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MARDI

March 28th

Book Reading: Elizabeth Pearce

Garden District Book Shop, 6PM

From her new book "Drink Dat New Orleans: A Guide to the Best Cocktail Bars, Dives, & Speakeasies"

 

Spring Publishing Camp

Tubby & Coo's Mid-City Book Shop, 7PM

Book publishing workshop

 

Gabby Douglas

Dillrd University, 7PM

Olympic gymnast talks fame and fitness

 

Laelume

The Carver, 7PM

World soul jazz music

 

Laughter Without Borders

Loyola University, 7PM

Clowns for a cause, to benefit Syrian refugees

 

Tuesday Night Haircuts

St. Roch Tavern, 8PM

Tonight: beer, haircuts, karaoke

 

Thinkin' With Lincoln 

Bayou Beer Garden, 8PM

Outdoor trivia

 

Water Seed

Blue Nile, 9PM

Interstellar future funk

 

Stanton Moore Trio

Snug Harbor, 10PM

Galactic drummer’s side project - also at 8PM

MERCREDI

March 29th

Response: Artists in the Park

Botanical Garden, 10AM

Art exhibit and sale en plein air

 

Studio Opening Party

Alex Beard Studio, 5PM

Drinks, food, painting to celebrate the artist's studio opening

 

Sippin' in the Courtyard

Maison Dupuy Hotel, 5PM

Fancy foods, music by jazz great Tim Laughlin, and event raffle

 

Work Hard, Play Hard

Benachi House & Gardens, 6PM

Southern Rep's fundraising dinner and party 

 

Lecture: Patrick Smith

New Canal Lighthouse, 6PM

Coastal scientist discusses his work

 

Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks

Smoothie King Center, 7PM

The Birds and the Mavs go head to head

 

Drag Bingo

Allways Lounge, 7PM

Last game planned in the Allways's popular performance & game night

 

They Blinded Me With Science: A Bartender Science Fair

2314 Iberville St., 7:30PM

Cocktails for a cause

 

Brian Wilson 

Saenger Theatre, 8PM

The Beach Boy presents "Pet Sounds" 

 

Movie Screening: Napoleon Dynamite

Catahoula Hotel, 8PM

Free drinks if you can do his dance. Vote for Pedro!

 

Blood Jet Poetry Series

BJs in the Bywater, 8PM

Poetry with Clare Welsh and Todd Cirillo

 

Horror Shorts

Bar Redux, 9PM

NOLA's Horror Films Fest screens shorts

 

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Howlin Wolf, 10PM

Bronx hip hop comes south

 

JEUDI

March 30th

Aerials in the Atrium

Bywater Art Lofts, 6PM

Live art in the air

 

Ogden After Hours

Ogden Museum, 6PM

Feat. Mia Borders

 

Pete Fountain: A Life Half-Fast

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 6PM

Exhibit opening on the late Pete Fountain

 

Big Freedia Opening Night Mixer

Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes and Culture, 6PM

Unveiling of Big Freedia's 2018 Krew du Viewux costume

 

An Edible Evening

Langston Hughes Academy, 7PM

8th annual dinner party in the Dreamkeeper Garden

 

RAW Artists Present: CUSP

The Republlic, 7PM

Immersive pop-up gallery, boutique, and stage show

 

Electric Swandive, Hey Thanks, Something More, Chris Schwartz

Euphorbia Kava Bar, 7PM

DIY rock, pop, punk show

 

The Avett Brothers

Saenger Theatre, 7:30PM

Americana folk-rock

 

Stand-Up NOLA

Joy Theater, 8PM

Comedy cabaret

 

Stooges Brass Band

The Carver, 9PM

NOLA brass all-stars

 

Wolves and Wolves and Wolves and Wolves

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Feat. Burn Like Fire and I'm Fine in support

 

Fluffing the Ego

Allways Lounge, 10:30PM

Feat. Creep Cuts and Rory Danger & the Danger Dangers

 

Fast Times Dance Party

One Eyed Jacks, 10:30PM

80s dance party

 


Second Line Alert: Single Men


Today, Super Sunday festivities are kicking off at A.L. Davis Park. All the Mardi Gras Indians will be out today, but that does not mean that second lines are stopping. Today (3.19), the Single Men Social Aid & Pleasure Club is ready to strut. The parade will mark the group's 22nd anniversary. 

 

The Single Men start their march at 2PM at the Daiquiri Lounge (4201 Washington Avenue). The Stooges Brass Band will provide the soundtrack. 

 

The parade is dedicated to former Single Men President Nathaniel Willis, late brother Roosevelt Frith, and the late Debbie Weary, who dressed the Single Men for years. 

 

2017's Grand Marshal duties will be fulfilled by Single Men Members. Former Grand Marshal Big Daddy is a member this year along with Richie Rich, Ditty, Carl, Patrick, and the late Roosevelt and Big E and Lynn. Honorary members are Tish, Gabby, Queen, Danna, and Karen.

 

The club's motto is "Building something new on an old foundation." 

 

Route follows.

Start: Daiquiri Lounge 4201 Washington Ave, 

Out Washington Ave to S. Broad, left on S. Broad to M. L. King. Right on M. L. King to S. Galvez Street.

Stop: VIP Ladies & Kids SAPC 

 

Continue out S. Galvez to Earhart Blvd. Right on Earhart to Magnolia St. 

Stop: Compassionate Ladies Social Club

 

Continue on Magnolia to MLK. Left on MLK to S. Liberty St. Right on S. Liberty. 

Stop: Single Ladies SAPC (1614 S. Liberty St.) 

 

Continue out S. Liberty to Felicity St. Left on Felicity to Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Right on O.C. Haley to Jackson Ave. 

Stop: Dumaine Street Gang SAPC

 

Continue out O.C. Haley to Phillip St. Right on Phillip then left on Danneel to Third St. 

Stop: Green Zebra Bar and Ladies of Unity SAPC  

 

Continue out Danneel to Washington Ave. Left on Washington to Baronne St. 

Stop: Verret's Bar and Sisters of Change SAPC

 

Continue out Washington to St. Charles Ave. Right on St. Charles to Delachaise St. Right on Delachaise to S. Saratoga St. Left on Saratoga St. to Foucher St. 

Disband: The Other Place Lounge (Saratoga & Foucher St.)  

 




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