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Today in NOLA 8.21.17

This Monday at around noontime, a solar eclipse will sweep across the country — do you know where you'll be to view it? From the bayou waters to the city's art museums, the possibilities are endless. Tonight, catch a horror double feature off Frenchmen. It's a comedy showdown at the New Movement, while Instant Opus returns to the Hi-Ho. Betty Who takes the stage at Republic. On this date in 1769, Governor O’Reilly arrested the leaders of a revolution that ousted Governor Ulloa. Now, more to do this Monday. 

Today in NOLA: 1.30.16

Today in New Orleans, the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus rolls on Frenchmen Street, and the Pelicans will take on the Nets. Russell Batiste and friends will play funk at the Maple Leaf, and G-Eazy will play at the Orpheum Theater. On this day in 1835, Battle of New Orleans hero Andrew Jackson managed to survive America's first presidential assassination attempt when a deranged man fired two pistols at him in the House chambers. For the rest of today's happenings, read on.

Today in NOLA: 9.25.14

Ahhhh! The New Orleans Horror Film Festival opens at Indywood tonight. Big Freedia, Partners N Crime, and 5th Ward Weebie bounce into Tip’s. Russell Batiste and Friends perform at Jazz in the Park, and clarinetist Tim Laughlin plays at the Ogden. Plus, lit mag The New Orleans Review launches its fall double issue. Details tonight:

Jazz in the Park Announces Sixth Season Lineup

On any given 90-degree day in August, you're apt to feel like you never want to go out again. Luckily, Jazz in the Park promises to put a Carnival spring in your step this September and October with its sixth season since 2012. The fall lineup at the Armstrong Park concert series features Kermit Ruffins, Rebirth Brass Band, Russell Batiste, Corey Henry and the Treme Funktet, Daria and the Hip Drops, and more. Find the full schedule below.

Today in New Orleans 2.24.13

Get some free music lessons from a local pro, enjoy some brass on Tchoup, and see some indie folk rock at One Eyed Jacks. On this day in 1992, Branford Marsalis and Dr. John both won Grammy awards. Now, more to do this Sunday. 

Today in New Orleans 2.17.13

It’s the first Sunday of Lent, which means you can blow off your resolutions for just one day. From the afternoon well into Monday morning, enjoy live music from Frenchmen to Oak. On this day in 1805, New Orleans was incorporated as a city. Now, more to do this Sunday. 

Today in New Orleans 12.30.12

Once you’ve taken your power nap after the Saints game, there’s plenty of live music from Tchoup to Oak. Shake your brass with the Hot 8, get psychedelic on St. Claude, and more. Happy Birthday to DJ and bandleader Davis Rogan, who makes 45 today. Now, more Sunday events.

Today in New Orleans: 6.8.12

Today, the yellow brick road leads to the Sculpture Garden, the Music Box is once again wound, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at One Eyed Jacks, and Russell Batiste and his Tchoupitoulas Posse hold down Maple Leaf. On this day in history, Gov. Claiborne fought in a duel with Daniel Clark, where Claiborne was shot through the thigh (1807), the first black student was admitted to LSU (1964), and LSU defeated Wichita State in the College World Series (1991). Don't let these dueling priorities bring you to blows. Get a plan below:

Save PBS Campaign Gets Funky

by Brendan Twist

Don't panic. Congress didn't put public broadcasting on the chopping block again...yet. Our local Save PBS camaign seeks to ameliorate the financial woes of Meters bassist George Porter Jr., David Russell Batiste, and Brian Stoltz (aka PBS) The trio are are being sued for more than $500, their former management company, Highsteppin’ Productions. Tonight, a slew of New Orleans heavy hitters will gather on the Howlin’ Wolf stage to help ameliorate the group's financial woes. Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Johnny Vidacovich, Anders Osborne, Johnny Sansone, John Gros of Papa Grows Funk and more will perform at “Save PBS: The Throwdown," 

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