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Superdome (9:00 AM)
Keynote: The Dalai Lama
Cafe Instanbul (10:00 AM)
A three part conversation for the future of Faubourg St. Roch and all down river communities
Bayou St. John (12:15-9:15 PM)
A music fest on the water featuring Brass-a-holics, Bonerama, Blake Amos, the Coyotes, and more
Zeitgeist (1:00 PM- 4:00 PM)
Live streaming of the Dalai Lama speaking
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (2:00 and 8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Zeitgeist (6:00 PM)
“A Fierce Light” screening
The First Presbyterian Church on South Claiborne Ave (7:00 PM)
Local and regional artists and photographers donate their work in support of children’s healthcare
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
The New Movement Theater (8:00 PM)
Storytelling, improv, sketch, funny videos and refreshments courtesy of New Orleans Ice Cream Company and Abita to kick off season 2 of our web series Least Favorite Love Songs
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Rock group with the motto “Prose before hoes” plays on St. Claude
Maple Leaf (10:40 PM)
Funky New Orleans natives introduce their new EP, Painkiller
Hi- Ho Lounge (11:00 PM)
Weekly dance party with the Queen of Rare Groove
Today in New Orleans 9.18.12
Tonight in the Crescent City, check out Beach House at Tip’s, or go to Tulane for a free show from local legend Ellis Marsalis. Get your copy of Geoff Wyss' How signed at Maple Street Book Shop, and go out and heckle Batman and Robin at the Republic. Today in Louisiana music history, Jack Hammer, who co-wrote Great Balls of Fire with Jerry Lee Lewis, was born (1940), and Willie Nelson was arrested on I-10 near Breaux Bridge for possession of narcotic mushrooms (2006). Now for today's happenings:
How Book Signing and Reading (Maple Street Book Shop Uptown, 6pm)
Come see local author Geoff Wyss read from his collection of short stories, How. The Jesuit English teacher gives his readers a truly honest portrayal of the parts of New Orleans that have never made the TV screen.
Beach House (Tipitina’s Uptown, 10pm)
Indie lovers, come Uptown tonight to Tip’s to see the Baltimore-based band that has made waves on the national scene. Guitarist and former member of Ponytail Dustin Wong will open tonight’s show. Get your tickets here.
Ellis Marsalis (Tulane’s Dixon Hall, 7pm)
Come out to Tulane tonight to see the eldest Marsalis on the piano in a performance sponsored by the Newcomb-Tulane Lagniappe Series. The local jazz musician and educator will be performing for free, so don’t miss out!
Fair Trade and New Orleans (Fair Grinds Coffee House, 7pm)
Come to Mid-City near the track for a discussion on fair trade practices and how to stay socially conscious in your coffee consumption. “Making the Port of New Orleans Fair Trade,” will focus on how to make coffee great for consumers as well as producers in developing countries.
Hecklevision (Republic, 10pm)
Come out to the Republic tonight for a cinematic experience that encourages guests to share their thoughts throughout the movie. Tonight they’re screening Batman and Robin, and audience members can see their funny comments appear next to the movie.
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Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
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