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Superdome (9:00 AM)
Keynote: The Dalai Lama
Cafe Instanbul (10:00 AM)
A three part conversation for the future of Faubourg St. Roch and all down river communities
Bayou St. John (12:15-9:15 PM)
A music fest on the water featuring Brass-a-holics, Bonerama, Blake Amos, the Coyotes, and more
Zeitgeist (1:00 PM- 4:00 PM)
Live streaming of the Dalai Lama speaking
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (2:00 and 8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Zeitgeist (6:00 PM)
“A Fierce Light” screening
The First Presbyterian Church on South Claiborne Ave (7:00 PM)
Local and regional artists and photographers donate their work in support of children’s healthcare
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
The New Movement Theater (8:00 PM)
Storytelling, improv, sketch, funny videos and refreshments courtesy of New Orleans Ice Cream Company and Abita to kick off season 2 of our web series Least Favorite Love Songs
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Rock group with the motto “Prose before hoes” plays on St. Claude
Maple Leaf (10:40 PM)
Funky New Orleans natives introduce their new EP, Painkiller
Hi- Ho Lounge (11:00 PM)
Weekly dance party with the Queen of Rare Groove
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 1.27.13
Enjoy some parades before the Super Bowl splits the season! See theatre on St. Claude, and enjoy live music from the Quarter to Tchoup. On this day in 1972, Gospel Queen Mahalia Jackson passed away. Over 10,000 people mourned in services held in Chicago and New Orleans. Now, more to do this Sunday.
Today in New Orleans 1.20.13
Once you’ve nursed your Krewe du Vieux hangover, head out again for some amazing music in town. BB King is at Tip’s, and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is in town. On this day in 1973, Jerry Lee Lewis made his debut at the Grand Ole Opry. Lewis had promised to abstain from obscenities during the show, but he broke his promise. Now, more to do this Sunday night.
Today in New Orleans 1.18.13
There is no shortage of fun tonight, with Offbeat’s Best of the Beat at Generations Hall, the Radiators at Tip’s, comedy all over the city, and more. On this day in 1962, Southern University, the South’s largest HBCU, closed after the majority of students protested the expulsion of sit-in participants. Now, more to do this Friday.
Today in New Orleans 1.13.13
Whether you’re in the mood for theatre, brass, or Fais Do Do, the Big Easy has something in store for you. On this day in 1992, former Governor and current reality star Edwin Edwards was inaugurated for this fourth term. Now, more fun Sunday events from St. Claude to Tchoup.
Today in New Orleans 12.29.12
Tonight, get a double dose of the New Orleans Suspects and Dr. John, see Honey Island Swamp Band at d.b.a., and don’t miss George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. On this day in 1898, John McDonogh’s Lafayette Square monument was dedicated. Click through for more to do this Saturday.
Today in New Orleans 12.22.12
Christmas is almost here, so spend some quality time with the Nevilles before you head to your own family parties. Trombone Shorty is at HOB, and Scrooge in Rouge is in Mid City. Happy Birthday to Alex McMurray! The local fixture and Royal Fingerbowl guitar player makes 44 today. Now, more to do this seasonal Saturday.
Feet for Fess
On September 29, get costumed as your favorite musician and race down Tchoupitoulas to support NOLA's high school marching bands. Then enjoy some music from Dr. John, Ellis Marsali, and Jon Cleary at Tip's.
Mayor Mitch Introduces Trombone Shorty
Last night's release party for Trombone Shorty's "For True" album was inspiration enough for numerous local celebrities to make the the hajj to Tipitinas. Local luminaries such as Kirk Jospeh, Cocoa Robichaux, Pat Casey, two Nevilles (Cyril & Ivan,) and even sax impresario, Trixie were all spotted by NoDef. However, the biggest name in the house was the man doing the introductions: our very own Mayor Mitch. Enjoy video of the Mayor talking about soul and the streets after the jump.
Today's Events: 9.12.11
September 12, the world’s first female cop was appointed, to the LAPD (1910), when four teens followed their dog down a hole to discover the 17,000 year old Lascaux Cave Paintings (1940), when John F. Kennedy married Jackie O. (1953), when ‘Lassie’ debuted in CBS (1954), when Journalist and critic H.L. Mencken was born in Baltimore (1880), and when Country musician Johnny Cash died at age 71 (2003).
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