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MERCREDI

May 24th

Jazz Pilates

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 12PM

Led by renowned jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan

 

Happy Hour Sessions

The Foundation Room, 5PM

Featuring the raw blues and smokey femininity of Hedijo

 

Shake It Break It Band

21st Amendment, 5PM

Step back in time and enjoy some tunes

 

Lighting from a Theatrical Perspective

NOLA Community Printshop, 6PM

Hosted by veteran Lighting Designer, Andrew J. Merkel

 

Free Spirited Yoga

The Tchoup Yard, 6:30PM

Free yoga, optional beer and food

 

Big Easy Playboys

Bank Street Bar, 7PM

Mixing roots, rock, and blues

 

Think Less, Hear More

Hi-Ho Lounge, 9PM

Spontaneous compositions to projected movies

 

 

JEUDI

May 25th

Soft Opening

Royal Brewery, 11AM

Come celebrate the opening of NOLA’s newest brewery

 

Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans

Royal Street, FQ, 11AM

Doreen Ketchens and her band

 

Jazz in the Park

New Orleans Armstrong Park, 4PM

Music by Honey Island Swamp Band + Hot 8 Brass Band

 

Ogden After Hours

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 6PM

Featuring the funky sounds of Margie Perez

 

Conversation: On Cecilia Vicuña

Contemporary Arts Center, 7PM

Discussion on the “About to Happen” exhibition

 

JD Hill & The Jammers

Bar Redux, 8PM

R&B, rock blues, and everything in between

 

Luke Winslow King

Tipitina’s, 9PM

Support by The Washboard Rodeo

 

Dave Easley

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse, 10PM

Witness one of the city’s best guitarists

 

VENDREDI

May 26th

Bayou Country Superfest

Mercedes Benz Superdome, 11AM

Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Rascal Flatts and many more

 

Magazine St. Art Market

Dat Dog, 4PM

Happy hour + local art

 

Royal Street Stroll

200-900 Blocks of Royal St, 530PM

Led by the Krewe of Cork

 

YP Family Game Night

Urban League of Greater New Orleans, 6PM

Game night for young professionals and their families

 

Toonces and Friends

Marigny Opera House, 7PM

An orchestral journey through time

 

Spektrum Fridays

Techno Club, 10PM

Featuring J.DUB’L and residents Erica and Rye

 

New Thousand + Adrian

Balcony Music Club, 11PM

Violin centered hip hop

 

Free Music Series

Fulton Ally, 10PM

Featuring Bubl Trubl


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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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Dead Huey, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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Alexis Manrodt

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Linzi Falk

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B. E. Mintz

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Stephen Babcock

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