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Jeudi

April 17th

Jazz in the Park

Armstrong Park (3 p.m.)

This year’s free concert series kicks off with Fifth Ward Weebie, the Landry-Walker Marching Band, and Glen David Andrews  

 

Umphrey's McGee

Civic Theatre (7 p.m.)

with Lionize

 

Tuba Skinny

Ogden Museum (5:30 p.m.)

After Hours with food from Miss Linda’s Soul Food Catering, drinks, and more. Admission is $10  

 

Concerts in the Courtyard

Historic New Orleans Collection (6 p.m.)

French Quarter happy hour, with cocktails and music! This week, featuring the New Orleans Nightingales

 

The Breton Sound

Gasa Gasa (9 p.m.)

with Pinkerton

 

Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas

Rock n Bowl (8:30 p.m.)

Zydeco Night!

 

Soul Rebels

Le Bon Temps Roule (11 p.m.)

Brass band jam on Magazine Street!

Vendredi

April 18th

Sirens Album Release

Gasa Gasa (7 p.m.)

With Madonnathan & All People, Brent Houzenga, and more  

 

Uptown Get Down feat. Chicken George

Tipitina's (9 p.m.)

Plus DJ Quickie Mart, Unicorn Fukr & more

 

Ellis Marsalis Quartet

Snug Harbor (8 p.m., 10 p.m.)

Famous local Jazz pianist and bandleader performs  

 

Singin' in the Rain Screening

NOMA’s Sculpture Garden (5 p.m.)

Friday nights at NOMA and Moonlight Movies come together  

 

YG

House of Blues (9 p.m.)

Rapper makes stop on his My Krazy Life tour  

 

Guitar Lightnin' Lee

Kermit’s Mother in Law Lounge (10 p.m.)

Bluesy New Orleans guitar   


North Korean Nuclear Threat Mistakes Louisiana for Colorado Springs (VIDEO)


Amid the simmering pot of tensions on the Korean peninsula, Kim Jong-Un and co. releeasd a propaganda video Friday that shows four U.S. cities in the crosshairs of North Korean nuclear missiles that have yet to be tested. In the process of trying to drum up nationalism/fear, North Korea has, according to the Washington Post, committed a first: mistaking Colorado Springs for Louisiana.

 

The second target identified by the video's words is Colorado Springs, Colo., but  the location on the map is off by about 1,000 miles. The actual depicted target is somewhere in the vicinity of Shreveport, says WaPo.

 

The other targets listed in the video are Washington, D.C., Honolulu and Los Angeles.

 

The missiles that would theoretically be used for such an attack are known as the KN-08. According to GlobalSecurity.org, the missiles have yet to be tested in the air, proven to be able to hit the U.S., or even to be able to hit a specific target.

 

Here's the propaganda video:

 




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