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MARDI

March 28th

Book Reading: Elizabeth Pearce

Garden District Book Shop, 6PM

From her new book "Drink Dat New Orleans: A Guide to the Best Cocktail Bars, Dives, & Speakeasies"

 

Spring Publishing Camp

Tubby & Coo's Mid-City Book Shop, 7PM

Book publishing workshop

 

Gabby Douglas

Dillrd University, 7PM

Olympic gymnast talks fame and fitness

 

Laelume

The Carver, 7PM

World soul jazz music

 

Laughter Without Borders

Loyola University, 7PM

Clowns for a cause, to benefit Syrian refugees

 

Tuesday Night Haircuts

St. Roch Tavern, 8PM

Tonight: beer, haircuts, karaoke

 

Thinkin' With Lincoln 

Bayou Beer Garden, 8PM

Outdoor trivia

 

Water Seed

Blue Nile, 9PM

Interstellar future funk

 

Stanton Moore Trio

Snug Harbor, 10PM

Galactic drummer’s side project - also at 8PM

MERCREDI

March 29th

Response: Artists in the Park

Botanical Garden, 10AM

Art exhibit and sale en plein air

 

Studio Opening Party

Alex Beard Studio, 5PM

Drinks, food, painting to celebrate the artist's studio opening

 

Sippin' in the Courtyard

Maison Dupuy Hotel, 5PM

Fancy foods, music by jazz great Tim Laughlin, and event raffle

 

Work Hard, Play Hard

Benachi House & Gardens, 6PM

Southern Rep's fundraising dinner and party 

 

Lecture: Patrick Smith

New Canal Lighthouse, 6PM

Coastal scientist discusses his work

 

Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks

Smoothie King Center, 7PM

The Birds and the Mavs go head to head

 

Drag Bingo

Allways Lounge, 7PM

Last game planned in the Allways's popular performance & game night

 

They Blinded Me With Science: A Bartender Science Fair

2314 Iberville St., 7:30PM

Cocktails for a cause

 

Brian Wilson 

Saenger Theatre, 8PM

The Beach Boy presents "Pet Sounds" 

 

Movie Screening: Napoleon Dynamite

Catahoula Hotel, 8PM

Free drinks if you can do his dance. Vote for Pedro!

 

Blood Jet Poetry Series

BJs in the Bywater, 8PM

Poetry with Clare Welsh and Todd Cirillo

 

Horror Shorts

Bar Redux, 9PM

NOLA's Horror Films Fest screens shorts

 

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Howlin Wolf, 10PM

Bronx hip hop comes south

 

JEUDI

March 30th

Aerials in the Atrium

Bywater Art Lofts, 6PM

Live art in the air

 

Ogden After Hours

Ogden Museum, 6PM

Feat. Mia Borders

 

Pete Fountain: A Life Half-Fast

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 6PM

Exhibit opening on the late Pete Fountain

 

Big Freedia Opening Night Mixer

Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes and Culture, 6PM

Unveiling of Big Freedia's 2018 Krew du Viewux costume

 

An Edible Evening

Langston Hughes Academy, 7PM

8th annual dinner party in the Dreamkeeper Garden

 

RAW Artists Present: CUSP

The Republlic, 7PM

Immersive pop-up gallery, boutique, and stage show

 

Electric Swandive, Hey Thanks, Something More, Chris Schwartz

Euphorbia Kava Bar, 7PM

DIY rock, pop, punk show

 

The Avett Brothers

Saenger Theatre, 7:30PM

Americana folk-rock

 

Stand-Up NOLA

Joy Theater, 8PM

Comedy cabaret

 

Stooges Brass Band

The Carver, 9PM

NOLA brass all-stars

 

Wolves and Wolves and Wolves and Wolves

Gasa Gasa, 9PM

Feat. Burn Like Fire and I'm Fine in support

 

Fluffing the Ego

Allways Lounge, 10:30PM

Feat. Creep Cuts and Rory Danger & the Danger Dangers

 

Fast Times Dance Party

One Eyed Jacks, 10:30PM

80s dance party

 


Today In NOLA 9.27.15


Today in New Orleans, watch Big Trouble in Little China at Prytania or catch Guidance at Zeitgeist. Marigny Opera House is hosting its Sunday Musical Meditation featuring Hanna Yim, and it’s day three of the NOLA Horror Film Fest. On this day in Louisiana history New Orleans streetcar employees went on strike, demanding 8-hour days and a $.25 cent/hr. minimum wage (1902) and Lil Wayne was born (1982). Now for all of today's feats:

 

Big Trouble in Little China (Prytania, 10p.m.)

 

The Prytania is now running a late night series featuring movies from director John Carpenter. Tonight, the theater will play Big Trouble in Little China. The flick narrates the story of truck driver Jack Burton. When his friend’s fiancé is kidnapped by a Chinese street gang, all sorts of mayhem ensues, including run-ins with an evil sorcerer.

 

Guidance (Zeitgeist, 6:30p.m.)

 

Zeitgeist is finally back from their hiatus! This evening, they’ll be playing Guidance, a Canadian comedy. Guidance is about a drug-using guidance counsellor who somehow becomes a huge hit with his students.

 

Sunday Musical Meditation (Marigny Opera House, 5p.m.)

 

For this week’s Sunday Musical Meditation, Marigny Opera House will feature the music of violinist Hannah Yim. Yim currently holds the position of Assistant Concertmaster of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. She has performed with other orchestras including the New World Symphony and the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. The concert is free and open to the public, but donations are suggested.

 

NOLA Horror Film Fest (Rare Form NOLA, 6:45p.m.)

 

Today marks the third day of the 5th Annual NOLA Horror Film Fest. This year, the film aims to promote filmmaking from Louisiana while also highlighting films from around the country and world. Films that will be shown today include Come With Me, Kiss The Devil in the Dark, You’re Killing Me and Trace. At 9p.m., the fest will host the 2015 NOHFF Awards Ceremony.




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