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Today In NOLA 11.3.15

Today in Nola, the Pelicans are back in the 504 to take on the Magic, and Publiq House will host the weekly Geeks Who Drink Trivia. In book news, Mukoma wa Ngugi will read from her book Mrs. Shaw: A Novel at the Columns, and at Garden District, you can catch Stories from St. Louis Cemeteries of New Orleans. On this day in Louisiana’s media history, the Lake Charles Weekly replaced the Lake Charles Commercial on November 3, 1900. Now, more to do this Tuesday.

Grounded: Pels' Perkins Out Indefinitely

The new Pelicans are starting to feel a lot like the old Hornets. After dropping their first three games of the season, the team announced some more bad news on Sunday (11.01). Offseason acquisition Kendrick Perkins will be out indefinitely due to a right pectoral injury.


Birds Lay Egg In Opener, But Look Ahead

The Birds are the word and it’s time to take flight. The Pelican’s season kicked off against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday (10.27) night. They lost against the defending champions, 111-95. Fortunately it’s an 82 game season and in no way, fate has been written. 

Shorty & the Tall Men (Watch New Pelicans Open)

The Pelicans have plenty fodder for highlight reels, but when it comes to a soundtrack, the edit suite had to call in a native New Orleanian. Today, Fox Sports rolled out a new opening segment featuring Trombone Shorty to air during the Birds’ 2015 season.

Today In NOLA 10.27.15

Today in New Orleans, artists and scientists will chat about the Gulf at the Contemporary Arts Center, and Garden District Book Shop will host a reading of Scars: An Anthology. At the House of Blues, MURS will perform with Red Pill and King Fantastic. Away from home, the Pelicans will take on the Warriors in their first regular season game. On October 27, 1956, “Ain’t Got No Home,” by Louisiana artist Clarence “Frogman” Henry was released by Argo Records. Now, more events to make your Tuesday a little bit sunnier.

Ballin': Pels' Roster Ready

The NBA season starts on Tuesday (10.27) and the Pelicans are just about ready. Today, the team announced a final round of three cuts to bring the roster below the league mandated maximum.

Today In NOLA 10.23.15

Today in New Orleans, the Pelicans will take on the Miami Heat at the Smoothie King Center, and it’s Friday Night at NOMA. The Palestine Film Festival kicks off today and the Old Marquer will present a Sweeney Todd burlesque. Happy Birthday to R&B’s legendary vocalist Carol Fran, born on October 23, 1933 in Lafayette, Louisiana. Find out where the local talent is tonight. 

Today In NOLA 10.17.15

Today in New Orleans, get witchy with Drag Brunch at The Country Club or check out the Anba Dlo Halloween fest at the New Orleans Healing Center. The Pelicans will take on the Kings at home, and Mac Demarco is bringing old school indie to the city. On this day in 1861, General Mansfield Lovell arrived in New Orleans. Tonight, more guests in town from the New Orleans Film Festival and the Hand in Gloves conference. 

Today In NOLA 10.12.15

Today in New Orleans, Mississippi Grind is screening at the Prytania and Rosenwald will kick off at Zeitgeist. The Pelicans are taking on the Chicago bulls today, and Ill Doots from Philly will jam at Circle Bar tonight. On this day in New Orleans history, musician James "Sugar Boy" Crawford -- writer of "Iko Iko" and more -- was born in 1934. Now for more of today's events:

Today In NOLA 10.3.15

Today in New Orleans, there are benefits galore. Art for Art’s Sake is taking over Julia and Magazine Street, and The Preservation Hall Ball is benefitting the Preservation Hall Foundation at The Civic. Gleason Gras is honoring Steve Gleason. Also, the Pelicans are taking on the Pacers in their first pre-season game. But back in the day, as they say, the Bloomingdale brothers open their first store in NYC (1872), Allen Ginsberg’s Howl was ruled not obscene (1957), the Dick Van Dyke Show premiered on CBS (1961), West and East Germany declared the creation of one unified nation (1990), and O.J. Simpson was acquitted of murder charges (1995). It’s Gwen Stefani’s birthday, and Woody Guthrie’s death (1967). Here's what's happening today:

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