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Today's Events: 2.3.12


Today, the dirtiest rapper around comes to Siberia, the Boat Show and NOLA Comedy Arts Festival continue and art openings dot Uptown and downtown. On this day in Louisiana history, Louis Belcourt, Chevalier de Kerlerec arrived to assume the governorship of the Louisiana territory (1753), and Kermit Ruffins Jazz and Blues Hall opened, only to close later in the same year (2001). In the words of Glengarry Glen Ross, make sure you're always closing today with these:


Development Tract

T-Lot Art Exhibition Commences First Stage Tonight on St. Claude



In Parallel Play, a Prospect 2 satellite exhibition opening tonight, growth and maturation are both themes and functions.


Fair Folks, A Goat & An American Memory


No it’s not second Saturday. It’s not even Saturday. Yet, there is art to be seen. Tonight, from 7-10 p.m., five artists come together for An American Memory, a group exhibition guest curated by Michael Martin at Chartres' Fair Folks and a Goat. The works and mediums vary, but, thematically, all of the works reflect on the splendor found in a city’s gradual decay - what corrodes, what remains, and the new visual aesthetic that takes hold of its surroundings as a result.


Today's Events: April 8, 2011


The Defender Picks (a gauche) lay down our list of suggestions each jour de la semaine, but here's our daily ‘pick of the litter,’ spotlighting a few of the day's offerings with some added detail.

 

Happy Festin’! Here's our picks for Friday’s French Quarter Fest lineup:


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