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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
1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd (5:00PM- 11:00 PM)
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is inviting Grecophiles of all ages out to Bayou St. John for goat burgers, traditional music and dancing, and regional libations
The Convention Center (6:00PM-9:00 PM)
An experience for both foodies and wine connoisseurs with live music by Flow Tribe
Zephyr Field (7:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
One Eyed Jacks (7:30)
Sketchy Characters Productions brings you a comedy sketch and web series that plays off the madness of the French Quarter
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
The Little Gem Saloon (8:00 PM)
The fourth evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Howlin’ Wolf (9:00 PM)
A funky two night celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Rock around Lee Circle tonight
Today in New Orleans 4.7.13
Today, head to City Park for an Iris Festival, learn about the bizarre world of Louisiana politics, and pick your team for the Women’s Final Four! On this day in 1997, Wynton Marsalis became the first jazz composer to win a Pulitzer Prize for “Blood on the Fields.” Now, more to do this Sunday.
Today's Events: 4.25.12
Today, Wednesday at the Square goes down da Bayou, Lawrence N. Powell, author of The Accidental City speaks on his book at The healing center, and Ben Sandmel discisses his biography of Ernie K-Doe at the Garden District Book Shop. This day in history, New Orleans falls to Admiral Farragut's US Fleet (1862), "King of Cajun Singers" Vin Bruce was born in Cut off (1932)
Where the People Sing and Play
New Orleans Musicians Share Their Mardi Gras Experience
This week, ditch your headphones and get on your dancing shoes. Aura Fedora talks to local musicians Big Sam, Paul Sanchez, Khris Royal and Luke Hudleston about their Mardi Gras schedules, and some of this weekend's main after-dark events.
After the 'nog is sipped, cabin fever has been known to sit in. Since the weather outside is far from frightful, why not head out to town. There's music, movies, and, of course, mass.
Hornets Home Games to Feature Live, Local Music
CBD - Last season, the Hornets brought fans into the Hive on the backbeat of the ever-present "I'm In" campaign, which featured Rebirth Brass Band's "Do Whatcha Wanna." But once fans arrived, their aural intake is highlighted primarily by that age-old musical query: "Who let the dogs out?" But, this year, the sounds will be more "Salty Dog."
Today's Events: 9.30.11
Today, the Critical Mass Bike Ride will depart from Jackson Square, Big Sam will play Tip's, and Khris Royal will play the Maple Leaf. But years ago, The Magic Flute, Mozart’s last opera, premiered in Vienna (1791), Hubert Cecil Booth patented the vacuum cleaner (1901), Cesar Chavez founded the United Farm Workers (1962), Cheers’ premiered on NBC (1982), and the first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat were taken, just South of Tokyo (2004), Truman Capote was born, in New Orleans (1924), and a 24 year-old James Dean died (1955), and International Translation Day.
10 in '10/11 in '11: Best Music
Sure, we sent them the horns and the swing. The funk and the kings (of the street). But this year, NOLA exported some seriously diverse music from the provinces to the nation.
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, 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
Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
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