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MARDI

May 23rd

Joe Goldburg Jazz Trio

Bamboula’s, 3PM

Jam out to some clarinet and saxophone

 

Alexandra Marzano-Lesnevich

Garden District Books, 6PM

The author will read and discuss her new memoir, The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

 

Dine For The Animals

Vessel NOLA, 6PM

Dine for a great cause benefitting the SPCA

 

Concert Series Encore

Paradigm Gardens, 7PM

Food, drinks, music in a lovely garden

 

LOGAN NOIR

Prytania Theater, 730PM

One night only, Q+A to follow

 

Le Cinema et Les Mots

Français à la carte, 8:30PM

Discover the 1969 cult French film Trafic, by director Jacques Tati

 

Brass Lightning

Sidney Saloon, 10PM

Support by the BoomDocs

 

Steve Mignano Band

Apple Barrel, 10:30PM

Get down with some funky electric feels

MERCREDI

May 24th

Jazz Pilates

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 12PM

Led by renowned jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan

 

Happy Hour Sessions

The Foundation Room, 5PM

Featuring the raw blues and smokey femininity of Hedijo

 

Shake It Break It Band

21st Amendment, 5PM

Step back in time and enjoy some tunes

 

Lighting from a Theatrical Perspective

NOLA Community Printshop, 6PM

Hosted by veteran Lighting Designer, Andrew J. Merkel

 

Free Spirited Yoga

The Tchoup Yard, 6:30PM

Free yoga, optional beer and food

 

Big Easy Playboys

Bank Street Bar, 7PM

Mixing roots, rock, and blues

 

Think Less, Hear More

Hi-Ho Lounge, 9PM

Spontaneous compositions to projected movies

 

 

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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