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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'
Greek Fest’s Makes 40 with Hellenic Dancing, Fare, and Ouzo on the Bayou
For their 40th year, The Holy Trinity Cathedral (1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd) is inviting Grecophiles out to Bayou St. John for goat burgers, traditional music and dancing, regional libations, and fun for all ages.
Today in New Orleans 5.18.13
After you finish hearing the Dalai Lama deliver Tulane’s keynote address, head to Bayou Boogaloo in Mid City. Later, check out DJ Soul Sister’s weekly gig on St. Claude, or enjoy some funk rock at Flow Tribe’s CD release party. On this day in 1896, Plessy vs. Ferguson established the constitutionality of segregation with “separate but equal” reasoning. Now, more to do this Saturday.
Bikes and Brass at Bayou Boogaloo Second Line
Instead of walking or guzzling gas, take two wheels to Bayou Boogaloo on Sunday and join in Bike Easy’s bicyle second line. Beginning at 11am, cyclists will meet at the foot of Bayou St. John at Lafitte and Jeff Davis, and they’ll enjoy some brass while they pedal along with Bone Tone and Pocket Aces.
Today in New Orleans 5.17.13
Today, see the Dalai Lama live streamed on O.C. Haley. Bayou Boogaloo kicks off a zero-trash bash, the LPO performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 3, and more. On May 17, 1954, Louisiana was forced by Brown v. Board to desegregate all of the schools. Now, more to do this Friday.
Today in New Orleans 4.21.13
From the Treme, to Metairie, to the West Bank, New Orleanians are second linin’, parading, and pinching in the name of tradition. Over on Bayou St. John, get in touch with your inner environmentalist at Earth Day Fest. On this day in 1804, Louisiana’s last French Governor, Laussat, left New Orleans. Now, more to do this Sunday.
Bucket Brigade Brings Earth Day by the Bayou
The Louisiana Bucket Brigade has been keeping busy with benzene leaks and bayou blazes, but they’re putting down their clipboards for tomorrow’s eco-friendly festival. Join local nonprofits at tomorrow’s Earth Day Fest and Green Business Expo on Bayou St. John. Dumpstaphunk is headlining, and guests can become better earth keepers in between all the eating, kayaking, and merrymaking.
Parade Watch: Stepping Out for a Pussyfooter, Second Line By the Bayou
The Italian American marchers aren't the only ones hitting the streets this weekend. From Audbon Park to Bayou St. John, a pair of parades are set to roll out the good times. In the meantime, marchers will also be helping to say "f*ck cancer," and keep it real.
Today in New Orleans 3.3.13
Today, catch the fab four at the Mid City Theatre, folk-punk-bluegrass at Siberia, and some New Orleans funk on Oak Street. On this day in 1999, the Neville brothers performed “Mona Lisa” on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Now, more to do this Sunday.
Bayou Find: Prehistoric Artifacts Discovered Near Bayou St. John
Before the nutria ruled Bayou St. John, other tribes flourished on the historic waterway. Recently, archaeologists working for FEMA discovered some of the only prehistoric artifacts of their kind along the banks of the slow river. Among the artifacts were pottery sherds dating to 300-400 AD.
ATM Jacked from Bayou St. John Store (VIDEO)
Two men headed to Soprano's Meat Market early Thursday morning to get some money out. But instead of using their card, they took the whole ATM. Video obtained by police shows a white truck back up to the store. The pair break into the store, located in the 2700 block of Ursulines Avenue, by attaching a chain from their truck to the front door.
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