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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
City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)
New Orleanian songwriter performs at the weekly outdoor concert series
The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)
Singer/ songwriter who has recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers
The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)
A screening of Maya's award-winning animation "Pareidolia" followed by a Q &A with the artist
Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)
The third evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00 PM)
Hip hop artist raps on St. Claude with his album Trap Hop
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Performing tracks from the new album 'What a World'
Today's Events 8.23.12
Today, a musical "pep rally" kicks off the AIDS Walk, a local author presents federal flood-fueled poems, and Love Sessions continues. On this day in Louisiana history, legendary sousaphonist Walter Payton was born in New Orleans (1942), and a three-judge panel rejected Edwin Edwards' appeal of his racketeering conviction (2002). Don't let today beat you. Get ahead of the curb with these:
Walk Your Brass Off (Howlin Wolf, 7pm) The "Walk Your Brass off with the Honorable South" starts tonight to kickoff the New Orleans AIDS Walk! There will be live music from the Hot 8, with Crescent City Derby, and Devils.
Nasimiyu (Allways Lounge, 10pm) The rising singer/pianist is becoming a local favorite with her powerful voice and blend of R&B, rock and soul, and you can catch her tonight on St. Claude.
Love Sessions (Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, 8:30pm) Irin Mayfield's "Love Sessions" continues today, with tonight’s proceeds going towards The New Orleans Chapter of the Links, Inc. Come watch Mayfield and Kermit Ruffins battle on stage in a good ol' fashion truppet duel. Tickets are $22.
Paul Soniat (Pavilion of the Two Sisters, 5pm) Soniat is native who often uses the history of New Orleans, both good & bad, as influences in his work. Tickets will be $10 food & drinks will be available inside.
Book signing with Marie Bookman (Maple Street Bookshop, Healing Center, 6:30pm) Marie Bookman will be discussing and signing Breach of My Heart. The author’s book of poetry was heavily influenced by her Katrina experience.
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Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
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