Happy Tuesday Everybody,
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! Susan Spicer's Mondo is cooking each Tuesday in June at the Market.....on the menu: Swiss chard dolmades with local feta and heirloom tomato salad, chilled buttermilk-cucumber soup with pickled local blueberries, and blueberry scone with lemon curd... ....yummy!!
Tonight New Orleans Traditional Jazz Camp is hoping for the Biggest Second Line Ever!!! Trad camp for adults is hosting a second line open to everyone at 7:00 pm starting at the Bourbon Orleans hotel in the 700 block of Orleans Ave. Be a part of this history making event. Bring umbrellas, handkerchiefs, napkins...whatever makes you second line happier!! This could be a Guinness world record, or the opportunity to consume a mass quantities of Guinness beer!
Looking to get your art on this evening...well we have just the thing for you!! It's the first ever Twirling Ballerina Takes Center Stages at "Bottles and Brushes with Degas" 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. They’ll supply the paints, aprons, and brushes and even one COMPLIMENTARY adult beverage. All you need to bring is a little creativity and a positive attitude - tonight paint Degas' "Twirling Ballerina". 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.
Celebrate the work of Homer Plessy with Plessy Day 2011 tonight starting at 6:00 pm. The celebration will begin in NOCCA's parking lot (2800 Chartres Street ) with a live performance by Carl LeBlanc and Jonathan Bloom. Guests will then be welcomed into NOCCA's Ellis Marsalis Jazz Studio for a reading and short talk by A.P. Tureaud Jr. and Dr. Rachel Emanuel, co-authors of A More Noble Cause. Together they tell the remarkable story of one civil rights lawyer's lifelong fight for racial justice in Jim Crow Louisiana. The book will be available for purchase from The Community Book Center. Light fare will be provided by Marriott New Orleans. Admission to this event is free, and open to the public.
Good Music Tonight!
You got to go to Mid-City tonight to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal Street) for John Fohl at 8:00 pm...it's gonna be another amazing evening over at the Chickie..and don't forget to come hungry for the yummy food from Taceaux Loceaux!!
Celebrate Hellen Gillet's new cd with a cd release party at the Blue Nile - Balcony Room (532 Frenchmen) at 10:00 pm tonight...If you've never seen Helen you need to head on out for an amazing performance from this talented musician.
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 Treblemakersat 9:00 pm and stay on for Micah Mckee & Friends at 11:00 pm!
And Finish up your evening over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street for the REBIRTH Brass Band!! You'll be glad did!
Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire link!