Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Fresh Food, A Movie and Lots of Music!

It's a beautiful Thursday!

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. This month the Market welcomes Cafe' Hope to the GPS tent for April! They have outdone themselves with this Tuesday’s menu! Can't wait to try the omargherita soup with fresh mozzarella & basil, slow roasted pork over sautéed kale & swiss chard w/ strawberries, grilled lemongrass tofu & julienned vegetable salad with chili-lime vinaigrette or strawberry shortcake with whipped cream....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!

-Chioggia or Golden Beets (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)
-Rainbow Chard (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-All Nautral Arugula (Garden Guy Produce/Blair Grocery)
-Double Share of Strawberries (Vicknair Family Farms/Johnsdale Farms)
-Fava Beans (Monica’s Okra World, Garyville, LA)
-Salad Mix (Demian Reed, McNeil, MS)
-Siberian Kale (Demian Reed, McNeil, MS)
-Turnips (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Organic Pecans (Inglewood Farms, Alexandria, LA)
-Raw Sugar (Three Brothers Farm, Youngsville, LA)

Musical Movie Fun!

"Musically Speaking:" free screening of Soul to Soul tonight at the Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.) at 7:00 pm - On March 6, 1971, some of the greatest artists in popular music history traveled from the United States to Ghana, West Africa, to take part in a 14-hour musical celebration of the 14th anniversary of the independence of that country. Over 100,000 enthusiastic locals gathered for this unique cultural exchange between two continents. The award-winning film combines classic concert performances with scenes documenting the artists getting in touch with their roots as they return to the cultural motherland. With Wilson Pickett, Ike and Tina Turner, Santana, the Staple Singers, Willie Bobo, Les McCann, Eddie Harris, and the Voices of East Harlem.
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!

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 New Orleans Guitar Quartet, with Cranston Clements, Phil DeGruy, John Rankin, and Jimmy Robinson, as they once again breathe fire into an otherwise normal Tuesday.

Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for  Johnny Sansone and John Fohl at 8:00 pm - don't miss out and come hungry for a Sammich!

Have some fun at the Allways Lounge (2240 St. Claude) with the All-Star Covered-Dish Country Jamboree starting at 9:00 pm with   Phil The Tremelo King + Chad Crumb + The Western Sweethearts. See you there!

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!

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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