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1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd (11:00 AM- 11:00 PM)
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is inviting Grecophiles of all ages out to Bayou St. John for goat burgers, traditional music and dancing, and regional libations
The Convention Center (2:00PM- 5:00 PM)
An experience for both foodies and wine connoisseurs, with live music by The Nigel Hall Band
Michalopoulos Studio (2:00PM and 8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Zephyr Field (4:00PM and 6:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
Gerken Bike’s 5 Year Anniversary Party
Gerken Bike’s Back Yard (7:00 PM)
Drinks! Snacks! Thanks! And music by Raya Brass Band and others
Tulane University’s Dixon Hall (8:00 PM)
The final evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Howlin’ Wolf (9:00 PM)
A funky two night celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary
Hi- Ho Lounge (11:00 PM)
Weekly dance party with the Queen of Soul
Jazz in the Park Second Line Honors Pat Evans
People United for Armstrong Park is honoring one of their founding members in a second line this afternoon. Patricia “Pat” Evans passed away on May 2, at 81 years old. Evans was beloved for her work as a women’s rights activist in the 1970’s and 1980’s, and she led the community through her work with PUfAP, the Historic Faubourg Treme Association, and many other organizations geared towards bettering New Orleans.
Today in New Orleans: 6.10.12
Today is the final day of the Cajun-Zydeco and Creole Tomato Festivals, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra hits Uptwon, Poetry Slam and Open Mic Night at the Shadowbox Theatre, James Singleton gives Café Istanbul a whirl, and TBC Brass Band throws down at the Blue Nile. On this day in history, Preservation Hall opened its doors to the public for the first time. There was no cover. (1961) Later, French Quarter musician Johnnie Bachemin was found murdered in his apartment of Pauger Street (1998). Enjoy your Sunday:
Bringin' Da Noise
City Sound Ordinance Proposal Debated in Da Quarters
Amid street musician shutdowns, City Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer has drafted a new sound ordinance to define how street noise will be governed. But around the Quarter, concern lingers about the effects that such an ordinance may have on the city's culture.
Today's Events: 7.24.11
July 24, when Mormon leader Brigham Young arrived in the Great Salt Lake Valley and said, "This is it" (1847), when the rotary-type printing press was pantented (1847), when Machu Picchu was discovered in Peru (1911) and when 91-year-old Hulda Crooks became the oldest woman to climb Japan's highest mountain. Happy birthday to Simon Bolivar (1783), Michael "Kramer" Richards (1949), and Jennifer Lopez (1970). One of the following events might be "it" for you:
Inside the Clean Zone: Photographic Evidence
FAIR GROUNDS - Inside the JazzFest gates, there's a heavily fortified sanctuary that caters to every need. But, flags pulled up and regiments broken, Festers find themselves breaking from the ranks of fun once they are unleashed into the city's clean zone. Suddenly, faces become a little longer, and being in a crowd feels like a hassle. Luckily, the tired and sunbaked Fest goers are pushed along not only by the strong desire to evade street vendors. More music, albeit not guided by well laid cubes, brings everyone home - or at least to the next drink.
10 in '10/11 in '11: Best Music
Sure, we sent them the horns and the swing. The funk and the kings (of the street). But this year, NOLA exported some seriously diverse music from the provinces to the nation.
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
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