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NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)
New Orleanian songwriter performs at the weekly outdoor concert series
The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)
Singer/ songwriter who has recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers
The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)
A screening of Maya's award-winning animation "Pareidolia" followed by a Q &A with the artist
Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)
The third evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00 PM)
Hip hop artist raps on St. Claude with his album Trap Hop
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Performing tracks from the new album 'What a World'
JazzFest All Night: 5.4.13
After the Fest, the party keeps going in New Orleans. Tonight's club schedule brings a lineup including Erykah Badu and Mos Def, bluegrass king Del McCoury, and the post-Fest mix of Nevilles, Meters, and more that we've come to know and love. Check out the big night in NOLA music:
Best of JazzFest: 5.4.13
There will be crowds and mud on JazzFest's second Saturday, but we know you don't have to think twice about heading over to the Fair Grounds. While you're awaiting the final hour pile up of Fleetwood Mac, Frank Ocean and Phoenix, check out a little fife, hip-hop and, from out of left field, Norah Jones. Here's today's non-headliner picks:
JazzFest Weather Update: Sunny Saturday
Mudfest is likely to remain with us for the duration of Jazzfest. But the sun will finally come out and get a little dirty, even without Patti Smith telling her to do so. Starting off cool this morning, temperatures are slated to make a slow climb into the 70s this afternoon, producing some mild weather by the time the headliners take to their stages. The chance of precipitation is at 0 percent all afternoon. Click through for full details:
Today in New Orleans 5.4.13
JazzFest isn't the only major event in the Crescent City this Saturday. Daiquiri defenders are headed to Magazine for today's celebration of go-cup culture, giant puppets are still in the Marigny, and more! On this date in 1970, author T.H. Williams won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography on Huey Long. Now, more to do before it gets too late. Stay with NoDef for complete after hours coverage.
Jazz & Heritage Foundation Unveils Plans for Jazz Center in Treme
Over the last several years, a curious building has sat on the 1200 block of North Rampart, seemingly vacant save some odd Jazz & Heritage Foundation signage. Finally, the structure is set for transformation into a jazz cultural center in the Treme, the birthplace of the genre.
There Will Be Mud: JazzFest Recap (PHOTOS)
Photos by Mike Schafer
The skies opened to usher in JazzFest's second weekend, and it only encouraged revelers. Attendees packed their umbrellas, waved their flags high, and splashed around while they danced. Click through for a photos.
JazzFest All Night: 5.2.12
The fest keeps going after the day at the Fair Grounds is complete. Peruse what's happening tonight as you dry out, including some of The Meters, Trombone Shorty's very own fest and a tribute to funk deities Zapp & Roger:
Strings and Stone
JazzFest's Second Weekend Crafts Feature Funky Fish, Puppet Pols
As the clap of thunder closed out the first weekend of Jazz Fest, performers packed up their instruments and rolled out, leaving room for a second batch of musicians to take over. Similarly, off the stage, a new selection of artisans from across the country strolled in to set up their craft tents.
JazzFest Food: Cecelia Husing's Strawberry Shortcake
Amid the rows and rows of food stalls at Jazz Fest (and rows, and rows—the Fest has somwhere in the neighborhood of seven thousand food areas now), you can find everything from Vietnamese noodles and Tunisian salad to crawfish beignets, grilled chicken livers, po-boys, and plantains. If you keep your eyes peeled in Food Area 2, you can find a little stand marked simply, "Strawberry Shortcake/Key Lime Tart."
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