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Byrdie's Hosts 'Ghost' Re-enactment V-Day Contest

Byrdie's Gallery (2422 St. Claude Avenue) has a solution for those still searching for not-so-serious Valentines Day plans. Couples, pairs of friends, and individuals are invited to the ceramics studio/coffehouse/gallery to do their best re-enactment of the iconic pottery scene from Ghost, the 1990’s classic. 

Today in New Orleans 2.14.14

Happy Valentine’s Day! Tonight Hurray for the Riff Raff will be playing a sold out show at One Eyed Jacks, Byrdie’s Gallery will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Ghost “pottery Scene” Competition, and a play about Cinderella will be performed at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. On this date in Louisiana history, Hattie Caraway (D-Ark) was elected as the first female senator with the help of Louisiana’s Huey P. Long. Friday’s events are below: 

Creature Feature

Review: Raven Creature's 'Drawing from the Inside' at Byrdie's Gallery

NoDef had the singular opportunity to preview Raven (“yes-that’s-my-real-name”) Creature’s detailed, lifelike and refreshingly modest series of literary portraits, Drawing From the Inside before its Second Saturday opening. 

Play and Thespian Rights

Theater Review: Chesapeake

Philip Yiannopoulos heads to St. Claude for Chesapeake, a one-man show of dogs, art and many other surprises.

Today in New Orleans 12.13.12

Get cozy this cold Thursday night with crafts on St. Claude, Shakespeare at NOMA, DJ Shadow at the Republic, and more. On December 13, 1935, the Bonnet Carre Spillway was dedicated. Click for more on what to do tonight in the Crescent City.

Wise Buys: Craft Mafia Sets Up Shop in Byrdie's Gallery

by M.D. Dupuy

Those seeking last minute Chanukah gifts or Christmas stocking stuffers need not brave the mall sprawl—there’s a craftier way to gift. The New Orleans Craft Mafia is setting up shop for two Thursdays in a row, offering locals handmade home décor items, soaps, purses, dresses, and more from local, independent craftspeople. The artsy shopping begins tomorrow at Byrdie’s (2422 St. Claude) from 8-11pm.   

Today's Events: 4.9.12

On this Easter Monday, the first local Dyngus Day celebration arrives in New Orleans, Byrdie's Gallery digs into the night, and Portugal, the Man plays the Quarter. On this day, La Salle reached the mouth of the Mississippi and gave the Louisiana Territory its name (1682), and Rockin' Sidney was born (1938). Now back to today:

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