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Today in New Orleans 4.08.14

Mobb Deep is at House of Blues, performers at the Ellis Marsalis Center are paying tribute to living jazz legends, and classical organist Albinas Prizgintas is playing his weekly gig at Trinity Episcopal Church. On this date in 1864, the Confederates won the Battle of Mansfield, fought in De Soto Parish. Now, more to do this Tuesday.  

Today in New Orleans 2.11.14

Tonight, local folk rockers Hurray for the Riff Raff are celebrating their latest album release. Meanwhile, local hip-hop greats-turned mainstream, Juvenile and Mystikal, are also releasing their latest collaboration. On this day in 1965, black pro football players boycotted the AFL All-Star game in New Orleans, on the grounds that the league was practicing discrimination. Click through for more to do this Tuesday. 

Today in New Orleans:01.14.14

Tonight, San Francisco rock quartet Cool Ghouls are in Lee Circle, and New Orleans Outlaw Funk band Chapel Blues is performing at the Hi Ho. Charlie Miller and Albinas Prizgintas are both performing their free weekly gigs. On this date in 1897, LSU printed their first edition of The Reveille. Now, more music to see this Tuesday. 

Today in New Orleans 12.10.13

John Waters, Prince of Puke and the Pope of Trash is giving audiences at the Civic Theatre his take on the holidays. Christmas cheer continues in Jackson Square, with a free gospel concert from the Melody Clouds. On this day in 1860, then Governor Moore called a special session, calling for Louisiana to secede from the Union. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

Today in New Orleans 10.01.13

Up-and-coming rockers Houndmouth are coming to Freret, NOLA Fashion Week struts on, and 90’s rock legends The Black Crowes are taking over the Civic Theatre. On this day in 1893, an anonymous hurricane killed over 2000 people in South Louisiana and Mississippi. Now, more to do this Tuesday.

Today in New Orleans: 9.17.16

Tonight, grub out in Broadmoor for the first monthly "Eatmoor" food truck gathering. Check out a screening of The Life Aquatic at the Civic Theatre, or head to St. Claude for a book release party. On this day in 1985, Governor Edwin Edwards set off on his first racketeering trial. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

Today in New Orleans 9.10.13

Tonight, guitar master Joe Satriani is in town performing at House of Blues, the Kid Carsons are at the Hi Ho, and the Honeypots at Chickie Wah Wah. On this day in 1998, native Rapper Master P performed his hit, "Make 'Em Say Uhh!", at the MTV Video Music Awards. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

Today in New Orleans 9.3.13

Tonight, Daria and the Hip Drops join Sasha Masakowski for the Progression Music Series on Freret, and Sexual Thunder is at the Hi Ho. Today in Louisiana in 1859, A "mini civil war" takes place between Calcasieu vigilante and others near Rayne in what was known as the Battle of Queue de Toture. Click through for more to do this Tuesday.

Today in New Orleans 7.9.13

Tonight, see a free screening from DJ Soul Sister's "Musically Speaking" series, and check out some sike rock in Lee Circle. On this date in 1706, Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville died of yellow fever. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

Today in New Orleans 7.2.13

This morning, get your groceries in the Riverbend at Tuesday's Crescent City Farmers Market. Later on, Sasha Masakowski is hosting her Progression Music Series at Gasa Gasa. On this day in 1952, construction began on Ochsner Hospital in Jefferson Parish. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

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