Monday, May 23, 2011

Read My Pins and Monday Music!

Happy Monday Everybody!

What a beautiful weekend....hope everyone had a good one!!

Something very cool is going on at the New Orleans Museum of Art....Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection, features over 200 pins from her personal collection. The exhibition, organized by the Museum of Arts and Design, will be on display to the public at NOMA from May 24 to August 14. Tonight from 5:00 to 6:00 pm there is a conversation with Madeline Albright and Mitch Landrieu...This event is open to the public, but seating is limited, please RSVP at (504) 658-4100.

Monday Night Music

It's a lovely evening for porch sippin' over at the Columns Hotel (3811 St. Charles)....At 8:00 pm David Doucet of Beausoleil fame will have you enjoying this Monday night with some great music!!

Head on down to Mid City for even more music at Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) with piano player (and sometimes guitar man) John Cleary at 8:00 pm...and come hungry - the kitchen is open with good food!!

You can stay in the Mid-City 'hood and go on over to Banks Street Bar (4401 Banks)about 10:00 pm for the N'awlins Johnnys tonight!

And If you're lookin' for some bluegrass music tonight you don't have to go too far to find it....Check out the Hi Ho Lounge (2239 St. Claude) and the Bluegrass Pickin' Party at 8:00 pm...there's no cover and FREE red beans (veggie red beans too)! 

BMC (1331 Decatur) has a great early show at 6:00 pm with Fun in the Pocket featuring Mayumi Shara (drummer extraordinaire)...then stay on for the next show at 9:30 with Smoky Greenwell's Blues Jam!!

Head down Frenchmen Street to d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) for two great shows!!  It's  the By & By String Band at 6:00 pm and stay on for Glen David Andrews at 9:00 pm!

Be sure to make a stop by the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) early for this great line-up of music....Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, Dominic Grillo and The Frenchmen Street All Stars at 6:00 pm and be sure to stay on for the Jazz Vipers at 10:00's sure to be another smokin' Monday evening show.

To top off you're gotta go Uptown and over to the Maple Leaf (8316 Oak) for Papa Grows Funk at 11:00 pm they really know how to get your Monday night funkified!!!

Have a great one...and for more musical fun check out WWOZ Livewire ....until tomorrow.

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