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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, Benedick and Beatrice, in a war of words and wits
1445 Pauger Street (6:00 PM)
Cultural philanthropists Dorian and Kel Bennett have opened their historic Marigny home for this inaugural event with music, theater and dance performances
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Punk rock on Lee Circle
Walter Wolfman Washington
d.b.a. (10:00 PM)
Fiery blues on Frenchmen - every week
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
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'
Jindal Says IRS Officials Deserve Jail
If there is one issue Louisiana politicians understand, it’s the prison system. Gov. Bobby J ventured outside of Baton Rouge yesterday to speak at Virginia’s GOP Convention, and Jindal called for jail time for IRS officials who allegedly targeted conservative organizations, maintaining his conservative drum beat against the IRS scandal.
Jindal Voucher Program Struck Down By LA Supreme Court
Bobby Jindal's voucher-based education policy felt the heat of the state's judges Tuesday, as the Louisiana Supreme Court declared it a violation of the state Constitution to give public money to private and parochial schools. By a vote of 6-1, the Court opted to agree with a District Court judge who also ruled against Jindal's 2012 rewrite of Act 2, which creates a system that allows public school students to leave for private schools without losing state funding.
Jindal Defends Tax Axe
Governor Bobby Jindal's plan to eliminate the Louisiana state income tax during the upcoming legislative session has been making waves since he made the proposal. This week, Jindal has been making even more statements showing that he intends to move forward and that despite the numbers being cited by watch groups that the reduced tax is a good thing for Louisiana's lowest income earners, but has yet to mention how it is 'revenue neutral.'
John Bel Edwards Running for Governor in 2015
With Bobby Jindal looking toward the White House, it's already time to start thinking about who will replace him in Baton Rouge. One candidate already emerged from the field on Wendesday: State Rep. John Bel Edwards. The Amite Democrat made the announcement on this morning's edition of The Jim Engster Show, a radio show broadcast on Baton Rouge's WRKF.
Jindal: Axe Income Taxes for People, Corporations
Gov. Bobby Jindal spent 2012 privatizing health care and education. In 2013, it seems he's gearing up to take some taxes off the state rolls. The gov'nuh and rising Republican star is proposing to completely eliminate all income and corporate taxes in Louisiana, according to a statement his office released this afternoon.
Education Lightning Rod Michelle Rhee Puts Louisiana Schools at the Top of the Class
Despite forthcoming constitutional battles, Louisiana's remade education system is already getting national accolades. On Monday's edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe, teacher tenure enemy and former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee swung by to unveil a new report card for states' education progress. As Rhee sees it, Louisiana's education system is at the top of the heap.
Jindal Pushes OTC Birth Control in Opposition of Obamacare
Following his forays into not being Mitt Romney and the fiscal cliff, Bobby Jindal is going for the trifecta of closely-held conservative credos with his latest move to gain national attention. While he's cutting the health care budget at home, our Gov weighs in on social issues with a Wall Street Journal op-ed about birth control.
Jindal Joins Romney's Final Campaign Swing, Tweets
Getting passed over for VP didn't do anything to derail Bobby Jindal's busy travel schedule. The Louisiana gov is on the trail with Romney this weekend as the GOP candidate makes a final push for voters. Yesterday, he was in New Hampshire. Campaign stops in Iowa and Wisconsin were also planned. On Friday, Jindal was in Ohio, and one of the gov's patented Tweetstorms wasn't far behind. Click through to view:
Jindal Spins Debate
by William Daniel Dilella
In his latest political trip out of state, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal was called in to the spin room comment on the Presidential debate that took place last night at Hofstra University between President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney.
Jindal's Health Care, Prison Cuts Would Be Topic of Special Legislative Session
One state lawmaker wants his colleagues to head up to Baton Rouge later this fall, and it's not to admire Mike the Tiger's new habitat. Rep. Jerome "Dee" Richard (I-Thibodaux) is circulating a petition for a special session of the legislature because a lot has happened since they've been away. Specifically, Richard wants to discuss Gov. Bobby Jindal's moves to cut healthcare funding, close a prison and privatize both areas.
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