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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
Swooping Change: Hornets Now Officially Pelicans
Last night’s final game didn’t just close out the regular season, it ushered in a new chapter in New Orleans basketball history. The Hornets are no more, and the Pelicans are now officially making their nest inside the New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans Listless in Last Home Game as Hornets
In New Orleans’ 2012-13 home finale — and last appearance ever at the Arena as “Hornets” — our boys appropriately served as spectators, as the Dallas Mavericks cruised to a 107-89 victory. The highlight of the season’s final home game was Dirk Nowitzki, as he became only the 17th player to reach 25,000 career points. The loss dropped New Orleans to 27-54, making it all the more likely New Orleans will hold the league’s fifth-worst record — good for the fifth-best position in the draft lottery.
Today in New Orleans 3.21.13
It’s only Thursday, but there’s still plenty to do in the Crescent City as we approach the weekend. Check out live theatre, fundraisers, concerts, and more. On this day in 1788, the historic Good Friday fire wiped out the majority of New Orleans’ architecture. Click through for what’s happening tonight.
Dream Domain: Cirques de Soleil Quidam (VIDEO)
The world of Cirques du Soleil’s Quidam unfolds in majestic presentation inside the Hive. The live band on stage provides an upbeat soundtrack as the characters take the stage, movement and music synchronized.
Cirque du Soleil Brings Quidam Show to New Orleans Arena
New Orleans is a fantastical world all its own of characters, fantasy and frolic. This week, another magical world will unfold within the wilds of the city’s wonderment. Normally, New Orleans Arena is the hive. But it will transform into a blue big top tent this weekend, as the company of Cirque de Soleil creates a world of Quidam that will transport the viewer into an amazing realm of sight, sound, acrobatics and contortions.
Vasquez Clutch as Hornets Slow Pistons, 100-95
by Mike Horst
The New Orleans Hornets beat the Detroit Pistons 100-95 at the New Orleans Arena on Friday night. The Hornets put forth a total team effort just two nights after getting demolished by the Oklahoma City Thunder. The win moves the bees to 21-39 on the season.
Alicia Keys Returns to New Orleans March 21
by Sarah Esenwein
It was barely a month ago Alicia Keys re-wrote history and almost the entire National Anthem here in New Orleans with her own elongated performance of America’s hymn at the 2013 Super Bowl at the Superdome. For soulful appetites that were merely whetted by the Anthem, the R&B songstress is set return for a full set on March 21 at the New Orleans Arena.
Today in New Orleans 2.6.13
Parades are beginning again, so hurry home from work and get a spot on the route for Druids and Nyx! Support the New Orleans Hornets at their home game against the Suns, or see live music all over the city. Happy Birthday to Cajun accordionist and Rock N Bowl regular Geno Delafose, born in Eunice, Louisiana in 1971. Now, more hump day happenings.
Today in New Orleans 1.15.13
This chilly Tuesday, head uptown for a literary event with a Louisiana law expert, enjoy live music all over the city, or make groceries at the farmer's market. Happy birthday to Queen Ida! Lake Charles native and Zydeco legend Ida Guillory turns 84 today. Now, more to do.
Hornets Blow 22-Point Lead, Fall to Pacers 81-75
by Norris Ortolano
Hornets fans know more than anybody the offensive capabilities of power forward David West. The ex-Hornet scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half, helping the Indiana Pacers erase a 17-point halftime deficit to hand the Hornets their 11th straight loss. and dropping them to 5-22 for the season.
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