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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'
Today's Events: 7.31.11
July 28 marks the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji (781), the day Germany's Weimar Constitution was adopted (1919) and the radio premiere of The Shadow. It's the birthday of Primo Levi (1919), and the last day of President Andrew Johnson. There's no reason to crowd around the radio today, with all of what's going on:
A Struttin' Centennial: Lionel Ferbos Turns 100
by Ben de la Cour
When legendary New Orleans trumpeter Lionel Ferbos hits triple digits and turns 100 years old this Sunday, he may well no longer be the elder statesman of Jazz. He may well be the eldest. Ferbos, who was born July 17, 1911, became interested in the Jazz music of his native New Orleans at 15 years old after seeing Phil Spitalny’s All Girl Orchestra.
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