Things to do in NOLA Nov 6-Nov 12




Monday, November 6th

  • What: The Trail They Blazed 
  • Where: TEP Center, 5909 St Claude 
  • Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Featuring more than 1,000 square feet of historic visuals and more than 40 sound bites, visitors can hear and read stories about boycotts, public school desegregation, the march on City Hall, voter registration and activism in the Desire neighborhood straight from the people who lived them. It’s a traveling exhibit built collaboratively with the community that participated in the local Civil Rights Movement and those working to preserve its legacy. 
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Tuesday, November 7th

  • What: Iron Chef Yia Vang Pop-Up at Mister Mao
  • Where: Mister Mao, 4501 Tchoupitoulas 
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: TV personality, and highly decorated chef Yia Vang is currently the owner/chef of the James Beard-nominated restaurant Union Hmong Kitchen located in Graze Food Hall in North Loop Minneapolis and soon to be opening Vinai specializing in Hmong cuisine.
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Wednesday, November 8th

  • What: Spicy Bits: Hot Sauce + Improv Comedy
  • Where: Big Couch, 1045 Desire
  • Time: 8:00-11:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Spicy Bits is a unique hour-long comedy show featuring improvisers performing short-form games and eating food covered in hot sauce. As the show goes on, the games get harder, and the sauces get hotter. Imagine “Who’s Line Is it Anyway?” meets “Hot Ones.”
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Thursday, November 9th

  • What: LOUISIANA LENS: Photographs from The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Where: Octavia Books, 513 Octavia
  • Time: 6:00-7:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: A presentation and book signing with John H. Lawrence celebrating his new book, Louisiana Lens: Photographs from The Historic New Orleans Collection.
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Friday, November 10th

  • What: Starstruck: A Fashion Odyssey Presented by First Horizon
  • Where: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll 
  • Time: 8:00-11:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Celebrate NOMA during an elegant evening inspired by the star-studded, iconic designs featured in Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour. One of the most anticipated events of the fall, Odyssey raises necessary funds supporting NOMA’s exhibitions, programs, and initiatives all year round.
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Saturday, November 11th

  • What: 504 Rock Art Circus #18
  • Where: Broadside NOLA, 600 N Broad 
  • Time: 4:00-10:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: This is an action packed day of local underground music, Artist and side show events! 
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Sunday, November 12th 

  • What: New Orleans Water Lantern Festival
  • Where: Louis Armstrong Park, 701 N Rampart 
  • Time: 3:30-7:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you’ll witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the water.
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