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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, Benedick and Beatrice, in a war of words and wits
1445 Pauger Street (6:00 PM)
Cultural philanthropists Dorian and Kel Bennett have opened their historic Marigny home for this inaugural event with music, theater and dance performances
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Punk rock on Lee Circle
Walter Wolfman Washington
d.b.a. (10:00 PM)
Fiery blues on Frenchmen - every week
Curren$y's Jet Lounge
Blue Nile (10:00 PM)
The NOLA rapper's weekly party
Banks Street Bar (10:00 PM)
Blues rock and BLTs!
Country Club (All Day)
Weekly Wed Gig- $3 martinis and free admission for the service industry folks.
Tom McDermott and Meschiya Lake
Chickie Wah Wah (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Piano man meets a golden voice.
Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses
Weekly Wed Gig- Gypsy jazz upstairs in the Marigny
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- from the street to the stage. Midnight Snax throwdown follows at 10pm.
dba (7:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- The world's premiere washboard-sousaphone-guitar trio.
Treme Brass Band
Candlelight Lounge (9:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Pass on by and see the 6th Ward’s home band
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
City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)
New Orleanian songwriter performs at the weekly outdoor concert series
The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)
Singer/ songwriter who has recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers
The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)
A screening of Maya's award-winning animation "Pareidolia" followed by a Q &A with the artist
Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)
The third evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00 PM)
Hip hop artist raps on St. Claude with his album Trap Hop
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Performing tracks from the new album 'What a World'
Fujita Talks Saints Retirement at Machu Picchu (VIDEO)
As if Scott Fujita’s retirement from the Saints weren’t sentimental enough, the retired Who Dat recorded his speech at the top of Machu Picchu after signing his one-day-deal with the team. Fujita speaks about his love for New Orleans and his ties to the Saints, and it could just be the elevation, but he appears to tear up a bit. Steve Gleason accompanied Fujita on the 10,000 ft. trek to the top, and there’s even a cameo from his new state of the art synthetic voice. Click through to watch.
KeKe to Success? WhoDats Sizing Up LSU's Barkevious Mingo as Draft Nears
For a short time, football is once again upon us this weekend as the NFL Draft begins Thursday. The Saints' first round pick comes at the No. 15 spot, where the Black and Gold have a few needs they could try to fill. But for fans and even some experts, all early signs are pointing toward former LSU star Barkevious Mingo.
Keenan Lewis Comes Home to Play for New Orleans Saints
Every fall, high school football players around South Louisiana put on their pads with dreams of one day donning the Black and Gold. New Orleans native Keenan Lewis will get to live out that WhoDat hope for at least the next five years. Plus, the Saints will get some badly needed help on defense.
Jermon Bushrod Organizing Who Dat Harlem Shake
After a good stint at LSU, the Harlem Shake is ready to go pro. WhoDats will get their very own version of the viral-meme-dance craze today thanks to All-Pro offensive lineman Jermon Bushrod. WhoDats are encouraged to meet up at Champion's Square at 5 p.m. to participate.
Saints Punter Thomas Morstead Pledges to Shave His Head for St. Baldrick's
Saints Punter Thomas Morstead is using his time during offseason to do some charity work, but he’s not just writing checks. The long-haired Morstead is going a step further and pledging to shave his head at Finn McCool’s on March 23. Morstead’s decision to become a “shavee” will raise money for St. Baldrick's, an organization geared towards kids with cancer.
Media Day: NOLA, Family, ESP, & Gumbo
LA Natives, Jones and Reed Talk Alongside Harbaugh, Flacco
With Super Bowl logos strewn throughout the stadium, and the names of teams on the field that aren't the Saints, the Superdome is all dressed up. The new suit is fitting, given the high stakes of Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII.
Jahri Evans and Thomas Morstead Join Brees in Pro Bowl
by Sarah Esenwein
A Two Dat Super Bowl win is out of the question, but our Saints are still getting some national recognition. It was announced Saturday that New Orleans Saints RG Jahri Evans and punter, Thomas Morestead will be joining QB Drew Brees in Hawaii for the Pro Bowl on January 27th.
Sean Payton, Saints Agree to Contract Extension, Reports Say
Put away the bongos this winter. Even before Sunday's final whistle sounds the Saints' offseason, our boys seem poised to leave the drama in 2012. According reports from ESPN and Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, among others, Sean Payton agreed in principle to extend his contract with the Black and Gold.
NoDef Nods: Weird
A Smattering of Strange Happenings in 2012
In New Orleans, news of the weird and the important news of the day often blend together, and 2012 was no different. From new mugshots to bizarre bamboozles to sordid sagas, there was no shortage of Crescent City drama this year. NoDef revisits this year's news of the weird:
Gleason's Glide: Saints Hero Ditches Chair for Bike for Ride 2 Recovery
by M.D. Dupuy
Steve Gleason never fails to show ALS who's boss, and today he ditched his wheelchair for a tandem bike from Ride 2 Recovery. The former Saints player took a stroll down his Lakeview block to announce his participation in the “Ride 2 Recovery Gulf Coast Challenge,” a charitable event to benefit Mental and Physical Rehabilitation programs for veterans.
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