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Today in NOLA: 9.14.14


The Saints play against the Cleveland Browns in Ohio tonight. Giddyup to get to Lakefront Arena: Rodeo New Orleans ropes down its second and final day of Western-themed sports and attractions. Don’t feel like cooking? Sunday night marks the end of this year’s Restaurant Week, so you might as well go out. All that, plus theatre matinées this evening:

 


Today in NOLA: 9.12.14


Two new plays open in New Orleans tonight: Sam Shepard’s family drama A Lie of the Mind comes to Midcity Theatre, and local writer Michael Allen Zell’s dark comedy Thin Walls premieres at the Shadowbox. Maple Street Book Shop celebrates fifty years of fighting the stupids with a golden anniversary soirée. Plus, a songwriter featured on NBC’s The Voice plays on Frenchmen. See more Friday night events:


Today in NOLA: 9.11.14


Jazz in the Park bops back to Armstrong Park with soul singer and keyboard player Nigel Hall, backed by his band the Congregation and supported by rising young horn player Travis “Trumpet Black” Hill. Tennessee-based singer-songwriter Cory Branan performs at the Beatnik. And while most of us have adjusted to the Sometimes-Picayune, media scholars are still debating its import. Plus, weekend theatre picks tonight:


Today in NOLA: 9.10.14


Sarah Carr, an education reporter who wrote a close study of New Orleans' unprecedented experiment with public charter schools, speaks at Tulane tonight. Shotgun Cinema sceens Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski’s film Ida. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike returns to Le Petite this weekend, Black Lips play Tipitina's, and Restaurant Week continues. Dinner and a show, right this way:


Today in NOLA: 9.9.14


What are you having for lunch? And is it too soon to think about dinner? The 2014 Restaurant Week menus can’t satisfy your cravings, but they will help you decide where to dine tonight. Galactic drummer Stanton Moore brings his eponymous trio to Snug Harbor for the second in a series of September gigs. Plus, notable punk shows in Midcity and downtown. Here’s the Tuesday rundown:


We Live to Eat! Restaurant Week Kicks Off In NOLA


One could argue that every week is Restaurant Week in New Orleans, but next week, they’d be right. We Live to Eat Restaurant Week kicks off this Monday, September 8, and runs through the Sunday the 14th. Local heavyweights like Antoine’s, Emeril’s, Commander’s, and Ruth’s Chris are set to participate, as well as newcomers like Booty’s and Mizado Cocina.


Restaurant Week Proves We Live to Eat Seafood


Over the weekend, the New Orleans Seafood Festival provided snapshots of the N.O. dining scene's scintillating seafare. This week, though, it ain't just maritime munchies. Louisiana Seafood Restaurant Week is offering discounted, multicourse meals at many of the local luminaries who have built our supremacy with shellfish. Click through for a full list of participating restaurants.


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