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Samedi

May 23rd

Greek Fest

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Eat, dance and drink wine from a tiny cup

 

Dax Riggs

One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

Swampy southern folk rock plus opening band Strange Roux

 

Papa Roach

House of Blues, 7p.m.

Hard rock with heavy metal influence

 

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Mahalia Jackson, 7:30p.m.

Performance of Verdi’s Requiem with vocals by Elizabeth DeShong, Alfred Walker, Lori Guilbeau and Paul Groves

 

Say My Name, Say My Name: Stories of LGBT Youth

Ashe Powerhouse Theatre, 7p.m.

BreakOUT presents stories of transgender youth

 

Woodenhead Forty Year Itch

Chickie Wah Wah, 10p.m.

Instrumental rock on Canal

Dimanche

May 24th

Tom Leggett

30-90, 5p.m.

New Orleans based singer songwriter jazzes up the new Frenchmen St. venue

 

Joe Krown Trio

Maple Leaf, 10p.m.

Regular show featuring the “Wolfman” and Russell Batiste

 

Geoff Clapp Organ Quartet

Snug Harbor, 8p.m.

Clapp is joined by Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson on alto sax


Tulane Screens Films from Students, NOLA Kids


As politicians and teachers debate programs for the future of NOLA’s kids, the students themselves are putting in their two cents outside of the La. Supreme Court. Tonight, Tulane kids and budding young scholars will showcase short films that deal with education, violence, food, spirituality, service, and community restoration.

 

No one is as qualified in education reform than the students themselves, at least that’s how’s Kids Rethink New Orleans broaches the subject. Mostly made up of Middle School-aged kids, the program allows rethinkers (and much younger “prethinkers”) to share their input with community organizers, architects, artists, educators, and media experts.

 

Students from Tulane’s “Place-Based Storytelling in New Orleans” class joined with the Rethinkers and Joseph S. Clark Prep to present the series of short films, “New Orleans Stories: A Community Showcase of Student Films.”

 

The event takes place at Tulane’s Lavin Bernick Center, in the Kendall-Cram lecture hall, from 6pm-8pm. Refreshments will be served after the screenings. Tonight’s showcase is free and open to the public.




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Contributors:

Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Theatre Critic

Michael Martin

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

Published Daily by

Minced Media, Inc.

Editor Emeritus



Stephen Babcock