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Bayou St. John (12:15 PM-9:15 PM)
A music fest on the water featuring Alexis and the Samuri, Remedy Krewe, Fleur de Tease, Hot 8 Brass Band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and more
Central City (1 p.m)
Second lines! Won't bow down!
Mid-City (All day)
Church and a parade to celebrate the club's 104th year
House of Blues (9:00 PM)
The Comedy Central comedian is here for some standup!
Big Top (7 p.m.)
8-16 piece traveilling circus punk troupe. Need we say more? Is there anymore to say? with Sammy Kay and the East Los Three, Dead Legends
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Joe Krown feat. Russell Batiste and Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Maple Leaf (10:30PM)
Weekly gig on Oak with Krown on the organ, Washington firing up the guitar strings, and Batiste on the drums.
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10:00PM)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Sunday Youth Music Workshop
All ages workshop with Johnny Vidacovich. Bring your instruments!
Cajun Fais Do Do
Bruce Daigrepont is playing the washboard and getting you to bed early
Krewe du Guza
Le Bon Temps Roule (10:00PM)
Sunday Funday weekly gig from the husband and wife duo
Marigny Mugger Denied as Man Grabs His Shotgun (VIDEO)
Staring down the barrel of a shotgun was no moment of panic for a man in the Marigny early Saturday morning. Just after 5 a.m., an armed robber approached as he walked in the 1900 block of Burgundy Street. The robber, who was carrying a shotgun, held the gun up to the man's face and demanded his wallet. The man, in turn, demanded the gun, and quickly grabbed the weapon from the crook. Click through to view video of the man's deft moves.
Lawsuit Silences Live Music at Mimi's in the Marigny
Live music was silenced at Mimi's in the Marigny Friday because of a lawsuit filed last week against the bar by neighbors. Civil District Court Judge Michael Bagneris ordered the Franklin St. spot to cease live music and entertainment. In the lawsuit, a group of neighbors of the bar claim that live music and dance parties like DJ Soul Sister's Saturday Night Hustle is not permitted at the bar because it lacks a permit for live music.
Mimi's Suspends Live Music
DJ Soul Sister's weekly Hustle party won't be moving the second floor of Mimi's in the Marigny Saturday night, and live music and entertainment is once again apparently on "temporary hiatus" at the Franklin St. bar. Word of the second silencing in less than a year came down Friday night from Soul Sister, who spins rare groove on Saturdays at the bar during her nearly 9-year-old weekly gig.
Settlement Brings New Hope for Reopening of Blighted Marigny Robert Fresh Market
Robert Fresh Market cleared a major hurdle recently in their effort to bring back a shuttered, Katrina-battered grocery store location in the Marigny. Last week, Robert assumed sole ownership of the property near the corner of Elysian Fields Ave. and St. Claude Ave., according to a statement released Wednesday. The move clears the way for Robert to begin the planning process to bring the store back online, but it remains uncertain when the store would reopen.
Delays at Section of Riverfront Park
Update 9:05 p.m.
One section of the of the riverside park that is set to extend from the French Quarter through the Bywater hit another delay recently. The Mandeville Shed section of the Crescent Park was initially slated to be up and running by spring 2013. However, the section is now not slated to open until 2014. That's because a crossing at the section has undergone a redesign, according to the City.
Fund Established for Marigny Bottle Beating Victim
A man who was brutally beaten with a bottle outside a Marigny bar is out of the hospital, but the effects of the attack will continue to linger for a long time. This week, the man's family established a fund at Regions Bank to help pay medical costs. On March 10, three men began following the victim near the Friendly Bar, at the corner of Marigny and Chartres Sts.
Marigny Bottle Beating Suspects Still on the Loose (VIDEO)
Update 9:30 p.m.
The suspects who beat a man's face with a bottle outside a Marigny bar on March 10 are still at large, and New Orleans police have released new video of the suspects in the case. Police identified one suspect in the case, 16-year-old Brian Ellis (pictured). A witness said he saw a group of three or four men standing at the corner of Chartres and Marigny streets, outside The Friendly Bar around 4:45 a.m., officials said.
Suspects Sought in Brutal Bottle Beating Near Friendly Bar (VIDEO)
New Orleans police are seeking the public’s help in identifying three suspects allegedly involved in a Sunday morning fight outside a Marigny bar. A witness said he saw a group of three or four men standing at the corner of Chartres and Marigny streets, outside The Friendly Bar around 4:45 a.m., officials said.
Weekend Crime Bits: Mid-City Murder, Marigny Stabbing
A double shooting left a woman dead in Mid-City, and a man was cut during an attempted robbery in the Marigny Sunday, according to New Orleans police. In the stabbing incident, a man was attacked by a group of three men, one of whom was wielding a glass bottle.
Meeting to Update Streetcar Expansion on N. Rampart/St. Claude
Now that the Loyola Ave. streetcar extension is open, it's time to transfer to the streetcar that gets off at Elysian Fields. The Regional Transit Authority will hold a meeting Wednesday night to brief the public on plans for the N. Rampart St./St. Claude Ave. expansion.
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