- This week in Louisiana history. August 17, 1807. The first commercially successful steamboat travels up the Hudson River.
- This week in New Orleans history. August 17, 1969. Hurricane
Camille hit New Orleans. After passing very near southeastern
Louisiana, Hurricane Camille made landfall early on August 18
in Waveland, Mississippi. Maximum wind speeds near the
coastline were estimated to have been about 175 mph (282 km/h)
with a pressure of 900 mbar.
- This week in Louisiana.
September 13-14, 2019
The 11th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival
House of Blues
225 Decatur St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
The Civic Theatre
510 O'Keefe Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70113
The Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival is an international burlesque festival, known for crowning the top classic striptease dancer as the “Queen of Burlesque.” We assemble the most glamorous and eye-popping burlesque dancers in the world to perform over three nights in sultry New Orleans. Comic emcees, singers, and variety acts flesh out the shows to provide the most entertaining, classy, and risqué showcases you’ll ever see. Celebrate this classic form of adult entertainment that made Bourbon Street famous worldwide!
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