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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'
Scott Fujita Retires from NFL -as a New Orleans Saints Player
Scott Fujita came back to the Saints, then promptly retired from football Monday morning. Just so there was no shortage of drama to the scene, the transaction was all carried off from 11,000 ft. above sea level in Macchu Picchu.
Ravens' Star Receiver Jacoby Jones Helping at Home
Jacoby Jones, the New Orleans born Baltimore Ravens player who made a record breaking 109-yard run during this year's Super Bowl, was present at today's City Council meeting, to announce a donation to the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORD).
Blackout Bowl Babble: Entergy Traces Cause of Super Bowl Outage, City Council Weighs in
by William Dilella
Councilmember Cynthia Hedge-Morrell (District D) convened an emergency meeting of the utility committee on Friday, February 8, to investigate Sunday's Super Bowl power outage at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. While the Council was in full soundbite mode, Entergy took away some of their zap by specifying the cause of the blackout.
Aunt, Uncle of 49ers' Delanie Walker Killed in I-10 Crash
Louisiana State Police confirmed the tragic news that San Francisco 49ers player Delanie Walker tweeted yesterday. After the Super Bowl, Walker's aunt and uncle were killed by a drunk driver on Interstate 10. Alice Young, 42, and Bryan Young Sr., 54, of Victorville, Calif., died Monday morning after a Mercedes slammed into their Nissan Altima while it was stopped on the shoulder.
SB Wrap: Blackouts, Shoutouts, and Boots on the Ground
The Super Bowl is over, and officials decided to have one last press conference to congratulate each other on a (mostly) successful host city performance. Mayor Mitch cracked a few blackout jokes, announced some impressive figures, and thanked everyone who contributed in the last few months.
Blackout Fallout: Goodell, Superdome Officials Talk Super Bowl Power Outage
The City calendar is set to roll into Mardi Gras, but Superdome and Entergy officials have a serious Super Bowl hangover after last night's Superdome blackout. On Monday morning, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Doug Thornton, Vice President of Dome managers SMG, and other officials met the media to discuss what they'd learned so far about why the outage happened, and what the snafu will mean for New Orleans going forward.
Skateboarding St. Charles Smartphone Snatcher Snared
Despite the increased police presence around the CBD on Sunday, the iPhone snatchers didn't take the night off for the Super Bowl. About 9:25 p.m. at the corner of Common St. and St. Charles Ave., an unsuspecting man had his iPhone taken from him by an armed man.
Snackadium: Colossal Construct of Consumption
Nothing says America like the Super Bowl, and nothing says Super Bowl like a seven foot by ten foot "Snackadium." Snackadiums, the brainchild of the marketing folks over at the Pillsbury, are massive collections of mass produced snack foods deftly arranged into edible sculptures of football fields. On Saturday night, 20 different snacks including 575 Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels, 200 Crescent Pizza Pockets, and 4 "Football Pepperoni Pizzas" deployed in pursuit of a snackadium worthy of the championship game.
Reporter Goes for Jugular of Bourbon St. 'Zombie' (VIDEO)
With the Super Bowl only a day away, media saturation is at an all-time high in New Orleans. Local TV stations from other places are even sending their local TV reporters to tell the world about the wonders of New Orleans. Earlier this week, the rampant reporting ran into Bourbon Street's typical saturation level. Orlando's WKMG-6 TV sent reporter Jessica Sanchez onto Rue Bourbon to get some beads and a feel for the scene. Click through to watch what happened:
Super Bowl Traffic Update: Plugging Up Poydras, Rerouting Rampart
As the hours until Super Bowl XLVII tick down, more choppers are flying overhead, and traffic is only going to get gnarlier in the CBD. As of 7 p.m. Friday night, the City closed Poydras St. in both directions from S. Claiborne Ave. to Loyola Ave. On Saturday, N. Rampart St. will also close from 12 p.m. - 10 p.m. from Esplanade Ave to St. Peter St. heading toward Canal St. Click through to view maps, and stay tuned for tomorrow's gameday closures:
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