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Samedi

April 19th

Booksigning with Arita Bohannan

Gallery Burguieres (7 p.m.)

Author reads and signs copies of crime drama ‘Docket 76’  

 

Crescent City Classic

Loyola Ave. and Poydras (8 a.m.)

Annual 10k Ends near City Park 

 

Easter Keg Hunt

NOLA Brewing (1 p.m.)

?Scavenger hunt beginning at the taproom, to benefit Gulf Restoration Network 

 

Gaynielle Neville

Maple Leaf (10:30 p.m.)

CD Release Party  

 

Mystikal

Howlin’ Wolf (9:30 p.m.)

Plus YMCMB Flow, G Unit’s Kidd Kidd, 5th Ward Weebie, and 3D Natee

 

SwampGrease feat. Nigel Hall & Terence Higgins 

Tipitina's (9 p.m.)

Andrew Block, Eric Vogel, Erica Falls, Kendrick Marshall, plus John Lisi and Delta Funk

 

Shoebox Lounge

Shadowbox Theatre (8 p.m.)

Shoes, booze, and prostitutes

 

Earth Day Fest

Armstrong Park (10 a.m.- 7 p.m.)

Green Business Expo, music, and more from La. Bucket Brigade 

 

HUSTLE with DJ Soul Sister

Hi Ho Lounge (11 p.m.- 3 a.m.)

Rare grooves from the '70's every Saturday 

 

Corey Henry's Treme Funktet

Blue Nile (10 p.m.)

Local trombonist and his band play traditional NOLA music, from blues, to jazz, to gospel 

 

Dimanche

April 20th

Gay Easter Parade

Armstrong Park (4:30 p.m.)

Official Gay Easter parade rolls through the French Quarter

 

Goodchildren Easter Parade

Press & St. Claude (1:30 p.m.)

The Social Aide & Pleasure Club throws their annual parade through the Bywater

 

Todd Snider 

Tipitina’s (7:30 p.m.)

Folk-rock and Americana 

 

Joe Krown Trio

Maple Leaf (10:30 p.m.)

Krown, Batiste, and Washington every Sunday 

 

French Quarter Easter Parade

Canal & Bourbon St. (1 p.m.)

Chris Owens leads the charge            

 

Hot 8 Brass Band

Howlin’ Wolf- The Den (10 p.m.)

Premiere NOLA brass with hip-hop, R&B and more 


Today in New Orleans 5.23.13


Tonight, Birdfoot Chamber Music Fest continues at Snug Harbor, Thursdays at Twilight welcomes Alex McMurray, and more. On this day in 1934, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and killed in Bienville Parish, the end to the infamous pair’s three-year crime spree. Now, click through for Thursday's events.  

 

Thursdays at Twilight with Alex McMurray, City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)

This is Alex Murray’s first time performing at the Park’s Twilight Series and brings his raspy vocals and original lyrics to the Pavillion of the Two Sisters.  Mint juleps, wine, beer, soft drinks, water, and food will be available and no outside food and drink or pets are allowed.  Tickets are $10.

 

 

After Hours with Seth Walker, The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)

Austin Singer/ songwriter Seth Walker brings his blues guitar and soulful sound to The After Hours set tonight.  Seth recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers. Limoncell-O! will be served at The  O Bar and the O Fun feature is a  Kids' Art Activity Table.  The event is free to Museum members and $10 nonmuseum members. (No tickets are issued.)  For more information, call: 504.539.9600.

 

 

Maya Erdelyi Reception and Film Screening,The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)

Recently featured at the New Orleans Film Festival, Maya's award-winning abstract-narrative animation "Pareidolia" will be screened on Julia St. at The Foundation Gallery.  Stick around afterward for  a Q &A with the artist.

 

Night Train, Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)

Slide into Snug for the string quartet stylings of Different Trains & Saariaho and Cloud Trio followed by the string and piano presentations of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations.  Different Trains at 8pm, Goldberg at 10pm, Tickets are $15 and $10 for students.




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