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Defender Picks

 

Lundi

April 27th

Marco Benevento

Blue Nile Balcony, 10p.m.

Multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist

 

Eric Lindell

Circle Bar, 10p.m.

Local singer-songwriter with a funky edge

 

FREQUINOX

Blue Nile, 9:15p.m.

Stanton Moore, R.Walter, W.Bernard, Donald Harrison, Mercurio + Ronkat & Brian J

 

DRKWAV

Maison, 10p.m.

John Medeski, Skerik & Adam Deitch, and Yojimbo

 

Joan Armartrading

Civic Theater, 9p.m.

British singer-songwriter

 

Amanda Shaw

Rock n Bowl

Fiddle phenom matured and so has her sound

 

Instruments A Comin’

Tips, 8p.m.

Benefit to help kids with music feat. HISB, Johnny Sketch, New Orleans Suspects, Paul Barrere, Wild Magnolias, Galactic, Anders

 

Marcia Ball

HOB, 8p.m.

Godmother of New Orleans Soul

 

Jimbo Mathus

d.b.a 10p.m.

Squirrel Nut Zippers alum plays solo singer-songwriter work

Mardi

April 28th

Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, Johnny Vidacovich

Maple Leaf Bar, 10p.m.

 

DRAGON SMOKE

One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

Stanton Moore, Ivan Neville, Eric Lindell, Robert Mercurio

 

The WHIP!

Blue Nile, 12a.m.

Brian J(Pimps), Ron Kat, Robert Walter, Pete Shand, Corey Henry, John Staten

 

Skerik

Blue Nile Balcony, 10p.m.

Experimental sax virtuoso

Mercredi

April 29th

Bob Dylan

Saenger Theatre, 8p.m.

The master returns to the town he says “saved his life”

 

Justin Bieber’s Girlfriend

Hi Ho Lounge, 9p.m.

Side project from Yojimbo and Skerik

 

Johnny Vidacovich, Ivan Neville, June Yamagishi & George Porter Jr.

Maple Leaf, 10p.m.

 

Megalomaniacs Ball

Howling Wolf, 10p.m.

NOLA Drive-In Postponed


Since Cold War paranoia and the antics of Peter Sellers are best viewed when the Big Board's not sopping wet, tonight's scheduled NOLA Drive-In screening of Dr. Strangelove at the old Elysian Fields Ave. Schwegmann's has been postponed. No details have been released on the rain date, yet.


NOLA Drive-In's Outdoor Schwegmann's Screenings Move to Marigny


by Sean Rhoads

This Friday, Nola Drive-In brings its outdoor film screenings to the Marigny with Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Stanley Kubrick's classic 1963 satire of Cold War politics. The screening location has drifted east from the roof of the abandoned Schwegmann's on Broad St. to the equally abandoned Schwegmann's parking lot near the corner of St. Claude and Elysian Fields Aves.


Today's Events: 7.11.11


July 11, when Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities was published (1859), when The U.S. Marine Corps was created by an act of Congress (1798), when Big Ben chimed for the first time (1859), when Vice President Aaron Burr shot and killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel (1804), when Tijuana, Mexico was founded (1889), when Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird was first published (1960), when E.B. White (1899) and Lil’ Kim were born (1975), and when George Gershwin died (1937). So read some lit., eat a crumpet, drink a Horchata, and see some French films, which are among these offerings:


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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,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Theatre Critic

Michael Martin

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

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Stephen Babcock