carrollton Station, or you can watch his fellow bandmate, Paul Sanchez, perform at Chickie Wah Wah. DJ Raj Smoove will throw down tunes at House of Blues. In sports, the Pelicans take on the Miami Heat. On this day in 1913, radio personality and musician “Candy” Candido was born. Now, more to do this Christmas.

Cup Floweth Over

Write Bros "First Flight" Reviewed

When I first heard of this project, I wondered if it would ever happen! Getting some of the best songwriters and musicians in New Orleans to record an album together, putting their talents on tracks and their egos on the side, would be no easy feat. But Spencer Bohren, Jim McCormick, Alex McMurray and Paul Sanchez a.k.a. the Write Brothers managed to put together "First Flight" this winter. I've listened to every track, note and word and offer this as my humble opinion.

Nine Lives' Ninth Live

Paul Sanchez Talks About Restaging Post K Musical

Nine Lives--The Musical begins a three-night run at the Le Petit Theatre tonight.  The work is based on Dan Baum's iconic book depicting the lives of nine New Orleanians between Betsy and Katrina. Last evening NoDef's Jason Raymond met with co lyricist and composer Paul Sanchez to talk about the project.

Jimmy's Music Club Fights Liquor Ban with 3 Days of Music

Jimmy’s Music Club patrons of yesteryear have a chance to relive old times while they join the fight to revive the venue. Jimmy and Joan Anselmo are battling a liquor moratorium, preventing the bar owners from re-opening. However, local acts like Sexdog, Paul Sanchez, and Cyril Neville will turn up the music for three days to help the Anselmos through their costly legal battle with the City.

Today in New Orleans 11.19.12

Monday is here again, but there’s plenty to do in the Big Easy to keep the work week fun. See Charmaine Neville and Glen David Andrews on Frenchmen, enjoy a wine and cheese reception for a local author uptown, or get funky on Oak Street with a weekly gig. This date marks the first time “Green Wave” was used to describe Tulane University (1920).

Fun Under the Frescoes: New Irish Channel Wed. Concert Series Kicks off This Week

by Emma Boyce

Ambling down Magazine in the Irish Channel one would never guess what historic landmark sits hidden behind Juan’s Flying Burrito.  If stumped, simply let your ears guide you.  From November to March between 6 pm and 8 pm on a Wednesday St. Alphonsus Catholic Church (2025 Constance Street) holds its second Fun Under the Frescoes concert series.  

Today in New Orleans: 10.21.12

Today, the Saints return to cure us from the Bye Week Blues, the Marigny parties on with a fete of its own and we wave goodbye to Treme's 200th birthday celebration and the Liliy's Revenge. On this day in Louisiana history, Blind Melon lead singer Shannon Hoon was found dead on St. Charles Ave. (1995) and Gov. Edwin Edwards began serving his 10-year prison sentence (2002). Now for today's comings and goings:

Nine Lives: The Musical, Lands on Its Feet Tuesday at Tulane

by Lianna Patch

With imminent disaster a yearly (sometimes weekly) expectation in New Orleans, the question “So why do you stay?” has perplexed outsiders since Bienville founded our swampy little colony. In his bestselling book Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death and Life in New Orleans, author Dan Baum used interlocking narratives to show why the city is worth fighting for. Tomorrow night at Tulane, a group of local musicians and actors will show once again that it's also worth singing about.

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