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Today in NOLA 9.3.17


If Southern Decadence isn't keeping you busy enough this Sunday, read on for more events around town. Shop your way to help canines at Bar Redux, or pay tribute to Joni Mitchell at The Civic. Mannie Fresh and DJ Soul Sister take HOB. Poor Boys hosts an epic farewell for Twin Peaks. Today in Louisiana history, a "mini civil war" took place in 1859 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.

 

Swamp Swap (Bar Redux, 2PM)

Support the New Orleans Bulldog Rescue at Bar Redux's annual yard sale. Sift through records, vintage clothes, jewelry, homemade curiosities, art, and more along the sidewalk and Bar Redux's covered patio. the Bywater watering hole's bar and famed kitchen will also be open, if you want a refreshment and a Caribbean-Creole snack.  

 

Twin Peaks: The Return Series Finale (Poor Boys, 6PM)

Fire walk with Poor Boys and help say goodbye to Twin Peaks. Over 25 years after David Lynch’s cult classic series ended, the much-anticipated new installment will wrap tonight. In addition to screening the two-hour series finale at 7PM, Poor Boys will host a Lynchian costume contest, DJ sets, and more. If you want to commemorate the evening on your corporeal form, stick and poke tattoos will be offered by NOLA artist Trasheyez. 

 

Paz Fest IV (Civic Theatre, 7PM)

The fourth annual New Orleans tribute to Joni Mitchell benefitting the Ruth Paz Foundation will move to the Civic for 2017. Funds raised from tonight's event will directly go to The Ruth Paz Pediatric Surgery and Burn Hospital in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The all ages show will feature a who's who of New Orleans talent, including Harry Shearer, Judith Owen, Alex McMurray, David Torkanowsky, Deacon John, and the Asylum Chorus. Also included in the lineup is Joni's first husband, Chuck Mitchell. 

 

Body Rock (House of Blues, 10PM)

The top DJS in town, Mannie Fresh & DJ Soul Sister, will take over HOB with old school sounds. DJ Soul Sister’s celebration of rare grooves always makes for some legendary dance parties all over the city, while Mannie Fresh has helped make some of NOLA's top talents (from Big Freedia to Stooges Brass Band) national powerhouses.




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