Thursday, July 22, 2010

More Tales of the Cocktail and YA/YA!

Good Morning Everybody!

It's more Tales of the Cocktails...and here's what's going on in the FREE Tasting Rooms today.....

Casa Noble
The Bonnet Carre Room, Hotel Monteleone
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Have you ever tasted tequila by candle light? The answer is probably not
but in this class room style tasting room Jose Hermosillo, master
distiller/owner, will take participants through the rich heritage of Casa
Noble followed by a true sensory experience complemented by candle light.

Cabana Cacha├ža
Exchange Place, 300 block of Royal St.
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Cabana Cachaca presents a Tales of the Cocktail Tasting Room first with its live BARTENDER OLYMPICS. With a nod to RIO 16 and of course the home, heart and soul of CABANA CACHACA, bartender teams from around the country will compete in these Olympic Games.

Absolut Brooklyn
The Iberville and Bienville Rooms
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
In collaboration with famed filmmaker and Brooklyn son Spike Lee, ABSOLUT® BROOKLYN is the latest limited-edition, city-inspired flavor to be added to the ABSOLUT® VODKA flavor portfolio.  Capturing the vibrancy, diversity and rich heritage of New York City’s most celebrated borough, ABSOLUT BROOKLYN features an invigorating blend of red apple and ginger replete in a specially-designed bottle reminiscent of the ubiquitous “Brooklyn Stoop Life.”

For a complete list of Tasting Rooms and Events click the Tales of the Cocktail link!!!

If you're not doing Tales today...there's more stuff going on today too!!

A great event tonight is the Fund-raiser for YA/YA - Just Say YA/YA tonight at the 12 Bar (608 Fulton St.).check out this exciting evening!!
YA/YA is a non-profit organization that trains New Orleans high school students to become artists, entrepreneurs, and role models in their families and communities.

The Patron Party 6:30-7:30pm
Main Event 7:30-9:30pm - The Main Event features an open bar, fabulous food, and music for only $30!!!  Plus original artwork for sale and commission by world-famous YAYA artists!
Check out the evening of fun.....MUSIC by Craig Klein's New Orleans Allstars, FOOD donated by our finest restaurants, OPEN BAR BY Republic Beverage, Special Patron Party Appearance BY ALLEN TOUSSAINT.....For Tickets and info click on the link above!!

Don't miss out on the weekly wine tasting at Cork and Bottle about 5:00 pm in Mid-City..........and be sure to stop by the Crescent City Farmer's Market and patronize local Louisiana vendors with fresh veggies, seafood and more!

It's a big show at the Ogden this evening!! The Ogden Southern Museum of Art better known as Ogden after Hours starts up at 6:00 pm with Ladies of Bounce featuring Ms. Tee, Magnolia Shorty and special guests!!!  Come enjoy the Bounce sounds of New Orleans and some music, culture, fun and the "O" bar will be serving some yummy margaritas!! (remember if you get down there early - go grab a cocktail at the Circle Bar on Lee's of the best happy hours in town!)

You can also go hang out at City Park this evening for The Thursdays at Twilight Garden Concert Series has the Gay Men's Chorus!  (this event is sold out if you were planning on gong)...The gates open up at 5:00 pm and the performance starts at 6:00 pm in the City Park Botanical Garden Pavilion of the Two Sisters...There is an admission charge, but hey, it's helping the Park's a good thing...$8 for adults and $3 for children.

Come on down this evening to the Maison Frenchmen on Frenchmen Street (of course) tonight at 7:00 pm for the Grill Out Chill Out!  Bar patrons can load up on loads of yummy grilled meats, veggies and $5.00 pitchers of sure and stay on for Soul Project at 9:00 pm!

And for all your musical fun this evening be sure to click on the WWOZ Livewire...Have a great Thursday!

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