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Fair Grounds, all day
Final day of weekend one
Bayou Beer Garden, 9AM
The most important meal of the year
Prytania Theatre, 10AM
1933 sci-fi horror classic
Saenger Theatre, 3PM
YouTube superstar comes to town
Marigny Opera House, 5PM
Feat. guitarist and composer David Sigler
Eiffel Society, 7PM
Lord of the Rings burlesque
Maple Leaf Bar, 7PM
Feat. Walter "Wolfman" Washington and Russell Batiste, plus a crawfish boil
Bar Redux, 9PM
NOLA-based Balkan band
Zeitgeist Arts Center, 9PM
Helen Gillet presents Belgian avant garde films
Today in NOLA: 8.07.15
Chefs are throwing down in the Convention Center today. NOMA is hosting a party and the Old Marquer is staging some Jurassic Park burlesque. Plus, some alt-folk is coming to the Allways. Happy Birthday to former Gov. and new father Edwin Edwards, 86, born on this day in 1927. Now, more to do this Friday.
Chef’s Taste Challenge, (New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 6:30p.m.)
Farm-to-table conference brings a cooking challenge. Chefs Frank Brigsten and Matthew Farmer will represent New Orleans ina field that also includes Rocky Durham, Craig Baker, Hari Pulapaka, and Joel Navejas.
Friday Nights at NOMA, (NOMA, 5 p.m.)
Take in a little culture before getting housed tonight. NOMA opens its doors after hours on Fridays, allowing visitors a chance to kick off the weekend with some culture. Music by Erin Demastes. Journalist Chris Waddington from NOLA.com will be on hand to talk about art and media.
Life, UH, Strips A Way (Old Marquer Theater, 11p.m.)
What’s bigger than a dinosaur? How about some pasties with your paleontology? The Old Marque is hosting a Jurassic Park themed burlesque show.
Bjorn Jacobsen (AllWays Lounge, 10p.m.)
Born in Penssylvania and now splitting his time between NOLA and NYC, Jacobsen is bringing his unique, organic sound to St. Claude. With an emphasis on acoustic music, he plays “Dark-Folk, Gypsy-Grass, and Delta Blues.”
Renard Boissiere, Linzi Falk, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Dead Huey, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via
Michael Weber, B.A.
B. E. Mintz