Wednesday, March 23, 2011

It's a Wonderful Wednesday!!

Happy Hump Day Everybody!

The weather is beautiful, and there's lots of great stuff going on this afternoon and tonight!!

It's a Wonderful Wednesday in the Faubourg St. John!!  The merchants are hosting an evening of local art openings where you can meander from business to business, viewing cool local art, sample a little cheese and light food and enjoy our fabulous spring weather (Esplanade and Ponce de Leon).  Swirl is showing the colorful New Orleans themed work of Shaun Aleman in combination with “in nola words”.  Cafe Degas and Nonna Mia will be holding openings as well and please stop by Fair Grinds to check out “Gluttony” (this is not an opening, the show is already in progress). 

And while you're out there have dinner at Santa Fe' Restaurant (3201 Esplanade) and check out the silent auction.  You can help out Nuf-Nuf the dog with his vet bills.  He was hurt badly in a hit and run accident...a portion of tonight's dinner and auction proceeds will go to help him out :)

There's gonna be a block party tonigh from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.!!  It's the Naked Entrepeneur Experience - on Girod between Magazine and Camp...come celebrate your inner entrepeneur with vendors from around the City and music by Shamar Allen and the Underdawgs!!

And of course there's more music!!

Start off your evening with the early show over at dba (618 Frenchmen)....Leeroy Stagger gets things kickin' at 7:00 pm....and then stay on for Walter "Wolfman" Washington & The Roadmasters at 10:00 pm it's gonna be a fun one!!

Go by Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for happy hour with Olive String Band at 5:00 pm, and stay on for the the Tex-Mex sounds of the Iguanas at 8:30 pm...go on and dance the night away!

Looking for some dinner and then some music?  Rock 'N Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) can help you out!  Get an entree' over at Ye Olde College Inn and then get a half price ticket to the show right next door at Rock N' Bowl....Keep on dancin' with Johnny Angel and the Swingin' Demons tonight at 8:30 pm!

Another great evening full of music at the Spotted Cat with Brett Richardson at 4:00 p.m., The Orleans 6 at 6:00 p.m., and to top off the night St. Louis Slim & The Frenchmen St. Jug Band at 10:00 p.m.!

If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire!  And don't forget about the membership drive...GET YOUR BRASS PASSES NOW! :)

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