Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Tuesday with Food, Burlesque and Lots of Music!

Happy Tuesday Everybody!!

All Week Long!!

A Yummy way to spend your week!  The Louisiana Restaurant Association Greater New Orleans Chapter is proud to unveil the inaugural We Live to Eat: Louisiana Seafood Restaurant Week, celebrating the art and appreciation of dining in New Orleans. During the week of September 12-18, 2011, more than thirty local restaurants will offer two-course lunches for $20 and three-course dinners for $35. It's a chance to enjoy exceptional dining and satisfy your palate the way only New Orleans cooking can... at a great value.  http://www.welivetoeatnola.com/restaurant-week/

Special Events Today!

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 grab some lunch!  Woody's Fish Tacos are back and the Market is excited to have Woody's delicious, fresh, locally sourced tacos. Look for his tacos, rice and beans and a market fresh veggie dish this week for lunch......yummy!!

The Trinity Artist Series continues tonight at Trinity Episcopal Church (1329 Jackson Ave.) with "Organ & Labyrinth" with Albinas Prizgintas on the 5000 pipe Trinity tracker organ. The program includes some of the greatest music ever written ranging from Classical Baroque to vintage rock and popular tunes. The concert is from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm and is FREE!

Tonight is the kick off of the People Say Project's new season at the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (938 Lafayette Street)! There's gonna be free food from the Green Goddess, Zapp's, and Cupcake Fairies, plus free Abita Beer, and a lively conversation about culture and money with two generations of New Orleans burlesque. See you then! For more info on the project click www.thepeoplesayproject.org.

Good Music 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 guitar playing of John Rankin along with sax player Clarence Johnson III at 8:00 pm...it's a lovely night for porch sippin'!

Head over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah's (2828 Canal) for some great country-metal music with Waylon Speed at 9:00 pm (there's probably a small cover - but you don't want to miss this one) and come hungry for some yummy Taceaux Loceaux!!

There's a triple header over at the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) starting up at 4:00 pm with Ben Polcer, then stay on for Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 6:00 pm, and finish off the night with Meschiya Lake and Little Big Horns at 10:00 pm!!

End your night over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street...with  the REBIRTH Brass Band they come on around 10:30ish - there's a cover, but you'll be glad you paid and stayed up late!! 

Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!


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