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NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)
New Orleanian songwriter performs at the weekly outdoor concert series
The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)
Singer/ songwriter who has recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers
The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)
A screening of Maya's award-winning animation "Pareidolia" followed by a Q &A with the artist
Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)
The third evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00 PM)
Hip hop artist raps on St. Claude with his album Trap Hop
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Performing tracks from the new album 'What a World'
Ragin' Cajun Leaves SNL, Bill Hader to Retire
Saturday Night Live has incorporated more swamp humor into their sketches in recent years, but it looks like fans will have to settle for an occasional Maine Justice to sate their Louisiana cravings. Fans must bid adieu to SNL’s James Carville impersonator. After an eight-year run and lots of bawdy bayou talk, Bill Hader announced that Saturday, May 18, will be his last night as a cast member. Click through for clips from Weekend Update.
Sinkhole Saga: Water Rushes in After Berm Breach
Up in Assumption Parish, the sinkhole is still burping. And now there's leakage to contend with. After heavy rains on Thursday night, a berm around the western side of the disaster site breached, allowing water to fill up the sinkhole in five spots, according to officials.
Post JazzFest Roundup
The party is over, but fest goers don't have to wait another year to get the best music, crafts, and food of Jazz Fest. Click through for some of NoDef's highlights from this year, including photos. Find a new artist to follow outside of the fairgrounds tents, or discover a new local restaurant after they've packed up their booths.
NoDef Crossword No. 20: JazzFest's Second Weekend
JazzFest's second weekend is upon us, and Paolo Roy didn't want to let the season slip away without a little teaser. NoDef's Chief Puzzler returns to close out the Fest with his latest Crescent City themed crossword creation. Do it:
Three-Legged Alligator Angles for Better View at Zurich Classic (VIDEO)
With their humble beginnings on the putt-putt green, golfers are plenty accustomed to alligators as obstacles on the course. But at this stage of their career, the pros competing this weekend at the Zurich Classic in Avondale probably weren't expecting live reptiles. On Thursday's opening round of the competition, an alligator with three legs climbed out of the water and started making its way onto the course, and it got about as . Click through to view:
CCL Youth Theatre Wins $4000 Contract with Gambel PR
Facebook’s “like” feature was put to good use this past two weeks, when Gambel Communications set out in March to help a local nonprofit. The PR firm set up a competition between local do-gooders, and they have announced their winner of a $4000 PR contract, Crescent City Lights Youth Theatre.
GE Gives WWII Museum New Teaching Tools
Visitors of all ages love the World War II Museum's fighter jets and simulators, but for many local kids, the life-sized machines are more than just really big toys. GE employees, military, Medal of Honor recipient General Jim Livingston, and Sci Academy students gathered under the Boeing airplanes of the World War II Museum this morning to demonstrate the new educational tools developed from the GE Foundation’s $750,000 donation.
Zombies Spare Pets in Animal Welfare Walk
by Morgan Dowdy
NOLA Zombi, a local group dedicated to “all things zombie,” is inviting you to their joyful human outburst this Saturday, 20 April, with its first annual Spring Zombie Walk and Pub Crawl.
Hack Attack: LA's First Music Hackathon Hits UNO
Calling all coders, music lovers, and developers, Louisiana’s inaugural music hackathon is here. Today at 4pm at the UNO Lindy Boggs Conference Center, come equipped with your best ideas and get ready for 24 full hours of creativity, code-writing, and collaboration.
Mutts in the Marigny Brings Paw Awe to St. Paul's
If you were too busy festing last weekend and left your four-legged friends to fend for his own entertainment, you can make it up to them this weekend at Mutts in the Marigny. This Quad community event hosted by St. Paul Lutheran Church celebrates its second year for the festival, with last year’s event being the most successful community event to date.
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Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
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