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NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)
New Orleanian songwriter performs at the weekly outdoor concert series
The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)
Singer/ songwriter who has recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers
The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)
A screening of Maya's award-winning animation "Pareidolia" followed by a Q &A with the artist
Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)
The third evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00 PM)
Hip hop artist raps on St. Claude with his album Trap Hop
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Performing tracks from the new album 'What a World'
Today in New Orleans 5.8.13
Today, a free show from Dumpstaphunk, Much Ado About Nothing opens at NOMA’s Sculpture Garden, and more. On this day in 1541, Spanish explorer DeSoto discovered the Mississippi River. Now, more hump day happenings.
Today in New Orleans 4.8.13
Tonight, post-punk at Siberia, Harry Shearer at Loyola, and weekly gigs from Frenchmen to Oak Street. On this day in 1682, the Louisiana Territory received its name from Sieur de la Salle. Now, more to do this Monday.
Today in New Orleans 4.02.13
Tonight, see a free film screening from DJ Soul Sister, Western Swing at Circle Bar, sendoff show for Ben de la Cour at Siberia, and more. On this day in 1911, the late trumpeter Ernie Cagnollati was born in Madisonville. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 4.01.13
It's April Fools' Day, but there's some serious fun to be had tonight from Uptown to the Bywater. Lent has come and gone, and it’s time to celebrate with Dyngus Day NOLA! Catch some comedy in the Quarter, cello at Bacchanal, and more. On this day in 2001, Harry Connick Jr. narrated CBS’ documentary “Pistol Pete: The Life and Times of Pete Maravich.” Now, more to do this Easter Monday.
NOLA Pyrate Week Throws a Wench in the Works
by Katherine McGuire
This week, peg legs and wenches descend upon New Orleans, as NOLA Pyrate Week makes its annual port in the Crescent City. Each year, Pyrate Week brings a week of swashbuckling to the city around the end of March. The events are helmed by local musicians, arts, and charitable organizations.
Dyngus Day NOLA Self-Exiles to Siberia
Now that New Orleanians have Slavic soul food and Russian Mafia music, it’s time for us to jump on the Dyngus Day bandwagon. You don’t have to be Irish to drink green beer on St. Patrick’s Day, and you definitely don’t have to be Polish to shoot some vodka Monday, April 1. One of Eastern Europe’s more debauched traditions is celebrating its second NOLA birthday.
Today in New Orleans 3.26.13
Today, make your groceries at the Crescent City Farmer’s Market. Later tonight, the Casualties are in town on St. Claude, Little Freddie King is playing the Musicians’ Clinic, and more. On this day in 1804, the Louisiana Purchase was divided into the the District of Louisiana and the Territory of Orleans. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 3.22.13
This Friday, see the Vagina Monologues in Cenral City, Catch the Wall at Dillard, and a Freaksheaux at the Allways. On this day in 1967, Clay Shaw was indicted on for conspiracy in the attempted assassination of JFK. Now, more theatre and music to kick off your weekend.
Today in New Orleans 3.20.13
Tonight, see Col. Bruce Hampton for free at Wednesdays at the Square. Check out some Americana at Tipitina’s, noise music on St. Claude, and more. On this day in 1839, Shreveport was designated as a city. Now, more hump day happenings.
Today in New Orleans 3.17.13
If you haven’t used up all your energy catching cabbage, find another green outfit and hit the streets for St. Patrick’s Day. From Finn McCool’s to the Ninth Ward, New Orleanians are doing it big. Mardi Gras Indians are showing off their feathers and beads for Super Sunday in Central City. On this day in 1999, famous piano man Eddie Bo lost all of his possessions in a fire that destroyed his home. Now, time to plan out your St. Pat’s.
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