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State of Undress: 3.25-2.27

Guess what's up kittens? Tigger! is in town! What does that mean for you? Well on top of seeing him grace the stages of the Gravier St. Social (Whiskey and Rhinestones, Thursday at 10p.m.) and Bourbon Pub and Parade (The Blue Book Cabaret, Saturday at 10p.m.), Tigger! will be teaching two knowledge and pizazz packed classes at the New Orleans School Of Burlesque. 

Faux Real, Faux Sure

A Look At Week One's Highlights

On Wednesday (11.04), the Faux Real Festival of the Arts will bring over 150 performing arts, literature, and food & drink to New Orleans. That’s a lot of arts to process. So, today, NoDef starts rolling out some fest spotlights. Check out some Week One favorites after the jump or see the whole schedule here.

State of Undress: 3.10-3.15

By Angie Z.

Hiya Kittens!

Lot's of exciting things happening! The Blue Book has found some new stages to adorn…..but more about that next week.

State of Undress: Burlesque & Drag Listings 2.10-2.15

By Angie Z

Hey all! It's Angie Z, your sparkle-pants liaison, with your listings for the week. Don’t spend all of your energy catching beads. After the parades there are lots of shows. Whether you are looking for burlesque or drag or both, New Orleans is putting on a show for Mardi Gras.

State of Play: NOLA Theatre 10.07.29-10.14

Compiled by Michael Martin

NOLA has no shortage of theatre this week. Productions inspired by Ghostbuster and Star Trek are opening. Chicago is coming to town. Southern Rep and the NOLA Project are continuing their runs of meatier fare. At the universities, two plays about Marines in very different contexts are paying. That's just the start. Click through for full listings.

Essence Fest Planner: July 6th

Today marks the last day of Essence Fest, but plenty of activities remain. Cheryl Landrieu (Mayor Mitch's wife) speaks, Lionel Richie plays (Hello!), and Donald Harrison gigs after hours. For all of the highlights, follow the jump.

Today in New Orleans 2.06.14

A quartet of jazz legends is coming together tonight at the Civic Theatre. At House of Blues, Kermit Ruffins and Dr. John are performing for a benefit to help one of the venue’s sound engineers with steep medical expenses. Macbeth is running in the Marigny, and local food writer Michael Murphy is signing copies of his culinary guidebook Eat Dat on Octavia Street. On this day in 1682, LaSalle began his trek down the Mississippi River. Now, more to do this Thursday. 

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