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Today in NOLA: 9.9.14


What are you having for lunch? And is it too soon to think about dinner? The 2014 Restaurant Week menus can’t satisfy your cravings, but they will help you decide where to dine tonight. Galactic drummer Stanton Moore brings his eponymous trio to Snug Harbor for the second in a series of September gigs. Plus, notable punk shows in Midcity and downtown. Here’s the Tuesday rundown:


Today in NOLA: 8.2.14


Saturday evening is White Linen Night in the Art District on Julia Street. Satchmo SummerFest plays on at the Old U.S. Mint, and the French Film Festival continues. Big History and I, Octopus each play a goodbye show, and Ex-Cult and Mykki Blanco cause a ruckus tonight. Learn how you could conceivably spend the entire afternoon, evening, night, and early morning seeing live music in New Orleans:


Today in NOLA: 7.24.14


The Coathangers play the early show at Siberia tonight so you can rock out on a weeknight. A pair of one-act operas make their debut at the Marigny Opera House. In film, catch the Nick Cave documentary 20,000 Days on Earth at the Zeitgeist, or a Kurosawa and Jarmusch double feature at the Joy. Plus, the City Park Botanical Garden and the Ogden Museum host their weekly evening music series. Read on for full details:


Today in NOLA: 6.30.14


This Monday night promises to be a quiet one, unless you’re planning to catch the Metzingers at Siberia. Plus, the Zeitgeist and l’Alliance Francaise present one-off film screenings. On this day in 1870, the Robert E. Lee and the Natchez embarked on a steamboat race; the Lee won. Read on for details tonight:


Today in NOLA: 6.15.14


Take in the second day of the Cajun-Zydeco Festival in Armstrong Park today, or relive your high school punk days with MxPx at One Eyed Jacks. On this day in 1910, Louisiana created Evangeline Parish, naming it after Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem about a young Acadian woman. More tonight:


'Right Time, Wrong Place'

Documentary Project Unearths the Origins of New Orleans Punk Rock



Though it was never the headliner of the New Orleans music community, punk rock has been a player since the beginning of the music form in the late 1970s. Ryan Sparks catches up with a local documentary maker who's attempting to assemble the pieces of the local scene's raucous - and uniquely New Orleans - provenance.


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Alexis Manrodt, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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Linzi Falk

Editor Emeritus

Alexis Manrodt


B. E. Mintz


Stephen Babcock

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