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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'
Today in New Orleans: 10.20.12
Today, neighborhoods across New Orleans celebrate the ties that bind, Halloween starts early at the Healing Center and the French Market and the NOLA Underground Hip-Hop awards crown new titans. On this day in Louisiana history, work began on the Cabildo and Presbytere in what would become Jackson Square (1795) and Bobby Jindal was elected governor at age 36 - the youngest in Louisiana history (2007). Now for today's full slate:
'World's Least Energy Efficient Home' Sends Chills
by M.D. Dupuy
Eco-friendly folks looking to get spooked this Halloween season, head down to the Healing Center tomorrow and see “The World’s Most Energy Inefficient House,” a haunting journey into the world of monstrous carbon footprints, insidious temperature increases, and terrifying energy bills. The exhibition is part of tomorrow’s larger Anba Dlo (pronounced “Ahnbah Dlo”) Festival, a celebration of water and a fundraiser for The New Orleans Community Outreach.
Weekend Fests Spotlight 4 New Orleans Communities
New Orleans neighborhoods: you’ve walked around in them, you’ve marveled at their crooked streets, their sometimes lopsided houses, their towering magnolias, and the one guy walking his fawn-colored pit bull in pajamas. This weekend: celebrate them.
After the Voodoo: Fri., Oct. 28
Music fans got their gris gris for Halloween, and it seems to be working in their favor. Not only is there a huge fest in City Park. But, at night, superbills span across the city's clubs. Tonight's lineup includes a huge Halloween fest on St. Claude, an all-night afterparty at Howlin' Wolf and, naturally, Rick Ross. Click through for details.
City of Screams
5 Less Traveled Halloween Happenings...If You Dare
The last stitches of the costume will at least get you through the first few hours of the night, and the brew is in the cauldron. It's time to make plans for Halloween weekend.
Crimes against Humanity, et al
by Arielle Schecter
So, slacker, haven't made Day-Before-Halloween plans yet? Well good news - there are plenty of things to do besides stuff your face with pre-sale candy.
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Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
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