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Today in NOLA 6.21.17


Today, expand your understanding of personal identity, dress up to an 80's cult classic, enjoy a raw display of NOLA’s art scene, or enjoy a colorful musical display by Mudcat & The Atlanta Horns! On this day in 1971, the Garden District was entered into the National Register of Historic Places.

 


Today in NOLA 5.20.17


This Saturday offers one way to get your hands dirty at Longe Vue, and a feline festival. The 2017 HOPE Gala will offer a party for a cause, while rising pop talent Kehlani takes the Republic stage. Today in NOLA history, Jazzland, what would have been New Orleans’ closest amusement park, was opened to the public in 2000. It was later turned into a Six Flags and then closed not long after in 2006.


Today in NOLA: 9.5.14


Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, the Tony-winning comedy by playwright Christopher Durang, celebrates its New Orleans premiere at Le Petit Theatre tonight. Audubon Park debuts the 2014 season of Music Under the Oaks. Flow Tribe celebrate a brand-new album at Tipitina’s, and local rapper turned national star G-Eazy brings the heat to Republic. The Big Easy autumn arts calendar is heating up:


Today in NOLA: 8.7.14


Let Me Find Out! New Orleans’ 5th Ward Weebie premieres the video for his runaway local hit at Republic tonight. Today’s the last chance to catch French Film Festival selections at the Prytania. Plus, Tracy Letts’ Bug opens at the Allways Lounge, and Tank and the Bangas perform at the Ogden Museum. Happy Thursday! See the full details tonight:


Hit Me America


Smash into the Republic this Wednesday at 7 p.m.for the premier of an upcoming series called the HIT ME AMERICA Louisiana Jam Sessions. Co-hosted by Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr., the songwriters’ showcase will premiere eighteen individual musicians whose challenge is to write a hit song in one hour with the help of a live audience. Producer Steven Scaffidi has teamed up with the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame to film Wednesday’s event as well as subsequent jams, all eventually set for broadcast.


Essence Fest Planner: 4th of July


Today at Essence Fest, speakers include singer and AIDS activist Alicia Keys and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Tonight, Janelle Monáe, Nile Rodgers, and the legendary Prince take over the Superdome for the biggest show of the weekend. Read on for NoDef's full guide:


Queen of Bounce Rules Hump Day


Is there anything Big Freedia isn’t doing this Wednesday? Bounce music’s Queen Diva unveiled her new album last night, and this evening, she hosts a viewing party for the second season of her Fuse TV reality show Queen of Bounce. Get hooked up with the new video for lead single “Explode” below.


Today in New Orleans 11.26.13


Tonight, Miracle on Fulton Street's lighting ceremony kicks off months of holiday cheer downtown. A$AP Ferg is at the Republic, and author Snowden Wright is Uptown, reading from and signing his debut novel. On this day in 1769, Natchez Indians killed 300 of their French opponents. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 


JazzFest All Night: 4.27.13


Saturday night in New Orleans and Jazzfest collide tonight, unleasing a supernova of musical offerings on the New Orleans club scene. Check out some Meters and super groups in the Warehouse District, favorites on Frenchmen and even some funk on Freret. Click through for tonight's full music lineup:


St. Roch Tavern, Grits, Republic on Alcohol Board Agenda


The Alcohol Beverage Control Board has their sights on St. Roch Tavern (1200 St. Roch). The ABO has them on the docket for an alleged music violation, along with a number of other local bars and clubs. Also scheduled to go before the board is the Republic, Little Darlings, and Grit’s Bar.


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