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SAINTS v. Panthers
Da Dome (7:30 p.m.)
Big division battle with Carolina
Mid-City Theatre (7 p.m.)
The history of scientology, told by kids in true Christmas pageant form
Shadowbox Theatre (4p.m.)
Ira Levin's gets a local run on St. Claude
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10pm)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Sunday Youth Music Workshop
All ages workshop with Johnny Vidacovich. Bring your instruments!
Cajun Fais Do Do
Bruce Daigrepont is playing the washboard and getting you to bed early
Krewe du Guza
Le Bon Temps Roule (10pm)
Sunday Funday weekly gig from the husband and wife duo
Joe Krown feat. Russell Batiste and Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Maple Leaf (10pm)
Weekly gig on Oak with Krown on the organ, Washington firing up the guitar strings, and Batiste on the drums.
Shadowbox (8 p.m.)
A sci-fi, Latino noir performance. No guacamole for immigrant haters!
King James & the Special Men
BJ's Lounge (10p.m.)
Weekly Mon Gig- Burgundy in the Bywater for that downtown rhythm and blues.
Hi-Ho Lounge (7:00 p.m.)
Join the circle for a song, with a special apperance by red beans and rice!
Glen David Andrews
Treme trombone man brings it on a Monday
Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
Maple Leaf Bar (10p.m.)
NOLA funk-gypsy-rockers in Carrollton
Charmaine Neville Band
Snug Harbor (8p.m., 10p.m.)
Weekly Mon Gig- The Neville niece brings her soul and her band to Frenchmen
Maple Leaf Bar (10p.m.)
2 sets by the Grammy-winning brass band
Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers
Bullet’s Sports Bar (7p.m.)
Come see Kermit at home in the 7th Ward, and get to bed early
Broadway St Market (9a.m.-1p.m.)
Weekly Tues Gig- Uptown edition of the city's prime local market
The 6th Ward's home brass band saunters over to Frenchmen for some New Orleans music.
Sen. Morrell Calls on Kids for Holiday Essay Contest
New Orleans’ expanding literary community is not just for the grown ups this holiday season. State Senator J.P. Morrell of District 3 announced yesterday that elementary, middle, and high school students are invited to enter an essay contest. Kids from Orleans, Jefferson, and St. Bernard Parishes can send in their essays on what the season means for them. Each winner will receive a Kindle Fire.
Review of Comedy/Thriller, Now at the Shadowbox Theatre
The Shadowbox is now hosting Deathtrap, a 1978 meta-theatrical comedy thriller by playwright Ira Levin. Directed by Frederick Mead, this thriller-spoof delivers laughs and plot twists at the cozy black box theatre along St. Claude.
'Pavement' Hits the Hardwood
Dance Review: A Metaphorical Slam Dunk at CAC
There are some stellar contemporary dance moves taking place on the basketball court inside the CAC’s warehouse. While it may seem unlikely, that is exactly what’s happening with Kyle Abraham’s creation and performance of Pavement, which returns for a final performance on Saturday (12/7) at the Contemporary Arts Center.
Allen Toussaint, Hot 8 Among NOLA, La. Grammy Nominees
As ever, Jay-Z was leading the field of Grammy Nominations announced Friday night for the 56th edition of the music industry award. But between all the Mr. Carter nods, there was plenty of room for musicians from New Orleans and Louisiana. NoDef counts nine nominations with ties to the Bayou State, and, as ever, a shrimp po-boy isn't far from the action.
NOLA Project Marries Scientology, Christmas Pageants
Updated 6:15 p.m.
No matter how well executed, holiday-time theatre offerings are often limited to Scrooge, some dancing rats or sugar plum fairies, or maybe some dancing ladies in Santa suits. So, in December, the NOLA Project is bringing robot children from outer space into the mix.
Super Sunday for locals has a bit of different meaning than for those in other parts of the country. Many tourists can share a story or two of a Fairgrounds experience, but only a native is likely to know what it means to relish in a stroll to Esplanade Ave.’s Fortier Park, then over to Fair Grinds on Ponce De Leon Street for coffee and a bacon sweet potato biscuit.
Tipitina's 'Instruments A Comin' Awards $200K in Brass
The Tipitina’s Foundation is giving New Orleans kids the tools to become the next generation of artists to land gigs at the famous venue. The foundation awarded over $200,000 to area schools, a total of 127 new instruments from the Instruments A Comin’ Award.
Words & Music Lit Fest Kicks Off in Quarter
Starting today, the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society will launch its annual Words & Music festival. Billed as a “literary feast,” the festival’s events will run for five days around its headquarters, the Hotel Monteleone. This year’s theme is “God, Man, and Woman: Faith and the Search for Meaning as Inspiration for the Arts.”
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