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Defender Picks

 

MERCREDI

September 3rd

Restaurant Week Kickoff Party
The Chicory, 6-8p.m.
The Restaurant Association invites the public to sample bites and libations ($25)

 

The He and She Show
Siberia, 6p.m.
Live stand-up ft. Doug and Teresa Wyckoff, Andrew Polk, Molly Rubin-Long, Duncan Pace ($7)

 

“Debutante Balls”
Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 6-9p.m.

Ft. artist & transgender diversity speaker Scott Turner Schofield (free)

 

Katy Simpson Smith: The Story of Land and Sea
Columns Hotel, 7p.m.
Author presents her debut novel of the American Revolution

 

Alien Ant Farm
Southport Hall, 7:30p.m.
With Kaleido, Music from Chaos ($15)

 

Pocket Aces Brass Band
Howlin Wolf Den, 8p.m.
Get your funky brass fill on a Wednesday ($5)

 

Atlantic Thrills, Ravi Shavi
Saturn Bar, 9p.m.

Plus Trampoline Team, Native America

JEUDI

September 4th

Jazz in the Park
Armstrong Park, 4-8p.m.
This week ft. To Be Continued Brass Band & Shannon Powell Band

 

Carol McMichael Reese: New Orleans Under Reconstruction
Garden District Book Shop, 6p.m.
Panel discussion by contributors to this informed book on post-Katrina N.O.

 

Katy Simpson Smith: The Story of Land and Sea
Octavia Books, 6p.m.
Author presents her debut novel of the American Revolution

 

Hidden Treasures: Restaurant Edition
Old U.S. Mint, 6 & 7p.m.

Two nightly tours of the Louisiana State Museum’s collection of restaurant ephemera ($20)

 

Ogden After Hours
Ogden Museum, 6-8p.m.

This week ft. Mike Dillon, James Singleton and Johnny Vidacovich

 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
NOCCA Nims Black Box Theatre, 8p.m.

The NOLA Project presents a stage adapation of Ken Kesey’s classic ($30)

VENDREDI

September 5th

Music Under the Oaks
Audubon Park Newman Bandstand, 4:30-6p.m.

This week ft. John Mahoney Big Band

 

Friday Nights at NOMA
NOMA, 5-8p.m.

Screening of Amistad, plus music by Keith Burnstein

 

Mark Shapiro: Carbon Shock
Octavia Books, 6p.m.

Journalist’s new book explores intersection of environment and economics

 

Dernière séance
Alliance Française, 7p.m.
A cinema manager turns killer when he learns his beloved theater will close ($5)

 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
NOCCA Nims Black Box Theatre, 8p.m.

The NOLA Project presents a stage adapation of Ken Kesey’s classic ($30)

 

Foundation Free Fridays: Flow Tribe
Tiptina’s, 10p.m.

CD Release party with Cha Waa, Seven Handle Circus

 

Trumpet Black & The Heart Attack
d.b.a., 10p.m.
Travis “Trumpet Black” Hill keeps the New Orleans jam alive ($10)

 

Royal Teeth, Coyotes
Freret Street Publiq House, 10p.m.

Local indie pop & rock on Freret

 

Freddy Mercury Night
Neutral Ground Coffeehouse, 10p.m.

Is this real life? Is just fantasy?

 

Soul Rebels Brass Band
Blue Nile, 11.p.m.

Local favorites incorporate jazz, soul, funk, & hip-hop

 

G-Eazy
Republic, 11p.m.
Loyola grad returns to his home stage ($20)

SAMEDI

September 6th

Tulane vs. Georgia Tech
Yulman Stadium, 3p.m.

Green Wave's first game at the new Uptown stadium

 

Panorama Jazz Band
Spotted Cat, 6 p.m.

Local jazz with international influence

 

Ron White
Mahalia Jackson, 8p.m.

Known as “Tater Salad” to fans of Blue Collar Comedy Tour ($57+)

 

Lombardi
Le Petite Theatre, 8p.m.
Based on the book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi

 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
NOCCA Nims Black Box Theatre, 8p.m.

The NOLA Project presents a stage adapation of Ken Kesey’s classic ($30)

 

The Weight, Levon Helms Band
Tiptina’s, 9p.m.

Performing the music of The Band, ft. former members of The Band plus Papa Mali ($35)

 

Stop Making Sense
Studio3 Warehouse, 9p.m.
Shotgun Cinema presents Jonathan Demme’s Talking Heads film ($10)

 

Ty Segall
One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

Garage rock darling plus Wand and Babes ($16)

 

Pinettes Brass Band, Street Legends Brass Band
Maison, 10p.m.

New Orleans’ only all-woman brass band

 

Cory Henry's Treme Funktet
Blue Nile, 10p.m.

Young jazz keyboardist is a Grammy winner

 

Little Freddie King
d.b.a., 11p.m.

