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Bayou St. John (12:15 PM-9:15 PM)
A music fest on the water featuring Alexis and the Samuri, Remedy Krewe, Fleur de Tease, Hot 8 Brass Band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and more
Bayou St. John (11:00AM-1:00PM)
Pocket Aces Brass Band and Bone Tone Brass lead this year's second line, which starts and ends at Bayou Boogaloo!
Central City (1 p.m)
Second lines! Won't bow down!
Mid-City (All day)
Church and a parade to celebrate the club's 104th year
House of Blues (9:00 PM)
The Comedy Central comedian is here for some standup!
Big Top (7 p.m.)
8-16 piece traveilling circus punk troupe. Need we say more? Is there anymore to say? with Sammy Kay and the East Los Three, Dead Legends
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
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.
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10:00PM)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Sunday Youth Music Workshop
All ages workshop with Johnny Vidacovich. Bring your instruments!
Cajun Fais Do Do
Bruce Daigrepont is playing the washboard and getting you to bed early
Krewe du Guza
Le Bon Temps Roule (10:00PM)
Sunday Funday weekly gig from the husband and wife duo
Today in New Orleans 5.19.13
Bayou Boogaloo celebrates its last day of zero-waste fun on Bayou St. John, second lines are going down from Mid City to Central City, Clybourne Park is playing at the Shadowbox, and comedian Amy Schumer is at House of Blues. On this day in 1997, Gospel vocalist Nolan Washington, originally of the Zion Harmonizers, passed away at age 65. Now, more to do this Sunday.
Cripple Creek's Clybourne Park, Reviewed
Friday night saw a full house opening of Clybourne Park produced by the Cripple Creek Theatre Company at the Shadowbox Theatre.
Today in New Orleans 5.17.13
Today, see the Dalai Lama live streamed on O.C. Haley. Bayou Boogaloo kicks off a zero-trash bash, the LPO performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 3, and more. On May 17, 1954, Louisiana was forced by Brown v. Board to desegregate all of the schools. Now, more to do this Friday.
Shadowbox Theatre Turns 3 with Friday Night Variety
With the Saenger’s marquee slated to glow again this fall and the smaller venue, The Shadowbox on St. Claude, turning three years old, spring is in the air for New Orleans theatre, too. The latter theatre invites the community to celebrate its anniversary with a variety show fundraiser and after party this Friday, April 5 at 8pm at the theatre under the Marquer Drugs sign at 2400 St. Claude Ave.
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.
Today in New Orleans 3.8.13
Tonight, Buku kicks off at Mardi Gras World, the folks from HBO's Treme are having a set sale, and more. On this day in 1836, the modern French Quarter got it’s name, “The Vieux Carre,” after New Orleans was split into three separate cities. Now, more to do this Friday.
Today in New Orleans 2.3.13
The big game is here! Whether you’re a football fan or not, there’s live music, theatre, art, and more to entertain you. See live NOLA artists on the riverfront, catch the last night of a play at the Shadowbox, or head to Amps for Mannie Fresh. On this day in 1820, slavery was officially prohibited in the western territory of the Louisiana Purchase. Now, more on NOLA Super Sunday.
Grand Slam: Team SNO Brings Spoken Word to St. Claude
Once you finish reflecting on The Insanity of Mary Girard, stick around at the Shadowbox (2400 St. Claude) for the Team Slam New Orleans Grand Slam finals. Eight spoken word poets are coming up to compete for a chance at the Southern Fried Poetry Slam in Boston, Mass. Tickets are only $5, and you might end up judging the winners!
Today in New Orleans 1.26.13
Whether it’s colossal Krewe or a kid-sized parade you’re after, Saturday night has something in store for you. There’s also live music and theatre from St. Claude to Oak Street. On this day in 1861, Louisiana’s Secession Convention voted to secede from the Union to become the Republic of Louisiana. Now, more Carnival craziness in the Crescent City.
The Insanity of Mary Girard
A NoDef Theatre Review
Last weekend, the Shadowbox Theatre opened Lanie Robertson’s The Insanity of Mary Girard, a chilling piece of powerlessness and despair.
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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