Happy Tuesday Everybody,
It's day two of Gulf Alive in the French Market. Check out today's schedule of events below....and look for the speaker roster and more events at http://www.gulfalive.com/ and http://www.edibleneworleans.com/.
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
FROM DELTAIC SOIL - CREOLE TOMATOES, MIRLITONS, & FRIENDS
The importance of the Mississippi River, cultural cuisine, and heirloom vegetable varieties
10:00 AM- 10:45 AM
A revival of canning local heirloom varieties and extending the availability of the local harvest
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
HERITAGE BEASTS OF LOUISIANA
200 years of sustainable breeds in a semitropical land
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
CRAWFISH - "SHE GOT TWO BIG CLAWS AND EIGHT TINY FEET" (ANONYMOUS AUTHOR)
Don't settle for the imitations - eat only the best from the Atchafalaya River, bayous, rice fields, and farm ponds of Louisiana
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
SEA TROUT & BULL REDS - LOCAL & LIMITED WILD FISH
A culinary & ecological review of two types of wild caught fish popular on New Orleans' menus
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
SAZERAC - THE OLDEST AMERICAN COCKTAIL
How to create a genuine cocktail from the Crescent City
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
HERBSAINT BAR OPEN
Cash Bar - The Barley Oak
You can get your day started off right with a trip to the Farmer's Market!!! Visit the Crescent City's Farmer's Market at University Square (200 Broadway) from 9:00 to 1:00 pm and pick up some fresh seafood, veggies and you can even get some lunch! Chef Alon Shaya of John Besh's Domenica (Italian for Sunday) is back at the market today with cannellini bean soup with the Monica's fava beans and Creole tomato bruschetta, Ryals Farm spicy goat meatballs over polenta with spring onions, ricotta agnolotti with Jim Core's greens, Smith Creamery butter and lemon, and Johndale Farm strawberry zuppa inglese with white chocolate... ....yummy!!
Looking to get your art on this evening...well we have just the thing for you!! “Bottles, Brushes with Degas”: A Painting and Pouring Experience at the Degas House (2306 Esplanade)! Beginning at 6:30 PM, this one of a kind event provides artists and non-artists the opportunity to come and be inspired where Degas lived - tonight paint the famous Degas - A Woman Ironing. All you need to bring is a little creativity and a positive attitude. Come a little early and enjoy the social hour at 5:30 pm....Cost is $40 and for more info and reservations call (504) 821-5009 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good Stuff Tonight!
It's gonna be a great evening to hang out at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.)...Have a cocktail and listen to the amazing John Rankin at 8:00 pm...it's a beautiful night for moon gazing and porch sippin'!
You got to go to Mid-City tonight to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) to enjoy the amazing Grayson Capps at 8:00 pm!! If you have never checked Grayson out (and especially if you have) you really need to head out for this great evening of music!! And don't forget they got some yummy food over there too!
For more musical fun head on over to Mid-City to the Banks Street Bar and Grill (4401 Banks) for a great night of music with The Nola Treblemakers....the show starts up at 10:00 pm!!
There's a triple header over at the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) starting up at 4:00 pm with Brett Richardson, then stay on for Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 6:00 pm, and finish off the night with Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 10:00 pm!!
You definitely need to stay up a little late tonight...for the big REBIRTH BRASS BAND cd release party tonight around 9:30 pm (NOLA time) at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street.....it's gonna be one amazing night of music!!
Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire link!