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February 20th

Glen David Andrews

d.b.a., 10PM

Treme trombone man brings it on a Monday ($5)

 

Detox to Retox

Big Easy 'Bucha, 6:30PM

Free yoga and kombucha for a mid-Carnival cleanse

 

Jazz Manouche Mondays

The Dragon's Den, 7PM

Cover all your bases with a gypsy jazz jam session, dance lesson, and dinner potluck 

 

Blue Velvet & Kuwaisiana & Green Gasoline

The Allways Lounge and Theatre, 7PM

A triple threat lineup of independent rockers

 

Alexis & The Samurai

d.b.a., 7PM

Indie folk duo perform every Monday

 

Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses

Maison, 7PM

Nealand and her band have a fresh take on traditional jazz

 

Alex McMurray

Chickie Wah Wah, 8pm

A New Orleans classic, belting out fox-trot slot-machine music

 

Bluegrass Pickin' Party

Hi-Ho Lounge, 8PM

Bring an instrument and join in 

 

Comic Strip 

Siberia, 9PM

Burlesque and standup ($5)

 

Poetry on Poets

Cafe Istanbul, 9PM

Weekly poetry open mic with live music ($5)

 

Brass-A-Holics

Blue Nile, 10PM

NOLA brass with a touch of DC go-go

 

 

MARDI

February 21st

Stanton Moore Trio

Snug Harbor, 8PM & 10PM

Galactic drummer's side project

 

Film Screening

Burgundy Picture House, 8PM

John Cassavetes' 1970 film Husbands

 

Comedy Beast

Howlin' Wolf Den, 8:30PM

Free comedy show

 

Water Seed

Blue Nile, 9PM

Intergalatic future funk at this high-energy show

 

Treme Brass Band

d.b.a., 10PM

Benny Jones and friends keep classic NOLA music thriving

 

Smoking Time Jazz Club

Spotted Cat, 10PM

Trad jazz masters play their weekly gig

 

Rebirth Brass Band

Maple Leaf, 11PM

2 sets by the Grammy-winning brass band

 

Crescent City Farmers Market

Broadway Street, 9AM-1PM

Uptown edition of the city's prime local market

Boil Water Advisory: Lower Ninth Ward


Crawfish season might be winding down, but over at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBMO) berl season is just beginning. On Thursday (6.02), the agency issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the Lower Ninth Ward.


Construction Alert: Quarter, Gentilly, Broadmoor


Taking a shower this weekend might require some advance planning The same is true for driving. Robert Jackson of the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) reported that construction is scheduled the Quarter, Gentilly, and Broadmoor.


Decatur Detour

SWBNO Readies to Close Lower D for Five Months



Traffic in the Quarter is about to get even messier and some business owners are concerned. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that a portion of Lower Decatur Street will be closed for five months due to water line replacement work. The logistics of said shutdown are raising some serious questions about access to one of the city’s vital transportation and economic hubs.


Traffic Alert: Uptown & Lower Ninth Ward


Fixing New Orleans’ infrastructure means lots of congested traffic and reduced services at home. Thursday (2.25) will be no exception. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced a slew of work from Uptown to the Lower Ninth Ward that will result in some delays.


Pressure Drop: Rampart Edition


The big North Rampart streetcar project continues to roll forward… and so do the various delays that come with the construction. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that portions of the Quarter will be experiencing low water pressure as a result of the build.


Construction Alert: Canal Street


Traffic in the French Quarter, Treme,  and CBD is about to get worse—again. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced imminent emergency sewer line repairs that will require ripping up downtown streets and lots of traffic delays.


Pressure Drop: Deluxe Edition


With Halloween behind us, it’s back to pressure drop season. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced three new construction projects set to low your flow this week. Mid-City, the Lower Ninth Ward, and Central City are all on the docket for pressure procedures.


Pressure Drop: Eastbank Edition


Water pressure drops have hit just about every neighborhood on the Eastbank over the past ten years. Today, the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that on Monday (10.23), just about the entire Eastbank will have the joy of living through a drop together.


Pressure Drop: French Quarter Edition


Don’t plan on washing away your hangover on Sunday (10.11) afternoon if you live in parts of the Lower Quarter. The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that the dreaded Pressure Drop will affect portions of the neighborhood tomorrow.


H2GO!


Brush your teeth! The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) announced that the water on the Eastbank is once again safe to drink. The green light 30+ hour “boil water advisory” for residents.


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