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May 29th

Greek Fest

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 11a.m.-11p.m.

Opa! Get your gyro, ouzo, & dance on!

 

Birdfoot Festival

Lafargue Pianos, 6p.m.

Chamber music fest ends with youth show

 

Treme & 7th Ward Fest

Under the Bridge

Gospel, Kermit, Second-Line, lots of Andrews

 

The Asylum Chorus

Siberia, 6p.m.

Local all-star vocalists

 

Joe Krown Trio

Maple Leaf, 10 p.m.

Krown on the B3 with Russell Batiste and Walter “Wolfman” Washington, weekly

 

Pat Casey

Spotted Cat, 10p.m.

Boundary pushing fusion jazz

NoDef Speakeasy Returns!


by Leon Perniciaro

After a long weekend of festing, the brain could use a defibrilator's jolt on this Monday morning. Luckily, the NoDef Speakeasy has returned to provide a look at some of this week's lectures, panels, readings and other cranial events. This week, Cubano artists arrive on U.S. shores and head straight to Xavier, Tulane celebrates Equal Pay Day and a futuristic New Orleans is finally the subject of a science fiction plot.


Today's Events: 4.16.12


Today, the bubblegum punk pop group Hunx and his Punx take the stage at Siberia, while Dick Dale brings the original surf rock mastery to the Howlin' Wolf, and Professor Bart Moore-Gilbert from Goldsmith College at the University of London does lectures on "Postcolonialism, Terrorism and the Sacred." at Tulane. This day in history, was the Official date of founding of New Orleans (1718), and The Zephyrs play their first game in New Orleans, losing 8-7 to Buffalo in 10 innings at Privateer Park. (1993)


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Contributors:

Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

Listings Editor


Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

Published Daily by

Minced Media, Inc.

Editor Emeritus



Stephen Babcock