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Today in New Orleans 4.25.13


Tonight, live outdoor concerts from the Treme to Mid-City, New Orleans’ Second Annual Puppet Festival, and Ogden After Hours. Happy Birthday to Ervin “Vin” Bruce, noted Cajun musician and Lafayette native, born on April 25, 1932. Now, more to do this Thursday. 


Down the Road With Lynn Drury

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Put your headphones on. Today, Aura Fedora of local podcast Backstage on the Bayou interviews NOLA musician Lynn Drury. This one's so nice, you can take it in twice. Once by listening, and once by reading.


Sing Along With Mitch - The Mayoral Edition


Mayor Mitch has been known to pull a soulful turn of phrase. Aided by the full panache of his ensemble, The Hype Machine, he's even been known to get an audience up and clapping. But little could possibly prepare even the most ardent City Hall groupies for the next trick up our man's already-rolled-up sleeves. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will appear on a compilation album chocked full of New Orleans' "finest musicians" due out around Mardi Gras. And, he'll be "singing," Mayoral Press Secretary Ryan Berni confirmed in a one-word answer tonight.


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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Linzi Falk

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