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Jeudi

December 18th

TRAP ft Grandtheft

Republic, 9p.m.

Custom made eclectic house to slay your eardrums

 

Tales of the Toddy

House of Blues, 6:30p.m.

The City’s best bartenders spin up takes on the classic winter drink

 

Roman Street

Ogden After Hours, 6-8p.m.

New flamenco rhythms from Mobile based band

 

Homegrown Night Concert Series

Tipitina’s, 8:30p.m.

Featuring Deltaphonic, The Fake Carls and Noisewater

 

Christmas Organ Spectacular

St. Louis Cathedral, 6p.m.

Featuring Karol Mossakowski, Young Artist in Residence

 

Baroque Christmas

First Baptist Church New Orleans, 7:30p.m.

Glorious holiday music in the Cathedral following the concert series

 

 

Big Deal Burlesque

Siberia, 9p.m.

Roxie le Rouge presents May Hemmer, Nikki LeVillain and more

Vendredi

December 19th

WWOZ 34 Birthday Party

Tipitina’s, 9p.m.

Davell Crawford, Ivan Neville, DJ Soul Sister

 

Kermit Ruffins Big 50th Bash

House of Blues, 9p.m.

Celebrate Kermit’s birthday w/ The Barbeque Swingers, Nayo Jones and Neisha Ruffins Band

 

Bounce Holiday Edition

Republic, 10p.mm.

Big Freedia, DJ Jubilee, Walt Wiggady and more! $5

 

Grenadine McGunkle’s Double-Wide Christmas

Mid-City Theater, 8p.m.

A holiday play complete with speed dating and snuggies

 

Kool and the Gang, Cheap Trick

Champions Square, 7p.m.

Music with legends to kick off 2014 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Samedi

December 20th

Little Maker presents Last Waltz

One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

A tribute to The Last Waltz - Part II

 

Pelicans vs. Trail Blazers

Smoothie King Center, 6p.m.

The world of Portlandia blazes down South

Dimanche

December 21st

Caroling in the Square

Jackson Square, 6:30p.m.

Join in the tradition of communal holiday song by candlelight in front of the Cathedral

 

Saints vs. Falcons

da Dome, 12p.m.

Who dat rivals migrate to the Crescent City for some action

 

Lundi

December 22nd

NOCCA Presents Home for the Holidays

House of Blues, 6p.m.

A concert for Daniel Price foundation ft. Trombone Shorty, Rebirth Brass Band, TYSSON

Mardi

December 23rd

Lightwire Theater

The Joy Theater, 3p.m. & 7:30p.m.

A glow in the dark dancing light show

 

Today in New Orleans 3.5.13


This morning, make groceries at the Farmer’s Market. Later, NOLA Fashion Week celebrates their fifth season with runway shows at the Saratoga, lit lovers can enjoy book events Uptown, Rebirth plays the Maple Leaf, and more. On this day in 1766, Antionio de Ulloa became the first Spanish Governor of Louisiana. Now, more to do this Tuesday.

 

Crescent City Farmer's Market (Uptown Market, 9am-1pm)

 

This morning, head to the Riverbend to make groceries. Dozens of local farmers and chefs are bringing their fresh produce, seafood, meats, pre-made treats, and more to this weekly event.

 

First Tuesday Book Club (Maple Street Book Shop, Uptown, 5:45pm)

 

Tonight, join some fellow readers to discuss Colum McCann’s novel, Let the Great World Spin. Bring your copy and discuss the latest work from the National Book Award Winner and author of Zoli and Dancer.

 

Sarah Carr Author Event (Octavia Books, 6pm)

 

Sarah Carr’s Hope Against Hope: Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children delves into New Orleans’ controversial school reform battle. Carr takes on the Recovery School District through the eyes of longtime principal Mary Laurie, new teacher Aidan Kelly, and fourteen-year-old Geraldlynn Stewart.

 

NOLA Fashion Week (The Saratoga, 5:30pm-9pm)

 

Tonight, start off your fashionable evening with a fashion market. Locally known designers of Jolie and Elizabeth are starting off the evening, followed by Izavel by Isabel Varela, then Blackout by Ashlie Ming. End your evening with a cocktail at Bellocq’s Sip in Style Lounge.

 

Rebirth Brass Band (Maple Leaf, 10pm)

 

Since they formed in 1983, Rebirth has been a local staple in the New Orleans brass scene. The Grammy winners are playing their Tuesday night gig, so come out for two sets of brass, funk, hip-hop, R&B, and more.




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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,

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Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Art Listings

Cheryl Castjohn

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Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

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Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

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Stephen Babcock