Saturday, July 17, 2010

Happy Birthday Lionel Ferbos!!!!

Happy Saturday Everybody,

It's not too late to head down to Jefferson Feed (4421 Jefferson Highway) for Hot Kitty in the City Pet Adoption Day from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm....go find your forever friend today!!!

You should head on down to the Louisiana Music Factory (210 Decatur) for a couple of great shows.....You've got A.J. Loria at 2:00 pm and Troy Turner at 3:00...and look out for the great beer specials down the street.

Make sure to stop by the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park (916 N. Peters) for MAYES2 (Frank and Cindy Mayes) who will perform a concert of New Orleans jazz, classical, original & "nouveaux grooveaux" from 2-3:30pm. Admission is FREE!!!

Today is HURRICANE CEREMONY XIII this evening at Achade Meadows Peristyle (3319 Rosalie Alley ( of of Rampart between Piety and Desire) starting up at 7:00 pm it's a public prayer ceremony dedicated to Our Lady of Prompt Succor (who has intervened historically on New Orleans' behalf when a hurricane has threatened) and Ezili Danto (also associated with Mater Salvatoris and Moumt Carmel) to ask for protection from hurricanes.

What to bring in offering:
For Our Lady: flowers, statues, candles, religious pictures, jewelry.
For Danto: Barbancourt Rum, Clarin, Florida Water, candles, daggers, dolls dressed in red and blue with gold trim or calico prints, spicy black beans, peasant cakes, unfiltered cigarettes, pan fried cornbread with peppers, fried pork, white crème de menthe.

What to wear: Please dress in white (the color of purity), with red head scarves, or all red (the color of Petwo rites).

If you've never been to this party you got to go!!  It's the Third Annual Hear Come the Girls Party at Rock 'N Bowl tonight at 9:30 p.m...Make sure you wear something fancy and you can dance to the sounds of Blue-Eyed Soul Review!

And of DON'T MISS THIS ONE....Lionel Ferbos Turns 99 at 9:00 pm...come help him celebrate at his big birthday bash where he'll be performing at the Palm Court (1204 Decatur Street)....this is going to be quite the celebration!!!

 For more fun events going on around the City be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire...have a good one!!!

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