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Cafe Instanbul (7:00 PM)
A Japanese film about a teenager’s strange venture into a haunted house
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00 PM)
King James & the Special Men
Charmaine Neville Band
New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center (7:30PM)
Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan, and Alexander Skargard star in the film, an adaptation of Henry James' novella of the same name
8301 Olive Street (6:00 PM)
Honey Island Swamp Band Trio with Alvin Youngblood Hart will play at the fourth annual celebration of the farmer’s market, with proceeds to go to kid’s farm education programs
Rosa Keller Library (5:00-9:00 PM)
My House NOLA presents a rolling food vendor mini festival
The Antenna Gallery (7:00 PM)
A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Charitable Film Network, Press Street, and WWOZ
Jewish Community Center (7:30 PM)
The second evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Catch the Indie rockers on their North American tour
Marigny's 'Before I Die' Wall Passes
MARIGNY - The comment period has concluded over on the blighted house at the corner of Burgundy and Marigny Sts. But for once the end of memorable public art wasn't the work of the Gray Ghost. Last week, two of the crafters of the "Before I Die" wall painted a white coat over the giant chalkboard. The wall, which went up within the first two months of the year, offered pedestrians a chance to write down their aspirations by finishing the phrase, "Before I Die I want to..." The wall's life cycle simply ran its cours, said project staffer Alan Williams.
I WISH THIS WAS: an Urban Design Takeover
Ever spot those ‘Hello, My Name Is’ stickers around town, but after a double take realize they say ‘I Wish This Was’ instead? None other than urban design-chic Candy Chang is behind the I WISH THIS WAS project, along with the Civic Center. When made aware of this new project, NoDef learned that the inspiration came from the lack of grocery stores in Chang’s neighborhood; the CC’s Kristina Kassem recently elaborated: “stickers were created to give people of the community an outlet to voice their opinions as to what they would like to see in their neighborhood.”
Top 11 Visual Artists in 2011
The visual arts continued their resurgence in 2010. Events such as Prospect 1.5, PhotoNOLA, and the suddenly hot monthly art walks have propelled those putting brush to canvas to a stature equal to those putting brushes to skin... feet to canvas. Right now, we are seeing incredible art coming out of this city; the works span all mediums, and convey themes still tinged by the Storm, but no longer pigeonholed by our dark days.
City of Memes
Group Caught Smirking as Architecture Plans are Unveiled
In the world of hypothetical New Orleans architecture, the self is lifted up, loitering is a prized right, and and a grocery store could be wherever you need it.
So, at least two out of three ideas are close to reality.
Sexy Tree Time
MARIGNY- Here’s one for all you paraphiliacs out there: picture a centerfold of the hottest Oak Tree this side of Esplanade’s ever seen. NYE is just around the corner, and goodness knows y’all need a calendar for the new year. Let’s face it, bikini babes and muscle men are out, and trees are in. That’s right, trees. And sexy trees at that. Designer/Artist/Urban planner Candy Chang makes environmentalism organizationally erotic with her new Sexy Trees of the Marigny 2011 Calendar.
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
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