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Walter Wolfman Washington
d.b.a. (10:00 PM)
Fiery blues on Frenchmen - every week
House of Blues (8:00PM)
Legendary rock icon and four-time Grammy winner
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00PM)
Feel the bass drop
Algiers Ferry Landing (6:00PM)
Today, Vivaz Latin Band and Paky Saavadra
Curren$y's Jet Lounge
Blue Nile (10:00 PM)
The NOLA rapper's weekly party
Banks Street Bar (10:00 PM)
Blues rock and BLTs!
Country Club (All Day)
Weekly Wed Gig- $3 martinis and free admission for the service industry folks.
Tom McDermott and Meschiya Lake
Chickie Wah Wah (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Piano man meets a golden voice.
Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses
Weekly Wed Gig- Gypsy jazz upstairs in the Marigny
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- from the street to the stage. Midnight Snax throwdown follows at 10pm.
dba (7:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- The world's premiere washboard-sousaphone-guitar trio.
Treme Brass Band
Candlelight Lounge (9:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Pass on by and see the 6th Ward’s home band.
Little Gem Saloon (5:00PM)
Traditional Blues, Gospel, and R&B in the CBD
Snug Harbor (8:00PM)
Delfeayo Marsalis’ award-winning orchestra
Come see the in-demand bassist perform with his own band tonight
Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers
Les Bon Temps Roule (10:00 PM)
Candlelight Lounge (8:00PM)
Shake your brass in the Treme with a blend of hip hop, R&B, and pop
Maple Leaf (8:00PM)
One of New Orleans’ best percussionist invites his friends to the stage
PubliQ House (9:30PM)
Brass with electric guitar and keyboard
Strindberg & Storyville
Kiss Kiss Julie: A Facing the Stage Interview
In anticipation of ArtSpot’s latest theatrical offering, Kiss Kiss Julie, NoDef's Helen Jaksch sat down for a series of phone and email conversations with performer Ashley Sparks to get a sense of the show’s process and what to expect of this sexy and curious deconstruction of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie.
The Hunting of the Snark
Facing the Stage: A Review
NoDef Theatre Writer Helen Jaksch heads to the CAC for the first of four March installments of the Skin Horse Theatre's stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark.
Facing the Stage: An Editorial
NoDef's drama scribes discuss the state of New Orleans theatre, the rapidly evolving scene's prospects for further national recognition and consider the purpose of the form in this town.
The Trip to Bountiful
The Top 12 New Orleans Theatre Performances of 2011
‘Tis the season for brutal choices.
Facing the Stage
NoDef Theatre Writers Jim Fitzmorris and Helen Jaksch explore both sides of the holiday spirit with reviews of two yuletide productions: Mid City Theatre's rendition of The Santaland Diaries, and Ricky Graham Productions' The Pecan Cracker.
SARAH: A Review
Facing the Stage
Fringe Fest is over, but the New Orleans theatre community chugs on. Down in the Bywater, a performance collective known as Skin Horse is keeping their production of Sarah going well past the theatrical smorgasboard of mid-November. Today, Helen Jaksch reviews the site-specific work.
(Still More) Views from the Fringe
More Reviews From N.O. Fringe Fest Day 2 To Ease Your Weekend Picking Pains
In this second round of reviews from Day 2 of the New Orleans Fringe theatre festival, NoDef's team ran into zombies, dance, an empty refrigerator, and much more. All of the plays reviewed here play at least three more times throughout the weekend, so check them out when doin' your cipherin' on which of the 70 shows to choose.
(Even More) Views from the Fringe
Day 2 of New Orleans Fringe Fest, Reviewed
On the second day of Fringe Fest action, NoDef's reviewers encountered circus tricks, a dandy take on New Orleans, an ex-Angola inmate and a baroness - undressed. Here's the lowdown:
(More) Views From the Fringe
A Second Helping of Reviews From Opening Night at New Orleans Fringe Fest
In the second act of reviews of the opening night of the New Orleans Fringe Fest, NoDef's crack team of stage savants check out a circus, a sexed-up Streetcar, spaghetti western slapstick, and, as ever, girls and hip-hop.
To the Fringe!
Annual Theatre Fest Raises Curtain Wednesday
The New Orleans Fringe Festival is here. November 16-20, 2011. Just left of center and off the beaten path, this festival boasts “wild, weird, fresh, and original theatre”.
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, 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
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