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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
Room 220: OPP English, Part II: 'When I Left, My Mind Was Buzzing'
Inside Orleans Parish Prison—one of the worst jails in the country—an English class takes place, not to help inmates fulfill GED requirements, but simply to facilitate their study of literature and books. In this three-part series, Room 220‘s Ari Braverman explores the parts of the program that make it work—and make it worthwhile—from the founder of the program, Nik De Dominic, to the many local writers who teach in it, to the inmates who take part in it. The program is currently an all-volunteer effort, though it is looking for funding.
Black Widow Salon Invites Five Authors
Lit lovers and anyone on the hunt for new reads should head to tonight’s Black Widow Salon gathering. The monthly event takes place upstairs at Crescent City Books (230 Chartres) and usually invites one or two writers to read and answer questions. Tonight’s reading will offer poetry and prose from five writers with strong connections to South Louisiana.
Michael J. Lee's Uncomfortable Gothic: A Room 220 Interview
by Nathan C. Martin, Room 220
Michael J. Lee denies any connection between his work and the Southern Gothic tradition, despite characteristics in his stories that might suggest one. This is not only because he’s originally from California—which disqualifies him in the first place—but because he feels too perpetually unmoored to align with any regionalism.
Room 220: NOLA Author Too Disgusted By His Own Stories to Read Them
From Press Street's Room 220
Local author Michael J. Lee—whose debut collection of short stories, Something In My Eye, was recently released—reportedly became so disgusted while reading his stories prior to a scheduled appearance last night he canceled the event, citing acute stomach pain as the primary cause.
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