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Samedi

May 28th

NOWFE

Convention Center, 6p.m.

Food and Wine extravaganza peaks tonight

 

Greek Fest
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 11a.m.-11p.m.

Opa! Get your gyro, ouzo, & dance on!

 

Birdfoot Festival

Jazz Market, 7p.m.

Chamber music fest wraps up with amazing show

 

Treme & 7th Ward Fest

Under the Bridge

Corey Henry, Soul Rebels play inaugural fest

 

Mod Dance Party

Circle Bar, 9:30p.m.

DJ Matty & Co’s famed get-down

 

Morning 40 Federation

d.b.a., 11p.m.

Storied local indie rockers play a rare gig

 

Doug E. Fresh

Howlin Wolf, 10p.m.

Beatbox pioneer and creator of “the dougie”

 

Wicked

Saenger, 8p.m.

Hit musical about Oz’s witches

 

Johnny V. Birthday Bash

Tip’s, 10p.m.

Johnny Vidacovich, Stanton Moore, Ivan Neville, Tony Hall & June Yamagishi


Garland Robinette in the Stink?


Nothing gets the Internet roaring like a perfect storm. No, we aren't talking about Lee. We're talking about a story that involves a prominent media figure who is perceived as a political flip-flopper, and a Friday afternoon news dump. The two systems were perfectly aligned with full Storm saturation over the weekend, as Da Paper dropped a story about former Channel 4 anchor and current WWL radio host Garland Robinette taking $250,000 from landfill owner and apparent FBI target Fred Heebe after he pushed Heebe's River Birch landfill. Robinette's lawyer said the money was a loan. Cue the groans: Slabbed Library Chronicles NOLAdishu Right Hand Thief




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