Tuesday, October 2, 2012

A Tuesday w/Veggies, A Scary Movie and Music!

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 Woody's Fish Tacos is back with a special addition - Chef La of Fête, a farm-to-table catering business tailored to its clients’ diet and lifestyle. They kick things off with: choice of blackened fish, sauteed shrimp, slow roasted pork or veggie black bean tacos, bean and rice, zucchini "spaghetti" with three herb pesto and Ryals goat feta, and blackened green beans with lemon vinaigrette.....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!

-Sweet Potatoes (Louisiana)
-Red Potatoes (Indian Springs Growers, Petal, MS)
-Crimini Mushrooms (Red Hill Mushrooms, Independence, LA)
-Limas/Pink Eyed Peas (Indian Springs Growers, Petal, MS)
-Shiitake Mushrooms (MSNP, MS)
-Natural Arugula (Garden Guy Produce/Vintage Garden)
-Green Onions (Fekete Farm, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Natural Microgreens (Good Food, NOLA)
-Okra (Fekete Farm, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Apples (Cherry Creek Orchards, Pontotoc, MS)

Special Movie Event!

Get your October scare on with the NOLA Japanese Cinema Series starting tonight and throughout the month at Cafe Istanbul (2372 St. Claude Avenue). A new monthly film series co-presented by the Japan Society of New Orleans, Cafe Istanbul, Press Street and Charitable Film Network. Organized by Michelle Hansen, Lancelot Jean Mallia, Delia Tomino Nakayama and Jerald White. For more information contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org. Admission Free - Cash Bar.

October 2nd at 6:30pm
SWING GIRLS by Shinobu Yaguchi
A tale of delinquent and lazy school girls. In their efforts to cut remedial summer math class, they end up poisoning and replacing the schools brass band. Japanese, English subtitles. (105 minutes, 2004) Film trailer.

October 16th at 7:00pm
NOREI: The Curse by Kôji Shiraishi
A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba." Japanese, English subtitles. (115 minutes, 2005) Film trailer.

October 30th at 7:00pm
BATTLE ROYALE by Kinji Fukasaku
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. Japanese, English subtitles. (114 minutes, 2000) Film trailer.

Good Music Tonight!

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.

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 and the Perpetratorsfrom 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, Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Smokin' Time Jazz Club  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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