Thursday, November 8, 2012

A Very Giving Thursday with Jazz, Drinks for Pups, Dinner for NYC, Ladyfest & O Fun!

Happy Thursday - so much to do!

The fall installment of Jazz in the Park concludes this afternoon (into evening) with a special concert from 3 to 8 p.m.  Presented in Armstrong Park, Don't Stop the Music will feature performances by Irma Thomas, Kermit Ruffins, George Porter, Jr., James Andrews, Bill Summers, Michael Baptiste, Renard Poche, Zulu Connection, MyNameIsJohnMichael and more. Tickets for this amazing line-up are only $20.

Join the Humane Society of Louisiana for a Yappy Hour from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Le Bon Temps Roule' (4801 Magazine). There is no charge for admission, but raffles, a silent auction and drink specials will benefit the Society. (Monetary gifts or donations of cat or dog food or other animal care supplies are always appreciated, of course!) Come help raise needed funds for the animal victims of hurricane Isaac. Proceeds from this event will specifically help pay veterinary costs for Isaac, a dog who was rescued with third degree burns on his back. He has recovered from his ordeal and is now available for adoption. So have some fun and help out too!

After Yappy Hour fun, have some dinner for a great cause! Three Muses (536 Frenchmen) in the Marigny is showing their support by running a Weekly Fundraiser throughout November to support City Harvest of NYC. Each Thursday in November (minus Thanksgiving), Three Muses will be running a special menu where they will kindly donate 100% of their proceeds to City Harvest of NYC. The special menu for this fundraiser was crafted by Three Muses Executive Chef, Daniel Esses, and represents his childhood growing up in New York City. For more info on this wonderful charity  click: City Harvest of NYC. This is a great (and delicious) way to show your support for such a worthy cause!

After dinner head right on down the street as LadyFest New Orleans continues with a Day 2 that will rock your world! LadyFest is a celebration of music, art, poetry and parades by women of New Orleans Nov 7-11, 2012.
Our great music lineup at Maison (508 Frenchmen) is:

7p Alexandra Scott & The Grapefruits
8p MaryFlynn Prohibition Jazz and Blues
9p Irene Sage
10p Gypsy Elise & Royal Blues
The complete schedule of events is at

Need a little art, culture and music? You gotta go to the show at the Ogden Southern Museum of Art (925 Camp St.) - better known as Ogden after Hours. Tonight the Ogden presents Mike Dillon  -is one of the most dynamic and multifaceted percussionists in the country, best known for his unforgettable live performances, unorthodox percussion rig and distinct original sound.  Tonight the O BAR's celebrates the Day of the Dead throughout the month of November with the Mexican El Diablo! *Remember with your Ogden membership all of these excellent concerts are FREE!!

For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire -!

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