Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Happy Tuesday w/Sunshine, Veggies, A Movie and Lots of Music!

Hooray for the sun and a beautiful 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 Chef Lisa Barbato  will be there to preview her soon to open café, Rivista. Look for it on Magazine Street in March. Until then, enjoy Lisa's themed lunches all month long! This week, Lisa is taking us on a taste adventure through Mexico this week! For a hot soup, give some Posole a try, or grab a bowl of vegan tortilla soup to go. She will also feature Yucca salad with cabbage slaw, and green chicken enchiladas. For dessert, tres leches cake is perfectly sweet and utterly delightful.....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.  They also have home delivery if you can't make it to the Market - Click here to find out how - http://www.hollygrovemarket.com/content/5669

In the "Box" today!

-Sweet Potatoes (Pointe Coupee Growers Co-op, Pointe Coupee Parish)
-Naturally Grown Blood Oranges (Isabelle’s Orange Orchard, Lower Coast Algiers, NOLA)
-Brussel Sprouts (Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Beets (Fekete Farms/Monica’s Okra World)
-Naturally Grown LA Sweet Oranges or Sour Kumquats (Haynie’s Farm)
-Green Onions (Fekete Farm, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Kale or Purple Cabbage (Fekete Farms/Pointe Coupee Growers Co-op)
-Chard or Red Mustards (Fekete Farms/Pointe Coupee/Monica’s Okra World)
-Naturally Grown Navel Oranges (Isabelle’s Orange/Robert Martin)
-Collards (Fekete Farms/Pointe Coupee Growers)
-White Button Mushrooms or Organic Pecans (Red Hill Mushroom/Inglewood Farm)

Musical Movie Fun!

"Musically Speaking:" free screening of My First Name is Maceo by Markus Gruber tonight at the Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.) at 7:00 pm - MY FIRST NAME IS MACEO by Markus Gruber.  One of the key sonic architects of funk, legendary saxophonist Maceo Parker first gained fame for his 1960s – early 1970s work with James Brown, whose impassioned shouts for a sax solo (“Maceo! Blow your horn!”) would make Parker the Godfather of Soul’s most famous sideman.  After leaving James Brown, Parker joined Parliament-Funkadelic, becoming an integral part of the sound of hundreds of P-Funk recordings and concerts in the mid-late 1970s, under the helm of George Clinton and Bootsy Collins. Parker, who most recently has toured with Prince’s band, will be playing locallyl at Tipitina’s on February 28, two days after the screening of this documentary.
MUSICALLY SPEAKING is a series of music-themed movie and documentary screenings, curated/hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, Charitable Film Network, WWOZ FM, and the N.O. African American Museum. Free admission and refreshments. Contact info@press-street.com

Good Music Tonight!

More fun on St. Claude Avenue! Tonight it's the Hi-Ho Songwriter Gumbo at the Hi-Ho Lounge (2239 St. Claude). Enjoy this community singer/songwriter showcase - more than an open mic, this weekly Tuesday event will provide a forum for songwriters to share their work and create community and opportunity for themselves and their peers. Each performer will have time for 3 songs and hopefully the evening will conclude with some jamming and collaboration. Tonight features Ashley Beach and Skogan. The show starts at 9:00 pm. Come play or just enjoy! Support you local Singer/Songwriter Scene!

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 and Ray Moore.

Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for the bluesy, gospel and R&B sounds of Seth Walker  at 8:00 pm!!

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 Aurora and the Royal Roses  at 10:00 pm!

It's a fun 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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