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Comedy, burlesque and parties in New Orleans this week (Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2017)

Doug Benson, NOLA Nerdlesque Festival, Dante's Disco Inferno at the Music Box

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Dante's Disco Inferno
Tue. Oct. 31 | A costumes-required (theme: think "demonic disco") party at 9th Ward haunt The Music Box Village features music from Cauche Mar and DJ Rotten "Spooky" Milk among a menagerie of dancing ghouls and other performers. A kids' trick-or-treating hour begins at 6 p.m. The party is at 7 p.m.

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NOLA Nerdlesque Festival
Fri.-Sat. Nov. 3-4 | Local and visiting burlesque dancers, including New York cosplayer Dangrrr Doll, perform routines inspired by super heroes, comics, anime, The Lord of the Rings and other sci-fi and popular culture. There are four different shows at the Contemporary Arts Center.

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Doug Benson
Sun. Nov. 5 | Comedian and cannabis enthusiast Doug Benson last visited Cafe Istanbul to record a Doug Loves Movies podcast. He recently tweeted that the city with the best attendance on this Doug Loves Movies tour will get another visit. At 4:20 p.m. at Cafe Istanbul.

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