74-year-old country blues guitarist from the Delta ($10)

All 

Articles

Changing Gears with the Krewe of Bike-Us

Krewe of Thoth, Mid-City and Bacchus in Photos

Endymion in Review

4 Injured in Bourbon Street Shooting

Off-Route Pics

Rain in Forecast Brings Parade Schedule Shuffle

Krewe of Hermes, Le Krewe d'Etat in Photos

Flush with Carnival Spirit: New Handmade Throws from Tucks

Inside the Le Krewe d'Etat Dictator's Reading Room

Feed Me Something Mister!: A Guide to Parade Route Eats

Post Parade Concert Roundup, Vendredi Gras

Friday Parade Previews! D'Etat, Hermes, Morpheus

OPP Booking Bus Awaits Mardi Gras Miscreants

Muses, Chaos in Photos

Druids, Nyx in Photos

Captain's Log: Parade Prep with the Mystic Krewe of Nyx

Space Ball, Average Super Heroes on St. Claude

Social Fabric: Mardi Gras Krewe Costumes Through the Ages

Councilwoman Calls for Neutral Ground Crackdown

Cleaver & Co. Delivers on Route

Carnival Comeback: Druids, Nyx Roll Tonight

Gypsyphonic Remixes Mardi Gras

Box Seating: Mardi Gras Ladders on the Route

Carnival Captured: Photo Essay

King Cake Quest: The Results

Safe Drinking, DWI Enforcement

Hagar's House Costume Carnival

Carnival's First Weekend, Reviewed

G.W. Bailey, Ruby Bridges Among Celeb Krewe Riders

NoDef Hosts Public King Cake Quest at the Ogden

Re-vieux: Krewe du Vieux Photo Highlights

Cleopatra's Reign

King Cakes and Cakes for the King: Carnival Confections Embrace Tradition, Bacon

Krewe of Muses Float Riding Spot in ebay Auction

Cheeky Black Named Queen of Krewedelusion

Krewe du Vieux Comes Early and Often in 2013

Rolling Elvi Get All Shook Up at Howlin' Wolf

Mardi Gras Music for 12th Night

12th Bite: New Takes on King Cake

Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Krewe du Vieux Shakedown Show

610 Stompers Bring Fresh Looks and New Moves to Headbanger's Ball

 

 

Parade Listing

SATURDAY, Jan. 19

Krewe du Vieux (6:00 PM, French Quarter and Marigny)

krewedelusion (7:00 PM, French Quarter and Marigny)

 

FRIDAY, JAN. 25

Krewe of Oshun (Uptown-St. Charles route, 6:00 PM)

Krewe of Cleopatra (Uptown - St. Charles route, 6:30 PM)

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

Krewe of Pontchartrain (Uptown - St. Charles route, 1:00 PM)

Krewe of Choctaw (Uptown-St. Charles route, 1:30 p.m.)

Knights of Sparta (Uptown - St. Charles route, 6:00 PM)

Krewe of Pygmalion (Uptown - St. Charles route, 6:30 PM)>

Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus (Marigny, 8:00 PM)

 

SUNDAY, Jan. 27

Krewe of Carrollton (Uptown - St. Charles route, Noon)

Krewe of King Arthur (Uptown - St. Charles route, 1:15 p.m.)

Mystic Krewe of Barkus (French Quarter, 2 p.m.)

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 2

Krewe of Alla (West Bank, Noon)

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 3

Super Bowl XLVII (Superdome, 6:00 PM)

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6

Krewe of Ancient Druids (Uptown - St. Charles route, 6:30 PM)

Krewe of Nyx (Uptown - St. Charles route, 7:00 PM)

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 7 

Knights of Babylon (Uptown-St. Charles route, 5:45 p.m.)

Krewe of Chaos (Uptown-St. Charles route, 6:30 PM)

Krewe of Muses (Uptown-St.Charles route, 6:30 PM)

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

Krewe of Hermes (Uptown-St. Charles route, 6:00 PM) 

Le Krewe d'tEat (Uptown-St. Charles route, 6:30 PM)

Krewe of Morpheus (Uptown-St. Charles route, 7:00 PM)

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

Krewe of NOMTOC (West Bank, 10:45 a.m.)

Krewe of Iris (Uptown-St. Charles route, 11:00 AM)

Krewe of Tucks (Uptown-St. Charles route, Noon)

Krewe of Endymion (Mid-City, 4:30 p.m.)

 

SUNDAY, Feb. 10

Krewe of Okeanos (Uptown-St. Charles route, 11:00 AM)

Krewe of Mid-City (Uptown-St. Charles route, 11:45 a.m.)

Krewe of Thoth (Uptown-St. Charles route, Noon)

Box of Wine (St. Charles Ave., after Thoth) 

Krewe of Bacchus (Uptown-St. Charles route, 5:15 PM)

 

LUNDI GRAS, Feb. 11

Krewe of Proteus (Uptown-St. Charles route, 5:15 p.m.)

Krewe of Orpheus (Uptown-St. Charles route, 6:00 p.m.)

 

MARDI GRAS, Feb. 12

Krewe of Bike-Us (Pal's Lounge, 6:30 a.m.)

Jefferson City Buzzards (Uptown, 6:45 a.m.)

Lyons Carnival Club (Uptown, 7 a.m.)

Mondo Kayo (Uptown, 7:45 a.m.) 

Corner Carnival Club (Second and Annunciation, 7 a.m.)

Pete Fountain's Half-Fast Walking Club (Uptown, 7:30 a.m.)

Zulu Social Aide and Pleasure Club (Uptown-Mid-City, 8:00 a.m.)>

Rex (Uptown, 10:00 AM)

Societe de Saint Anne (Marigny, 10:00 AM)

KOE (French Quarter, 10 a.m.)

Elks Orleanians, Crescent City Trucks (Uptown-St. Charles route, after Rex)

Krewe of Pal's (Pal's Lounge, 11 a.m.)

Full Grown Man Society (Marigny, Noon)

 

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Contributors:

Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Listings Editor

Anna Gaca

Art Listings

Cheryl Castjohn

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

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Editor Emeritus



Stephen Babcock