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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
Councilwoman-Led Roundtable to Consider Mardi Gras Parade Route Partitioning
Following up her plea to police on behalf of blockaded Uptown paradegoers, City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell will be holding a roundtable discussion on Saturday, March 30. The issue at hand is the intrusion of ladders and tents, as well as the general partitioning of neutral grounds, which impedes the rights of all citizens to watch the floats go by from an advantageous angle.
Parade Planning: Up-to-Date Weather Forecasts
Mardi Gras rolls rain or shine, but those on the route need to make extra preparations for wet weather. On Wednesday night, the temperature should stay near a comfortable 63-degrees into the evening, but there’s a 30 percent chance of rain. Fish out your festive umbrellas and ponchos and plan accordingly for Nyx and Druids. Click for live weather updates, including hour-by-hour forecasts, from weather.com.
Church Handouts Halted at Metairie Mardi Gras
Carnival crackdowns aren't only an Orleans phenomenon. A church giving away free water and coffee with their logo at two spots on the Metairie parade route during Mardi Gras was issued a cease and desist order by authorities because they didn't have a proper license for the operation, Fox Radio reported today. Matt Tipton, pastor of Hope Church in Metairie, apologized. Guess he didn't get the message that when it comes to parade route swag, plastic jewelry rules all.
Masters of Crowd Control
Occupying the Parade Route: An Op-Ed
With the hour of superkrewes approaching, Guest Writer Jeff Bostick of Library Chronicles digs into the City's laws about Mardi Gras parade route encampments, and pinpoints the parties who are truly responsible for upholding them.
Find your routes! Sh*t's crazy, up is down, and parade routes and times be changing gauche et doite. Lucky for you, NoDef lays it out plain et simple, so you can get your parade on, all day long.
Here's the offish sched. for Sunday, March 6th:
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
Michael Weber, B.A.
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