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1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd (11:00 AM- 9:00 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
Zephyr Field (2:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
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
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
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10:00PM)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
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.
Zephyr Field (1:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
The Healing Center (7:00 PM)
The French Alliance’s Cine-Club screens a French romantic film with English Subtitles
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00 PM)
King James & the Special Men
Charmaine Neville Band
New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
Second Line Sunday: Money Wasters in Treme
The weekly second schedule rolls back downtown on Sunday, as the Money Wasters Club are set to flash their disregard for cash all over Treme. The parade starts 1 p.m. under the Bridge at Charbonnet-Labat Funeral Home. Click through for the route.
Ex-RSD Chief Questions School Reform
The former head of New Orleans' Recovery School District stepped out of the frying pan that is school reform for a moment of reflection last week, and surprised foes and friends alike when he said that the charter-based model he has introduced around the country may be in peril. According to a recent GothamSchools article, Paul Vallas called his fretting about school reform a "Nixon goes to China moment" while speaking at the CUNY Institute for Education Policy.
Besh Benefit Bash Honors Leah Chase
The four day New Orleans Food and Wine Experience will close out on Saturday with Chef John Besh combining the best of food, music, drink and honors for a fundraising event on Saturday night at the Hyatt.
Today in New Orleans: 5.25.13
Tonight, go Greek on Bayou St. John, close out Birdfoot Fest’s 2013 season at Dixon Hall, and hustle into Sunday morning with rare grooves from DJ Soul Sister. Forty years ago today, Dr. John performed his hit “Right Place, Wrong Time” on NBC’s The Midnight Special. Now, more to do this Saturday.
Judge: City Must Stay in NOPD Consent Decree
Mayor Mitch has to stay in the NOPD consent decree whether he wants to or not. A federal judge denied the administration's attempt to get out of the consent decree that would bring 500 reforms to the police department Thursday, waving off a City's motion to vacate. However, the City will keep the legal wheels churning when it appeals the decision to a higher court.
Donald Harrison, Hot 8 Headline Benefit for Mother's Day Shooting Victims
In the wake of the horrific Mother’s Day second line shootings, the community is stepping up against in solidarity against violence with fundraisers and blood drives to benefit the victims of past and future violent acts. The 19 Fund was established by the Tipintina’s Foundation and other organizations in honor of the 19 victims who were wounded in the shooting. On Thursday night, Tipitina's (501 Napoleon Ave.) hosts a benefit to raise money for the fund.
Feds Forecast Active Hurricane Season
It's time once again to test your strobe light and get a game plan that Drew Brees isn't part of. In one week, hurricane season will once again be upon us. Though a reminder was hardly necessary, the feds offered up a rude greeting Thursday even before the beginning of the stormy spell. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is forecasting an "active or extremely active" season this year.
'Little Big Easy' Shows New Orleans' Small World (VIDEO)
Those wondering what New Orleans might look like as a Mr. Rogers model finally have their answer. Ariel views of downtown skyscrapers, familiar French Quarter streets and strips of highway take you through a New Orleans afternoon and into the night in “The Little Big Easy,” a new film using the tilt-shift photography technique by Joerg Daiber.
Baie Rouge Brings Family-Friendly, Fine Food Uptown
Another restaurant joins the roster of Magazine munchies. Despite a bubble gum pink exterior, Baie Rouge packs some serious talent. Led by Chef Michael Capiton, former executive chef at Eleven 79 and former sous chef at Galatoire’s, the recently opened resto at 4128 Magazine St. promises gourmet quality without the white linen tablecloths.
Terrible Trio: Man Beaten, Robbed in CBD (VIDEO)
Three men administered a brutal beating in the CBD early Sunday morning to take a man's wallet and cell phone. About 3:45 a.m., a man and woman were walking in the 400 block of Carondelet Street. Video shows three men - one in cook's pants and one with a towel hanging from his belt - walking separately, then quickly surround the couple. The man is then hit from behind. Click through to watch the incident:
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