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Bayou St. John (12:15 PM-9:15 PM)
A music fest on the water featuring Alexis and the Samuri, Remedy Krewe, Fleur de Tease, Hot 8 Brass Band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and more
Central City (1 p.m)
Second lines! Won't bow down!
Mid-City (All day)
Church and a parade to celebrate the club's 104th year
House of Blues (9:00 PM)
The Comedy Central comedian is here for some standup!
Big Top (7 p.m.)
8-16 piece traveilling circus punk troupe. Need we say more? Is there anymore to say? with Sammy Kay and the East Los Three, Dead Legends
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Joe Krown feat. Russell Batiste and Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Maple Leaf (10:30PM)
Weekly gig on Oak with Krown on the organ, Washington firing up the guitar strings, and Batiste on the drums.
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10:00PM)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Sunday Youth Music Workshop
All ages workshop with Johnny Vidacovich. Bring your instruments!
Cajun Fais Do Do
Bruce Daigrepont is playing the washboard and getting you to bed early
Krewe du Guza
Le Bon Temps Roule (10:00PM)
Sunday Funday weekly gig from the husband and wife duo
Boil Water Advisory to Be With New Orleans For at Least 24 Hours
We’re used to day-long berls in New Orleans, and this one will be no different. Monday's boil water advisory for the East Bank of New Orleans will last until at least Tuesday afternoon, said Sewerage and Water Board Executive Director Marcia St. Martin. Samples of water were sent to the lab this afternoon, and have an incubation period of about 24 hours. Until the samples are reviewed and deemed free of bacteria, the advisory cannot be lifted, St. Martin said. She stressed that the advisory is “very precautionary.”
Power went out at the Board's main 25-cycle plant at about 8:30 a.m., as workers were performing preventive maintenance on some of the plant's boilers. At the time, the water pressure did not drop to levels that automatically trigger a boil water advisory. During the three-minute outage, water continued to flow through the system, St. Martin said.
“Our professional opinion is that the water’s fine,” St. Martin said.
Over the course of the morning, officials consulted with the state Department of Health and Hospitals, and reached the conclusion to implement the advisory, St. Martin said.
The advisory was not issued until five hours after the outage, leading East Bank residents to wonder if their showers or lunchtime glasses of water were possibly tainted with bacteria. However, St. Martin said she would not characterize it as a slow response.
“I’m not going to say it was a delay,” St. Martin said. “It was just part of the process.”
The boil water alert would’ve gone out sooner if the pressure was lower, St. Martin said.
If (the pressure) was below 15 psi” - which is the trigger for boil water advisories - “our consultation with DHH, it would’ve been a different kind of conversation,” she said.
The main plant, which last left the city boiling in November 2010, has been experiencing power issues since the Federal Flood. The City is counting on a $140 million grant to help stabilize the power to the plant, and make other needed repairs. St. Martin said the grant money should be awarded within 30 days. FEMA authorized another $12.5 million for steam pump repairs. Work on those will be completed by 2014.
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