Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Havin' a Great Tuesday with Veggies, a Movie, an Anniversary Celebration with John Rankin 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. This month the Market welcomes Cafe' Hope to the GPS tent for April! This week their bringing some delicious food with Shrimp, Crab & Okra Gumbo w/ Cajun Grains Rice, Two Run Farm Ground Lamb Cabbage Rolls w/ Cajun Grain Rice, Kale & Swiss Chard Salad with Sprouts, Cucumber, Tomato, Shredded Carrots, Tamari Pumpkin Seeds, Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette, and Strawberry Ice Box Pie. Most of their items are gluten-free, which makes them friendly for most diet! .....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!

-Fava Beans (Monica's Okra World, Garyville, LA)
-All Natural Salad Mix (Dig Urban Farm/Grow Dat Youth Farm)
-Sweet Potatoes (Pointe Coupee Growers Co-op, Pointe Coupee Parish)
-Beets or Turnips (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Tomatoes (Tomott’s, Larose, LA)
-Tatsoi (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Double Share of Strawberries (Vicknair Family Farms, Ponchatoula, LA)
-Radish (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Chard (Fekete Farms/Perriloux Farms)
-Kale (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)

Musical Movie Fun!

"Musically Speaking:" free screening of Celia the Queen tonight at the Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.) at 7:00 pm - This inspiring documentary about Celia Cruz, the “Queen of Salsa,” tells the story of the little girl from Havana who became an international diva, bringing the sound of salsa music to the world. When she fled Castro's Cuba in 1960 and arrived in the U.S., she continued an already-successful career, fueled by her partnerships with salsa greats Tito Puente, Willie Colon, and Johnny Pacheco. Ironically, while she became known as the voice of Cuba around the world, her once beloved music was banned in her home country. Also featuring David Byrne, Quincy Jones, Gloria Estefan, Andy Garcia, Cachao, Wyclef Jean, and more.
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 help John Rankin celebrate 9 years at The Columns.  He'll be celebrating with some friends too - Dave Sag from Gloucester Massachussetts, Ray Moore on sax, AND Todd Duke on guitar.

Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) Johnny Sansone and John Fohl are back on Tuesday evenings at 8:00 pm, and there could be some special guests - so 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 Gold Beneath the Highway plus Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Review. 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 Shotgun Jazz Band  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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