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March 26th

Bloody Mary Fest

Howlin' Wolf, 12PM

Over a dozen NOLA spots offer their best bloodies, plus food

 

Alternative Medicine Symposium

Magnolia Yoga Studio, 1PM

Free female-led discussion and open house

 

Red

Playmakers Theater, 2PM

Final staging of drama about painter Mark Rothko

 

Jamie Galloway Crawfish Boil

Maple Leaf Bar, 3PM

5th annual boil commemorating the life of the beloved chef and musician

 

LGBT Spring Fest

Woonderland Production Studios, 3PM

Live music, drinks, water slides, more

 

Music Under the Oaks

Audubon Park, 5PM

LPO Woodwind Quintet performs

 

Palmetto Bug Stompers 

d.b.a., 6PM

Local trad jazz masters

 

Board Game Night

Tubby & Coo's Mid-City  Book Shop, 6PM

Bring games, or join one at the store

 

Hot 8 Brass Band

Howlin’ Wolf Den, 10PM

Mix of brass standards and funky covers

 

Pat Casey & the New Sound

Spotted Cat, 10PM

Boundary pushing fusion jazz

 

Joe Krown Trio

Maple Leaf, 10PM

Krown on the B3 with Russell Batiste and Walter “Wolfman” Washington


Kate Beckinsale Clears the Way for Actresses to Eat in New Orleans


Around this time of year, we have no problem eating too much and then dressing up. After all, you'll walk (or drink) off the calories on the parade route. But the bountiful food offerings in New Orleans apparently offer yet another roadblock in the tireless struggle of being a film actress. Kate Beckinsale's recent schedule required her to film the Wahlberg shoot-em-up Contraband here, then don a catsuit for Underworld: Awakening.

 

Like many of us, she found that New Orleans wasn't the best place to stay in shape because of the "beignets and all those wonderful things." "It's got the worst kind of 'Underworld' suit food, really," she told On The Red Carpet. Beckinsale eventually fit into the suit, however, proving once again that actresses can stay employed and eat at the same time.




Hey there, you got her name

Hey there, you got her name wrong, several times. It's "KATE BECKINSALE." There is no "D"in her last name at all. You also have her listed with three different (and all incorrect) last names: "Beckinsdale" "Beckinsadle"and "Beckinsadale". Proofread much?

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