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NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd (5:00PM- 11:00 PM)
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is inviting Grecophiles of all ages out to Bayou St. John for goat burgers, traditional music and dancing, and regional libations
The Convention Center (6:00PM-9:00 PM)
An experience for both foodies and wine connoisseurs with live music by Flow Tribe
Zephyr Field (7:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
One Eyed Jacks (7:30)
Sketchy Characters Productions brings you a comedy sketch and web series that plays off the madness of the French Quarter
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
The Little Gem Saloon (8:00 PM)
The fourth evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Howlin’ Wolf (9:00 PM)
A funky two night celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Rock around Lee Circle tonight
Today in New Orleans: 5.13.12
Today, NOLA Veggie Fest gets even sexier in the Marigny, the Original Big 7 second line through downtown and the LPO gets a visit from Kermit Ruffins. Happy Birthday to trombonish Revert "Peanut" Andrews (1971). Be sure to call on your mama before heading out to these:
Original Big 7 Second Line (Starts at 1835 Elysian Fields, 1:00 PM) A very special Mother's Day Second Line heads through the Seventh Ward. Get the full route here.
NOLA Veggie Fest New Orleans Healing Center (All Day) It's called Veggie Fest, but this one is dedicated to vegans. Two days of cooking demos, burlesque performances, and samples! Need more proof? NoDef's Moxie Sazerac explains why vegans are sexy here.
Louusiana Philharmonic Orchestra with Kermit Ruffins (7:00 PM, Champions Square) One of New Orleans' pre-eminent jazz artists teams up with a full orchestra for a very special concert in Champions Square - for free! The Orchestra will also play selections reflective of Louisiana's heritage. Check out a full preview here.
Mother's Day at the Zoo with Irma Thomas (All Day, Audubon Zoo) Mothers get in free at the zoo during a full day of food and drink. And, as always, it's capped off by one of New Orleans' favorite mothers, soul queen Irma Thomas.
Fleur de Tease (8 & 10 p.m., One Eyed Jack's) Trixie Minx and one of New Orleans' favorite burlesque troupes return to portray The Wizard of Oz. More than just the shoes will glitter. Read Jim Fitzmorris' review of the show from the archives here.
Solo Night (Siberia, 10:00 PM) Local musicians Sarah Quintana, Meschiya Lake, Julie Odell, Anthony Cuccia, Luke Allen and Sneaky Pete play solo sets.
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
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