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Faux/Real Fest's Final Weekend



Hungry for the arts? With almost 40 oerformances at the Faux/Real Festival of the Arts this wekeend, you're in luck. Whether you're looking for some serious ideology or just want to laugh, the fest has a few options. NoDef runs through your choices for the weekend.

Trying Solo


Prepare the opera glasses! The Faux/Real Festival of Arts is rolling into a final weekend with a bang. Not only are several productions wrapping up their three week runs, but several new shows have opened. Many of these premiers are solo performances found within one of Faux/Real's sub-fests, the Razor’s Edge.


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F&B, Words, and Parties at Week Three of Faux/Real



Faux/Real Festival of the Arts is rolling into a third and final weekend. The offerings show no signs of slowing down though. Along with the numerous theatre offerings, F/R has plenty of opportunities to eat, drink, and listen to some local authors.


Stalking the Razor's Edge


The Razor’s Edge Solo Performance Festival opened this weekend at the Faux/Real Festival with a full slate of one performer programming. NoDef checked out the offerings so you find somehting to your liking whether it is serious drama or sideshow.


Funky Food, Mescal, & Laughs


Hungry? Thirsty? Need to laugh? Wednesday at the Faux/Real Fest has something for you. Michaelopoulous Studios is hosting one funky dinner. In the Quarter, check out some mescals straight outta Oaxaca. And, over on St. Claude take a tongue-in-cheek tour of the United States.


Today In NOLA 11.9.15


Today in New Orleans, catch some of your favorite writers from around the city tending bar at Cure. At Sidney’s, King James & the Special Men will keep the evening rolling with their weekly set. Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses will bring traditional jazz with a twist to Maison, or you can catch Bluegrass Pickin’ Party at Hi-Ho Lounge. In purer times, Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in Cape Cod, MA (1620), Jack the Ripper killed his last known victim, Mary Jane Kelly (1888), the first issue of Rolling Stone Magazine was published (1967), Spiro Agnew (1918), Tom Fogerty (1941), Susan Tedeschi (1970), and Sisco (1978) were born, and Charles de Gaulle died (1970); and its World Freedom Day. So get liberated with these:


Faux Real, Faux Sure

A Look At Week One's Highlights



On Wednesday (11.04), the Faux Real Festival of the Arts will bring over 150 performing arts, literature, and food & drink to New Orleans. That’s a lot of arts to process. So, today, NoDef starts rolling out some fest spotlights. Check out some Week One favorites after the jump or see the whole schedule here.


Arts Starts

Faux/Real Fest Lineup Reveal



The Faux/Real Festival of the Arts provided a sneak peak at their November lineup today. The fest will include over 80 performing arts productions, 30 food and drink events, and 60 literary readings. The schedule spans the gamut from classics to the avant-garde.


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