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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
1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd (5:00PM- 11:00 PM)
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is inviting Grecophiles of all ages out to Bayou St. John for goat burgers, traditional music and dancing, and regional libations
The Convention Center (6:00PM-9:00 PM)
An experience for both foodies and wine connoisseurs with live music by Flow Tribe
Zephyr Field (7:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
One Eyed Jacks (7:30)
Sketchy Characters Productions brings you a comedy sketch and web series that plays off the madness of the French Quarter
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
The Little Gem Saloon (8:00 PM)
The fourth evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Howlin’ Wolf (9:00 PM)
A funky two night celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Rock around Lee Circle tonight
JazzFest After Hours: Backbeat Series' Pro-Local Lineup
If you have enough energy after seeing JazzFest's headliners, show some love for the locals at this year's Backbeat Music Series. For eight years, the nonprofit has been pushing local acts into major venues, and this year's lineup includes Blue Nile, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Honey Island Swamp Band, Cyril Neville, and dozens more.
Today in New Orleans 4.24.13
This Wednesday, enjoy some free music in Lafayette Square, see weekly gigs from some of the city's best acts, and hear local writers discuss their work on Elysian Fields. On this day in 1877, Reconstruction officially ended in Louisiana. Now, more hump day happenings.
Today in New Orleans 3.11.13
Tonight, Beyonce’s little sister is in town at House of Blues, Caveman is at the Hi Ho, and everything must go at the Treme costume sale. Happy Birthday to local drummer Terrence Higgins, born on March 11, 1970. Now, more to do this Monday.
Pints, Pisces and a Piñata
Blue Nile Bash Benefits Barman's Fund
Just by indulging in the city’s favorite of pastimes, locals can support a group of unlikely activists who are putting their Piscean penchant for reason to use by “drinking with a purpose.” On Monday March 11, beginning at 8 p.m., the fourth annual Pisces Party will take place at Frenchmen Street's Blue Nile to benefit the New Orleans Barman’s Fund.
Today in New Orleans 3.2.13
Tonight, celebrate women in jazz, enjoy some country at House of Blues, gobble and wobble for Catch the Wall, and more. On March 2, 1988, Professor Longhair and Wynton Marsalis both won Grammy Awards at the 1987 Grammys. Now, more to do this Saturday.
Today in New Orleans 2.16.13
Tonight, see a rare performance on Frenchmen Street from the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, check out some funk in Mid City, blues uptown, and more. On this day in 1724, Governor Bienville was recalled to France during the Chickasaw Wars. Now, more to do this Saturday in the Big Easy.
The Sound Table
City Commissions Report on Noise Laws, Potential Plans to Increase Enforcement
Nearly a year after the controversial noise ordinance became law, questions of enforcement still loom above the heads of business owners, neighborhood residents, and city officials.
Lundi Gras 2.11.13
It’s the last night of night parades! Don’t let rain get in the way of your Lundi Gras. Once the parades pass, there’s live music everywhere in the city, from uptown to the Marigny. On this day in 1932, the late Uncle Lionel (Lionel Paul Batiste, Sr.) was born. Now, more to do this magical Monday.
Post-Parade Music on Bacchus Sunday
Marching bands provide the perfect music to get into the Mardi Gras spirit, but they pass so quickly. If you're left wanting more, check out bands from near and afar playing all over the Big Easy tonight.
Today in New Orleans 2.9.13
It's Endymion Saturday! Head to the Uptown route for Iris and Tuck's, then make your way to Mid City. Following the Krewes, there's live acts performing everything from bounce to Russian Mafia music. See brass, funk, rock, and more all over New Orleans. On this day in 1718, Bienville was appointed Governor of the Louisiana Colony. Now, more to do before, after, and during the parades!
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