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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
Free Funky Film Screening Tonight at Cafe Istanbul
By Brad Rhines
He’s better known as the Bad Lieutenant, but in That’s the Way of the World Harvey Keitel plays a good-as-gold record producer who stands up for soul and funk in a business dominated by family-friendly pop music. Showing tonight at Café Istanbul, That’s the Way of the World is the second film in the “Musically Speaking” series, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister. The film features cameo appearances by members of Earth, Wind, and Fire, who also cut the film’s soundtrack—a chart-topping record with two hit singles—making the nearly forgotten cult classic a must see for fans of the funk.
Released theatrically in 1975, That’s the Way of the World was only made widely available when released on DVD in 2006. By contrast, the soundtrack album from Earth, Wind, and Fire was the best-selling R&B record of that year and helped cement their reputation as one of the baddest bands of the era. In the film, members of Earth, Wind, and Fire play a fictional band called The Group. Keitel’s record label executive is forced by the powers-to-be to put the band’s debut record on hold in order to focus on The Pages, a white pop act that the studio believes is more representative of what America wants to hear.
The movie captures Earth, Wind, and Fire’s feature-film debut, but those hoping for long concert sequences and lots of live music might be better served picking up one of the band’s concert DVDs. Still, That’s the Way of the World—directed by Sig Shore, who also produced Superfly—provides a commentary on popular music that’s just as relevant now as it was nearly 40 years ago.
Admission to the film is free and the screening will take place at 7:00pm. Refreshments will also be served, and a cash bar is available. For more information or to rsvp, contact email@example.com or visit www.press-street.com/film.
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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