Tuesday, September 11, 2012

A Tuesday with Veggies, Nine Lives, Free Theresa and More!

Happy Tuesday!

Farmer's Market!

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 am to 1:00 pm for the freshest veggies, fruits and seafood. Today for the Green Plate Special come out and meet Chef Matt Farmer and the staff of Apolline as they serve up dishes to help us usher in Autumn....Yum!

And if you want more fresh veggies head on over to the Hollygrove Market.   You can go by their location at 8301 Olive Street between Noon and 6:00 pm, and they have a new pick-up location and from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Rosa F. Keller Community Center (4300 Broad @ Napoleon Ave.).  On most Tuesdays they're cookin' up all these delicious fruits and veggies in the Community Center Kitchen.  So come in for a taste, and great recipe ideas for all this delicious fresh food.  In order to pick up from the library location you need to pre-order.  So click here to find out how - http://www.hollygrovemarket.com/content/5669

In the "Box" today!

-Mixed Squash (Indian Springs Growers, Petal, MS)
-Apples (Cherry Creek Orchards, Pontotoc, MS)
-Sweet Potatoes (Indian Springs Growers, Petal, MS)
-Popcorn Rice (Campbell Farms, Gueydan, LA)
-Lima Beans (Indian Springs Growers, Petal, MS)
-Green Peanuts (Indian Springs Growers, Petal, MS)
-Tomatoes (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)
-U-Pick Mushrooms (Shiitakes, Portabellas, or Cremini)
-Microgreens (Good Food, NOLA)
-Okra (Frank Fekete Farm, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Salad Mix (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)

A Tuesday Special Event!!!

Tonight Tonight!! Nine Lives: A Musical Story of New Orleans 7:00 pm at Dixon Hall - Tulane University. Dan Baum's bestseller, and this year's Tulane Reading Project book, Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans, has been adapted into a musical, featuring a star-studded cast of local musicians and actors.

Written by Paul Sanchez and Colman DeKay, the Nine Lives concert is based on the 2-CD musical adaptation of the bestselling book of the same name. With music as joyous, eccentric, tragic, and hopeful as the city that inspired it, songs range from traditional jazz, blues, and Mardi Gras Indian chants, to chamber music, soul, brass band, and hip hop, performed by artists chosen from the 100-plus musicians and singers who appeared on the CD.

Featuring Shamarr Allen, Bryan Batt (TV's Mad Men), Mark Braud (Preservation Hall Jazz Band), Arsène DeLay, Debbie Davis (Pfister Sisters), Craig Klein (Bonerama), Vatican Lokey, Alex McMurray (Tin Men), and many more. 
*This event is FREE and open to the public.  Doors open at 6:00 pm - get there early for a good seat.

More Good Music Tonight!

More free music tonight with a special show over at Carrollton Station on Willow Street right off Carrollton Avene.  Theresa Andersson plays at 9:00 pm.  You should really go check her out - it's not often she plays a NO COVER show, so get on over there!

There's a great musical evening on the Avenue at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.) at 8:00 p.m. tonight!  Have a fancy cocktail and listen to the guitar sounds of John Rankin with Jesse Boyd.

Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) and check out the bluesy rock sounds of guitar player Chris Mule from the Honey Island Swamp Band with some special guests at 8:00 pm.  And come hungry for delicious pizza, pasta, salads and more!!

There's some fun on Frenchmen tonight too over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with the The Treme Brass Band at 10:00 pm - there's a $5 cover for the show - but you know you don't want to miss it!

Right down the street the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with no cover - Andy Forest at 4:00 pm, Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Shotgun Jazz Band  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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